MedjetAssist: Safe Travel Defined

This article is reproduced from the MedjetAssist website. MedjetAssist: Safe Travel Defined Unlike other evacuation services, MedjetAssist lets you decide which hospital will be your final destination. Plus, there’s no medical necessity clause. If you are hospitalized, we’ll be there to pick you up — regardless of the nature of your illness or injury. Compare […]

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How do I know if my travel supplier is covered by travel insurance?

Generally, travel insurance policies cover unforeseen events. Financial default often requires meeting additional conditions such as purchasing within an advantage period from the date of first deposit (usually 14 – 21 days) and most have a 14 day waiting period from the time insurance is purchased. Make sure the policy covers your travel provider. A […]

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How does the CSA "no out-of-pocket" service work?

If you purchased a CSA travel insurance policy and you need medical assistance while traveling or en route to trip departure, you can call CSA’s 24-Hour Assistance Hotline to get a referral within the CSA designated provider network of 30,000 physicians and 180,000 service providers worldwide. Then when you receive treatment, you simply acknowledge that […]

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What is "supplier default" insurance?

The supplier default benefit in travel insurance covers money you lose because of the bankruptcy of an airline, cruise line, tour operator, or other provider of travel services. Some travel insurance companies have eliminated this benefit while others pick and choose which travel suppliers they will and/or will not insure. The bankruptcy must be “unforeseen” […]

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Where should I purchase my travel insurance?

Most experts recommend that you purchase travel insurance through a third-party.  Typically, it is best to buy the least expensive policy that meets your specific travel needs. It is also recommended that you buy within an advantage period (usually 14 – 21 days from the time you make your first deposit) to receive full medical […]

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Do any insurance policies offer a "Return of Premium" benefit?

CSA has recently added a Return of Premium benefit to their Freestyle Luxe plan. With the purchase of this travel insurance plan within 24 hours of final trip payment, CSA’s Return of Premium waiver guarantees that at a minimum, you will be refunded the cost of your CSA Freestyle Luxe insurance premium if you cancel […]

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