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TRAVEL INSURANCE

Why purchase travel protection?

The CIE Tours’ Plan Permits you to cancel your trip up to 24 hours prior to your scheduled departure for a specified reason for cash reimbursement and up to 24 hours before your scheduled departure for any reason not otherwise specified for reimbursement in the form of travel vouchers. The plan also protects you and your belongings while on your trip. (For information about Travel Protection Plans for Groups click here)

2019 – 2020 Travel Protection Prices

Vacation package price per person Plan Cost per person
Up to $2,000 $199
Up to $3,000 $249
$3,000 and up $299

Plan Costs are for the full Travel Protection Plan, which consists of Travel Insurance, a Non-Insurance Cancellation Fee Waiver and Non-Insurance Services. Plan Costs are per person and are non-refundable (after the free look period).

The CIE Tours Travel Protection Plan is made up of different components. Part A is provided by CIE Tours, Part B consists of Travel Insurance provided by United States Fire Insurance Company and Non-Insurance Assistance Services are provided by parties other than CIE Tours and United States Fire Insurance Company.

Part A – Enhanced Cancel For Any Reason Penalty Waiver:

Part A – Cancellation Waiver Program*
(provided by CIE Tours)
Limits
Cancellation Penalty Waiver Cash Refund Up To Trip Cost
Enhanced Cancel For Any Reason Penalty Waiver Trip Cost

Enhanced Cancel For Any Reason Penalty Waiver Details:

Part A of your Protection Plan includes the CIE Tours Enhanced Cancel For Any Reason Penalty Waiver. This allows you to cancel your CIE Tours travel arrangements up to 1 day before your scheduled departure for any reason not specified by Part A of the Travel Protection Plan. Under this benefit, CIE Tours will refund the amount of your cancellation penalty in CIE Tours travel certificates. See General Conditions for cancellation penalties.

CIE Tours Travel Certificates are non-refundable, valid for two years from date of issue (but no later than 26 months from the date your trip was canceled) and may not be redeemed for cash. CIE Tours requires written notice of cancellation during normal business hours. This benefit can only reimburse those arrangements purchased from CIE Tours. To review full plan details online, including the specified reasons for cancellation, go to TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN www.tripmate.com/wpf429C.

*The Cancellation for Cash Reimbursement Penalty Waiver and the Enhanced Cancel For Any Reason Penalty Waiver of this Part A are not insurance benefits underwritten by United States Fire Insurance Company. They are provided by CIE Tours. The Cancellation Penalty Waiver allows you to cancel your Trip due to Injury, Sickness or death – Your own or that of a Traveling Companion or Family Member – or for Other Specified Reasons as defined in the Plan Document. You will be reimbursed up to the Trip Cost for the cancellation charges imposed on the Travel Arrangements provided by CIE Tours.

For MN, MO, NY and WA Residents Only – Reimbursement payable under this Cancel For Any Reason Waiver will be in Travel Certificates. A Trip Cancellation Insurance Benefit underwritten by United States Fire Insurance Company is included within the Part B Insurance Benefits that provides cash reimbursement for Covered Reasons. The Cancel For Any Reason Waiver may be purchased separately without purchase of the Travel Protection Plan. Contact CIE Tours International, Inc. at 1-800-243-8687 in order to purchase the Cancel For Any Reason Waiver separately.

Part B – Insurance Benefits Details

Part B – Insurance Benefits (provided by United States Fire Insurance Company) Maximum Benefit Amount
Trip Interruption Trip Cost
Missed Connection $500
Travel Delay (Up To $150 Per Day) $1,000
Medical Expense / Emergency Evacuation
Accident and Sickness Medical Expense
Emergency Medical Evacuation, Medical Repatriation and Return of Remains
$100,000
Included
included
Non-Medical Emergency Evacuation $25,000
Accidental Death and Dismemberment $25,000
Baggage and Personal Effects $2,500
Baggage Delay $500

Trip Interruption: If you Interrupt Your Trip due to a covered Injury, Sickness or death – Your own or that of a Traveling Companion or Family Member – or for Other Covered Reasons, as defined, You may be reimbursed up to the Trip Cost for the unused portion of the prepaid expenses for land and water Travel Arrangements and/or the Additional Transportation Cost paid

Missed Connection:– Helps provide reimbursement for the additional transportation expense incurred and/or the unused, non-refundable land or water travel arrangements if You miss Your Trip departure because Your arrival at Your Trip Destination is delayed for 3 or more hours due to a Covered reason.

