Ripcord rides along with helicopter assets in Nepal

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From Pokhara to Annapurna Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance™ combines the best medevac and rescue insurance with travel insurance benefits such as trip cancellation, trip interruption, lost baggage, primary medical expense coverages, and more. Ripcord is powered by Redpoint Resolutions, a medical and travel risk security company owned and operated by special operations veterans and physicians. Redpoint […]

Ripcord client rescued by helicopter from near Everest Base Camp

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Headaches and shortness of breath at 14,300 feet Redpoint rescued by helicopter a Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client from near the base of Mt. Everest as he was suffering from Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). The 50-year-old Australian was trekking along the trail to Everest Base Camp through Namche, and then Tengboche, but as he approached […]

Ripcord reimburses $8K for climber’s medical bills, trip interruption and flight home

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Mountain sickness on Aconcagua A Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client was climbing Mt. Aconcagua, the tallest peak outside the Himalayas, when he experienced symptoms of altitude sickness and could not continue on the expedition. He had to be medically evacuated via helicopter off of the mountain. At the hospital in nearby Mendoza, Argentina, he underwent […]

Redpoint medics assist Ripcord client with renal failure on safari in Mozambique

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‘Are you willing to get yourself killed for a hundred bucks?’ A Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance (a Redpoint Resolutions brand) client, Wayne Dawson, was just starting his safari in Mozambique when he began feeling feverish and experienced difficulty urinating. When he arrived at camp and started to feel very sick and dehydrated, the guide said […]