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17 Reasons Why You Should Be Talking About Medevac Memberships  

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Let’s face it: getting critically ill or injured while away from home is probably not at the top of your list of worries. But knowing that unexpected emergencies requiring medical evacuation can quickly rack up thousands of your hard-earned dollars, the risk evaluation tends to fall in favor of a relatively inexpensive medevac membership. Why […]


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 […]


Five Romantic Getaways in Tennessee

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For those in search of a romantic getaway, the Tennessee River Valley has rounded up list of popular boutique hotels, bed and breakfasts and resorts overflowing with charm and offering the finest in southern hospitality. The Commodore Hotel and Café, Linden, Tenn. A boutique hotel in the picturesque town of Linden, The Commodore Hotel offers […]


Travel Insurance or Travel Assistance? (Or Both?)

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We’ve all seen the little check box when you buy a ticket asking if you want to add travel insurance to your trip cost. Plus, you may have been offered additional “travel assistance” in the form of a membership, many of which include emergency medical repatriation. So what’s the difference between travel insurance and travel […]


Bikers: Medevac Membership Picks Up Where Motorcycle Insurance Leaves Off

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There’s nothing quite like the feel of the open road when you’re on a motorcycle: the wind, the sound of the motor, the scenery rushing by… Bikers cruise the 50 states and take full advantage of the amazing highways and byways of this great country. Take Arizona, for example: its year-round riding season—think the high […]


Travel Vaccinations: What You Need To Know

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Planning on traveling abroad? While some countries don’t require a thing other than your passport and a sense of adventure, others require travel vaccinations to keep you safe from different diseases that either don’t exist or have been eradicated in the United States. Thing is, travel vaccinations aren’t something you can stop in and get […]