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Checklist: How To Choose Travel Insurance (And A Medevac Membership While You’re At It)

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When you’re getting ready to head out on vacation, travel insurance—and medevac memberships—is probably the last thing on your mind. You’re probably in for a few surprises during your travel, but the last thing you need is the kind of unexpected event that comes with a doctor attached. As far as travel insurance and medevac […]


Best Travel Apps You Can’t Leave Without

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  For better or for worse, smartphones have become an extension of us: we take them shopping, dining, to the doctor, the salon, the gym and beyond. And they certainly don’t get left behind when we travel! Whether its for selfies, food shots, guidebooks or translators, these mini-computers are guaranteed a workout on the road. […]


Flying Champagne Corks Or Why You Need An Emergency Medical Travel Membership

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You may have read the recent headline “Cruise after woman suffers injury from a Champagne cork”—or not: the gist of the article was that a passenger on board got hit by a flying Champagne cork and had to be taken off the ship by an emergency crew and taken to the hospital. Yep, you read […]


Two Reasons Why You Need Emergency Medical Travel Services

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Whether you travel by road or by air, two states over, across the country or to the next continent, there really are only two compelling reasons why you would need emergency medical travel services — and they’re incredibly simple: One: A membership could—literally—save your life.  And you really don’t have to take our word for […]


Five Reasons You Don’t Need A Medevac Membership  

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Travel much? Even if you don’t, chances are you’ve seen the little checkbox for travel insurance when you purchased your ticket. But why would you need that? After all, if the ticket only cost you a couple hundred dollars, it might be worth it to get the airline credit if the trip goes awry. And […]


Travel Insurance: What Are Your Alternatives?

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There are different types of travel insurance policies and alternatives intended for different types of travelers and trips. Most travelers, though, will find they need at least one type of coverage—or more—for any given trip. The umbrella term “travel insurance” can cover a wide variety of events. According to the US Travel Insurance Association, the […]