Ski theft in Europe has become a ‘real problem,’ reports Ski Club of Great Britain

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Club chief urges skiers to buy travel insurance that covers sporting goods The head of the Ski Club of Great Britain, Frank McCusker, described the theft of skis and snowboards as a “real problem,” after an internal survey revealed that one in eight members reported that they had been the victims of theft on the slopes. […]

Redpoint helps young woman detained at Panama immigration

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Check to be sure your passport is valid for at least six months An American woman in her 20s had an alarming experience at an airport in Panama when immigration agents from the Servicio Nacional de Migración (SNM) detained her for irregularities with her passport. She was traveling with a U.S. passport that was due […]

Redpoint performs medical evacuation for client in South Africa

Posted on Posted in Africa travel, medical evacuation insurance, travel medical insurance

Intestinal illness cuts short a Texas family’s trip On a September trip to Africa with his family, a client from Texas began to feel abdominal pains. His tour outfitter advised him to go immediately to the hospital for examination. He was seen at a hospital west of Pretoria, South Africa, where the local physician initially suspected […]