Travel & Rescue Insurance
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Know that you are covered for any eventuality! Adventure Consultants recommends the following travel insurance and rescue insurance options, although this is only just a start!

Once you book on a trip with AC, your Trek or Expedition Liaison will help you by sending through advice on your options for travel insurance including trip interruption and cancellation cover as well as rescue, evacuation and medical insurance.

Global Rescue

Adventure Consultants partners with Global Rescue to offer the world’s leading travel protection services. Medical and security emergencies happen. When they do, we rely on Global Rescue to provide our clients with medical, security, travel risk and crisis response services. Without a membership, an emergency evacuation could cost over $100,000. More than one million members trust Global Rescue to get them home safely when the unexpected happens.

IMG Signature Travel Insurance is the perfect add-on to a Global Rescue membership, providing coverage against a variety of unforeseen expenses while you’re traveling, giving you the added comfort of knowing the value of your trip is protected in case you need it.

Global Rescue is an industry leader, providing medical and security advisory and evacuation services to travelers around the world. Global Rescue offers field rescue from the point of your injury or illness. With operations centers staffed 24/7/365 by experienced personnel, when you call Global Rescue you speak to a real person on the first call to get you the help you need.

Who and what trips is the policy suitable for?

  • World-wide residents travelling on a trekking or climbing adventure anywhere in the world except polar regions.

Purchase a Global Rescue membership for your next adventure and travel with peace of mind. Single trip, annual and family options are available.

Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance

Adventure Consultants has partnered with Redpoint Resolutions to offer Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance™. Ripcord is the one-stop integrated travel protection program for adventurers.

Critical benefits of Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance include:

  • A completely integrated program with a single point of contact for emergency services, travel assistance, and insurance claims
  • Evacuation and rescue services from your point of injury or illness to your hospital of choice
  • Comprehensive travel insurance for trip cancellation/ interruption, primary medical expense coverage, baggage loss or delay, emergency accident and emergency sickness medical expense, emergency dental, accidental death and dismemberment, and more
  • Optional security evacuation coverage in case of an unplanned natural disaster or other security events
  • Waiver for pre-existing conditions (must be purchased within 14 days of tour deposit)

For a quote or to purchase travel insurance, please click this link Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance™ or call +1-415-481-0600. Pricing varies based on age, trip cost, trip length and level of coverage.

Who and what trips is the policy suitable for?

  • World-wide residents travelling on a trekking or climbing adventure anywhere in the world, including Antarctica and the North Pole.

Indulge your spirit of adventure, but protect yourself against all of those unforeseen events that can occur prior to or whilst on your trek with Adventure Consultants. Together with Cover-More Insurance, Adventure Consultants are now offering advice and assistance in purchasing Cover-More policies. With quality travel insurance cover, comes peace of mind and the freedom to venture around the world with confidence, in the knowledge that you will have the support and assistance of Cover-More, if you need it.

Adventure Consultants highly recommends the YourCover Plan as this gives you the highest level of cover and benefits available. This includes cover benefits for trip cancellation and amendment which protects your travel investment, medical and dental emergencies, lost luggage/personal belongings and travel delay, amongst other things.

You can tailor your cover further by adding choosing your own excess amount and additional benefits such as ‘cancel for any reason’, adventure activities and snow sports cover, increased luggage limits, annual multi-trip cover, scooter riding and working holidays to name a few.

Why Cover-More?

  • They provide cover where others won’t. e.g. terrorism scares, natural disasters, civil unrest and redundancy.
  • No matter what your emergency is, the Cover-More team is just a phone call away and their 24-hour emergency medical and travel assistance centre that is staffed by specialist doctors, nurses and case managers are on hand to assist.

Who and what trips is the policy suitable for?

  • New Zealand residents travelling outbound on a trekking adventure e.g. Everest Base Camp Trek, Khumbu Trek, Kilimanjaro, Luxury Tour du Mont Blanc Trek.
  • Other nationalities through the following links: Australian residents, UK residents and US residents.

For more information or assistance, please contact your Expedition Liaison at Adventure Consultants. Policies can also be purchased directly at Cover-More.