Medical Evacuation Insurance with Repatriation Coverage

Anyone who has been critically ill in a foreign country knows how terrible it can be. With such hardships comes the additional headache of travelling back home. And many of those who lose a loved one overseas suffer both emotional and financial hardship—if you don’t have repatriation and medical evacuation insurance, the costs can be extremely high. An experienced and effective team is needed to complete the transfer of a sick, injured or deceased individual to the required destination.

Evacuation insurance or repatriation insurance can help you with both. Medical Evacuation arranges to medically transport a patient to an appropriate medical facility. Repatriation coverage ensures that a patient can return home to receive care. Repatriation of Remains arranges for the return of the deceased remains to the place of residence. Adding this coverage to your visitors insurance plan can make sure you avoid financial burden if an emergency were to arise.


Stay Safe with On Call Medical Evacuation Insurance

Students, faculty, scholars and their dependents engaged in international education or exchange programs in the US are eligible. This program is applicable to inbound visitors; however, it is available only to valid visa holders (including, F, J, B etc). The plan meets the US Department of State requirements for medical evacuation and repatriation.

The evacuation and repatriation plan also provides several assistance services such as: 

Travel Assistance: To help with changing airline, car, hotel reservations; translation and interpretation services.

Emergency Cash Advance: Assistance in organizing the transfer of funds from the Insured’s credit cards or family members.

Replacement of Lost Traveling Documents Assistance: To help with the replacement of passports, birth certificates, airline documents etc.

Emergency Message Forwarding Assistance: To send a telephone message to an employer, family member or traveling companion if the insured is unable to reach them.

Lost Luggage Assistance: To help with the tracking of luggage lost in transit.

Legal Referral: To arrange for an initial telephone meeting with a lawyer.

Get Peace of Mind with Evacuation and Repatriation Insurance

If you or a loved one suffers a serious injury or becomes critically ill while traveling abroad, adequate medical care may not be available nearby. In that case, you will need emergency medical evacuation. In many cases, this will involve multiple forms of transportation, each with a heavy price tag.

To get financial protection in the rare instance that you pass away on an overseas trip, look for a travel evacuation insurance plan with repatriation coverage. Such a plan will arrange for you to be transferred home, quickly and in a secure manner.

Here are a few key reasons to purchase medical evacuation insurance coverage:

  • Secure your financial well being in the case of an emergency. Purchase coverage to protect yourself and your family from the crippling costs of evacuation or repatriation in the event of an untimely illness, injury or death.
  • Guarantee quality care. In the case of an emergency, Travel Guard and its travel evacuation insurance partner providers will arrange for you to receive the best care available.
  • Travel with greater peace of mind. If something happens on your trip, you can rest easier knowing that arrangements can be made—and covered—by trusted companies that provide extensive evacuation insurance coverage
  • Lighten the burden on your family. If you are traveling to a dangerous area or participating in dangerous activities, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Your family will appreciate your due diligence. 

Fill out our quote form at the top of this page or call 1 (804) 325-1385 today to connect with one of our expert insurance advisors.