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10 Reasons Smart Travelers Pack Medical Evacuation Memberships

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Richard Branson and his wife were in San Felipe, Mexico, on holiday when an auto accident left him with a fractured femur and kneecap. The Red Cross originally contacted his insurer, Blue Cross, for approval of ambulance transport to Calexico and a flight from their back to his home hospital in Redwood City. However, the […]


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 […]


Insurance Tips for Traveling Boomers

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While we realize that, for many, this might not be the ideal time to travel, at SkyMed and SkyMed Travel we want to offer you information and ideas with an eye on a future that’s once again full of fun, adventure, and exploration.  Now that you’re retired, you might want to take a closer look […]


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 […]


Worry-Free Cruising: Top Tips for On-Board Safety

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  You’ve booked your trip and you’re raring to go: the first thing on your mind is a spa treatment and a drink on the deck—the last thing might be staying safe aboard your floating first-class hotel. While it’s true that the cruise industry has instituted several new procedures and safety directives, as a passenger, […]


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 […]