Travel Delay: May provide reimbursement up to $150 per day (maximum $1,000) for reasonable accommodation, meal and local transportation expenses if You are delayed for 12 hours or more due to a covered reason such as Common Carrier delay; quarantine; loss of passport, travel documents or money; natural disaster; or a weather condition preventing you from getting to the point of departure.

Medical Expense: Provides reimbursement for usual and customary medical expenses incurred during Your Trip and for emergency dental treatment received during Your Trip up to $750..

Emergency Evacuation: Provides reimbursement for emergency transport to the nearest Hospital or medical facility for a covered Injury or Sickness which is acute or life threatening and occurs while on Your Trip; or the cost of homeward carriage if deceased.

Non-Medical Emergency Evacuation: Covers reasonable expenses that may be incurred for Your transportation to the nearest place of safety, or to Your primary place of residence, if a formal recommendation in the form of a Travel Advisory or Travel Warning from the U.S. State Department, is issued for You to leave a country You are visiting on Your Trip due to a covered reason, such as: a Natural Disaster; civil, military or political unrest; or Your being expelled or declared a persona non-grata by a country You are visiting on Your Trip.

Accidental Death & Dismemberment: These benefits are paid if a covered loss occurs within 181 days of a Covered Injury which occurs while You are on a CIE Tours Trip

Baggage and Personal Effects: Provides reimbursement (up to $300 per article and subject to a $2,500 limit) if Your Baggage is lost, stolen or damaged while on Your Trip. A $600 limit applies to jewelry, watches, cameras, camera equipment, and furs (and other luxury items)..

Baggage Delay: If, while on your Trip, Your checked Baggage is delayed for 24 hours or more, we may pay up to $500 for the purchase of necessary additional clothing and personal articles.

Non-Insurance Assistance Services

Non-Insurance Assistance Services
Generali Global Assistance
Global Xpi Medical Records Services

For Groups, the F429C Plan is not available. To review full plan details online for the Travel Protection Plan available for groups, go to TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN at http://www.tripmate.com/wpf442G .

General Exclusions that apply to Plan numbers F429C & F442G:
Benefits are not payable for any loss due to, arising or resulting from:

