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Redpoint sends medics to Rome to care for a man with life-threatening illness

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“You guys were the best and will never be forgotten” A California couple were on an around-the-world trip, when the husband fell gravely ill and very nearly died. He had merely stubbed his toe in Japan, but by the time the couple arrived in Europe, that injury had developed into an internal infection with life-threatening […]

California couple thanks Ripcord for help in Africa after a broken wrist ends trip

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‘Ripcord certainly earned a Bravo Zulu from us’ Redpoint Resolutions’ leadership team recently received an email from a husband and wife, both Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance clients, who experienced a medical emergency in the middle of the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Tanzania. Here is their letter: You might recall that my wife and […]

Satellite device and Ripcord come in very handy for skier hurt in the Caucasus

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‘We will not travel to remote areas without Ripcord again!’ When a German woman had a bad fall and seriously injured her knee while backcountry skiing in the Caucasus mountains, she was glad she had a Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance policy and a team member with a Garmin InReach two-way messaging satellite device. Prior to departure, […]