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Survival Tips for Traveling with Youngsters

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Many new parents are hesitant to travel with babies and small kids. From limited budgets to fears of airport temper tantrums, there are certainly a few things to stress about. However, the benefits of vacationing with your family far outweigh the challenges of traveling with young children. Just remember to be in the moment during […]


Testimonial: SkyMed Flies Member from Mexico to US and Back Again After Hip Infection

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SkyMed Member Cherie Walsh was abroad in Egypt when she slipped and fell. Unfortunately, she ended up hurting the same hip she had replaced nine months earlier back home in Ajijic, Mexico, a beautiful lakeside community just about an hour outside of the city of Guadalajara. She managed to nurse her injury through the rest […]


Testimonial: SkyMed Flies Member With Severe Pancreatitis From MT to MN

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“We were on our way to Alaska in our new motorhome. Harold ended up with a fever five nights in a row, so I took him to the hospital in Kalispell, Montana. There they discovered he had pancreatitis. The doctor said it would take more than five days to get well, so we would have […]


Testimonial: SkyMed Surprises Member with Reimbursement

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SkyMed always encourages its Members to contact us immediately after receiving medical attention. Sometimes, though, we don’t hear from them until after the fact. Even then, SkyMed can still deliver our trademark peace of mind. Such was the case with Member Cynthia Thomas. “I called SkyMed in October to renew my membership and, out of […]


Testimonial: Pandemic Delays Complicate Heart Patient’s Return to NY, SkyMed Goes the Extra Mile

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“In April 2020, my husband had a heart valve replacement (TAVR) procedure that was supposed to mean 2-3 days in the hospital. Complications turned it into five days plus two weeks’ rehab,” says Dylis Barre. At the time, COVID-19 was moving swiftly through the nation. Not only was Dylis barred from even seeing Claude, but […]


Your Top 10 Cruise Questions Answered

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Experienced cruisers will confirm cruising is hands down the very best way to see the world: it’s a floating one-stop shop with accommodations, excellent restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and stops at exotic ports with no stress attached. Are they considering a cruise? We asked John Latimer, VP of SkyMed Travel, SkyMed International’s in-house travel agency—and a veteran cruiser […]