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Life Insurance

Life Insurance for those travelling to the Gulf of Mexico may be available at standard terms depending upon the reason for travel and the length of time that you will spend in the location. Offshore workers who are based in the Gulf of Mexico will find it beneficial to read our dedicated offshore workers page.

Get a Life Insurance Quote

For many, your Life Insurance application will be assessed primarily upon the activities that will be required of you whilst you work in the area. We recommend that you read our guides to Life Insurance for offshore workers:

When you are visiting Mexico for a short period of time such as for a holiday or to visit family your application should be accepted at standard rates.

Expat Life Insurance

British citizens who have moved abroad can often still access life insurance and critical illness cover in the UK. There are specific rules that you must follow to be eligible for new life insurance and critical illness policies, and we are here to strip out the jargon and get you the cover that you need.

Expat Life Quote

Critical Illness Cover

Critical Illness Cover for those travelling to the Gulf of Mexico may be available at normal terms for infrequent short-term trips. The insurer will ask you to detail the purpose of your travel, the length of time you will spend in the country and how often you plan to visit the location. For trips over 30 consecutive days, or multiple visits in the next 12 months, it is possible that the insurer will still offer Critical Illness Cover at standard terms however this will depend on your circumstances.

Get a Critical Illness Cover Quote

Income Protection

When you apply for Income Protection and have plans to travel to the Gulf of Mexico the insurer will want to establish if your travel is related to your occupation. The main points to detail are how long you will be at the location for any one set period, how often you will be required to travel to the Gulf of Mexico and your activities whilst there. Short-term visits may result in you having access to normal terms for Income Protection, longer trips may result in the insurer offering cover at special terms.

Get an Income Protection Quote

Gulf of Mexico Travel Insurance

Are you planning on traveling to the Gulf of Mexico coast? We work with a specialist insurance broker who can provide comprehensive travel insurance for most countries. Get your no obligation travel insurance quote here.

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Summary definition

The Gulf of Mexico is a large ocean basin within the Atlantic Ocean that borders North America, Mexico and Cuba. The Gulf of Mexico is a popular location for offshore work due to the abundance of oil located in the region.

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You can apply for any of the following services through ourselves

* Please note that accident and sickness cover will likely exclude pre-existing health conditions.
** These services are placed with our selected partners.

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