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help with the unexpected such as:
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While you can't do anything to
prevent an unexpected storm from
closing the airport or an accident
at home or away from interrupting
your cruise trip, you can do
something to help cover your travel
investment in case of bad luck and
help ease your worries; you can buy
a travel insurance plan. As the day
of your cruise departure approaches,
we want to help you be prepared for
unexpected travel problems you may
encounter on the way so you can make
the most of your trip. Flight
delays, cancellations or an
unexpected illness or injury can
give cruise travelers more vacation
memories than they bargained for.
When it comes to common travel
problems before, during and after
cruise trip, a travel insurance plan
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"Cruise Line Insurance didn't
cover my cruise"
When a cruise traveler cancels
her cruise after her husband's
death, she assumes her travel
insurance purchased from the
cruise line will reimburse her
vacation. But she's wrong. Is
she going to be stuck with a
credit voucher she'll never use?
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Kicked Off A Cruise for Getting Sick
A true story that is a good example of why
you should have Travel Insurance that waives
any pre-existing conditions.
Scenerio: Shortly before her
Mexico sets sail,
a passenger and her family are
ushered off the ship. The reason? She's
experiencing sharp kidney pains. They
visited the doctor on board. The diagnosis:
kidney infection. Within minutes they were
escorted off the ship. Now she wants a
refund. Should she get it?
Under its ticket contract, the legal
agreement between you and the cruise line,
it could deny you boarding and refuse to
offer you a refund on your cruise fare. But,
what if the passenger purchased insurance.
Did you know? If you were offered insurance
from the cruise line, chances are they would
not cover pre-existing conditions. In this
case, the insurance company might have ruled
that a kidney infection was a pre-existing
condition and denied the claim.
insurance policy that waives pre-existing
conditions might have covered this
passenger's illness. As with any insurance
purchase, you should read the policy terms
and conditions to be sure such a scenario (
or pre-existing conditions for your own
particular situation ) would be been
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Why choose travel insurance for your Cruise?
Your wife becomes seriously ill while
onboard the ship and you need immediate
medical attention at a hospital. Who can get
you evacuated off the ship and to the
hospital in time?
It?s now 10 p.m. and the flight that was
supposed to take you to your port of
embarkation has been delayed for hours. Who
can assist you with finding a new flight to
catch up with your cruise?
Your cruise has just disembarked when you
suddenly realize your insulin bag is nowhere
to be found. You need help to have an
emergency prescription filled, along with
help finding your lost bag. Who do you call?
You arrive at the airport after having
disembarked off your cruise of a lifetime
when you realize your passport and wallet
are nowhere to be found. Where do you turn
for emergency cash, and how will you get
your passport replaced?
You arrive in Paris where you will embark on
your cruise. Unfortunately, you luggage is
nowhere to be found. Who will help you find
it? If it's delayed, who will pay for your
necessities? If it's stolen, who will pay to
While exploring local shops in Shanghai, you
trip and hear a cracking noise in your
ankle. Who can help you find a physician to
have it examined? Who will cover the
Travel Insurance for Cruise
Travelers: You should
consider the benefits of travel
insurance as part of your cruise
travel planning. Most travelers
look for travel tips that
discuss the importance of travel
insurance and travel insurance
can provide important coverage
for your trip.
Whether you?re taking a family
reunion vacation or just the two
of you, Cruise Insurance Direct'
insurance provider has a plan
for your vacation. These plans
may include valuable medical
expense coverage, trip
interruption, medical emergency
assistance and treatment
services and more. And with a
24-hour assistance line, your
coverage can act as a travel
guide should your plans change.*
About the Insurance Provider:
For more than 20 years,
Travel Guard's plans have
covered millions of travelers
throughout the world. They're
America's leading provider of
travel insurance plans and
assistance programs and we're
here to help you 24 hours a day,
7 days a week. Coverage provided
through Travel Guard is easy to
buy and with their 24-hour
emergency travel services it's
even easier to use.
IMPORTANT: Please be sure to read the Travel Guard contract
BEFORE making any travel insurance purchase so you can fully
understand the rules, regulations, restrictions and exact
details of the coverage.
Especially if you have a pre-existing condition. Not all
products include protect for pre-existing conditions**. That
way, you you can make an educated decision on what type of
coverage is best for you.
do I need to know about pre-existing medical conditions and
the coverage through Travel Guard?
Pre-existing Medical Condition Exclusion would be applicable
to a condition of a traveler, traveling companion or family
member that was first diagnosed, had a change in diagnosis
or required a change in medication during the 60, 90, or 180
day look back period (depending on plan purchased)
immediately preceding and including the effective date of
coverage. Some plans include a Pre-existing Medical
Condition Exclusion Waiver when purchasing the plan within a
specified time frame immediately following initial trip
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