Allied Insurance company in association with the Ministry of Tourism, has launched a COVID-19 insurance policy focusing on tourists who visit Maldives.
In a collaborated press conference held on 8th October by both parties, the insurance plan was launched by the Minister of Tourism Dr. Abdulla Mausoom.
The COVID-19 Insurance policy namely as Allied Inbound consists of two options that covers medical charges, isolation facility charges, emergency medical transportation charges and interment charges which may follow a positive diagnosis for COVID-19 of a tourist during their stay in Maldives. This plan only includes isolation centers designated by HPA. A willing tourist should apply for this plan prior to entering the country. This plan is now available for tourists on Allied’s website. More details about this plan will also be available on https://allied.mv/ and the tollfree hotline 1600.
Irrespective of their age, any visitor who is not a citizen or does not hold a valid resident visa of Maldives will be eligible for this plan. The plan comes in two options; Allied Inbound and Allied Inbound Plus.
Allied Insurance Company has stated that their main priority while designing this policy was to make it available for tourists at a most affordable rate. They have also highlighted that these rates are currently the lowest rates in the region. By the launch of this policy, Allied Insurance company hopes to cut down further boundaries faced by businesses in the tourism industry and to provide a safe operational environment for their businesses and the society further increasing job opportunities in this industry, says Managing Director Mr. Mohamed Shafaz. Mr. Shafaz also stated the importance of sharing this information with tourists who visit Maldives via travel agencies.