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Travel Insurance going to Iran 

Iran (Capital Tehran ) is a dangerous country for independent travellers and the FCO currently advise against all travel close to Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq. British travellers should be aware of the political situation and possibility of detention by terrorists or 'officially'. Travel Insurance will cover those areas not advised against, although one or two companies specifically exclude Iran from permitted areas. Quotes for backpackers, independent travel are available from our website (below).

Countries Bordering Iran

Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Armenia

Advice for travellers

The FCO' advice is found at: http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travel-and-living-abroad/travel-advice-by-country/middle-east-north-africa/iran 

If buying travel insurance for Iran ,travellers should check the FCO website at regular intervals as travel against the advice of the FCO would make the policy invalid


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B Portwood is an Insurance Broker based in Northern England. Two offices: 44 Medomsley Road, Consett; 145 Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland. Long stay travel insurance is arranged at Consett Office : Telephone 01207509446 during normal office hours.

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