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Travel Insurance for Dubai from India

Ensure a safe trip with Dubai travel insurance plan.

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UID: 5652 | *T&Cs apply

UID: 5652 | *T&Cs apply

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Travelling makes one wise, but having travel insurance makes one wiser. Having Dubai travel insurance means you are safe from any medical or non-medical emergency that may occur while you are travelling. At ACKO, you can get your Dubai travel insurance online. It’s customisable and guarantees protection against heavy bills from any mishaps that you may face.

Why do I need travel insurance from Dubai to India?
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It would be best if you kept travel insurance for emergencies. This can help cover unexpected situations like health issues, flight problems, and others. Here are some important reasons why having Dubai travel insurance is a must.

If an airline delays/loses your checked-in baggage

If a medical emergency arises that requires immediate hospitalisation

If you somehow lose your passport or cash

If you have to reschedule/cancel your flight for some unavoidable reason

Similar situations can put extreme financial pressure on you if you don’t secure an appropriate travel insurance policy.

Why ACKO Travel Insurance for Dubai?
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When it comes to Dubai travel insurance, we can help you obtain it quickly and efficiently. 

Here are some ways we can assist you:

Paperless Process
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ACKO is an online-only insurer, which means you can buy, claim and manage your policy entirely online.

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You get the best insurance options with great coverage at a reasonable price.

24x7 assistance
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 ‘’Service is what life is all about,’’ and we firmly believe that. This is why we offer 24/7 support for all your insurance needs so you can travel with ease and without any concerns.

No out-of-pocket expenses
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Rest assured that you won't have to worry about paying anything out of your pocket. ACKO has covered all your medical treatment and emergency assistance costs while you travel.

More than 150 countries worldwide
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With so many countries to choose from, the possibilities for your next adventure appear limitless. You simply concentrate on making plans for your next dream vacation.

Coverage for COVID-19-related hospitalization
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In case you test positive for COVID-19 during your travel period, we cover COVID-19 hospitalization in our travel plans. Stay safe!

Let's see how travel medical insurance for Dubai helped Amit and Rhea during her trip
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Amit and Rhea ran into an unexpected problem on their trip to Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Amit got sick and had to be hospitalised. They were lucky that ACKO's travel insurance covered their medical bills. 

Amit and Rhea were happy to hear that all of their medical bills would be paid for after a quick call to ACKO and the appropriate papers. They got their money back quickly and without any problems.

Rhea mentioned, "The incident showed us how valuable ACKO's travel insurance really is. Something that was difficult became easier to handle. It really saved my life!" They learned from this how important it is to have insurance, especially when moving.

Benefits of ACKO’s Travel Insurance Dubai Plan
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Accidental and Medical Benefits
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We understand that even the smallest health concerns can cause big troubles, which is why our travel insurance plan includes financial coverage for potential medical emergencies, including COVID-19.

Standard compensation for flight/baggage delays
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No one likes flight or baggage delays while traveling. It can cause financial loss, especially if you are on strict timelines and have prepaid bookings. If your flight is delayed, ACKO's travel insurance plan will pay you the standard amount of money, as stated in the policy. 

Trip Cancellation
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Here, “we” are to cover “your” expenses for cancellation and provide a standard fee for cases where you have to cancel your flight for one of the reasons listed in the policy.

Coverage at affordable prices
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Wondering about travel insurance costs? Nowadays, foreign travel insurance is available at reasonable rates. ACKO, we provide basic travel plans for only Rs. 49 for a five-day term, which is equivalent to approximately Rs. 10 per travel day.

Customisable coverage
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With ACKO's travel insurance policy, you can choose the coverage that suits your needs and budget. This makes purchasing travel insurance even more convenient.

No deductibles
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We cover the complete financial burden up to the sum insured limit, so you don't have to worry about any out-of-pocket expenses.

What is covered?

What is not covered?

What's covered in ACKO’s Dubai Travel Insurance?
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The following are the situations usually covered under travel insurance for Dubai from India.

Travel Coverage

The following travel-related circumstances are covered under your ACKO travel insurance for Dubai.

  • Return of minor child to the city of residence in case of the insured person's hospitalisation

  • Family member’s compassionate visit in case of the insured person’s hospitalisation

  • Monetary loss for transportation in case of medical care and death of the insured person during the trip

  • Compensation for flight delay or cancellation

  • Compensation for rescheduling, if done by the airline

  • Compensation for misplacement or delay of the checked-in baggage

  • Compensation for total loss/partial loss of checked-in baggage

  • Unrecoverable costs related to the loss of passport

  • Compensation in the event of a paid booking bouncing during travel

Legal Coverage

Our policy will offer financial coverage in these legal situations.

  • Monetary loss brought on by an extended stay following an injury, illness, or hospitalisation

Medical Coverage

Your travel insurance through ACKO will provide coverage for these medical issues.

  • An accidental injury that requires hospitalisation or daycare.

  • A medical emergency that requires hospitalisation or daycare.

  • OPD medical expenses due to injuries or illnesses

  • Adventure sports-related injuries requiring hospitalisation

  • Permanent total disability/Permanent partial disability caused by an accident during the travel period

  • Accidental death of the insured person during the travel period

  • Coverage for transporting remains in case of death during travel due to injury or illness during the travel period

  • COVID-19 quarantine resulted in flight cancellation


What's not covered in ACKO’s Dubai Travel Insurance? 
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Some of the general exclusions are as follows.

