• A travel insurance policy covering theft, loss and medical expenses is recommended.
  • A huge variety of policies is available; check small print.
  • Some policies exclude 'dangerous activities', which can include scuba diving, motorcycling and even trekking.
  • Some policies may not cover you if you travel to regions of the country where your government warns against travel, such as areas near the Syrian border.
  • If you cancel your trip on the advice of an official warning against travel, your insurer may not cover you.
  • Look into whether your regular health insurance and motor insurance will cover you in Turkey.
  • Worldwide travel insurance is available at You can buy, extend and claim online anytime – even if you're already on the road.

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