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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 […]


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 […]


“Do I Really Need Medical Evacuation Services For My Trip?”

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Smart travelers expect the unexpected. Anita Olsen was enjoying a family cruise to Mexico over the holidays when she suffered a sudden cardiac arrest while walking the top deck of the ship. She spent Christmas Eve in the infirmary, and when the ship arrived in Acapulco on the 25th she was taken directly to the […]


Busting the Myths Surrounding Medical Evacuation Memberships

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Post updated June 21, 2016 It’s a fact: many people feel travel insurance is an unnecessary extra fee—and that goes double for medical evacuation coverage. Considering, however, that according to a recent story on ABC News millions of Americans are rushed to the hospital every year, with 400,000 of them transported by emergency helicopter, you […]


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 one of our reps says: When a medical emergency occurs, you’ll either be happy you have SkyMed, or wish you did!