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Medjet for foreigners

Finally, I get to post something that might be useful to others rather then always relying on other's helpful posts or answering my questions!

I have liaised with Medjet, who advised in writing that the Foreign National's policy is no longer available, and Medjet only offer membership for US, Canadian and Mexican residents.

I have spoken with globalrescue.com (sounds as though they offer same services as Medjet with medical evacuation whereever you are) and they will cover UK residents (and likely others), even knowing we are travelling for up to a year. For the two of us membership quote was $1029 for year and can be renewed each year. Although pricey, they claim they will evacuate you for medical reasons at your choice (and to hospital of your choice anywhere in world) providing local doctor deems you stable enough to travel. Could prove to be a cheap flight really... though touch wood we won't be needing it!

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The Air Rescue Card by Travel Assist Network is a single, life-saving source for medical evacuation and emergency assistance. Medical evacuation coverage is available from any country worldwide, has no age limit and starts 99 miles away from home to a hospital of your choice. All plans are activated over the internet without the inconvenience of paperwork and coverage can be immediate or purchased for a future trip. A variety of non-emergency benefits are also included in the membership such as language translation, prescription refill and shipping, lost luggage compensation, etc... Please visit our site: www.TravelAssistNetwork.com email us: info@TravelAssistNetwork.com or call 866-500-0333 or +1 574-272-5400.
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