HEART OF ITALY - TRAVEL INSURANCE
All About Charleston offers you a distinct
insurance program for your escorted tour,
flight & hotel programs.
All About Charleston Protection Plan for Escorted Tours 2016
AAC PROTECTION PLAN - $300 per person. The All About Charleston Protection Plan can only be purchased with your deposit and is nonrefundable. The Plan will cover cancellation charges for any reason and also includes extensive trip insurance for your protection while traveling.
Covers cancellation for any reason up to 24 hours prior to the start of scheduled services. If you are a “no-show” or fail to notify All About Charleston Tours of your cancellation, you are NOT covered by this plan and will receive no refund.
A $500 fee to change or cancel your air ticket, once tickets are issued, is not covered by this plan. (This fee is subject to change.) This plan does not cover cancellation fees or other fees on air tickets purchased on your own. Additionally, any change fee and/or late booking fee are not covered by this plan.
The following summarizes coverage provided by Travel Guard:
100% Trip Cost | Trip Cancellation: Reimburses forfeited, non-refundable, unused payments or deposits up to the Maximum Limit shown on the Schedule of Benefits for Trips that are canceled prior to the scheduled departure date.
100% Trip Cost | Trip Interruption: Reimburses forfeited, non-refundable, unused payments or deposits up to the Maximum Limit shown on the Schedule of Benefits for Trips that are interrupted after the scheduled departure date.
$500 | Trip Interruption - Return Air Only: Reimburses the additional airline transportation expenses incurred by you to reach the return destination for trip interruptions.
$500 | Trip Delay: Reimburses up to $100 per day/per person up to the Maximum Limit shown on the Schedule of Benefits for reasonable additional expenses if the insured is delayed for more than 12 consecutive hours due to a covered reason.
$750 | Baggage & Personal Effects: Can reimburse you if your baggage or personal effects are lost, stolen or damaged while on your Trip, subject to the Maximum Benefit. This coverage is in excess of any other coverage or indemnity. $50 Deductible
$200 | Baggage Delay: If your Baggage is delayed more than 24 hours, you can be reimbursed for the purchase of Necessary Personal Effects, subject to the Maximum Benefit.
$15,000 | Accident Sickness Medical Expense*: Pays up to the Maximum Benefit shown on the Schedule of Benefits for necessary medical expenses due to Injury or Sickness incurred while on a Trip. Initial treatment must be received during Trip. Pays for emergency dental expenses during the trip due to injury to sound, natural teeth while on the trip. Covers medical and surgical treatment by a licensed physician; professional nursing, hospital, x-ray and ambulance services during your Trip provided initial treatment was received during the trip. $50 Deductible
$150,000 | Emergency Evacuation and Repatriation of Remains*: Covers evacuation and transportation as directed by a Physician to the nearest adequate medical facility (home in the event of death or if medically required). Pays for special medical escort if recommended in writing by the attending Physician.
(when coverage is purchased within 15 days of Initial Trip payment)
Pre-Existing Medical Condition Exclusion Waiver when coverage is purchased within 15 days of Initial Trip Payment. (Limitations apply)
Trip Cancellation and Interruption coverage due to Financial Default of an airline, cruise line, or tour operator. (Financial default is not covered for all suppliers. Please visit for details.)
$25,000 in Flight Guard® Coverage
The following will be included if elected and appropriate costs have been paid.
Emergency Evacuation Upgrade: Evacuation benefit limit will double and hospital of choice included. (Limitations apply)
Car Rental Collision Coverage: $35,000 in primary coverage, subject to a $250 deductible. Covers physical damage to a rental car for which the car rental contract would hold you responsible. (Coverage is not available to residents of Kansas or Texas.)
Flight Guard®: Coverage for accidental death or dismemberment that occurs when traveling on a regularly scheduled flight or charter, subject to the Maximum shown in the Schedule. Amount selected from the minimum of $100,000 up to a maximum of $500,000
Pre-Existing Medical Condition Exclusion
The Company will not pay for any loss or expense incurred as the result of an Injury, Sickness or other condition of an Insured, Traveling Companion, Business Partner, or Family Member which, within the 180 day period immediately preceding and including the Insured’s coverage effective date: (a) first manifested itself, worsened or became acute or had symptoms which would have prompted a reasonable person to seek diagnosis, care or treatment; (b) for which care or treatment was given or recommended by a Physician; (c) required taking prescription drugs or medicines, unless the condition for which the drugs or medicines are taken remains controlled without any change in the required prescription drugs or medicines.
PRE-EX EXCLUSION WAIVER
The Company will waive the pre-existing medical condition exclusion if the following conditions are met:
This plan is purchased within 15 days of making the Initial Trip Payment;
The amount of coverage purchased equals all prepaid, non-refundable payments or deposits applicable to the Trip at the time of purchase, and the cost of any subsequent arrangement(s) added to the same Trip are insured within 15 days of the date of payment or deposit for any subsequent Trip arrangement(s);
All Insured’s are medically able to travel when plan cost is paid.
All Assistance Services listed below are not insurance benefits and are not provided by the Company. Travel Guard provides assistance through coordination, negotiation, and consultation using an extensive network of worldwide partners. Expenses for goods and services provided by third parties are the responsibility of the traveler.
Travel Medical Assistance: A menu of services available for emergency medical requests, including prescription replacement assistance, physician referrals, medical evacuations, and more.
Worldwide Travel Assistance: Assistance with any travel emergency or request for general travel information, including lost, stolen or delayed baggage; replacing lost passport or travel documents; emergency cash transfers; pre-trip travel advice; inoculation information and more.
LiveTravel® Emergency Assistance: 24-hour hotline to make emergency travel changes, such as rebooking flights, hotel reservations, tracking lost luggage and more.
Concierge Services: Whatever you need, whenever, wherever you need it, you can call on your own personal assistant to help. Services include tee time reservations, restaurant referrals and reservations, wireless device assistance, sporting or theater tickets, and more.
Personal Security Assistance: Assistance to help maintain personal safety and personal information while traveling. Services include evacuation assistance, 24/7 access to security and safety advisories and more.
After tour is booked, you will receive a Description of Coverage Pamphlet with your final documents, which describe the coverage and exclusions in detail.
If you have any questions about the insurance, call Travel Guard toll free: 1-866-385-4839, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week