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Have you ever been to Kuwait City? It's a vibrant and exciting place, located between Saudi Arabia and Iraq. If you're planning a trip there, make sure to add travel insurance for Kuwait to your checklist. This way, you can fully enjoy all the amazing experiences Kuwait has to offer without any worries. Whether you're exploring the city's modern skyline or exploring its traditional culture, having travel insurance will give you peace of mind and protect you every step of the way. So, let's dive into the details and discover why travel insurance is the perfect companion for your next adventure in Kuwait!

Why do I need travel insurance for my Kuwait trip?
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Traveling to Kuwait can be an exciting experience, but like any destination, it has its challenges. Here are some common reasons why getting travel insurance for Kuwait can help.

Prices for Medical Care
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If you need emergency medical attention, Kuwait is a great place to find it. However, medical expenses can be high if you don’t have insurance. Travel insurance can cover the costs of medical treatment, hospitalization, and even medical evacuation if necessary.

Trip Cancellation
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There are hundreds of reasons that can force you to cancel your Kuwait trip. If you have travel insurance plan, you don't have to stress over paying for non-refundable expenses.

Loss of Personal Belonging
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With Kuwait travel insurance, your personal belongings are protected. You can relax and enjoy your trip without worrying about losing anything.

Travel Claim Scenarios
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The most common travel claim scenarios are trip cancellations, flight cancellations, and delays. This sudden delay could mess up your carefully planned schedule. Not just that, misplaced baggage, loss of passport, and loss of travel funds are likely to occur. With travel insurance, you are covered against any such travel mishaps.

Is travel insurance mandatory for Kuwait?
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No, you do not need travel insurance to go from India to Kuwait. Still, COVID-19, the Nipah virus, and other global health problems make it very important to buy a travel plan that includes health coverage.

What is covered

What is not covered

What does ACKO Travel Insurance for Kuwait cover?
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ACKO's India-Kuwait travel insurance covers medical, baggage, adventure sports, and almost everything that could go wrong. You can receive up to $250,000 (₹20,561,979) in medical coverage. Our Kuwait travel insurance covers the following: 

Physiotherapy - if you need physiotherapy sessions because of an accident or injury on your trip, we will pay up to the policy limit for up to 365 days.

Hospitalisation due to illness - In case of illness, you can get your medical bills quickly reimbursed or receive cashless treatment at our network hospitals. Just give us a missed call at 01246174722.

Travel costs for a close family member - If you are hospitalized for more than 48 hours during your trip, we will pay up to the policy limit for direct route economy class two-way tickets for your close family member.

Trip extension - If you are hospitalized during your trip and have to stay longer than planned, we will pay for it up to the limit of the policy.

Accidental hospitalization - If you get hurt, our network hospitals will treat you cashlessly, or you can get your bill reimbursed.

Hospitalisation due to COVID-19 - If you contract COVID-19 in Kuwait, you will be covered for the hospitalisation cost up to the policy limit.

Hospitalisation allowance - If you are hospitalized for more than 24 hours, you will receive a daily payout and medical expenses up to the policy limit.

Flight delay - If the airline does not notify you eight hours before departure and your flight is delayed more than six hours, we will pay up to the policy limit.

Trip rescheduling - If you need to reschedule your flight due to the death of a relative, hospitalization, or a natural disaster, we will cover the extra costs.

Delay of checked-in baggage - If your checked-in luggage is delayed for more than three hours, we will cover your overhead costs up to the policy limit. 

Adventure sports injury cover - If you participate in high-adrenaline pursuits during your trip to Kuwait and get injured, we will cover the medical expenses incurred up to the specified limit in the policy.

What’s not covered by ACKO’s Travel Insurance for Kuwait?
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Our Kuwait travel insurance excludes the following:

  • Travelling to Kuwait without a valid visa.

  • Travelling to Kuwait solely for medical treatment.

  • Ignoring travel-related medical advice and travelling while unwell.

