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Association suggests additional insurance for holidays

The Association of Independent Insurance Brokers (FBAMSZ) suggests all Hungarian travelers take out extra insurance for summer holidays even if they have a valid European health insurance card, business news site profitline.hu reported.

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According to the association, the European card covers costs related directly to healthcare, but fails to cover additional expenses such as transport, travel expenses for relatives, or baggage loss. It also fails to provide 24-hour phone assistance to clients.

FBAMSZ pointed out that it is highly recommended to have “tailor-made” additional insurance on the basis of both the given destination and planned program.