Trip Mate – Your Partner in Travel

Insurance Plans to Safeguard Your Travel Experience

Protect your travel plans because the unexpected can happen. Travel Without Boundaries strongly recommends the purchase of travel protection. It is best to purchase one of the travel protection plans when your reservation is made. To do so, you must submit premium payment for the Passenger Protection Plan or Travel Insurance Plan with your deposit/payment. The plan goes into effect the date your payment is received by Travel Without Boundaries and is non-refundable and non-transferable. Please note, reservations that include Reduced Deposit Plan are not eligible for Passenger Protection Plan, only Travel Insurance Plan.

Listed below, please find a summary outline of the Passenger Protection Plan, and Travel Insurance Plan and the protection you are purchasing with each. For more details on these plans, please see the link at the bottom of this page.

OPTION 1: PASSENGER PROTECTION PLAN 

For Land Only packages: From $29.00 per passenger [adult or child]
For Air/Land packages: $59.00 per adult and $29 per child [age 2-12]

Part A: Provided by Vacation Express
All cancellations on the PPP Plan must be received by Vacation Express a minimum of 24 hours prior to scheduled departure time. When you purchase the Vacation Express PPP, all applicable cancellation charges [not change fees] as per your Terms and Conditions contract will be refunded in the form of Vacation Express travel certificates [PPP Voucher] as follows: 1. Charter air packages and Land Only packages will receive the cost of the package, less the PPP fee on a PPP voucher, which must be redeemed within one year from the original departure date. 2. Scheduled-Air packages will receive a PPP voucher for the cost of the land portion less the PPP fee. Clients will receive the airline ticket numbers [or paper tickets] and be advised of the ticket cost. Clients can use the cost of the airline ticket, less the airline change fee [usually $150 to $250 per ticket] to purchase a new ticket to: a] the same Vacation Express destination on same carrier, b] a different Vacation Express destination on same carrier, or c] any destination that the issuing carrier flies. If clients take option “c” they must contact the issuing airline direct for reservations. VERY IMPORTANT – Scheduled-Air tickets must be used by one year from original purchase date. Any increases in the air or hotel price of rebooked vacations are the responsibility of the traveler. Travel certificates are issued in the original names of the passengers on the booking at the time of cancellation. The certificates are non-transferable and name changes will not be accepted. PPP can be repurchased when rebooking clients’ vacation with the original PPP voucher. Please note that the newly purchased PPP will only offer full protection for cancellation until the original date of departure. Under no circumstances does the PPP allow for a full or partial cash refund, nor is it extendible. Please note that the PPP provides limited post departure coverage as listed below.

Part B: Post Departure Coverage
Part B travel protection coverages are underwritten by U.S. Fire Insurance Company and are provided more than all other valid and collectible insurance or indemnity, and shall apply only after such other benefits have been paid. Benefits included are Trip Interruption, Accidental Death & Dismemberment [Air Flight Only], Medical Expense/Emergency Assistance, Missed Connection, Travel Delay, Baggage & Personal Affects and Baggage Delay.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Vouchers are issued in the original names of the passengers on the booking at the time of cancellation.
  • The certificates are non-transferable and name changes will not be accepted.
  • Clients have one year from original date of travel to use the voucher toward another package to any Vacation Express destination.

Please note: This policy may not be purchased after you have made final payment for your trip.

24-Hour Worldwide Emergency Assistance
Provides access to Travel Emergency Hotline and assistance services provided by One Call Worldwide Travel Services Network.

OPTION 2: TRAVEL INSURANCE PLAN 

For Land Only packages: From $89.00 per adult and $49.00 per child [age 2-12]
For Air/Land packages: $129.00 per adult and $69.00 per child [age 2-12]

The TIP is underwritten by U.S. Fire Insurance Company and the travel protection coverages are in excess of all other valid and collectible insurance or indemnity, and shall apply only after such other benefits have been paid. Below is a brief description of the benefits included within the TIP. For full details please click on the link at the bottom of this page.

Trip Cancellation
TIP allows you to cancel for any uncovered reason and receive a refund [in a form Tripmate deems appropriate] equal to 75% of the unused non-refundable prepaid expense, less TIP fee, provided that you cancel your trip 48 hours or more before your scheduled trip departure time and that your premium payment is received within 14 days of initial deposit/payment for your trip.

TIP allows you to cancel for any covered reason and receive a refund [in a form Tripmate deems appropriate] equal to 100% of the unused non-refundable prepaid expense, less the TIP fee, provided that your premium payment is received within 14 days of initial deposit/payment for your trip.

Please note: This policy must be purchased within 14 days of deposit date or before final payment is due, whichever occurs first. Residents of NEW YORK state are not eligible for this benefit.

TIP Plan #365D

Schedule of Benefits
Benefit Maximum Benefit Amount
Accidental Death and Dismemberment $25,000
Medical Expense/Emergency Assistance
Accident and Sickness Medical Expense $50,000
Emergency Evacuation and Repatriation $100,000
Trip Cancellation Trip Cost
Trip Interruption Trip Cost
Missed Connection $1,000
Travel Delay [Up to $200 Per Day] $1,000
Baggage and Personal Effects $1,500
Baggage Delay $300
Sports Equipment Rental $1,000
Schedule of Benefits
Benefit Maximum Benefit Amount
One Call 24-Hour Assistance Services Included
Global Xpi Medical Records Services Included
Cancel For Any Reason Benefit 75% of Non-Refundable Trip Cost
For more details on this plan, please read    http://www.tripmate.com/wp365D.