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Top Five Reasons Why You Need a Travel Advisor

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Paragraph Why would you need a Travel Advisor when everything is out there on the Internet just waiting to be Googled? Well, here’s something I experienced first-hand not too long ago that convinced me that, hello, just because I have a computer doesn’t mean I can find and book all my trips by myself—even one […]


Can You Afford A Travel Medical Emergency?

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Do you have any idea how much an ambulance ride costs? How about an air ambulance? If you said a few thousand dollars, well, then you’re more than a few thousand dollars short. One man in New York got hit with an astounding $653,000 bill when he had a heart attack aboard a cruise ship […]


How a SkyMed Emergency Medical Evacuation Works

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According to the dictionary, a “medical evacuation”—also known as “medevac”—is defined as the “transport of persons, usually by some form of air transportation, to a place, usually the closest health facility, where they can receive medical care.” At SkyMed, we define “medical evacuation” as taking you home*—or to your hometown hospital—should a critical illness or […]


Top 5 Safest Beaches For Kids In The Riviera Nayarit

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The Riviera Nayarit offers hundreds of miles of beaches along Mexico’s Pacific Coast, with one that’s perfect for every kind of vacation. The destination is a favorite for families for many reasons, including plenty of safe beaches for the kiddos. Below we invite you to take a peek at the Top 5 Safest Beaches for the […]


Testimonial: Heart Attack in Mexico Requires Life Flight to Arizona

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When Douglas Miller, an ex-pat living in Guadalajara, Mexico, began having light chest pains, he consulted a cardiologist who quickly suggested a heart catheterization to determine the cause. According to friend Kerri Moon, Douglas was told in no uncertain terms that he needed surgery immediately. “[We] made the call [to SkyMed] together upon first hearing […]


Fun After Dark

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Have you ever heard of Dark-Sky Reserves? According to the International Dark-Sky Association, an IDA International Dark Sky Reserve is “a public or private land possessing an exceptional or distinguished quality of starry nights and a nocturnal environment that is specifically protected for its scientific, natural, educational, cultural, heritage, and/or public enjoyment.” According to those […]