Top News Shangri-La offers free Covid-19 coverage in Singapore By TTG Asia / Posted on 4 January, 2021 17:39 The Shangri-La Group is now offering free Covid-19 insurance coverage to international guests staying in any of the brand’s four hotels in Singapore from now through June 30, 2021. Underwritten by AIG, the insurance will cover up to S$250,000 (US$189,860) in emergency medical expenses, should the guest test positive for Covid-19 during their stay. The policy also covers additional accommodation (room only) and travel expenses, should the guest need to extend their stay for medical reasons. International guests can enjoy free Covid-19 insurance coverage when they stay at any of Shangri-La’s hotels in Singapore, including Shangri-La Hotel Singapore (above) Guests can also contact a dedicated AIG customer service team for assistance if they are diagnosed with Covid-19 during their stay in Singapore. They will also have access to round-the-clock emergency travel assistance during their trip. Currently, the Covid-19 medical coverage is only available to international guests entering Singapore under the reciprocal green lane or on the air travel pass scheme. Chan Kong Leong, regional CEO for the Shangri-La Group in Southeast Asia & Australasia, said: “We have chosen to start with the Singapore market as the Singapore government has been proactively relaxing travel restrictions in a gradual and calibrated manner and has highlighted Covid-19 insurance coverage as a key enabler to rebuilding traveller confidence.” To qualify for the Covid-19 coverage, guests have to book their stays through the hotel’s official website or mobile app. They can also do so via the reservations hotline and email directly to the hotel group.