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COVID-19 Protection Plan

You make travel plans. We plan for the “what ifs,” like injury, illness, and COVID-19. Travel safe with Global Rescue.

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Travel prepared with a Global Rescue membership

Injured? Sick…even with COVID-19? Traditional insurance won’t rescue you, and a medical evacuation can cost anywhere from $20,000 to $300,000. WIth a Global Rescue membership, you’re taken care of on both fronts…and much further beyond.

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Medical Evacuation and Advisory

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24/7/365 Traveler Assistance

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Are you prepared for travel “Uh Oh?”

That’s the value of a travel protection membership. You have a team of medical and security experts behind you, no matter where you are in the world. Injured in a skiing accident at 12,000 feet in the mountains of Switzerland, like Martin? Global Rescue’s medical personnel got him to safety fast. Passport stolen in Paris, like Maredith? Global Rescue turned a potential six-week bureaucratic nightmare into a replacement passport plan within hours. The cost to Global Rescue members? $0. No charge. No kidding.

Without Global Rescue, your travel emergency could take longer, cost more — and make a dangerous situation a lot worse.

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Emergency and Medical Services

Medical Evacuation

If you do have to be hospitalised, we have the ability to transport our members back to their home hospital of choice.

Field Rescue

Field rescue means we’ll send help if you are unable to get to a hospital or are in danger. Our deployable teams are standing by to rescue our members from the point of illness or injury for any serious medical emergency.

Security Membership

Our teams of military special operations veterans are available to provide advisory, consultation and evacuation services for events like natural disasters, terror attacks and civil unrest when you are in danger.

Travel Advisory and Assistance Service

Medical Advisory

Our operations centres are staffed by experienced nurses and paramedics, who can help you get the care you need.

Global Rescue also has partnerships with the Johns Hopkins Emergency Medicine Division of Special Operations, Elite Medical Group and Partners HealthCare.

Destination Reports and Event Alerts

Destination reports for 215 countries and principalities worldwide include entry requirements, COVID-19 travel status and restrictions, detailed health and security assessments and required immunisations. Keep up to date on health and security events worldwide.

Travel Assistance

From a language barrier during an emergency to a lost passport, Global Rescue travel assistance can help with unexpected issues. Global Rescue can also provide referrals to legal representation in more than 160 countries.


COVID-19 Services Include

Unlike other providers, Global Rescue does not make any distinctions between COVID-19 and other infectious diseases with respect to our services. Whether a traveler needs a COVID-19 screening and testing regimen for a trip or needs help finding a COVID-prepared health care facility, Global Rescue provides assistance before, during and after travel. Should an emergency occur, our medical and security experts can fully coordinate all aspects from advisory to evacuation. We’ll be with you every step of the way: Our advisory services continue until the member is brought home or gets better.

“Global Rescue gave me hope that I would have my life back.”

– Dolly Webster, who contracted COVID-19 during a fly fishing trip in the Bahamas

“They kept me settled, calm and informed. That was the best."

– Michael Blease-Shepley, a UK business traveler trapped in Nigeria during civil unrest

“I know a lot of climbers and they all told me that the one company that will come get you is Global Rescue.”

– Cheryl Gilbert, adventure traveler rescued from the world’s deadliest volcano in Indonesia

“I would not have been able to make that trip in a rescue sled, then riding a couple of hours to the nearest hospital. I would have ‘bled out’ by that time.”

– Martin Kosich, after a ski accident requred rescue by helicopter from the Swiss mountains

“Global Rescue responded to me within about 30 seconds.”

– Maredith Richardson, a U.S. graduate student studying in France who lost her passport to a purse snatcher

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this travel insurance?

No. Global Rescue provides services for members, including rescue, medical transport and advisory, at no additional cost to you. See Global Rescue’s Member Services Agreement for details.

What is field rescue?

Emergency field rescue and related medical advisory services included as a part of the Global Rescue membership will provide assistance from the point of illness or injury worldwide when you’re unable to get help on your own.

Will medical evacuation get me home if I’m hurt or injured?

Global Rescue membership services include medical transport to your home hospital of choice if you’re hospitalized as an in-patient 100+ miles from home and require additional hospital care.

Is this only for emergencies?

No. While Global Rescue provides a wide variety of emergency services, it also provides services for non-emergency situations such as: 24/7/365 medical advisory services, visa and passport issues, translation, legal locators and real-time event alerts.

Does Global Rescue’s services include COVID-19?

Yes. If members have questions related to COVID-19 or contract the virus while traveling, our same services still apply.

What does Global Rescue membership cost?

Individual memberships are as low as $139. Options are available for individuals, families, and students for short- or long-term travel duration

Are there any restrictions?

Full program details, applicable terms conditions, limitations and exclusions are available in Global Rescue’s Member Services Agreement.

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You worry about packing. We’ll worry about

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A travel protection membership provides the peace of mind travelers need. Our member services team is available 24/7 to answer any questions you might have before your next trip.


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