You have made a significant investment in your travel plans and, while in most cases everything will run smoothly, situations may arise on or before your trip that are outside of our control as your travel agent and for which we cannot be held responsible.Travel insurance may help make your trip more worry free by protecting your investment and yourself.
Kilimanjaro climb and Tanzania safari Travel insurance should cover such losses as:
- Trip Cancellation and Interruption (due to sickness/death of you, family member, or travel companion)
- Emergency Medical Transportation
- Trip and Baggage Delay
- Lost or Stolen Baggage
- Doctor and Hospital Payments
- Travel Accident Insurance
- Weather delays
Before heading to Tanzania, also consider taking out a membership with one of the following, both of which operate 24-hour air ambulance services and offer emergency medical evacuation within Tanzania:
African Medical & Research Foundation Flying Doctors (www.flydoc.org) East Africa memberships available from US$16 per person per month.
First Air Responder (www.knightsupport.com/first-air-responder) East Africa memberships from US$10 per week.
Worldwide travel insurance is available at www.lonelyplanet.com/travel-insurance. You can buy, extend and claim online anytime – even if you’re already on the road.