Short-term teams need health and travel insurance that covers medical bills, medical evacuation, and return of mortal remains. Don’t let your short-term team adventure turn into a nightmare.
Good Neighbor Insurance is happy to announce our new Trip Cancellation plan titled Travel Guard Gold. We now have four Trip Cancellation plans for you to choose from. You can view them on our web page at www.gninsurance.com/tripcancellation/ 1. If you require strong trip cancellation, strong trip interruption, and strong evacuation coverage with limited medical […]
The popularity of medical tourism is increasing exponentially as people seek lower prices for medical procedures. Each traveler should plan to purchase international travel insurance.
In the rush to get to Haiti, volunteers from churches and student and community groups may forget one important truth: helping others means I have to help myself. If I get sick or hurt and have no means to help myself, then what good am I to the group I work with and to the […]
The big question is what kind of coverage is provided on your credit card. Some offer basic assistance benefits, while others will build in a medical evacuation program. Remember–the devil is always in the details! Here are questions to ask about your travel insurance coverage on your credit card: 1. What are the details? Always […]
A Princeton University study in 2005 found that 1.6 million people took short-term mission trips for an average of eight days. The cost? About $2.5 billion a year. If we fast forward and include non-mission short term trips, the amount today would be closer to $4 billion. If you are planning a short term trip […]
When planning Short Term trips, most people’s hopes are for teens and young people to get fired up about living their purposefully. After all, that’s when a person lays a foundation for the rest of their life. But what about those who already have a foundation and maybe have some wisdom to go with it? Seniors […]
1. Research. Find out what the people on the ground need. Plan to make a difference “over there,” not just in the lives of your short term volunteers. Many short term trip planners make the mistake of first asking for volunteers and then trying to find a project. Rather, find the project first and then […]
The teen years are full of questions, or at least they should be. It’s a time for learning what life is really about and finding purpose and direction to last for years to come. But many teens find the affluence of American life too small a challenge. I mean, is obtaining the latest gadget or […]