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  • Medical problems during travel

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Imagine you are on a trip and suddenly you encounter sudden medical exigency. Here are some tips on what you need to do immediately

  • Call your international travel insurance helpline number who can assist your with their service providers network. They would guide you in case any emergency and assist you in getting to the nearest medical set-up

  • You may even call up the US consulate or the Embassy. They would be helpful in guiding you how to go about for obtaining medical care

  • There is a non-profit organization called International Association of Assistance to Travellers in the US. You can enrol yourself into this organization as membership is free and support them with your modest contributions. During emergencies, they have a tie-up with the doctors and medical experts who are willing to treat their members

  • Many travel insurance policies cover you for transportation to the nearest medical set-up and assist you in repatriation if required. This is the main reason why it is important to choose appropriate medical coverage while purchasing the travel insurance policy


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