  • Committing suicide or self-destructive acts.

  • Completing tasks while intoxicated or drugged.

  • Having a crime found against you.

  • Pre-existing medical conditions are not covered.

  • Getting a family member to certify a disability.

  • Medical costs associated with pregnancy.

  • Trip extensions due to pregnancy-related issues are not covered.

  • Accident-related death or disability is not covered after 365 days.

  • Adventure sports injuries are not covered (unless you buy a separate policy).

Note: Please note that this is not a complete list of all the inclusions and exclusions. We recommend that you read the policy document in detail.

How do I buy Acko’s Travel Insurance for Kuwait from India?
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Simply follow these steps to buy travel insurance from our mobile app or website and secure your trip in minutes.

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

For travel medical insurance that offers treatment without cash:

For other covers:

What’s great about ACKO’s International Travel Insurance?
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Cashless Treatment
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Get cashless treatment at any of our network hospitals or reimburse your bill.


Zero Deductibles
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You don’t have to worry about any out-of-pocket costs - we take care of everything.


Mobile-friendly Processes
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No filling out of forms is required. Simply give us a missed call at 01246174722, send us copies of your bills and invoices, and we will process your refund as soon as possible.


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Our basic travel insurance starts at just Rs. 49 for a five-day journey, which is equivalent to only Rs. 10 per day*, making it one of the most affordable options available.


Home coverage
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Keep your worries behind while travelling. We'll compensate you for any real losses up to the limit stated in the policy schedule (in case of theft, provided your home was vacant during your trip).


Customisable insurance
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Pay only for the coverage you need, saving money and protecting your trip.

Things you should know before beginning your Kuwait trip
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Read through these fun-facts about Kuwait in preparation for your trip there.

  1. Dress modestly: Kuwait is a conservative country, and it's important to dress modestly, especially in public places. However, don't worry about sacrificing style for modesty - Kuwaitis are known for their love of fashion and are always on-trend.

  2. Get ready to eat: Kuwait is a foodie's paradise, with a variety of delicious dishes to try. Make sure to try the national dish, Machboos, which is a flavorful rice dish with your choice of meat, vegetables, and spices.

  3. Bring your camera: Kuwait is a beautiful country with stunning architecture, serene beaches, and desert landscapes. Make sure to bring your camera to capture all the amazing sights.

  4. Learn some Arabic phrases: Although many Kuwaitis speak English, it's always appreciated when visitors try to speak Arabic. Learn some basic phrases like "Marhaba" (hello), "Shukran" (thank you), and "Inshallah" (God willing) to make a good impression.

  5. Take a dhow cruise: A dhow is a traditional wooden boat that is used for fishing and transportation. Take a sunset cruise on one of these boats to see the city from a different perspective and enjoy a relaxing evening.

  6. Visit the Kuwait Towers: Visit the Kuwait Towers, which provide sweeping views of the city and serve as an icon of Kuwait. Visit the towers at night when they are illuminated and appear to be sparkling jewels.

  7. Respect local customs: Kuwait is a Muslim country, and it's important to respect local customs and traditions. Avoid public displays of affection, don't drink alcohol in public, and dress modestly to show respect for the local culture.

  8. Bargain at the souks: Kuwait has many traditional markets, or souks, where you can buy everything from spices to textiles. Bargaining is a common practice, so don't be afraid to negotiate for the best price.

  9. Enjoy the hospitality: Kuwaitis are known for their hospitality and welcoming nature. Don't be surprised if you are invited to share a meal or tea with a local family - it's a sign of respect and friendship.

  10. Have fun!: Kuwait is a vibrant and exciting country with plenty to see and do. Don't forget to relax and enjoy your trip - after all, that's what vacations are all about!

Things you can’t miss!
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A visit to Kuwait will be wasted if you do not visit the following places.

Kuwait Visa Information for Indians
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The following is a list of the most typical visas for visitors to Kuwait.



