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Travel Insurance


Why Medjet?

Peace of Mind & Unsurpassed Protection

This year more than 405 million Americans will embark on journeys. They will take 25 million flights and more than 590 million vehicles to get there. They will arrive in 77 countries and 6.5 million cities, eat in 8.1 million restaurants, and sleep in more than 40 million hotels.

Among those who are travelling internationally, one out of every 30 of these journeys will be tragically interrupted. Additionally, domestic and international medical emergencies will hospitalize an estimated 13.5 million travelers. The majority of these travelers will find themselves unprepared, frightened and alone. But the lucky ones, those who are members of MedjetAssist, will find a calm path through the chaos.

As a member of Medjet you have a team of guardians - available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year - all working together to counter the odds of catastrophe. With its hospital of choice medical evacuation and repatriation membership program, Medjet provides the utmost in peace of mind.

Program Overview

Medjet is a worldwide medical evacuation and repatriation membership program operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on an annual membership basis. The membership program is designed and priced to accommodate organizationally-funded scenarios in the private and public sector as well as cover individuals on a private-pay basis.

Medjet arranges transport for its members who are hospitalized more than 150 miles from their primary residence, either in the U.S. or abroad, to the hospital of their choice. The company utilizes a global fleet of authorized affiliates who provide medically equipped & staffed aircraft, permanently configured as mobile intensive care units. The services are completely bedside to bedside and inclusive of all medical care including ground transportation. Membership also includes ongoing monitoring of members' medical condition, status communications & translation assistance for foreign medical reports. Mortal remains return is an inclusive component of Medjet membership.

What makes Medjet unique in comparison to standard travel/medical insurance, typical assistance plans or platinum card benefits?

Here are the key answers:

  • Medjet arranges comprehensive medical evacuation and transport services to the member's home hospital or hospital of their choice virtually anywhere in the world…NOT just to the "nearest appropriate hospital."
  • Medjet transport criteria does not have requirements stipulating critical or life-threatening illness or injury. The protected member merely requires inpatient status on return to the hospital setting of their choice.
  • Medjet is an annual membership program with no monetary limit to its benefits. Domestic air-medical evacuation services normally average $20,000 to $35,000 while international transports can easily exceed $100,000. As a Medjet member, the membership fee is the only expenditure to the member and his or her organization for complete domestic and international protection. Medjet offers peace of mind for the protected party while likewise addressing the financial risk/liability of managing a distributed or global organization.
  • Medjet has no health questions up to age 75 and no pre-existing condition exclusions.
  • Medjet has no claim forms, co-payments, deductibles, subrogation or waiting periods.

Annual membership is applicable for parties that have a primary work or residence address in the U.S., Canada, or Mexico. The membership protection allows for up to 90 consecutive days of travel outside their country of primary residence during the membership year. Medjet also has extended-stay/expatriate membership availability for parties from the U.S., Canada or Mexico that are traveling or based internationally for more than 90 consecutive days per year.