Insurance in Spain – Health, Travel, Home & Car

Insurance in Spain

We think it is very important to ensure you are covered while you are away in a foreign country.  You really can’t predict if you will need cover in advance, so it is best to have peace of mind when you are traveling.  It is a good idea to check out your options of Insurance in Spain.  We will review both travel insurance and medical insurance.

Peace of mind with Travel Insurance or Medical Insurance in Spain. Almunecar Sunrise January 24 2016 811am

Travel Insurance Spain

If you are visiting Spain or the Almuñécar area for a vacation, holiday or a scoping trip for your move, you will likely want to be protected with Travel Insurance.   We recommend World Nomads Insurance and have used it several times ourselves.  Find out now, if you should buy travel insurance.  Your health in Spain matters and you want to be sure you are covered during your visit.

Feel free to obtain a quick quote, to see how much it would be for your upcoming Trip.

Why buy travel insurance from World

  1. Backed by specialist insurers and global assistance partners
  2. Buy Online, even if you’ve already left home
  3. Extend and claim online while travelling
  4. Covers a range of adventure sports and activities
  5. Give a little back and support a community development project

Health Insurance / Medical Insurance in Spain

Of course if you are living in Spain and are a non-EU citizen, you will likely need to provide proof of Medical or Health Insurance Coverage.   Depending on the plan you purchase, you will likely have full coverage for hospitalization, repatriation, dental, optical and more.  There are many options for health insurance in Spain for foreigners and expats.  You will need private health insurance for Spanish residency.

You usually obtain your health insurance in Spain prior to your residency approval.  You will be able to purchase the expat health insurance while you are in your home country.  We have an extensive post about the health insurance in Spain costs and options available for those living in Spain or wanting to move to Spain.

Let's talk Health Insurance Spain!  You will find it is quite easy to obtain and is very affordable compared to other countries.  The health insurance companies we recommend provide healthcare in Spain for expats, students, retirees and more.  We share some info about the cost of health insurance in Spain and tips for coverage. Read more on


We also will let you know which Medical Insurance Wagoners Abroad has purchased in the past and what we are currently using in Spain.  You won’t believe how inexpensive it is to have full health coverage in Spain!

Car Insurance in Spain

Many of your health insurance companies also offer auto or car insurance in Spain.  You may also check with your bank, as they may provide a discount to various types of insurance for their account holders.  We will soon be writing a full post about car insurance in Spain, so stay tuned.  It will also provide you with complete instructions on how to complete and EU Accident report.

We hope you enjoy your time in Spain!


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Heidi is passionate about travel (50+ countries) and loves experiencing the world with hubby Alan and their 2 kids. In Aug 2012, they left the “perfect American life”, quit their jobs, sold their belongings and moved to Almuñécar. She likes to share all of her favorites things about the area, as well as practical information too. You may also view their family travel blog, Wagoners Abroad, at