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Health Insurance In Thailand

The health care system in Thailand is very good, particularly the privat and international hospitals like the Bumrungrad Hospital and the Bangkok Hospital in Bangkok, the Bangkok Pattaya Hospital in Pattaya and the Bangkok Phuket Hospital in Phuket.

Other bigger cities and tourist centers also have good hospitals and staff however, the languange might be a problem.

Regular visits to the doctor in Thailand are easy to be paid out of pocket but the health services in the hospitals can be very costly. Therefore make sure you have a valid health insurance with world wide coverage if you want to stay in Thailand.

The new Nakharin Hospital in Krabi, Thailand
The newly build Nakharin Hospital in Krabi (2014)

Regular Travel Insurances are usually cheap, but pay only for vacations up to 6 weeks or so.

Some Health Insurance Companies with world wide coverage I know about are:

BUPA Inernational is valid for up to 3 Years and need to be extended (or not) while the Allianz can be used for long term. Please refer to their web sites for any detailed information.

If you know about any other Insurance that offer worldwide coverage also for people from other countries please contact me, and I will place it here.