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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 […]


Medevac When You Need it: SkyMed Speaks Your Language

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¿Cómo se llama…? Where’s your medevac when you need it? As our Chairman Will Klein says: When a medical emergency occurs, you’ll either be happy you have SkyMed, or wish you did!


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 […]


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 […]


Top Tips for New Travelers

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Taking a flight somewhere for the first time can bring on a bit of anxiety along with the excitement of visiting a new destination. With a little planning and some deep breathing—not to mention brushing up on a few tips for new travelers —you’ll find you’ll be ready jump in with both feet and enjoy […]