Evacuation Insurance: A Friend in Need Indeed

When traveling internationally, the last thing you want to be thinking of is being evacuated to safety, an expensive proposition, no doubt. When it does happen, medical evacuation insurance can help defray the costs associated with it. While we are mostly concerned about evacuation to the closest medical center in case of a medical emergency, it is possible that you would want to be evacuated to your home country as well. There are plans to cover both types of evacuation. The first type, an example of which is the Liaison Traveler insurance plan, covers medical evacuation to the closest medical […]

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Serious Accidents and Illness Abroad

Losing a friend or relative is extremely hard. Losing a loved one while they are travelling abroad is even harder. According to the U.S. State Department, over 6,000 Americans die overseas each year. How can the U.S. State Department help? How can Medical evacuation insurance assist? With medical evacuation insurance you will be able to evacuate a seriously ill relative to medical facilities abroad, or bring them home to be treated in the US. If the worst happens, medical repatriation insurance assists you with returning the person’s remains to their home country. US consular offices abroad can also assist in […]

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When the Worst Happens, Will You Cope?

Travel is exciting, happy and life-expanding – for you and your loved ones. It’s almost unthinkable to consider losing your wife, friend, husband or sister while they are visiting a foreign country. Or to think about coping with their serious illness while they are abroad. But the unthinkable can and does happen. The cost of medical evacuation and repatriation are huge. Could you cope if the worst happened when your loved one was traveling? Here’s where evacuation insurance becomes invaluable. With emergency medical evacuation insurance or repatriation insurance you can quit worrying about the worst and concentrate on the best […]

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Medical Evacuation Insurance Comes In Handy for Cholera Outbreak

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 […]

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Evacuation and Repatriation Insurance Offers Families Great Savings

Though it is unpleasant to think about, it is important that anyone traveling or living abroad give consideration to what they would do in a severe health emergency. You may already have an international health insurance policy in place to cover doctor’s visits, prescriptions, and hospitalization. But what would you do in a life-threatening or even fatal situation? In these instances, evacuation insurance is an extremely valuable asset. There are two kinds of evacuation insurance plans. The first one covers the cost of transporting you to the nearest medical facility. This way, if you’ve been involved in some sort of […]

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Visitor Insurance Cushions the Effect of Nasty Falls

Sometimes life springs nasty surprises, and visitors health insurance might help cushion the ill effects of the surprises. For some, it may already be too late. Even then, visitor health insurance can save the day. Let us consider an imaginary case of Mr. Nadeem, a retired professional. His long-cherished dream was to visit the United States on a holiday. He and his wife went to the United States, covered under a local vanilla insurance policy in their country of origin. Neither he nor his wife, Aisha, had any pre-existing medical conditions. But fate had other plans in store. After a […]

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Evacuation Insurance Comes in Handy In the Event of Public Emergencies

If you are injured at a large public gathering or on public transportation like a plane, subway, or train, will you be able quickly evacuate and get the medical care you need? And if you are able to, will you be able to do so at an affordable rate? If you have medical evacuation insurance, then the answers to these questions are yes. Last week, passengers on a train in New York were aboard during a fire at a nearby railway bridge. Thankfully, no one was injured, and the biggest problem that occurred was a delay in service. But imagine […]

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Make Way for Specialized Evacuation Insurance

Sometimes, you are adequately covered through medical insurance and all you want is additional coverage for that extra option that is not available to you. Affordable specialized plans such as medical evacuation insurance plans help you in such cases. They offer a focused plan that provides you with that extra benefit that your regular plan does not provide. Let’s say you are an expatriate living in Argentina. The Argentinian branch of your company has purchased health insurance for you. However, you feel that having evacuation insurance will help you in case of medical emergencies that your city of residence may […]

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Insurance That Follows You Around the World

You’ve just been transferred to your European office—a dream come true for you. However, did you know that your term life insurance may not be valid if you pass on when living in a foreign country? If the unthinkable happens when you are in your new station, how can you ensure that your family stays protected financially? Enter international life insurance with overseas coverage. With a suitable plan such as MNU’s IC+ Term Life insurance, you can receive coverage for up to 10 years. The plan maximum is $2 million, and if you are applying for more than $350,000, you […]

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Extreme Activities Cry Out for Evacuation Insurance

Extreme sports can test your physical and mental endurance, and to ensure that exhaustion does not turn into tragedy, medical evacuation insurance is a must. One great example of an endurance race is the Marathon Des Sables, a 6-day, 151-mile race across the Sahara Desert. Participants battle extreme conditions to complete the marathon in aid of a non-profit trust in aid of Africa. One essential feature of the race is the insurance that is provided to all entrants of the race. Benefits usually include medical evacuation insurance, payment of medical expenses, and repatriation of remains. If you’re not the Morocco […]

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