A Schengen travel insurance (guest insurance) plan offers your visitors from abroad a safe stay in Switzerland, and the Schengen states. The guest insurance plan protects visitors from the high costs of illness or accident during their stay and is a prerequisite for a visa. You and your guests can enjoy a trouble-free stay – with a Schengen travel insurance plan from Allianz Travel.
Travelling with an insurance certificate
Increasingly, travellers worldwide are required to present an insurance certificate with details of the insured persons and the insurance benefits included when entering the country. When you take out Allianz Travel travel insurance, we send you this certificate together with the policy and the General terms and conditions of insurance (GTC). The "Certificate of insurance" is always issued in English.
Area of validity
Valid throughout the Schengen Area,
except in the country of residence of the insured person.
Insurance cover for people resident abroad
who are travelling to Switzerland or a Schengen state.
An insure person must not exceed the age of 81.
Sums insured
The sums insured apply per period of insurance.
General terms and conditions
The General terms and conditions of insurance (GTC) apply.
The specifically insured risks and benefits as well as exclusions or limitations of our insurance policies are described in detail in the General terms and conditions of insurance (GTC).
Maximum trip duration
For a trip lasting up to 90 days.

Available up to the fifth day after arriving in Switzerland.
A family insurance policy applies
to a maximum of two adults and five children.
A deductible of CHF 200.-
applies per health care costs claim.

To obtain a visa for Switzerland or the other Schengen states, sickness and accident insurance with a sum insured of at least CHF 30'000 is necessary. It is important that coverage extends to the whole Schengen area and is valid and until including travel rerturn end date with a low deductible.

Citizens from some countries, such as Brazil, do not need a visa, but still require travel insurance, which allows your guests to move freely in the Schengen area. With this type of medical expenses insurance from Allianz Travel (Schengen visa Insurance), your guests can get coverage starting at a low sum insured for a small premium.

As regulations can often change, it is advised to check visa requirements with the appropriate embassy or consulate. You can also find additional information on the website of the Federal Office for Migration. With Allianz Travel, you will find a Schengen travel insurance (or Travel insurance for Schengen visa Switzerland) plan that exactly meets these requirements. Guests who do not need a visa for their visit can take out guest insurance from Allianz Travel with a sum insured from as little as CHF 20'000.

By taking out the guest insurance from Allianz Travel, you benefit from the services of our Swiss Service Center.
The 24-hour emergency call centre based in Zurich offers your guests from abroad first-class assistance services in the event
of illness or accident around the clock.
If the policyholder has not yet reached the age of 18, the insurance must be taken out by an adult (e.g. parent). The minor must be declared as "insured person".
Schengen entry and exit
Are you expecting visitors from abroad or do you want to travel to Switzerland yourself soon? So that you can quickly negotiate Switzerland’s entry and exit procedures we have put together a checklist containing the basic entry requirements.
Travel safety
Among all the anticipation of your long-awaited summer break, the risk of incidents is not to be underestimated. Our ten tips will help you avoid holiday frustration and will tell you exactly what to look out for in the event of an incident.
Preparing your trip
To help you be properly prepared for your trip, we have put together a clearly laid-out checklist with the key points that you can download as a PDF and, if you wish, print out. You can also find important information and our advice for travelling safely abroad.

Allianz Travel offers individual travelers insurance for couples or families, and assistance solutions that are tailor-made to your personal requirements. Annual travel insurances are comprehensive plans and offer immediate help in case of emergency, thanks to Allianz Travel's many years of experience.

Allianz Travel Switzerland (formerly Allianz Global Assistance & ELVIA) is part of the Allianz Partners Group, the world's leading provider of travel cancellation insurance and travel protection and assistance services. With more than 21,500 employees on five continents and a network of over 900,000 specialists, Allianz Partners Group is available to its customers around the globe, 365 days a year, around the clock.

There can be problems as early as in the run-up to a trip – here you can get help if you have taken out travel cancellation insurance. This gives you protection against heavy financial loss.


  • Swiss 24-hour emergency call centre
    friendly and professional
  • Telemedical consultations and medical assistance
    around the clock worldwide in the event of illness or accident
  • Accident and breakdown assistance
    in Switzerland and throughout Europe
  • High sums insured
    including assumption of health care costs abroad up to CHF 1 million
  • Travel baggage coverage
    including cover for cameras, laptops and sports equipment
  • Trip cancellation insurance
    unbureaucratic and customer-oriented