Closest relatives are your parents and children, i.e. your dependants up to the age of 26. A husband and wife, registered partners and partners who share a common household are also regarded as the closest relatives.

Collective claim is a claim resulting from one event that involves more than 3 of your employees.

Compensation table is a list of physical harm scenarios caused by an injury, on the basis of which we determine the amount of permanent disablement benefits. The table is available at our website.

Continued treatment denotes health care that is provided to you following the treatment of an acute illness or injury. Whether we regard the treatment as continued treatment will be decided by the physician of our assistance services after consulting your attending physician.

Deductible denotes an amount you contribute to each claim settled.

Employee refers to a person under a labour-law or similar relationship with an employer, or an entrepreneurial natural person.

Employer refers to a legal entity or entrepreneurial natural person whose employees are covered by the insurance.

Europe means European countries, Mediterranean countries and the Canary Islands. It does not include Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova and Caucasian countries.

Expedition denotes a pre-organised trip, the purpose of which is to achieve a special sporting or scientific result.

Fellow traveller refers to a person travelling with you, who is named in the same policy, or tour contract.

Fixed-sum insurance denotes insurance under which a predetermined amount is paid to you in the event of a claim. The actual damage worth is irrelevant.

Home country refers to the territory of the Czech Republic.

Chronic illness denotes an illness that existed at the time of the conclusion of the insurance contract and that has caused you health complications or has led to a change in medication or your treatment regimen during 6 months prior to your scheduled departure, for cancellation insurance prior to the moment the insurance was taken out. We do not automatically treat incurable diseases as chronic illnesses.

Individual item also denotes a set of your things of a similar or identical nature or use (e.g. a camera with accessories), even though they may not have been bought at the same time. Injury is a health issue you have suffered due to the sudden action of an external factor or your own physical strength regardless of your will. More serious injuries may be lethal or result in permanent consequences.

Insurance risk denotes a specific situation, during which a claim may occur.

Insurance coverage denotes an amount of money we will pay you on your claim.

Insured event (claim) denotes an accidental event as described in the insurance terms and conditions, which occurred during the insurance term and which establishes our obligation to provide you with insurance coverage.

Insured person denotes the person stated in the insurance contract as the beneficiary of the insurance coverage.

Loss event denotes an event that leads to damage on your part. It may result in the insurance claim settlement.

Loss insurance denotes an insurance, under which we will cover the actual amount of your loss subject to the negotiated limits.

Manual labour denotes any compensated work other than administrative or managerial work.

Natural disaster denotes the devastating action of natural forces. This mainly involves fires, explosions, direct strikes of lightning, storms, floods or area flooding, hail storms, landslides, rocks or earth collapsing, avalanche falls and falls of trees or posts, earthquake, volcanic activity, etc.

Outpatient treatment denotes a treatment provided by a physician, which does not require your hospitalization.

Personal effects denote luggage and personal items customary to the given purpose of the trip. You may either own these items and take them on your journey or acquire them while travelling. If you have taken out insurance for items belonging to your employer (e.g., a mobile phone, notebook), they are also treated as your personal effects.

Policy is a confirmation of the insurance you have taken out.

Policy holder denotes a person who has entered into an insurance contract with us.

Robbery denotes the appropriation of an insured item with the use of violence or a threat of imminent violence.

Table of insurance coverage limits (table) means an overview of the highest possible amounts that may be paid to you on claims that occur during a single trip abroad in the course of the insurance term. The table also shows specific insurance coverage limits and your deductible on each claim settled. 

Terrorism denotes the purposeful use of violence or a threat of violence. It is usually directed against unsuspecting persons and its aim is to incite fear with a view to achieving a political, religious or ideological goal.

Tour denotes a combination of travel services fixed in advance, which the travel agent sells you for an overall price.

Valuables refer to antiquities, jewellery, furs, precious stones and items containing precious metals.

We are ERV Evropská pojišťovna, a. s., with our registered office at Křižíkova 237/36a, 186 00 Praha 8, Czech Republic. Our ID number is 492 40 196 and we are registered in the Commercial Register kept by the Municipal Court in Prague, Section B, File 1969.

You refer to the person entering into an insurance contract with us, or the person referred to in the contract as the insured person.