Do you need a European Health Insurance Card?

16th Jun 2015
Do you need a European Health Insurance Card?

When thinking about taking a holiday to continental Europe, there are a few things you need to make sure you have. Your passport, of course, is vital, as ar a few changes of clothes, sun tan lotion, and the relevant foreign currency. However one of the most important parts of your aeroplane carry-on luggage should be a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). A European Health Card provides you with access to all government-run hospital care in countries which are part of the European Economic Area at a substantially lower price, or in some cases entirely free. All treatment provided in EEA countries will be covered by the card, with the only exceptions being made to non-routine care. Medical fees without a health card can be extremely expensive, and for a small fee, online services such as ours can be used to ensure that every aspect of your E111 application is completed and correct.

While applications for a European Healthcare card can be made using forms available at the Post Office, many people are turning to the use of EHIC Applications UK to make their holiday experience as simple as possible. The benefit of using an online application service such as ours is that, not only will the company be able to process your application without the filling out of any paper forms, they will also provide a guaranteed checking service which ensures applications do not omit any vital information for a speedy turnaround. EHIC Applications UK are also happy to renew your EHIC automatically when it expires, which will ensure that holidays to Europe are completely hassle-free in the future.

Holidays can be stressful, which is one of the reasons that services such as ours exist. We take one dimension of the hassle out of what is supposed to be an enjoyable experience. All you need to do is provide some basic information to us, and we will then process the application and send you your insurance card within a short time period. Everyone is prone to accidents, especially when having fun in the European sunshine. The few pounds it costs for the check and review service is well worth the peace of mind afforded to you.

Every member of a family going to Europe should have their own EHIC, but children under the age of 16 can be included on the same application as a parent. EHIC Applications UK is able to deal with multiple applications for a family at once, and staff can be contacted through email and telephone to check on the progress of applications.


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