Tourist Visa

This type of visa is for individuals who want to visit Kuwait for leisure, sightseeing or family visits. The tourist visa can be obtained for a maximum period of 3 months.

Business Visa

This type of visa is for individuals who want to visit Kuwait for business-related purposes. The business visa can be obtained for a maximum term of 3 months.

Work Visa

This type of visa is for individuals who have a job offer from a Kuwaiti employer. The work visa is valid for a maximum period of 3 months.

Student Visa

This type of visa is for individuals who have been accepted by a Kuwaiti educational institution. The student visa is valid for the duration of the academic program.

Transit Visa

This type of visa is for individuals who are transiting through Kuwait to a third country. The transit visa is valid for a maximum period of 7 days.

Family Visa

This type of visa is for individuals who have close family members living in Kuwait. The family visa is valid for a maximum period of 3 months.

Note: Please check with the Kuwaiti embassy or consulate nearest you for the latest visa requirements and application procedures.

Indian Embassy’s location in Kuwait
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In case of emergency while in Kuwait, contact the Indian Embassy using the details in the table below.


Embassy of India, Kuwait


Diplomatic Enclave, Arabian Gulf Street, P.O. Box 1450, Safat-13015

Phone number

+965 22530612

Working hours

8.00 AM to 4.30 PM (Sunday to Thursday)


List of international airports in Kuwait
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Kuwait has one main international airport, which is the Kuwait International Airport (KWI). It is located in Farwaniya, about 15 kilometres south of the city centre of Kuwait City.

Documents required to travel to Kuwait
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The documents required to travel to Kuwait may vary depending on the purpose of your trip. However, some general requirements include the following.

Note: We recommend that you check with the Kuwaiti embassy or consulate near you to ensure that you have all the necessary documents for your specific situation.

How can I lower my Kuwait travel insurance premium from India?
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To lower your Kuwait travel insurance premium from India, consider these tips:

Do some research online— You don’t have to go for the first Kuwait insurance quote you find online. Spend some time comparing quotes from different service providers to see if you can find a better deal elsewhere.

Do not choose unnecessary coverages— More coverage means more premium. Thus, avoid purchasing unnecessary add-ons you won’t use on your trip.

Shorten the trip duration— If at all possible, cut down on the length of your trip. If you take a trip that is shorter in duration, you may pay less for your travel insurance Kuwait. 

Use these suggestions as a starting point, then dive deeper into the topic. However, while planning a trip, never skimp on essential coverage, as this could leave you vulnerable in case of an emergency.

Frequently Asked Questions
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Got a question about this subject? Find out if your question about Kuwait travel insurance is answered in this FAQ.


Who is eligible to buy an ACKO Kuwait Travel Insurance Plan, and can it be purchased for a group of travellers?

The policy is there for all Indian citizens who are travelling to Kuwait. And if you're travelling with a group, you can totally get coverage for the whole crew.

Can I purchase ACKO Travel Insurance for Kuwait if I am already on my trip?

After your trip begins, you cannot buy ACKO insurance. We recommend buying Kuwait travel insurance before leaving India to maximize coverage.

Can older people buy ACKO Kuwait travel insurance?

Yes, you can buy ACKO Kuwait Travel Insurance if your age is under 85.

Can non-Indian citizens buy ACKO Travel Insurance for Kuwait?

No, at the moment, we only offer insurance to Indian citizens. If we plan to do something like that soon, we will let you know.

Does ACKO’s Travel Insurance for Kuwait cover adventure sports-caused injuries?

Yes, ACKO's Kuwait travel insurance covers adventure sports injuries, but you must add it separately.

Disclaimer: The plans, services, features, processes, and other details mentioned on this page are subject to availability and change. Baggage cover for up to 5 days in Asia is available for just ₹49 (inclusive of GST) for adults – that's around ₹10 per day. Remember, prices may change, so be sure to check the policy details before deciding. If you have questions, reach out to us at [email protected].