Group Deluxe Plan
|150% Trip Cost*
|Trip Delay (6 hours)
|Baggage Delay (24 hour)
|Emergency Accident/Sickness Medical Expense
|Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation of Remains
|24 Hour Accidental Death & Dismemberment
|Optional Cancel For Any Reason (Not available to residents of WA)***
|75% of Non-refundable Trip Cost, cancellation must be 2 or more days prior to scheduled departure***
* Up to the lesser of the Trip Cost paid or the limit of the Coverage for which benefits are requested and the appropriate plan cost has been paid. Maximum limit of $10,000 per person.
** 150% of Tour Cost paid up to a maximum of $10,000 for the unused portion of Your Trip and the transportation cost to re-join the Trip or return home.
*** Optional Cancel for Any Reason only applicable if purchased within 14 days of initial trip deposit and the appropriate additional premium is paid. The full total of all non-refundable trip costs must be insured.
Purchase Prior to Final Payment for Pre-Existing Condition Waiver!
The Pre-Existing Condition Exclusion will be waived if the protection plan is purchased prior to your final payment for the trip, for the full non-refundable cost of the trip and the booking for the covered trip is the first and only booking for this travel period and you are not disabled from travel at the time you pay the premium.
Purchase your Travel Insured Group Deluxe Protection Plan: Protect your travel investment to guard against unforeseen circumstances which may interfere with your trip.
Trip Cancellation/Trip Interruption: The Insurer will pay a benefit, up to the maximum shown on the Schedule of Coverage and Services, if You are prevented from taking or continuing Your covered Trip due to the following Unforeseen events:
a) Death involving You or Your Traveling Companion or You or Your Traveling Companions Business Partner or Your Family Member;
b) A covered Sickness or Injury involving You, Your Traveling Companion or Business Partner, or Your Family Member which necessitates Medical Treatment at the time of cancellation and results in medically imposed restrictions, as certified by a Legally Qualified Physician, which prevents Your participation in the Covered Trip;
c) You or Your Traveling Companion being hijacked, quarantined, required to serve on a jury (notice of jury duty must be received after the Effective Date) served with a court order to appear as a witness in a legal action in which You or Your Traveling Companion is not a party (except law enforcement officers);
d) You or Your Traveling Companion’s principal place of residence being rendered uninhabitable by fire or flood or burglary of primary residence within 10 days of departure;
e) You or Your or Traveling Companion being directly involved in a traffic accident, which must be substantiated by a police report, while en route to an Insured’s scheduled point of departure;
f) Bankruptcy or Default of Your tour operator or travel supplier (other than the tour operator or travel agency from whom You purchased Your travel arrangements) which stops service more than 14 days following Your Effective Date. This benefit only applies if the Certificate has been purchased within 14 days of Your initial payment for the Covered Trip and for the full cost of the Covered Trip.
g) Unannounced strike that causes complete cessation of services of Your Common Carrier for at least 24 consecutive hours;
h) Weather that causes complete cessation of services of Your Common Carrier for at least 24 consecutive hours;
i) Natural disaster at the site of Your destination, which renders Your destination accommodations uninhabitable;
j) Felonious Assault on You or on Your Traveling Companion within 10 days of the scheduled Departure Date;
k) You or Your Traveling Companion is in the Military and called to emergency duty for a national disaster other than war;
l) Employer termination or layoff affecting You or a person(s) sharing the same room with You during Your Covered Trip. Employment must have been with the same employer for at least 3 continuous years;
m) A Terrorist Incident that occurs in a city listed on the itinerary of Your Covered Trip and within 30 days prior to Your Scheduled Departure Date. This same city must not have experienced a Terrorist Incident within the 90 days prior to the Terrorist Incident that is causing Your cancellation of the Covered Trip. Benefits are not provided if the Travel Supplier offers a substitute itinerary;
n) Your family or friends living abroad with whom You were planning to stay are unable to provide accommodations due to life threatening illness, life threatening injury or death of one of them;
o) Your normal pregnancy or attending the childbirth of Your Family Member. The pregnancy must occur after the Plan Effective Date and be verified by medical records;
p) The primary or secondary school where You or Your Dependent Children attend must extend operating session beyond the pre-defined school year, due to Unforeseen events commencing during Your plan effective period and the travel dates for Your Trip fall within the period of the school year extension. Extensions due to extra-curricular or athletic events are not covered;
q) Mandatory evacuation ordered by local authorities at Your destination due to hurricane or other Natural Disaster. You must have 50% or less of Your Trip remaining at the time the mandatory evacuation ends, in order for this benefit to be payable;
r) A transfer of You or Your Traveling Companion by the employer by whom You or Your Traveling Companion are employed on Your Effective Date which requires their principal residence to be relocated;
s) You or Your Traveling Companion are required to work during the scheduled Trip. You or Your Traveling Companion must demonstrate proof of requirement to work, such as a notarized statement signed by an officer of Your or Your Traveling Companion’s employer;
t) You or Your Traveling Companion’s company is directly involved in a merger or acquisition. You or Your Traveling Companion must be an active employee of the company that is merging and You or Your Traveling Companion must be directly involved in such an event;
u) You or Your Traveling Companion’s company operations are interrupted by fire, flood, burglary, vandalism, product recall, Bankruptcy or Financial Default
All cancellations must be reported directly to the Travel Supplier within 72 hours of the event causing the need to cancel, unless the event prevents it, and then as soon as is reasonably possible.
