Feeling comfortable in the knowledge that if something was to happen to a family member their medical costs will be taken care of, is important to us all. Our expert consultants can advise on the most suitable level of coverage for families, individuals, groups, travelers, and teachers expatriate health insurance.
Pacific Prime is an expatriate insurance broker specialising in providing overseas medical insurance for Thailand nationals living, working or holidaying abroad. If you are a non Thailand national and moving to Thailand we can also provide plans that meet your specific requirements.
The policies that we can provide are guaranteed renewable for life and globally portable, so even if you should relocate away from the country your plan will continue to cover you. With a number of extra benefits including maternity coverage, emergency evacuation and repatriation, dental treatment, out-patient consultations, alternative medicines, complimentary therapies, and specialist consultations, you can be assured that an international health insurance Thailand plan will give you the coverage that you need. For more information about the products and services that we can offer, or to receive a free quote, please contact us today.
Pacific Prime Insurance will be with you for the duration of your policy. We offer additional customer services that include claims advice, emergency contact numbers and medical advice lines. We also maintain a comprehensive list of Thailand hospitals/doctors. Most of our clients are expatriates so we maintain a list of Embassies in Thailand.
As a leading broker of medical insurance in Thailand we keep up on the latest insurance trends and Thailand Insurance News.
We can offer expatriates in Thailand dedicated international health insurance plans that will provide comprehensive coverage in Asia and around the world. Medical Insurance Thailand Plans that we can offer will usually have a number of benefits that a policyholder is able to tailor to suit their specific requirements. With coverage options including out-patient, dental, maternity, and emergency evacuation, you will be assured of receiving the highest levels of quality treatment anywhere in the world.
We understand that foreign countries can be confusing. To help you better understand Thailand we have provided some advice on local customs, laws and general behavior.Please be advised that there recently was a political situation in the Thai Capital of Bangkok. Should you travel to Bangkok it is advisable to obtain a Thailand Travel Insurance policy as there were reports of rioting throughout the city. Please consult your governement for an update on the current situation prior to departing on any journey to Thailand.
Religion and the Monarchy are the two cornerstones of Thai society. The National Anthem is usually played twice a day through out Thailand. It is considered an insult to the royal family if you do not stand during the National Anthem. It is also a crime to make derogatory or negative comments about the king or royal family. Doing so can carry a prison penalty of up to 15 years in prison.
There have been outbreaks of Bird Flu (Avian Influenza) in China, and throughout the rest of Asia, which have resulted in a small number of human fatalities. You should ensure that all poultry dishes are cooked thoroughly and avoid places where you may come into contact with wild or domestic birds
Do not sit down with the soles of your feet facing anyone. This is the worst type of insult that a person can give in a social situation. The feet denote low social status, and showing your soles implies that you do not find the person you are seeing worth talking to.
Do not traffic or use drugs in Thailand. This is a serious offence and can be punishable by death. However, please be aware that the number of drug related crimes (i.e. drink spiking and date rape) is on the rise, it is advisable for women to be especially cautious
All tourists are required to have their passport on their person at all times. In the past there have been some arrests because of this.
Visas to enter Thailand are only available through a Thai consulate, embassy or immigration officer. Visas obtained through travel agencies are likely illegal. Having an illegal visa may mean deportation from Thailand, and prohibition on entering the country again.
There are a number of health alerts in Thailand. Avian flu, Japanese B Encephalitis, Dengue fever and Malaria are all currently listed as Thai health threats. Take the necessary precautions to protect yourself and be aware of emergency contacts in the event that you become ill.
Do not accept transportation from unlicensed buses or taxis as these can pose a safety threat. Unlicensed taxis will always have a black and white license plate as apposed to the yellow and black license plates that can be found on legitimate transport.
If you have any further questions or queries we are more than happy to help resolve any issues. For more information about medical insurance Thailand, or to receive your free quote, please contact us.