Safe Travels 3-IN-1

Plan Detail

Plan Administrator: Trawick International | AM Best Rating: B++ | Underwriter: GBG Insurance Limited

Description


WHEN YOUR COVERAGE BEGINS - Provided:

(a) coverage has been elected; and

(b) the required premium has been paid.

All coverage (except Trip Cancellation) will begin on the Scheduled Departure Date, or the actual departure date if change is required by a Common Carrier, when You depart for the first Travel Arrangement (or alternate travel arrangement if You must use an alternate travel arrangement to reach Your Trip destination) for Your Trip. If coverage is purchased on the Scheduled Departure Date, such coverage will take effect at 12:01 A.M. local time, at Your location, on the day after the Scheduled Departure Date.

Trip Cancellation coverage will begin on Your Effective Date. No coverage can be purchased after a person departs on a trip.

WHEN YOUR COVERAGE ENDS - Your coverage will end at 11:59 P.M. local time on the date that is the earliest of the following:

(a) the Scheduled Return Date as stated on the travel tickets;

(b) the date You return to Your origination point if prior to the Scheduled Return Date;

(c) the date You leave or change the Trip (unless due to Unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances covered by the Policy);

(d) the time the Policy terminates;

(e) if You extend the return date, coverage will terminate at 11:59 P.M., local time, at Your location on the Scheduled Return Date, unless otherwise authorized by the Company in advance of the Scheduled Return Date;

(f) the date Your Trip is cancelled;

(g) when Your Trip exceeds ninety (90) days.

EXTENDED COVERAGE - Coverage will be extended under the following conditions, should they occur during the journey to the return destination or to a different destination:

(a) When You commence air travel from Your origination point: (i) within two (2) days before the commencement of the Land/Sea Arrangements, coverage shall apply from the time of departure from the origination point; or (ii) greater than two (2) days before the commencement of the Land/Sea Arrangements, the extension of coverage shall be provided only during Your air travel.

(b) If You return to Your origination point: (i) within two (2) days after the completion of the Land/Sea Arrangements, coverage shall apply until the time of return to the origination point; or (ii) greater than two (2) days after the completionof the Land/Sea Arrangements, the extension of coverage shall be provided only during Your air travel.

(c) If You are a passenger on a scheduled Common Carrier that is unavoidably delayed up to five (5) days in reaching the final destination, coverage will be extended for the period of time needed to arrive at the final destination.

EXCESS INSURANCE LIMITATION - The insurance provided by this Certificate shall be in excess of all other valid and collectible insurance or indemnity. If at the time of the occurrence of any Loss there is other valid and collectible insurance or indemnity in place, the Company shall be liable only for the excess of the amount of Loss, over the amount of such Other Insurance or indemnity, and applicable Deductible.

Accident means a sudden, unexpected, unintended, specific event that occurs at an identifiable time and place, but shall also include exposure resulting from a mishap to a conveyance in which You are traveling.

Accidental Injury means Bodily Injury caused by an Accident (of external origin) being the direct and independent cause in the Loss and that 1) requires a physical examination and medical treatment by a Physician and 2) commences while Your coverage is in effect. The injury must be verified by a Physician.

Additional Expenses means any reasonable expenses for meals and lodging as well as local transportation and essential phone calls that were necessarily incurred as the result of a Hazard and that were not provided by the Common Carrier or other party free of charge.

Bodily Contact Sports means any sport where the objective is to physically render an opponent unable to continue with the competition such as boxing and full contact karate.

Bodily Injury means identifiable physical injury that is caused by an Accident and is independent of disease or bodily infirmity.

Business Partner means an individual who: (a) is involved in a legal partnership; and (b) is actively involved in the day- today management of the business.

Certificate of Insurance means this document, and any endorsements, riders or amendments that will attach during the period of coverage.

Checked Baggage means a piece of baggage that accompanies You for which a claim check has been issued to You by a Common Carrier.

Common Carrier means any land, sea, and/or air conveyance operating under a valid license for the transportation of passengers for hire. Taxis and limousines are not Common Carriers as defined herein.

Company means Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

Confirmation of Coverage means the document that outlines Your benefits and Maximum Benefit amounts.

Cruise means any prepaid sea arrangements made by You.

Economy Fare means the lowest published rate for a one-way.

Effective Date means 12:01 A.M. local time, at Your location, on the day after the required premium for such coverage is received by the Company or its authorized representative.

Extreme Sports means an athletic pursuit that involves a high degree of danger or risk.

Family Member means Your or a Traveling Companion's legal or common law spouse, parent, legal guardian, step-parent, grandparent, parents-in-law, grandchild, natural or adopted child, step-child, children-in-law, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew or Business Partner who reside in the United States, Canada or Mexico.

Hazard means: a) Any delay of a Common Carrier (including Inclement Weather). b) Any delay by a traffic accident en route to a departure, in which You or a Traveling Companion is not directly involved. c) Any delay due to lost or stolen passports, travel documents or money, Quarantine, hijacking, unannounced Strike, natural disaster, civil commotion or riot. d) A closed roadway causing cessation of travel to the destination of the Trip (substantiated by the department of transportation, state police, etc.)

