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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 […]

Redpoint medically evacuates woman from Montana to Utah for heart procedure

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Heart condition requires medical evacuation Redpoint Resolutions medically evacuated a 23-year-old woman from Montana to Utah due to a life-threatening heart condition. The university student was working a summer job in the Helena, Montana, area when she felt palpitations and an elevated heart rate. Doctors there recommended that she receive an ICD – an implantable […]

Redpoint evacuates client in Namibia with spine injury after ejection from a vehicle

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From Windhoek to Omaha Redpoint was contacted by the wife of a customer who was hospitalized in Namibia with some fractured vertebrae following an off-road vehicle accident. The 66-year-old client was riding in the back of the truck through the African bush when a jolt sent him flying out of the vehicle and onto the […]