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Old 29 Dec 2012
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Motorbike insurance for South America

Hello All
Just arrived in Santiago Chile and motorbike arriving in a few days.
I need to get get an Insurance policy which will cover all of South America if possible. If any body has company names or contacts or any info it will be much appreciated.
Thank you
Michael
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look for the ATMseguros in Santiago. I don't have the exact adres anymore,but somebody else here will be able to help you.
From Equador to Canada we did it without insurance.

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From Equador to Canada we did it without insurance.
What did you do in the several countries which don't allow entry without buying insurance first? And did you really ride through the USA without insurance? Sheesh.

To the OP: there is no single insurance, and specific answers depend on what countries you're riding in. Start with Mercosur insurance, which you can buy easily in Santiago as indicated above--it covers the southern tier countries.

Hope that's helpful.

Mark
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In 2 countries in Central America (costa Rica and nicaragua) we bought it at the border because we had no choice. I think we it was 17 and 35 dollars. It is very easy, the explain you where to go, you pay, take a few copies and ready.
At the border between Costa Rica and Nicagragua we took an "official guide" wich was not a bad idea, because there it is quite confusing. We tipt him 2 dollars.

Yes, we spend a month in USA, without insurance. Stopt once by the higwaypatrol, but they didn't asked for papers,
Btw, we wouldn't do that any more!
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South American Insurance.

Hi Micheal,
All insurance problems solved in one email. http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...-bol-par-52794

Andy.
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Hi Micheal,
I rode Chile early this year 2012) without insurance. A local biker I spoke told me " you dont need insurance for bike but car". For Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia and Peru (countries which I rode) all require insurance.
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Hello All
Just arrived in Santiago Chile and motorbike arriving in a few days.
I need to get get an Insurance policy which will cover all of South America if possible. If any body has company names or contacts or any info it will be much appreciated.
Thank you
Michael
My wife and I will be in Santiago jan 9th. The bike air freight on the 8th. If you get the bike permit and insurance figured out before the I would love to know. We plan to spend some time in chile and Argentina then head north.

Are you shipping by air also?

Bruce
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Has anyone got a definitive answer about insurance in Peru, Chile, Bolivia and Argentina and where to go to get it please? I am leaving for Chile in 2 weeks and would really appreciate some help.
Cheers Sam
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