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travel insurance? [Nov. 8th, 2005|09:27 pm]
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Hey guys,
Going to be moving to London sometime next year and wondering what happens with travel insurance?
I'm planning on staying there at least a year, most probably more (i have british passport, so it's all good there, can stay as long as i want).

Do i need to get it? Only get it for the trip over there?

Thanks for your help :)
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[User Picture]From: gem
2005-11-14 02:29 pm (UTC)
As far as medical stuff is concerned... Once you are living in the UK and you have a British passport you can register on the NHS. Just go into your nearest doctors with your passport, I think you may also need something with your address on it. When you are a UK resident you can also get a EHIC card from the Post Office for travel in Europe. I didn't worry about getting travel insurance when coming here but it may be a good idea if you are worried about loss of personal belongings.
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