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 and Tusker guide look back on Nepal earthquake and evacuation, two years later

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‘It was like an angel coming down, it was amazing’ Two years after the Nepal earthquake, a Ripcord client and a Tusker Trail guide reflect on the fear of being stranded near Everest Base Camp after a 7.8 magnitude quake and an ensuing avalanche, and the salvation of a Russian helicopter coming through the parting […]

Ripcord client Scott Limmer discusses his extraction from gunmen’s attack in CAR

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‘Thank God for Ripcord. Get me outta there.’ Ripcord client Scott Limmer was traveling in the Central African Republic when he suddenly found himself under machine gun fire from nine soldiers of the Lord’s Resistance Army. He contacted Redpoint operations via two-way satellite device, and Redpoint flew him out of the jungle with a twin-prop […]

Cruise lines fly stranded passengers to their ships after Florida shooting

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Counseling and flights to Bahamas After the tragedy at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, where a gunman shot and killed five travelers in the baggage claim area and wounded many others, two cruise lines went out of their way to help the other stunned passengers whose trips were interrupted. Holland America delayed two of their ships […]

International Travel and Health Insurance Journal features Redpoint operations in Turkey and Africa

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‘Redpoint’s strength lies in its evacuation and extraction capabilities’ The International Travel & Health Insurance Journal has featured Redpoint Resolutions’ services in this year’s Assistance & Repatriation Review, published this month. The Review features Redpoint’s recent missions in Turkey and the Central African Republic to illustrate its unique operational capabilities: “Terror attacks have global repercussions, […]