In this case, the Medjet member who was transported was able to return to her home hospital in Portland. If she had relied on the medical evacuation component of most travel insurance and platinum card plan her medical journey would have stopped in Lima, Peru....

If this Medjet member had relied on the medical evacuation component of most travel insurance and platinum card plans his medical journey would have stopped at the closest adequate facility, which in this case would be, in Bangkok, Thailand....

Travel insurance only goes so far. The question is, if you are hospitalized far from home, will it go far enough? Most kinds of travel insurance will only get you to the closest hospital. To get home, to your hospital, you need something more. You...

Many Medjet members purchase their membership for a big international trip but it is always good to remember that an annual membership is in play anytime you are traveling more than 150 miles from your primary residence. For this very reason Medjet finds that almost 60%...

By: Roy Berger, MedjetAssist President/CEO Photo Credit: Eli Reinholdtsen "It was really fast and really terrifying. A total surprise. All I kept thinking was, 'how am I going to break the fall?'" David duChemin, world renowned professional photographer and Medjet member is lucky to be alive. The last two...