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Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover and Income Protection for people travelling to Bahrain


  • Primary Concerns: Civil unrest, war zone, destination i.e. Army base, general public
  • Reason for Travel: Business, leisure, military operations
  • Duration of Stay: Holiday break, sabbatical, employment contract, military deployment
  • Popular Locations: Manama

Life Insurance

When you are travelling to Bahrain Life Insurance applications will need to detail the length of time that you intend to stay in the country and how often you plan to visit the country in the next year. For short stays it is possible that you will be able to secure Life Insurance at normal terms. If you intend to stay in Bahrain for more than 30 days at a time, the insurer may offer you Life Insurance at non-standard terms.

Offshore workers travelling to Bahrain for their occupation should also read our dedicated occupations page here.

You can also find a broad overview of potential costs and consideration for insurance in our guides and infographics.

Expat Life Insurance

British citizens who have moved abroad can often still access life insurance and critical illness cover in the UK. There are specific rules that you must follow to be eligible for new life insurance and critical illness policies, and we are here to strip out the jargon and get you the cover that you need.

Critical Illness Cover

Critical Illness Cover for those travelling to Bahrain may be available at standard terms, depending upon the length of time you spend in the country and how often you intend to travel there in the next 12 months. When you are planning a trip that is more than 30 days in duration and/or frequent visits in one year it is possible that the insurer will offer Critical Illness Cover at non-standard terms.

Income Protection

Income Protection applications for those planning travel to Bahrain may be available at normal terms if the visits are short-term and infrequent. Where travel is due to your occupation the insurer will be particularly interested in the purpose of your trip and how often you will be expected to travel to the country. For those who will spend more than 30 days at a time in Bahrain the insurer may offer Income Protection at special terms.

Bahrain Travel Insurance

Are you planning on going to Bahrain? We work with a specialist insurance broker who can provide comprehensive travel insurance cover for most countries. Get your no obligation travel insurance quotation here.

Summary Definition

Bahrain is a country located in the Middle East on the shores of the Persian Gulf. The country has a hot climate and is one of the host countries for the Formula 1.

Fun Facts

  • Some believe that the Garden of Eden was located in Bahrain.
  • When visiting Manama be sure to take in the experience of the Manama Souq, full of nuts, spices, perfumes and sheesha bottles.
  • Bahrain is made up of 33 individual islands.

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