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 to jump in with both feet and […]
Experienced cruisers will confirm 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. Are they considering a cruise? We asked John Latimer, VP of SkyMed Travel, SkyMed International’s in-house travel agency—and a veteran cruiser […]
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 […]
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 […]
¿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!
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 […]