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Ripcord reimburses hurricane victim $16K for canceled photo workshop in Antarctica

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Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroy Antarctic vacation A Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client was gearing up for an 11-day photography workshop in Antarctica and Argentina when disaster struck: Two hurricanes, Irma and Maria, barreled through the island where she lived and decimated her business. She was told it would take months before her offices would […]

Ripcord reimburses canceled Namibia trip after a death in the family; climber reimbursed for trip delay to Nepal

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Benefits of comprehensive travel insurance A Texas man canceled his planned trip to Africa after his mother’s death, and Ripcord reimbursed for his and his son’s insured trip cost. The 94-year old woman had fallen and broke her hip. She was taken to a local intensive care unit, and after two surgeries, passed away. Her […]

Ripcord reimburses victim of Hurricane Harvey airport shutdown

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Airports closed for days Flood waters from Hurricane Harvey in southeastern Texas shut down several airports around Houston, cancelling thousands of scheduled flights. A Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client was transferring flights in Seattle, when the airline announced that his onward flight to Houston had been cancelled due to the hurricane. With both George W. […]