Additional Transportation Cost means the actual cost incurred for one-way Economy Transportation by Common Carrier reduced by the value of an unused travel ticket.
Bankruptcy means the filing of a petition for voluntary or involuntary bankruptcy in a court of competent jurisdiction under Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code 11 L.S.C. Subsection 101 et seq.
Business Partner means an individual who: a) is involved in a legal general partnership with You; and b) is actively involved in the day-today management of Your business.
Common Carrier means any public land, air or water conveyance operating under a valid license providing for the transportation of passengers for hire.
Default means the inability to provide contracted services due to a material financial failure.
Economy Transportation means the lowest published available transportation rate for a ticket on a Common Carrier matching the original class of transportation that You purchased for the Trip, reduced by the value of an unused return travel ticket.
Eligible Medical Emergency Expense means expense incurred for services and supplies: a) listed below; and b) ordered or prescribed by a Legally Qualified Physician as Medically Necessary for diagnosis or treatment; which are limited to: the services of a Legally Qualified Physician; Hospital or ambulatory medicalsurgical center services (this will also include expenses for a cruise ship cabin or hotel room, not already included in the cost of Your Trip, if recommended as a substitute for a hospital room for recovery of Injury or Sickness); transportation furnished by a professional ambulance company to or from a Hospital; and prescribed drugs, prosthetics and therapeutic services and supplies.
Family Member means any of the following who resides in Your country of residence: You or Your Traveling Companion’s: legal spouse (or common-law spouse where legal), legal guardian, son or daughter (adopted, foster, step or in-law), brother or sister (includes step or inlaw), parent (includes step or in-law), grandparent (includes in-law), grandchild, aunt, uncle, niece or nephew.
Hospital means: a) a place which is licensed or recognized as a general hospital by the proper authority of the state or country in which it is located; b) a place operated for the care and treatment of resident inpatients with a registered graduate nurse (RN) always on duty and with a laboratory and x-ray facility; and c) a place recognized as a general Hospital by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Hospitals.
Hospital does not include an institution licensed or used principally: a) for treatment or care of drug addicts or alcoholics; or b) as a clinic, continued or extended care facility, skilled nursing facility, convalescent home, rest home, nursing home or home for the aged.
Injury/Injuries means accidental bodily injury received after the Effective Date of Your Protection Plan and prior to Your Scheduled Return Date and in loss independently of Sickness and all other causes and certified by a Legally Qualified Physician.
Intoxicated means a blood alcohol level which equals or exceeds the legal limit for operating a motor vehicle in the state or jurisdiction where you are located at the time of an incident.
Legally Qualified Physician means a physician or a Christian Science Practitioner: a) other than You, a Traveling Companion or a Family Member; b) practicing within the scope of his or her license; and c) recognized as a physician in the place where the services are rendered.
Medical Treatment means treatment, advice or consultation by a Legally Qualified Physician.
Medically Necessary means a service or supply which: a) is recommended by the attending Legally Qualified Physician; b) is appropriate and consistent with the diagnosis in accordance with accepted standards of community practice; c) could not have been omitted without adversely affecting Your condition or quality of medical care; d) is delivered at the most appropriate level of care and not primarily for the sake of convenience; and e) is not considered experimental unless law requires payment of benefits for experimental service or supplies.
Medical Emergency means a serious dysfunction or impairment to a bodily organ or part or to vital bodily functions, caused by Injury or the sudden or unexpected onset of Sickness of such a severe nature that immediate medical care must be given to the Covered Person.
A Medical Emergency ends when, as a result of a Medically Necessary treatment, service or supply rendered to a Covered Person, the symptoms and/or the physical condition that caused the Medical Emergency no longer constitute a serious dysfunction or impairment to a bodily organ or part or to vital bodily function, and the Covered Person’s physical condition has been stabilized to the extent of allowing him/her to continue his/her trip or return to the Country of Residence for further care or treatment.
Pre-existing Condition means any Injury, Sickness, condition or related condition (including any condition from which death ensues) of You, or Your Traveling Companion, Your or Your Traveling Companion’s Family Member or Your Business Partner which within the 6 month period (for Age 70+ 12 month period) prior to the Effective Date of Your Protection Plan: a) manifested itself, became acute or exhibited symptoms which would have caused one to seek diagnosis, care or treatment, whether such diagnosis care o treatment were seek or not; or b) required taking prescribed drugs or medicine, unless the condition for which the prescribed drug or medicine is taken remains controlled without any change in the required prescription; or c) required medical treatment or treatment was recommended by a Legally Qualified Physician.
Published Penalties means any published cancellation penalties issued by Your travel agency or Travel Supplier that apply to all clients of the travel agency or Travel Supplier and can be documented at time of the sale of the Trip. The loss must occur within the Travel Supplier’s penalty period. The maximum amount reimbursable under the travel agencies Published Penalties is 10% of the Trip cost (excluding taxes and other non-commissionable items) or 10% of the amount You have paid, whichever is less. Maximum payable under any one claim is the Trip cost, excluding taxes and other non-commissionable items.
Reasonable, Usual and Customary Charges mean those comparable charges for similar treatment, services and supplies in the geographic area where treatment is performed, or services or supplies are provided.
Scheduled Departure Date means the date on which You are originally scheduled to leave on Your Trip.
Scheduled Return Date means the date on which You are originally scheduled to return to the point of origin or the original final destination.
Sickness means an illness or disease which is diagnosed or treated by a Legally Qualified Physician after the Effective Date of Your Protection Plan and prior to Your Scheduled Return Date.
Strike means any stoppage of work: a) As a result of a combined effect of workers which was unannounced and unpublished at the time travel services were purchased; and b) Which interferes with the normal departure and arrival of a Common Carrier.
Transportation Expense means: a) The cost of conveyance of You and any medical personnel (if Medically Necessary); and b) The cost of Medically Necessary services or supplies.
Travel Arrangements mean: a) transportation; b) accommodations; and c) other specified services arranged by the Travel Supplier for the Trip.
Traveling Companion means a person or persons with whom You a) have coordinated Travel Arrangements and b) intend to travel with during the Trip. Note: a group or tour leader is not considered a Traveling Companion unless You are sharing room accommodations with the group or tour leader.
Travel Supplier means any entity or organization that coordinates or supplies travel services for You.
Trip means scheduled trips, tours or cruises for which: a) benefits are requested; and b) the required plan cost is submitted prior to the Scheduled Departure Date.
TripCost is the full cost of the trip that must be declared and informed in the purchase form. If Airline tickets are paid with award miles, the cost of issuing the ticket and taxes paid must be included in the full declared cost of the trip.
Incase of a Trip Cancellation or Trip Interruption claim, if the trip cost is not informed and declared as stated above, benefit will be settled proportionally to the declared trip cost amount (pro-rata).
You/Your means the individual named on the enrollment form who has purchased a Trip and who has paid the required cost for Your Protection Plan.