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Free Medical Care On The Road

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Finding a Doc On The Road, Any Road In a Hurry One of the best kept secrets of medical assistance programs for travelers may be the International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers. So, say you’ve booked the family trip of a lifetime. You’ve thought of everything, but do you have the name, address, and phone number of a qualified ... Read More »

Free Travel Medical Assistance

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Free Travel Medical Assistance One of the best kept secrets of medical assistance programs for travelers may be the International Association For Medical Assistance To Travelers. So, say you’ve booked the family trip of a lifetime. You’ve thought of everything, but do you have the name, address, and phone number of a qualified doctor who speaks English in wherever? It’s ... Read More »

Medical Tourism Biz Booming: Insurance Companies May Force Us Abroad

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Medical Tourism Biz Booming What was as a footnote in the travel industry, Medical Tourism, has grown into a full blown industry. And India taking the lead in attracting a huge number of patients from around the world to its first-class medical and tourism facilities… at third-word prices. Travel Daily News (a travel and tourism trade news portal) ) headlined ... Read More »

Beaches, Buttocks and Medical Treatments Abroad

Beaches, Buttocks and Medical Treatments Abroad From Blogger Pictures Medical Tourism is a fast-growing trend in the search for the perfect body, or a money saving medical procedure like replacing a hip or getting your teeth straight. And for costly medical procedures for the uninsured and underinsured, treatment abroad may be the only answer. Some studies like an All Medical ... Read More »

Travel insurance: Can you leave home without it?

Travel insurance: Can you leave home without it? Today, definitely not! From Blogger Pictures Quick question: How much will it cost you get airlifted home? Domestic air medical evacuation averages $10,000 to $20,000, and Internationally, the cost can exceed $75,000. Granted few travel injuries or accidents require an emergency trip home, but what if your costly cruise has to be ... Read More »

Help, I Need to Leave my Cruise!

So, you’re hundreds of miles at sea and you receive the dreaded news that a family member or dear friend has passed away or has taken seriously ill. It should be easy you think to arrange transfer from the ship to the shore, and from there catch the next flight home. Not so fast Passengers are taken off a ship ... Read More »

Forced to Travel for Medical Attention!

Forced to Travel Abroad for Medical Attention? From Kaleel ftp etc Interesting response to our Medical Tourism Blog from Adam who pointed out that dental treatment in many East European countries is very much cheaper than equivalent treatment here in the States. And Adam assures that the dentists or oral surgeons are as qualified as their US counterparts. We don’t ... Read More »

Emergency at Sea: can You Get Home?

So, you’re hundreds of miles at sea and you receive the dreaded news that a family member or dear friend has passed away or has taken seriously ill. It should be easy you think to arrange transfer from the ship to the shore, and from there catch the next flight home. Not so fast Passengers are taken off a ship ... Read More »

Insuring Your Vacation

Insuring Your Vacation By Kaleel OK, so you’re on vacation and you find out you’ve lost your job or your company is shutting down. Not an unthinkable scenario today! Should you cut your trip short and return home? If you do, what happens to that hard-earned, desperately needed vacation you’ve already paid for? Mike Ambrose, president, US Travel Insurance Association ... Read More »

Protect Your Trip!

Travel insurance …can you leave home without it? Today, definitely no! Travel supplier bankruptcies, hurricanes, the cost of travel are all are driving alert travelers to purchase travel insurance big time. But buying travel insurance from a travel agent or a cruise line or any other travel supplier is a bit like having the fox watch the chickens. If a ... Read More »

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