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Author Archives: Lydia Gregory

Can You Afford A Travel Medical Emergency?

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Do you have an 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. According to a story on ABC’s Nightline, an air ambulance bill can hit northwards of $47,000. Yep: you read that right (click […]


New Mexico: Land of Enchantment

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One minute you’re driving past a long stretch of the desert landscape, the next you cross a mountain pass and you’re headed to a ski resort! New Mexico is a land of remarkable contrasts, where massive satellite dishes scour the skies for extraterrestrial contact just a few miles from ancient pueblo ruins. Even its vibrant […]


“I Don’t Travel Abroad: Why Do I Need A Medevac Membership?”

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“We were traveling to visit our daughter and her family in Atlanta, Georgia. As we left the airport in a rental car we were involved in an accident, which resulted in our hitting the median wall and totaling the rental car,” recalls SkyMed Member Ron Byers. “We were transported by ambulance to Grady Memorial Hospital […]


Best Places In The World For Fall Foliage  

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By fall the air has turned cool and crisp (at least in most places) and the nights are starry and bright… If you’re a road warrior you’ll no doubt know that some of the best places for fall foliage are found right here in the USA—but you’d be surprised at some of the spots we […]


Safety Tips for Summer Driving

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The heat is on! It’s road trip time, but before you head out, here are a few basic safety tips for summer driving to make sure your car and your family make it safely to their destination. (Note: if you’re not a member of a roadside assistance club, this might be the time to check […]


Desert Road Trip: Arizona’s Indian Country

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Northeastern Arizona’s Indian Country—30,000 square miles of Hopi and Navajo reservation land—sits atop the Colorado Plateau, with wide mesas and endless vistas that beckon the traveler with a wide-open sky and a culture as old as the hills. It’s the perfect desert road trip waiting to happen. This adventure begins in Tuba City, a small […]