While there are several visitor insurance plans on the market, CoverAmerica-Gold and Patriot America Plus are some of the top plans for U.S. visitors. Both are highly reputed and comprehensive travel medical insurance plans.
While there are many similarities between these two plans, there are some key differences. Here is a quick comparison chart that may help you decide which plan will be best for you.
Patriot America Plus
|Underwriter Rating||A +||A +|
|Coverage Area||USA, Canada, Mexico and South America. If your destination is the U.S., this is the best plan.||Covers international travel.|
|Coverage duration||Between 5 days and 12 months, can be extended for 2 years||Between 5 days and 12 months, can be extended for 2 years|
|COVID-19 Coverage||Covers COVID-19 like any other new illness. This plan also covers screening costs and includes an indemnity allowance.||Covers COVID-19 like any new illness.|
|Cancellation Fees||No cancellation fee||$50|
|Border Entry Protection||Despite having a Visa, you may be denied entry to the U.S. In this event, the plan pays up to $550; this can help you with any related expenses.||Does not cover|
|Coverage amounts for policyholders aged 70 to 79||Up to 100K||$50K only|
|Acute Onset PreEx coverage for policyholders aged 70 to 79||$30K||$50K|