At a time when safety and security are top of mind for travelers, many are researching what the best option is to ensure they are covered should an emergency happen while on the road or abroad. 

With a vast variety of insurance offerings and even more alternatives to insurance, travelers are often left wondering what is going to offer them the best protection.

In a recent Forbes article, “Try These Alternatives To Travel Insurance”, Global Guardian Air Ambulance President, Spencer Livingston, shares insight on how a medical evacuation membership can be an attractive alternative to complement travel insurance.

While basic travel insurance can have its limitations, membership programs such as Global Guardian Air Ambulance is there in extraordinary situations, such as a life-threatening travel crisis, or a security problem or a medical emergency. Some travel insurance may include these services, but travel insurance does not specialize in handling these kinds of situations.

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