Hospital means a facility that: (a) holds a valid license if it is required by the law; (b) operates primarily for the care and treatment of sick or injured persons as in-patients; (c) has a staff of one or more Physicians available at all times; (d) provides twenty-four (24) hour nursing service and has at least one registered professional nurse on duty or call; (e) has organized diagnostic and surgical facilities, either on the premises or in facilities available to the hospital on a prearranged basis; and (f) is not, except incidentally, a clinic, nursing home, rest home, drug or physical rehabilitation facility or convalescent home for the aged, or similar institution.

Host at Destination means a person with whom You are sharing pre-arranged overnight accommodations at the host’s usual principal place of residence.

Inclement Weather means any severe weather condition that delays the scheduled arrival or departure of a Common Carrier.

Insured means the person who enrolled for coverage and whose premium was paid under the Policy.

Land/Sea Arrangements means pre-paid land and/or sea arrangements made by the Travel Supplier.

Loss means Bodily Injury, Sickness or damage sustained by You, while coverage is in effect, in consequence of happening of one or more of the occurrences against which the Company has undertaken to indemnify You.

Maximum Benefit means the largest total amount that the Company will pay under any one benefit for You, as shown on the Confirmation of Coverage.

Mountaineering means the sport, hobby or profession of walking, hiking and climbing up mountains either: 1) utilizing harnesses, ropes, crampons, or ice axes; or 2) ascending 4,500 meters or above.

Other Insurance means any one of the following types of policies or plans that provides benefits for Hospital confinement, medical expenses for you at the time of Loss on Your Effective Date of coverage, and such policy or plan requires You to pay any applicable Deductible and/or portion of coinsurance: individual, group or blanket insurance plans; HMO’s, PPO’s, POS’s, EPO’s, employer organization plans, employee benefit organizational plans, or other arrangements of benefits for persons of a group. Insurance does not include Medicare or Medicaid.

Parachuting means an activity involving the breaking of a free fall from an airplane using a parachute.

Participating Organization means a travel agency, tour operator, cruise line, airline or other organization that applies for coverage under the Policy and remits the required premium to the Company.

Physician means a licensed practitioner of medical, surgical or dental services, acting within the scope of his/her license. The treating Physician may not be You, a Traveling Companion or a Family Member.

Policy means the Group Master Policy including the application and any endorsements, riders or amendments that will attach during the period of coverage.

Pre-Existing Condition means an illness, disease, or other condition during the sixty (60) day period immediately prior to the Effective Date for which You, a Traveling Companion, a Family Member booked to travel with You: 1) exhibited symptoms that would have caused one to seek care or treatment; or 2) received or received a recommendation for a test, examination, or medical treatment; or 3) took or received a prescription for drugs or medicine. Item (3) of this definition does not apply to a condition that is treated or controlled solely through the taking of prescription drugs or medicine and remains treated or controlled without any adjustment or change in the required prescription throughout the sixty (60) day period before the Effective Date.

Quarantine means Your strict isolation imposed by a Government authority or Physician to prevent the spread of disease. An embargo preventing You from entering a country is not a Quarantine.

Scheduled Departure Date means the date on which You are originally scheduled to leave on the Trip.

Scheduled Return Date means the date on which You are originally scheduled to return to the point of origin or to a different final destination.

Sickness means an illness or disease of the body that: 1) requires a physical examination and medical treatment by a Physician and 2) commences while Your coverage is in effect. An illness or disease of the body that begins prior to the Effective Date of coverage is not a Sickness as defined herein and is not covered by this Certificate unless it suddenly worsens or becomes acute after the Effective Date.

Strike means any unannounced labor disagreement that interferes with the normal departure and arrival of a Common Carrier.

Terrorist Incident means an incident deemed a terrorist act by the United States Government that causes property damage or loss of life.

Travel Arrangements means: (a) transportation; (b) accommodations; and (c) other specified services arranged by the Travel Supplier for the Trip. Air arrangements covered by this definition also include any direct round trip air flights booked by others, to and from the scheduled Trip departure and return cities, provided the dates of travel for the air flights are within seven (7) total days of the scheduled Trip dates.

Traveling Companion means a person who has coordinated travel arrangements or vacation plans with You, intends to travel with You during the Trip and is further described on the Confirmation of Coverage. Note, a group or tour leader is not considered a Traveling Companion unless You are sharing room accommodations with the group or tour leader.

Travel Supplier means tour operator, Participating Organization, Cruise line, airline, hotel, travel agency, etc. who has made the land, air and/or sea arrangements.

Trip means a trip or class of trips as described on the Confirmation of Coverage.

Unforeseen means not anticipated or expected and occurring after the Effective Date of Your coverage. Uninhabitable means (1) the building structure itself is unstable and there is a risk of collapse in whole or in part; (2) there is exterior or structural damage allowing elemental intrusion, such as rain, wind, hail or flood; (3) immediate safety hazards have yet to be cleared, such as debris on roofs or downed electrical lines; or (4) the building is without electricity or water and/or is not suitable for human occupancy in accordance with local authority guidelines.

You or Your refers to the Insured.