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From the golden beaches of Goa and the enchanting beauty of the Taj Mahal, to the mighty foothills of the Himalayas and Kerala’s majestic backwaters, every inch of India has an intriguing story to tell.
This vast, beguiling subcontinent has captivated travellers for centuries, its seemingly endless potential rooted deep in a fascinating culture and varied, breath-taking landscapes.
But before you go, it's important to consider a travel insurance policy to protect you financially should anything go wrong.
A comprehensive travel insurance policy covering medical costs, loss and theft is strongly recommended for travel in India.
The cost of medical care can be high in India, especially if you need to be transported to due to your condition, so a policy that covers you for at least £2 million in medical costs is recommended.
Always make sure you know what the process is with regards to paying medical costs: some policies may ask you to pay first, refunding you later when you claim, while others will pay costs up front should you need them.
Besides medical costs, you should also consider cover for loss and theft as petty crime can effect tourists on holiday in India. In the event you are a victim of theft, ensure that you obtain a report from the police as this will help support your claim.
You may also want to consider a cheap insurance policy that covers you in the event of cancellation.
What's classed as a pre-existing condition? Can you extend your cover? If you're perplexed by your policy, our handy guide to all things travel insurance means you'll never get lost in the legalese again.Read moreabout Your travel insurance questions answered
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