Healthcare For Visitors

What You Should Do if You Get Sick in France

Written by on January 16, 2019 in Healthcare For Visitors
What You Should Do if You Get Sick in France

France is the world’s top destination for tourists as well as a major destination for foreign students, workers, and expatriates from all over the world. An unfortunate but significant number of these visitors may get sick at some point in their stay. As any long-term resident of France will tell you, the French have an […]

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Top essentials to take with you when travelling throughout Europe

Written by on November 27, 2015 in Healthcare For Visitors, Holiday Travel
Top essentials to take with you when travelling throughout Europe

Every European country has its own rich history and culture, making a continental tour one of those once-in-a-lifetime treks you’ll relive at dinner tables for years to come. However, pack the wrong stuff and you’ll find yourself recounting tales of inconvenience, irritation and downright frustration. That’s why we’ve pulled together this essentials list of things […]

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The Essentials Needed on your Travels to France

Written by on October 13, 2015 in Healthcare, Healthcare For Visitors
The Essentials Needed on your Travels to France

France is a beautiful country full of exceptional wonder and beauty. For many of us, it’s right on our doorstep as members of the EU, and for everyone else it’s well worth the trip. The only problem with international travel is that if you forget something, it’s much harder to go home and pick it […]

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EHIC – The European Health Insurance Card

Written by on April 5, 2013 in Healthcare For Visitors
EHIC – The European Health Insurance Card

EHIC stands for the European Health Insurance Card. It’s purpose was to provide for “essential care for European holidaymakers in another EU state”. However following the UK vote to leave the EU (BREXIT) the EHIC card may not be valid from 1 January 2021. If you are British and travelling to France or the EU […]

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How to find a doctor in France for visitors

Written by on March 13, 2013 in Healthcare For Visitors with 0 Comments
How to find a doctor in France for visitors

If you are a foreigner in France you may need to know how to find a doctor in France. If you have private healthcare or home state cover such as Emergency Insurance Health Card (EHIC, UK), the cost of visiting a doctor may be reimbursed – you must keep all the paperwork to ensure this. […]

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