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When going traveling, many travelers are often quick to dismiss the need for travel and medical insurance. Many feel purchasing a policy an unnecessary expense, although it can save you a fortune should an illness hold you back or if things go wrong while you’re abroad, from covering the cost of accidents to providing 24-hour emergency assistance. No one wants their exciting trip to go awry, but it’s important to realize that something negative could happen, and in these situations it always helps to be prepared.
Insure Your Trip
Whether you’re embarking on an ski trip trip to a foreign country or visiting other cities closer to home, it is strongly advised to take out travel insurance before your trip. Most travel insurance providers offer a selection of policies that allow you to choose a policy suited to your needs. Typically, policies will cover you against incidents like trip cancellation or curtailment, medical issues, and even lost or stolen possessions. Some also offer 24-hour emergency assistance, in the case you find yourself needing help in a situation out of state or overseas.
It’s easy to assume that you won’t encounter negative situations before or while on your trip, but why take an unnecessary risk when you can travel stress-free? Travel Guard, Allianz Trip Insurance, Trip Preserver and many others, even American Express are available to you. Ask a board member for more information on what may already be covered on your trip or which insurance provider provides the best coverage an minimal costs.
Travel Medial Insurance
We’ve all waited a long time for this exciting ski vacation. We’ve booked our trip and updated our passports. Our bags are packed and we are all anxiously waiting by the door. We have finally arrived and are ready to hit the slopes. STOP! Do you have Medical Coverage when traveling?
In our sport it is easier to get injured then sitting on the beach. We hope for a quick brush off of snow to continue on our way, but you never know. Traveling and skiing abroad is an exciting experience but unpredictable illnesses and accidents can happen and medical bills can be overwhelming.
To help you get the most of your ski experience be sure to inquire your with own medical insurance for short term medical insurance coverage before traveling. Many trip insurance providers also provide short term medical coverage to protect you while away from home and ease the stress of unfamiliar medical systems. Medex, AAA Travel Insurance, and GEO Blue are only some.