Denmark Travel Insurance Plans

Familiarize yourself with Travel Guard’s most important travel tips and safety information to make sure you’re prepared for your vacation to Denmark.

From the famous city Copenhagen to the scenic white cliffs of Møn, travelers can create unforgettable memories on their vacation to Denmark. Whether your vacation takes you on a tour of the Christiansborg Palace, a deep dive of the culture and history of the country at the National Museum of Denmark or a visit to the Tivoli Gardens, the place that inspired Disneyland’s creation, you’re bound to find plenty of adventures in Denmark. No matter how you hope to spend your time in Denmark, Travel Guard can help you plan.

Denmark Travel Insurance Plans

Do I need a travel insurance plan to visit Denmark?

Denmark doesn’t require travel insurance plans for U.S. travelers visiting the country. However, many U.S. health insurance plans do not have international coverage. For this reason, we recommend a travel insurance plan with medical expense coverage, allowing you to file your claims when you’re back home.

What is the best travel insurance plan for Denmark?

Travel Guard has comprehensive travel insurance plans to help protect your travel investment to Denmark. Since Denmark can be an expensive destination to visit, you may want to protect your travel investment with our Deluxe Plan as it includes our highest benefit limits and has the most coverages included like medical expense coverage, trip cancellation and delay, baggage coverage and more. If planning on renting a car, consider add-on coverage for your rental vehicle on your road trip around the country.

How much is a travel insurance plan for a trip to Denmark?

On average, a travel insurance plan costs between 5-7% of the total cost of your trip. There are several factors that come into play when pricing your plan, such as the product you select and the number of travelers in your party. For more details on pricing, check out our article on how much travel insurance costs.

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Denmark Travel Tips and Safety Information


Travel Guard provides excellent travel insurance plan options for travelers to Denmark. We also want to ensure visitors to the country are safe and as informed as possible. We’ve compiled some popular questions that tourists traveling to Denmark may have. 

Are there COVID-19 restrictions for U.S. visitors to Denmark?

For the latest information related to COVID-19 travel requirements for Denmark, please visit the official U.S. Embassy site.

Is Denmark safe to visit?

While Denmark is an overall safe country to visit. Petty crime, such as pickpocketing and bag snatching is a concern in crowded areas, at tourist sites and on public transportation. Travelers should take standard precautions such as always maintaining awareness, securing personal items and not walking alone at night. 

Gang violence is a concern in some areas of Copenhagen. Visitors should exercise caution in the Christiania and Nørrebro/Nordvest districts. If traveling within Christiania, individuals should avoid taking photographs or using mobile phones, particularly near Pusher Street, where gangs are known to operate illicit cannabis stalls.

Visit the U.S. Department of State website for up-to-date information on travel advisory levels and safety information for travelers to the Denmark.

All U.S. travelers should enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP), a free service offered to U.S. citizens traveling and living abroad. Enrolling in this program allows you to receive important information from the embassy as well as helps the embassy contact you in an emergency.

What currency is used in Denmark?

The official currency in Denmark is the Danish Krone. Travelers can exchange currency before their departure at most U.S. banks or at a currency kiosk in the airport. Most major cities will also have currency exchange available. While debit and credit cards are widely accepted, be sure to inform your bank of your travels to avoid interruption. We recommend carrying a small amount of cash in case you visit a small or local market where cards may not be accepted. 

What language is spoken in Denmark?

The official language of the Denmark is Danish, and it is the primary language of its residents. Still, Danish citizens often speak English as a secondary language, however, it’s best to learn local phrases and sayings to make your travels easier. We recommend downloading a translation app that works offline to avoid confusion. 

Do I need a visa or passport to travel to Denmark?

Visas are not required for U.S. citizens who are traveling less than 90 days and have a passport valid for three months after your departure date as well as two blank pages in your passport.

For the latest information regarding visas and passports for Denmark travel, please visit the U.S. Department of State’s  Denmark country information page.

How do I contact the U.S. Embassy in Denmark?

The U.S. Embassy in Denmark is in Copenhagen. Visit the official U.S. Embassy government website for a list of up-to-date phone numbers and addresses.

What is the weather like in Denmark?

Denmark’s temperatures year-round fall between an average range of 30°F to 70°F with February being the coldest month and July as the warmest. Winters are snowy and windy and last from November to March while summers are comfortable and last from June to September. The country’s wet season lasts for eight months from June to February, with December as the country’s rainiest month, while the dry season is from March to May with April being the driest. If planning on visiting during the wet season, be sure to pack an umbrella, raincoat or even emergency rain poncho to stay dry on your trip.

When is the best time of year to visit Denmark?

Spring is an ideal season to visit for tourists looking to view the country’s famous flower fields. Visit in late April to the end of May to see the most popular tulip fields in the country on Lolland Island. Or consider visiting in mid-March to April to see the crocus fields at Rosenborg Castle.

What is the dial code for phoning to and from Denmark?

Denmark’s dial code is +45, which is used to call landlines and mobile phones in the country. Remember to use the exit code of +11 when placing international calls from the U.S. and include the area code of the city or town you’re calling. Remember when calling internationally, landlines are typically more affordable than connecting to a cell phone so be sure to contact your phone provider for cost estimates and to let them know of your travel plans to best avoid unwanted interruption during your trip. 

What kind of power adapter do I need for my electronics?

Denmark uses different voltage and different prong arrangements than the United States. We recommend bringing a universal travel adaptor, which can be used for other trips in the future.

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Other Denmark FAQs

Can I travel around Denmark by train?

Denmark’s public transportation system is quite efficient, making renting a car in Denmark unnecessary. Visitors can experience much of the country by train and have easy access to public buses and ferries where trains are not available. 

Can I travel with my dog in Denmark?

It is possible to travel to Denmark with your dog as long as you follow the entry requirements such as having all relevant rabies vaccinations along with bringing the certifications. If the dog you’re traveling with has not already received its vaccinations, be sure to do so at least 21 days before your departure. It is also recommended to add any microchip information to the rabies vaccination certificates. 

Is Denmark a good vacation for families?

Denmark is ranked as one of the safest countries for families making it an ideal vacation spot. Whether you’re traveling with a baby, toddler, child or teen, you’re sure to find plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained such as museums, theme parks, zoos and more. 

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