Travel Market Report tells travel agents to look at Ripcord

‘Adventurous activities without the worry’

“As more travelers push the limits on their vacation travel adventures, agents need to revisit travel insurance coverage for their clients, and ensure that they have the right policies in place to protect them in the event of an accident,” writes Richard D’Ambrosio in the Travel Market Report. “Redpoint was started by former special operations forces members, physicians, and insurance actuaries, so that travelers could enjoy more adventurous activities without the worry.

“Redpoint’s most relevant product for the adventure travel market is Ripcord Travel Protection, which offers traditional coverage like medical and trip cancellation for risky activities, and adds in medical evacuation and rescue coverage, as well as access to paramedic services and medical consultation during a crisis.

“Ripcord was started because more travelers were taking on adventures in remote locations, ‘like big game hiking, trekking in Mongolia,’ said [Vice President Tom] Bochnowski. ‘We saw people doing adventurous physical activities, but there wasn’t a product that fit their needs. The fine print of most insurance policies didn’t cover them.’

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Ripcord™ combines the best medevac and rescue insurance with travel insurance benefits such as trip cancellation, trip interruption, lost baggage, primary medical expense coverages, and more. Ripcord is powered by Redpoint Travel Protection, a medical and travel risk security company owned and operated by special operations veterans and physicians.