  • suicide, attempted suicide or any intentionally self-inflicted injury of You, a Traveling Companion, Family Member or Business Partner booked to travel with You, while sane or insane;
  • an act of declared or undeclared war; participating in maneuvers or training exercises of an armed service, except while participating in weekend or summer training for the reserve forces of the United States, including the National Guard;
  • riding or driving in races, or speed or endurance competitions or events;
  • mountaineering (engaging in the sport of scaling mountains generally requiring the use of picks, ropes, or other special equipment);
  • participating in maneuvers or training exercises of an armed service, except while participating in weekend or summer training for the reserve forces of the United States, including the National Guard;
  • riding or driving in races, or speed or endurance competitions or events;
  • mountaineering (engaging in the sport of scaling mountains generally requiring the use of picks, ropes, or other special equipment);
  • participating as a professional in a stunt, athletic or sporting event or competition;
  • participating in skydiving or parachuting except parasailing, hang gliding, bungee cord jumping, extreme skiing, skiing outside marked trails or heli-skiing, any race, speed contests, spelunking or caving, or scuba diving if the depth exceeds 120 feet (40 meters) or if You are not certified to dive and a dive master is not present during the dive;
  • piloting or learning to pilot or acting as a member of the crew of any aircraft;
  • being Intoxicated as defined herein, or under the influence of any controlled substance unless as administered or prescribed by a Legally Qualified Physician;
  • the commission of or attempt to commit a felony or being engaged in an illegal occupation;
  • normal childbirth or pregnancy (except Complications of Pregnancy) or voluntarily induced abortion;
  • dental treatment (except as coverage is otherwise specifically provided herein);
  • due to a Pre-Existing Condition, as defined in the Plan. The Pre- Existing Condition Limitation does not apply to the Emergency Medical Evacuation or Return of Remains coverage;
  • any amount paid or payable under any Worker’s Compensation, Disability Benefit or similar law;
  • a loss or damage caused by detention, confiscation or destruction by customs;
  • Elective Treatment and Procedures;
  • medical treatment during or arising from a Trip undertaken for the purpose or intent of securing medical treatment;
  • Bankruptcy or Default or failure to supply services by a supplier of travel services;
  • a mental or nervous condition, unless hospitalized for that condition while the Plan is in effect for You; or
  • a loss that results from a Sickness, Injury, disease or other condition, event or circumstance which occurs at a time when the Plan is not in effect for You.
  • an assessment from a Legally Qualified Physician advising you in writing that You, a Traveling Companion, Family Member or Business Partner booked to travel with You are not Medically Fit to Travel as defined in the Plan at the time of purchase of Coverage for a Trip

 

Waiver of the Pre-Existing Condition Exclusion:The exclusion for Pre-Existing Condition will be waived provided: (a) Your payment for this Plan is received within 14 days of the date Your initial Payment or Deposit for Your Trip is received; and (b) You are not disabled from travel at the time Your plan payment is paid..

INFORMATION YOU NEED TO KNOW: : Benefits on this page are described on a general basis only. There are certain restrictions, exclusions and limitations that apply to all insurance coverages. This advertisement does not constitute or form any part of the Plan Description or any other contract of any kind. Plan benefits, limits and provisions may vary by state jurisdiction. To review full plan details online, go to TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN at www.tripmate.com/wpf429C.

The Travel Protection Plan may only be purchased with the initial trip deposit and the plan payment is non-refundable (after the “free-look” period).

The Part B Insurance Benefits are underwritten by: United States Fire Insurance Company under form series T210 et. Al. and TP-401 et. Al.

Non-Insurance Assistance Services: are not insurance benefits underwritten by United States Fire Insurance Company. 24-Hour Assistance Services are provided by: Generali Global Assistance and Global Xpi Medical Records Services are provided by the Plan Administrator.

For inquiries regarding the Plan: Trip Mate, Inc. (in CA & UT, dba Trip Mate Insurance Agency CA license #0805270) 9225 Ward Parkway, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64114, 1-833-210-0677, [email protected]

Consumers in California may contact: California Department of Insurance Hotline 1-800-927-4357.

Consumers in Maryland may contact: Maryland Insurance Administration 1-800-492-6116 or 410-468-2340.

Excess Insurance: The insurance provided by the Plan (except Accident and Sickness Medical Expense, Emergency Medical Evacuation, Medical Repatriation and Return of Remains) shall be in excess of all other valid and collectible insurance or indemnity. Coordination of Benefit Rules apply to the Plan’s insurance coverages that provide benefits for health care expenses on an expense incurred basis.

Individuals looking to obtain additional information regarding the features and pricing of each travel plan component, please contact Trip Mate.

In most states, your travel retailer is not a licensed insurance producer/agent and is not qualified or authorized to answer technical questions about the terms, benefits, exclusions, and conditions of the insurance offered or to evaluate the adequacy of your existing insurance coverage. Your travel retailer may provide general information about the plans offered, including a description of the coverage and price. The purchase of travel insurance is not required in order to purchase any other product or service from your travel retailer.

Travel Protection Plan for Groups of 10 or More

To learn about a Travel Protection Plan designed for groups of 10 or more, please click here.

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