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Real Life Travel Insurance Claims Scenarios from Travel Insured

by Erin Weiland | Aug 29, 2013

East Hartford, CT (PRWEB) August 29, 2013

Traveling the world is a wonderful and enriching experience, however considering the unpredictable nature of travel, accidents and disruptions on trips do in fact happen. Travel Insured International, a leading travel insurance company wants to remind travelers the importance of investing in travel coverage. A Travel Insured policy could save an individual from the burden of coming home to expensive medical bills if a medical emergency were in fact to occur overseas. The following are only a few of the numerous real life claims from real Travel Insured International customers where having travel insurance coverage has really made a difference.

Case 1:

While aboard a week long cruise, a traveler experienced COPD and Atrial Fib while disembarking on Falkland Island. Travel Insured covered the cost of an Emergency Air Ambulance transfer to Santiago, Chile for $35,000. Travel Insured then arranged and paid for another Air Ambulance transfer back to the traveler’s home hospital in Miami, Florida.

Case 2:

One traveler that finally sets sail on their dream cruise experienced an unexpected heart attack while aboard the ship. The individual had to be medically evacuated from the cruise ship while in Haiti to the Dominican Republic in order to receive emergency treatment, and then again to a facility in Florida in order to receive the most adequate treatment. Travel Insured covered all emergency evacuation bills.

Case 3:

The insured traveler arrived at his destination however his bags did not arrive for three days. Travel Insured paid the baggage delay benefit for the toiletries and clothing during the baggage delay. The claim was paid in the amount of $275, which paid for the purchase of essential items, clothes and toiletries.

Case 4:

After an accidental injury while on an intensive hiking trip, a traveler was hospitalized for a T6 vertebra fracture, severe cervical ligament, and compression fractures. After a few days of being hospitalized, she had to be medically evacuated by air ambulance to receive further treatment and Travel Insured paid a total of $23,200 towards her bills.

Case 5:

The insured traveler and his family were traveling domestically for a family vacation. Due to a common carrier delay, they were delayed for 12 hours. Travel Insured paid the trip delay benefit in the amount of $800 which covered the hotels and meals for each family member (family of 4).

Case 6:

A traveler was visiting Salzburg, Austria when she unexpectedly experienced an Asthma attack along with a serious Neurological issue which forced her to end the trip early and get home as soon as possible. Travel Insured was able to provide her with a business class flight home along with a parental escort for $6,544.

*Benefits vary by plan and all claims need to be reviewed in order to be processed.

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About Travel Insured:

Travel Insured International is one of the largest privately held travel protection companies in the US, and preferred supplier to over 5,000 travel agents, travel consortiums and wholesalers in the US and abroad. As a former division of the Travelers up until 1994, and originator of travel insurance in the US, you can say that the “travel protection” blood lines run deep. Travel Insured International’s customer centric claims operation has significant expertise in both domestic and international claims administration.

Travel Insured International
52-S Oakland Ave.
E. Hartford, CT 06128-0568

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