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Ghana travel insurance

What’s covered with travel insurance to Ghana?

As standard, our policies cover for over 50 sports and activities, so you can get up to more on your holiday. We also offer a range of benefits, some of which include:

  • Medical expenses and hospital benefit
  • Personal accident and liability
  • Cancelling and cutting short your holiday
  • Abandoning your trip
  • Delayed departure
  • Accommodation cover
  • Personal belongings and baggage
  • Personal money, passport and travel documents
  • Legal expenses

For more information about what’s covered with travel insurance for Ghana, have a read of our policy documents here.

Make sure you have the right travel insurance in place for your trip to Ghana. Some things you should think about are:

  • The cost of your trip – Of course you don’t want to cancel your trip, but if do you have to, it’s good to know you’ll able to cover your costs
  • The activities you’re likely to be doing – If you’re planning anything really extreme, we can offer you extra cover with our adventure and extreme sports policy
  • The cost of your baggage
  • Also, don’t forget to check the latest travel advice for Ghana from the FCDO

Our Coronavirus Travel Insurance is rated Superior by a leading UK Consumer Champion. All of our policies will cover you if you catch Coronavirus.

We can cover your kids for free!

If you’re going away with your children, we can cover them on your policy at no extra charge, whether you buy an annual policy or single trip cover.

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+44 (0)207 748 0060

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We cover over 50 activities!

All of our travel insurance policies come with cover for over 50 activities and sports as standard, so you can get up to more on your trip.

Before your trip to Ghana, have a read of these handy facts, along with some other useful information that we think you’ll want to know before your trip.

CurrencyCedi
Most common languages spokenEnglish
CapitalAccra
ContinentAfrica
PopulationApprox. 28 million
Plug typePlug types D and G
Driving sideRight-hand side
Seasons

Spring – March to May

Summer – June to August

Autumn – September to November

Winter – December to February

LawsLocal laws and customs

Do I need a visa for Ghana?

Yes, you do need to apply for a visa to travel to Ghana. To apply for a visa you’ll need to contact the Ghanaian High Commission.

Healthcare in Ghana

There are public and private healthcare centres in Ghana. The standards can often be quite poor and may not be able to facilitate any serious injuries, meaning medical evacuation may be necessary. It’s important to make sure that you have adequate travel insurance in place which includes cover for medical treatments and repatriation.

It’s also important to make sure you speak to your GP at least four to six weeks prior to travel, to check whether there are any vaccinations or other preventatives needed.

You can find more information about healthcare in Ghana here.

Can you help if I need medical treatment while in Ghana?

Yes – all our policies come with access to our 24-hour emergency assistance team, so there will always be someone here to help you if you become ill or are injured while abroad.

If you need assistance just give our emergency medical team a call any time, day or night.

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