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Medical Evacuation Services: What is an Air Ambulance?

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The last thing on your mind when you leave on a trip is… experiencing a serious injury or illness. But since you’re a smart traveler, you’re covered, because one of the first things you prepared for when planning your trip was the unexpected. Should you experience a serious injury or illness when you’re away from […]


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 […]


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 […]


Your Top 10 Cruise Questions Answered

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Experienced cruisers will tell you 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. Considering a cruise? We asked John Latimer, VP of Fareline, SkyMed International’s in-house travel agency—and a veteran cruiser in […]


Medical Evacuation Coverage Can Save Your Life—And Your Savings

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When retired ski instructor Larry Humm hit the slopes in Vermont with his wife and his friends last year he had never suffered a skiing injury. That day, however, something went wrong. “I read a ridge in the terrain wrong and got sucked into soft, deep snow and before I could make necessary corrections I […]


Going On A Cruise Vacation? Make Sure You’re Covered—And We Don’t Mean Sunscreen

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When purchasing trip or travel insurance for a cruise vacation, most travelers do it as a precaution against a canceled trip, lost luggage or the like. Medical evacuation coverage is usually the farthest thing from their mind—like most coverage, it seems expensive. That would be “at least until you need it” but, what are the […]