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assistance to help with the unexpected such as:
- Trip delay
- Trip interruption or
- Emergency Medical expenses
while on your trip
- Lost baggage
- Emergency medical
- Flight rebooking
- Emergency return
- Missed connections
- Lost baggage search
- Urgent message relay to
family, friends or business associates
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|We understand that your
cruise vacation can take a year to save for, but
only a second to ruin. 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 your
cruise trip, a travel
insurance plan can help.
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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?
In the News:
Why cruise line issued travel insurance is a
Why choose travel insurance for
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 replace
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 expense?
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
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.
Kicked Off A Cruise for
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 cruise to
Mexico sets sail,
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
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.
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 covered.
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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
**What do I need to know about
pre-existing medical conditions and the coverage through Travel
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 payment.
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