We do not require you purchase travel insurance but we highly recommend it. Travel insurance coverage ranges from trip cancellations or delays to medical coverage while traveling. We also suggest you review your medical insurance coverage before your trip.
Here is a company we personally use when we travel.
Note: “The Social Security Medicare program does not provide coverage for hospital or medical costs outside the US.” – U S Department of State
Visit US Department of State’s website, www.state.gov. Go to the International Travel section to review Travel Warnings and Tips for Traveling Abroad. It contains lots of very good information, some of which are noted in our Travel Tips.