Travel exclusions

The following travel-related circumstances disqualify you from receiving financial aid under your ACKO travel insurance for Dubai.

  • If a valid visa is not present when you enter Dubai

  • Overstaying your stay in Dubai than the validity of your visa

  • If the sole purpose of your trip to Dubai is to receive medical attention

  • Travelling to Dubai when you’re not medically fit

Legal exclusions

Our policy may not offer financial coverage in these legal situations.

  • Loss, damage, or injury due to self-inflicted harm, suicide, etc

  • Loss, damage, or injury when you are under the influence of alcohol or some other intoxicating substance

  • ​​Loss, damage, or injury during a criminal act

  • Loss, damage, or injury during a hazardous activity

Medical exclusions

Your travel insurance through ACKO does not provide coverage for these medical issues.

  • Medical complications associated with pregnancy or pre-existing disease

  • If a close relative prepares the disability report used to substantiate a claim


How to Buy Travel Insurance for Dubai from India?
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To get online travel insurance for Dubai from ACKO, follow these six steps:

Step 1: To begin, click here or download our app from Play or App Store

Step 2: Choose from our standard plan or customise your plan

Step 3: Give us the dates on which your trip will start and end

Step 4: Choose the coverage you want

Step 5: Fill up the details for you and your travel companions

Step 6: Pay online to get your coverage right away

How do I claim online travel insurance for Dubai from Acko?
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Claiming your ACKO travel insurance online for Dubai is super easy. Here are the simple steps to follow: 

For travel medical insurance that offers treatment without cash:

For other covers:

Tips to buy the cheapest travel insurance for Dubai from India
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The following tips will help you to buy the best travel insurance for Dubai.

Know More About Dubai Before Starting Your Trip:
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The following section will help you prepare for your Dubai trip.

When should you go to Dubai?
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The recommended time to visit Dubai is between November and March. The pleasant weather will allow you to enjoy many outdoor activities. Moreover, many festivals and events are organised during the winter.

However, you can choose the best time to visit Dubai by doing a little research regarding your preferred local activities, events, weather conditions, and other factors.

What to do in Dubai?
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Here are the top things you can do on your Dubai trip.

Luxury beach resorts: Enjoy a beach holiday at one of the world’s most luxurious beach resorts.

Shopping: Dubai is known for its fascinating malls and top brands selling their products, especially clothing and jewellery. So, make sure you go with empty suitcases!

Desert safari: A jeep or camel safari in the Arabian desert will expose you to its magical landscape and thrilling experience.

Burj Khalifa: Enjoy the best views of the city from the tallest skyscraper in the world.

Adventure sports: You can bring out your inner daredevil in Dubai with adventure sports like scuba diving, skydiving, bungee jumping, dune dashing, shark diving, and many more. 

Clubbing: Dubai is world famous for its happening nightlife, perfect for party freaks.

Museums and events: Dubai has a wide variety of museums and events you can explore, like the Dubai Museum, the Dubai Fountain Show, etc.

Theme parks: There are many theme parks where you can experience a new world of adventure.

Dubai visa for Indian tourists
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You can easily apply for a Dubai tourist visa based on the following categories.



Visa for the holders of Indian Passports who also have a valid Schengen, UK, or US visa

Visa on arrival is provided with 2 weeks of validity at the Dubai International Airport.

Visa for the holders of Indian Passport

Sponsored visas that can be obtained by getting a hotel booked in the UAE with the help of a travel agent.

Different types of Dubai visas
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Here are the different types of Dubai visas and their validities.



Visit visa

48 hours

Visit visa

96 hours

Single-entry short-term tourist visa

30 days

Multiple-entry short-term tourist visa

30 days

Single-entry long-term tourist visa

90 days

Multiple-entry long-term tourist visa

90 days

Dubai entry information for Indians
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The following are some of the major documents you will need at the time of entering Dubai.

Dubai visit: Safety precautions
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Dubai is a global cultural melting pot, and people from different nationalities come here to travel and transit. Hence, it is considered one of the safest destinations in the world. Still, you should take certain precautions to avoid hassles and ensure your safety.


Dubai-based Indian Embassy
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Here are some of the key details of the Indian Embassy in Dubai.




AI Hamriya, Diplomatic Enclave, P.O. Box 737, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Toll-free number

800 46342


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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The following are a few commonly asked questions related to travel insurance for Dubai.


Does Dubai travel insurance include travel health insurance?

Dubai travel insurance plans usually include health coverage as well. However, the details of this coverage depend on the insurer and the type of policy you purchase.

How much does travel insurance for Dubai cost?

For one adult travelling from India to the UAE for 7 days, a $20,000 travel insurance plan starts at just ₹472 (excluding GST). [As of December 2023, this is how much it will cost]. You can click on this link to see how it is calculated.

Do Indians need travel insurance for Dubai?

Travel insurance for Dubai is not mandatory; however, it’s a good decision to secure your trip against any hefty expenses that may arise from untoward incidents.

Is Dubai a Schengen country?

No, Dubai is not a Schengen country. Dubai is located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which is not part of the Schengen Agreement. 

Disclaimer: The plans, services, features, processes, and other details mentioned on this page are subject to availability and changes. Please check the applicable policy wordings before making any insurance-related decisions. Feel free to reach out to us at [email protected] for any queries.