The unfortunate accidental grounding and sinking this week of the Greek cruise ship "Sea Diamond" is a reminder that Travel Insured's Worldwide Trip Protector -- along with our Worldwide Emergency Travel Assistance -- are designed to provide needed medical and travel protection when an unforeseen event disrupts an insured traveler's vacation.
E. Hartford, Conn. (Prweb) April 8, 2007 -- The unfortunate accidental grounding and sinking this week of the Greek cruise ship "Sea Diamond" is a reminder that Travel Insured's Worldwide Trip Protector, along with our Worldwide Emergency Travel Assistance, are designed to provide needed medical and travel protection when an unforeseen event disrupts an insured traveler's vacation.
"It certainly sounds like the cruise line and local authorities have responded valiantly to this emergency," said Judy Sutton, Director of Product Development for Travel Insured International, commenting on calls handled by Travel Insured's Customer Care Department following the Greek cruise event. "Passengers insured with us can take advantage of our 24/7 assistance line to respond to their needs. We are able to assist passengers with alternate plans to get home, medical referral, how to file a claim, what to do about their lost baggage and personal items and, most importantly, be there with the support they need, just when they need it the most."
With Worldwide Trip Protector, insureds receive medical protection that can provide up to $50,000 in emergency accident and sickness medical expenses, with an option to purchase our WTP Gold plan coverage for higher limits. If a guest requires emergency evacuation from an illness or accident scene to a doctor or medical facility, the coverage is provided up to $500,000, with optional higher limits available at time of plan purchase.
Additional benefits include up to $750 for Trip Delay and $1,000 for lost baggage. Travel Assistance can be of greatest importance in a time of unforeseen emergency, and Travel Insured International provides assistance to passengers anywhere in the world 24/7/365.
Learn more about Travel Insured's service and travel plans by visiting us online at travelinsurance Feel free to start an interactive live chat, or call us toll-free at 1-800-243-3174. We want to both protect and assist you in any travel emergency.
About the companyTravel Insured International, based in E. Hartford, Conn., was founded in 1993 by insurance visionary Peter Gehris when he acquired the travel protection division of the Travelers Insurance Company. Backed by the solid underwriting support of Arch Insurance Company, rated "A" by A.M. Best Company, Travel Insured delivers comprehensive primary protection benefits ranging from trip cancellation and trip interruption to emergency assistance and medical evacuation, default and bankruptcy, accident and sickness medical expense, accidental death and dismemberment, missed connection and baggage delay or loss.
Worldwide Trip Protector has become a leading travel insurance brand by providing comprehensive protection enhanced by the industry's best customer care, the home-office service professionals of Travel Insured International. Travel Insured is the industry innovator in creating customized, private label programs that empower tour operators, cruise sellers and agents to build client loyalty by combining top quality group protection with exceptional service to each supplier's individual customers.