Outdoor Adventures Podcasts Travel: Outdoor Adventures Podcasts Travel
As ski season winds down, many people in our mountain towns are hurriedly formulating their travel plans for off-season. Whether you’re planning to heli-ski in Canada or loll on the beach in Florida, you definitely should consider what kind of protection you have in case of accident or illness when away from home. All travelers should pay attention to this post, in fact, since no matter your age or your level of adventure, you never know when you might be knocked down with some unfortunate medical emergency.
I’ve had firsthand testimonials from some world travelers here in Telluride that confirm that they wouldn’t venture out without their MedjetAssist medical evacuation insurance in tact. Whether you break your leg in Mexico or fall gravely ill visiting family on the east coast, a membership with MedjetAssist arranges medical transfers to the hospital of your choice as long as you’ve traveled a hundred and fifty miles from home. Listen to my brief interview below with John Gobbels, VP of MedjetAssist, to learn what this reputable company provides in your time of need.
“We arrange for evacuation as well as repatriation,” John says, explaining the difference from other medical evacuation services that are sometimes included in certain insurance policies. Most typically deposit you in the closest available medical facility, a benefit that doesn’t help much if you find yourself in Africa, Europe or even the other side of the U.S.
“Make sure that the products you choose are going to give you the protection you need,” John emphasizes. So before you pack your bags and shop for inflight snacks, I strongly recommend you pull out your insurance policies and maybe even review your American Express card benefits to see exactly what kind of coverage is offered in case the unexpected happens. Chances are you’ll feel a lot more secure going away with a MedjetAssist membership.
Click here to receive a special Bonjour Colorado discount for MedjetAssist. By going through this link, a one-year membership costs $235. for an individual and $360. for a family. That’s a nice discount from their regular published rates of $260. and $395.
Click on the play button below to learn more about MedjetAssist.