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You have already chosen a tour in Peru and everything is ready for your trip, but now you ask yourself:


Do I need travel insurance for Peru? Which travel insurance for Peru?

Well, these are good questions since it is mandatory for each traveler to be adequately insured against accidents and medical expenses. travel insurance is necessary for participation in any of our trips.


Travel insurance for Peru

Would you like to see for yourself if it is safe to travel to Peru? We're sure you'll fall in love with this South American country, but remember that one of the keys to a successful trip is to travel with good travel insurance. Get the best travel insurance for Peru, World Nomads travel insurance, specially designed for such a trip. Then you will have the following covers:

  • Unlimited medical assistance, 24 hours a day, with no deductible and no obligation to pay in advance. Also includes protection against coronavirus.
  • Help in your own language and without problems
  • Transfer to the hospital
  • Insurance protection in case of accidents. Also includes rescue/evacuation.
  • Theft and violent damage to baggage.

We would like to offer you the best travel Insurance for Peru. Tierras Vivas is working with World Nomads for all trips to Peru. If you want to book your travel insurance, below you can fill up all information.




This Travel Health Insurance for Peru Covers Expenses Such As:

  • Emergency treatment, following hospitalization, surgery, and outpatient treatment in Peru.
  • Appointment at registered doctors in Peru.
  • Medicament prescription.
  • Air ambulance and other transport.
  • In urgent cases, it covers overseas dental care, such as an unexpected dental infection, a broken tooth, accidental injury to the mouth or jaw. 
  • If necessary, it involves travel rearrangement of your initial travel plans or repatriation.
  • Moreover, if you travel during pregnancy and suddenly become ill, injured, or have unexpected complications during pregnancy, the travel insurance guarantees urgent medical treatment, hospitalization, ambulance, repatriation to continue treatment at the home country (if necessary), and a 24/7 multilingual team assistance while in Peru.
  • It insures against unexpected cancelation of travel in case of an accident during the trip. In this case, a doctor needs to certify that you are not fit to travel, or you, your travel buddy, or a close relative is hospitalized or dies. 
  • The insurance covers delayed, stolen, or damaged baggage too.
  • In addition, it might cover stolen credit cards, passports, iPhones, Smartphones, iPads, eBooks, tablets, cameras, lenses, laptops, etc.

We strongly recommend travel insurance for trekking in Peru to offer you a calm trip and avoid inconveniences throughout the tour. The insurance is suitable for Peru's Inca Trail, Salkantay Trek, a Machu Picchu hike, or other hikes in Peru. Buying insurance does not mean that there is a risk when traveling to Peru, in fact, the rate of tourist accidents is very low. We would simply like to provide you with an unforgettable experience with peace of mind. Do not hesitate to ask us for more details, we will be happy to advise you!


Can I book the travel insurance by myself?

Sure, you can book your travel insurance by yourself. 

It emphasizes that you should take out travel health and repatriation insurance “for the duration of your stay abroad”. It is therefore essential to travel to Peru with the best travel insurance.

Don't forget and take out an international policy now with Covid-19 and other coverages 100% tailored to your destination to Peru.


Some tips for safe travel in Peru

As you can see, millions of travelers are encouraged to travel to Peru. It is one of the most attractive countries in South America and also one of the safest. But like any other adventure, it's important that you take some precautions. Here are the tips for a safe trip to Peru that we wish we had on our first visit:

  • Protect yourself with the best travel insurance for this destination, IATI Backpacker. This gives you unlimited medical coverage, including costs related to the coronavirus.
  • Be discreet Don't keep flashing expensive electronics or cameras. Wear normal clothes that don't look like you have a lot of money with you. And if you withdraw money from the ATM, do so discreetly too.
  • Don't carry a lot of cash and try to spread it out over several locations. Leave your documents at the hotel and only take one photocopy with you.
  • Ask local people for tips if you want to go out. For example, the hotel reception will be able to tell you which areas are dangerous.
  • If you are the victim of a robbery, do not resist.
  • If you have problems on your trip to Peru, report them to the relevant authorities and keep the documents for later complaints. In addition, it is advisable to report this to the German consulate or embassy. You can find the telephone numbers on the Ministry's website.
  • It is likely that you will use a lot of buses in Peru. Bus travel in Peru is safe. There are very good companies with unique security measures (check out the Cruz del Sur company for example), but we still recommend that you don't pack any valuables in your luggage, which you put in the hold. It is best to take everything with you and keep it safe.
  • Be careful when paying with a credit card and make sure that you are always present when paying and that nobody takes your card away with you. There are sometimes cases of credit card cloning.
  • Even in the tourist areas, you should avoid lonely corners and try to go out in groups.
  • Visiting the Peruvian Amazon? In this case, you should make sure your boat is safe; especially if you are traveling in the rainy season as the rivers are often flooded.
  • Please don't even think about doing drugs in Peru. The penalties are even imprisonment. The Foreign Office advises that consuming the famous ayahuasca is very dangerous as it poses serious health risks and cases of mugging, sexual aggression and robbery have occurred due to the condition it leaves.


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