Client misses Everest training climb due to lost baggage. Ripcord reimburses $8.5K

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Lost bag kills Everest climb

A 20-year-old Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client was preparing for a training climb of Mt. Everest when it had to be canceled en route to Nepal when his airlines lost his climbing gear.

His baggage was mishandled during a transfer in London, and when he arrived in Kathmandu, it could not be recovered in time for the expedition.

As a Ripcord comprehensive travel insurance policyholder, he filed a trip cancellation claim for $8,454, and Ripcord reimbursed him the full amount.

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 covers almost 10 million people worldwide and has evacuated clients from all seven continents.