Trip Delay: The Insurer will reimburse You for covered expenses on a one time basis, up to the maximum shown in the Schedule of Coverage and Services, if You are delayed en route to or from the covered Trip for 6 or more hours due to a covered reason.
Baggage/Personal Effects: The Insurer will reimburse You up to the maximum shown on the Schedule of insurance and other coverage for loss, theft, or damage to Baggage and Personal Effects. The Insurer will pay the lesser of the following: Actual Cash Value at the time of the loss, less depreciation as determined by the Insurer, or the cost of repair or replacement.
Emergency Accident and Sickness Medical Expense: The Insurer will pay benefits up to the maximum shown on the Schedule of insurance and other coverage, if You incur Covered Medical Expenses for Emergency Medical Treatment as a result of an Accidental Injury which occurs on the covered Trip or a Sickness which first manifests itself during the covered Trip.
Emergency Medical Evacuation: The Insurer will pay, subject to the limitations set out herein, up to the maximum shown on the Schedule of insurance and other coverages, for Covered Emergency Evacuation Expenses reasonably incurred if the Insured suffers an Injury or Emergency Sickness that warrants the Insured’s Emergency Evacuation while on a Trip.
Accidental Death & Dismemberment: If You sustain an Injury while on the Trip, which results in loss of life; actual severance of limb; or entire and irrecoverable loss of: eyesight, speech, or hearing; within 180- days of the date of the Accident, the Insurer will pay the largest applicable amount, up to the maximum shown on the Schedule of Benefits.
Cancel For Any Reason Protection: Optional Coverage applies only when requested on the application and the appropriate additional plan cost has been paid. If you purchase the cancel for any reason protection and you cancel your trip for any reason not otherwise covered by this plan, the insurer will reimburse you for up to 75% of the prepaid, forfeited, non-refundable payments or deposits you paid for your trip provided you cancel your trip more than 48 hours prior to your scheduled departure date.
Benefits are not payable for the following: resulting from suicide, attempted suicide or any intentionally self-inflicted injury while sane or insane (states may vary); due to a mental or nervous condition, unless hospitalized; resulting from an act of declared or undeclared war; while participating in maneuvers or training exercises of an armed service; while riding, driving or participating in races, or speed or endurance contests; while mountaineering (engaging in the sport of scaling mountains generally requiring the use of picks, ropes, or other special equipment); while participating as a member of a team in an organized sporting competition; while participating in skydiving, hang gliding, bungee cord jumping, scuba diving or deep sea diving; while piloting or learning to pilot or acting as a member of the crew of any aircraft; received as a result or consequence of being Intoxicated, as specifically defined in the Certificate, or under the influence of any controlled substance unless administered on the advice of a Legally Qualified Physician; to which a contributory cause was the commission of or attempt to commit a felony or being engaged in an illegal occupation; due to normal childbirth, normal pregnancy through the first 9 months of pregnancy or voluntarily induced abortion; for dental treatment (except as coverage is otherwise specifically provided herein); which exceed the Maximum Benefit Amount for each attached coverage as shown in the Schedule of Coverage and Services: or; due to a Pre-existing Condition, as defined in the Certificate. The Pre-existing Condition Limitation does not apply to: (a) Emergency Medical Evacuation, Medical Repatriation and Return of Remains coverage; or (b) to coverage purchased prior to Your final Trip payment.
The following limitation applies to Trip Cancellation: All cancellations must be reported directly to the Travel Supplier within 72 hours of the event causing the need to cancel, unless the event prevents it, and then as soon as is reasonably possible. If the cancellation is not reported within the specified 72 hour period, the Company will not pay for additional charges, which would not have, been incurred had You notified the Travel Supplier in the specified period. If the event prevents You from reporting the cancellation, the 72-hour notice requirement does not apply; however, You must, if requested, provide proof that said event prevented him or her from reporting the cancellation within the specified period.
Additional Limitations and Exclusions Specific to Baggage and Personal Effects
Benefits are not payable for any loss caused by or resulting from: breakage of brittle or fragile articles; wear and tear or gradual deterioration; confiscation or appropriation by order of any government or custom’s rule; theft or pilferage while left in any unlocked vehicle; property illegally acquired, kept, stored or transported; Your negligent acts or omissions; or property shipped as freight or shipped prior to the Scheduled Departure Date.