Antarctica to UAE missed connection A Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client was on a trip to Antarctica when her return flight to South America was delayed, and she missed her connection back home as a result. The flight from a small island on the Antarctic Peninsula to Punta Arenas, Chile, was rescheduled, and so she […]
An intro to climbing worth $1,000 vanishes into thin air A Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client and her husband were preparing for a summer ascent of Mt. Baker, in Washington state, when she started feeling extreme pain in her lower back. She could not sit or stand without assistance. Her doctor diagnosed her with lumbopelvic […]
‘I will always recommend you to my family and friends’ Branimir M., a Ripcord client climbing Mt Aconcagua in Argentina, experienced severe dental pain caused by changes in atmospheric pressure. He had to abandon his ascent of the highest peak in South America, and was evacuated off of the mountain. This also meant that Branimir […]
‘We wanted an insurance company with a reputation for working off the beaten path’ Tara and Jeff Requist have been to Greenland before, but this time around, it’s going to be different. “It was kind of a touristy thing the last time we were there,” Tara said. “This time, we were looking for something human-powered.” […]
Redpoint pays up front for evacuations it organizes Climbing and trekking season in the Southern Hemisphere is ramping up, and with it, the likelihood that a client is going to need a rescue and/or a reimbursement. A comprehensive policy with Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance offers both, but it’s important to understand the difference.