Travel Season Ideas
Spring Break is almost upon us and the summer travel months are just around the corner, making for a busy time in the travel industry. Family vacations, study-abroad programs, high school/college senior trips, honeymoons and humanitarian missions are but a few of the reasons Americans will be traveling throughout the country and abroad. Unbeknownst to many, their trusted ACA and private health plans won’t sufficiently cover them during their travels overseas. Once they cross that border, many of the benefits they think they can count on cease to exist or are at the very least greatly diminished.
It is imperative that you inform and educate your friends, family and clients about the inevitable gaps in their healthcare when they venture outside the country. No matter their age, gender, socioeconomic status or citizenship, every U.S. resident traveling outside the United States needs a supplemental international major medical insurance policy.
Petersen International has created the most comprehensive international medical product on the market. The USAway International Major Medical Plan is the greatest source of medical protection one can have while traveling, living or working outside the U.S. Its robust benefit structure fills the many gaps found in traditional health plans, and further boasts important benefits such as emergency evacuation back to the states, repatriation and trip interruption that come standard with every policy.
The USAway Plan is quite affordable and flexible, accommodating short and long-term international travel itineraries. Policies can be purchased through personalized agency web portals that we create specifically for producers working with us, allowing your clientele to purchase the coverage easily online under the guise of your company’s branding. Your clients will receive their policies and ID cards electronically, moments after purchasing the appropriate guaranteed-issue plan.
Another important option for your clients’ travel needs this year is standalone, high-limit accidental death insurance which has built-in coverage for war and terrorism risks and optional riders for dismemberment and disability. And the coverage is available to those traveling anywhere in the world including war zones and other areas of civil unrest. For travel to those more exotic, hazardous locales of the world, Petersen International also offers kidnap and ransom insurance, providing further protection for worst case scenarios.
Whether it’s a U.S. resident taking a Caribbean cruise, visiting relatives in Mexico or attending a business conference in Singapore, travel insurance is a necessary component to the ensuring of medical and financial protection when someone you know and care about ventures outside the country.
For more information about Petersen’s travel policies, international benefit product lines and how to acquire your agency’s own online link for the USAway International Major Medical Plan, please contact us at (800)345-8816.