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Tag Archives: Travel Insurance

How to Reduce Your Travel Risk

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With so much going on in the world, you certainly wouldn’t be considered paranoid if you gave some thought to reducing your travel your risk before you headed out the door. Whether it’s a trip across country or across the world, here are some tips that could come in handy should things not go as […]


Your Top 10 Cruise Questions Answered

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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 […]


How One Man Saved Over $46,000 On His Cruise Vacation  

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Google “how to save money on travel” and you will literally get about 433,000,000 results in .37 seconds. Whether it’s “being flexible with your travel dates” or “going directly to the airline website,” there’s another super hot tip that can save you thousands of dollars—not to mention, your very life! Here’s the Hot Tip: Purchase […]


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 […]


Travel Insurance: What It Does—And Doesn’t—Cover

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  After declining drastically in 2020 during the worst of the pandemic, as of July 2021, the number of air passengers leapt to 56.6 million passengers, up 607% from May 2020. Many of those travelers add travel insurance to their trips as a matter of course; many more do not. But what exactly does that travel […]


Medical Evacuation Coverage Can Save Your Life—And Your Savings

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When Douglas Miller, an ex-pat living in Guadalajara, Mexico, began having light chest pains, he consulted a cardiologist who quickly suggested a heart catheterization to determine the cause. According to friend Kerri Moon, Douglas was told in no uncertain terms that he needed surgery immediately. “[We] made the call [to SkyMed] together upon first hearing the […]