|There are hundreds of circumstances that could cause you to cancel your trip, return home early or force you to seek emergency medical treatment while traveling. To demonstrate the importance of purchasing travel insurance, and emergency travel services, here are 10 common examples of what could go wrong.
**It's 10 p.m. and your family arrives at the airport for a connecting flight, only to find that your flight has been cancelled. How do you get your family home?
** Your traveling companion's bag was lost with his insulin inside. He needs help to locate his bag as soon as possible and his emergency prescription filled. Who do you call?
** Your first visit to Europe, and your passport and wallet are stolen. Where do you turn for emergency cash, and how will you get your passport replaced?
** Your spouse is involved in an accident and adequate medical treatment is not available. Who will help arrange and pay for a medical evacuation?
** If your sister-in-law becomes seriously ill and you choose to cancel your trip, what happens to your non-refundable deposits or pre-payments?
** You arrive in Jamaica and your luggage doesn't. If it's lost, 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 it?
** Your cruise line, airline or tour operator goes bankrupt. Who will pay for your non-refundable expenses? Who will help get you to your destination?
** You're walking down a street in Rio and twist your ankle. Who can help you find an English-speaking physician?
** Three weeks before your scheduled arrival, a terrorist incident occurs in the city to which you are planning to visit. Who will pay if you want to cancel your trip?
** You are at a beach resort in North Carolina, and you are forced to evacuate due to an approaching hurricane. Who will help you evacuate and who will reimburse your lost vacation?
Why Travel Guard?
Not all travel insurance is the same!
When purchasing travel insurance, it's important you look closely at the coverages and services you'll receive. Here is a quick summary of what makes Travel Guard different than the competition:
Broadest protection available - Travel Guard policies include the broadest coverage you'll find in the industry. Bottom line: we cover more unforeseen reasons for trip cancellation, interruption and delay than any other travel insurance policy!
Exceptional customer service - We take great pride in providing the high levels of service for which we've built our reputation. When you choose Travel Guard, you can expect:
Coverage to be effective within 24 hours of the enrollment form being received
All phone calls answered within 30 seconds
Assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
A zero defect tolerance for customer satisfaction
Fast, fair claims service - You won't find a faster, more accurate claims process than you will with Travel Guard. Our claims process standards include:
All Claims reviewed by an experienced analyst within 24 hours
Claims payment is finalized within 24 hours of receipt of final documentation
The "Fairness Principle" - all denied claims are sent to a mediator for review and the mediator's decision is honored.
The best travel assistance service in the industry - Travel Guard provides its policyholders free 24-hour emergency travel assistance. Whether you need helpfinding medical care halfway around the world, making emergency arrangements to return home or obtaining an emergency cash advance, you can access our toll-free hotline from anywhere in the world, any time of day.
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