Recently, news of a potential cholera outbreak in the Dominican Republic alarmed many tourists. Not only is it scary news for those headed to that country, but it also raises concern about the outbreak of disease in other destinations as well. How would you ensure a safe and affordable evacuation of a country you were staying in? Medical evacuation insurance offers your best solution.

The Dominican Republic is an extremely popular spot for vacationers. For U.S. tourists, it is the second most popular Caribbean country. And it is the most popular for European tourists. So if an outbreak were to occur, a significant number of visitors would be in danger.

If you found yourself in the country, or any country for that matter, at the time of an outbreak, your main priority will be getting out and returning to your home country as soon as possible. Medical evacuation insurance makes that sort of travel more affordable for citizens.

This type of plan can not only be used to get you back to your home country to avoid getting ill, but it can also be used to get you back home if you have become ill or injured and need medical care. This way, you can access high-quality medical facilities in an area you are comfortable with, without incurring expensive fees.