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Travel Insurance for Escorted Bus Tours
The easy, affordable way to protect your vacation investment! Missing a vacation is bad enough. Losing the money you paid for your vacation is even worse. The CIE Tours Travel Protection Plan is your ticket to worry-free travel. Now you can protect your travel investment at a very affordable group rate -- take the peace of mind with you when you travel.
Cancel For Any Reason Waiver
When you purchase this Travel Protection Plan at the time of the initial deposit/payment for your Trip, you also qualify for the CIE Tours Cancellation Waiver Benefit that allows you to cancel your CIE Tours travel arrangements up to 3 days before your scheduled departure for any reason. Under this benefit, CIE Tours will refund the amount of your cancellation penalty in CIE Tours travel certificates, with the balance of the refund made in cash or by credit card. The travel certificates are non-refundable, valid for 24 months from date of issue (but no later than 26 months from the date your trip was canceled) and may not be redeemed for cash. Any benefit payable under this Cancellation Waiver will be reduced by the amount of any cancellation benefits paid or payable by the CIE Tours Travel Protection Plan or any other insurance plan providing Trip Cancellation benefits. This Cancellation Waiver does not cover the single room supplement charge that is applicable if one person cancels from a twin room, which then becomes a single room. CIE Tours requires written notice of cancellation during normal business hours. This benefit covers only those arrangements purchased from CIE Tours.CIE Tours Trip Cancellation Waiver befefit is not available for groups of 15 or more.
Waiver of the Pre-Existing Condition Exclusion
This plan is available regardless of your age. Pre-existing medical conditions are covered if the premium for the coverage is received by CIE Tours within 7 days of the initial deposit/payment for your Trip (provided you are not already disabled from travel when you pay your premium).
Below is a brief listing of the plan benefits.
If your Trip is Canceled or Interrupted, Your Travel Investment is Protected. If you are like a lot of people these days, you don't just look forward to your vacations, you need them. A vacation is your opportunity to rest, relax, and recharge your batteries. Or to catch up with friends and family. Unfortunately, many things happen that might cause you to cancel your travel plans or cut them short. Illness or injury. The death of a family member. The worst part is, without adequate protection, you can lose your travel investment. The CIE Tours Travel Protection Plan protects your travel investment if your trip is canceled or interrupted for a covered reason such as injury, illness or death of you, an immediate family member, or a traveling companion or business partnerIf you must interrupt your trip or return home early for a covered reason, the plan will pay (up to the original cost of your trip) for your unused land or water travel arrangements, less any refund paid or payable, plus the additional air expense to return home or rejoin your trip.
Medical Expense and Emergency Assistance Benefits Could Be a Real Lifesaver!
If you have a serious illness or injury, the last thing you want to worry about is getting the care you need. The CIE Tours Travel Protection Plan gives you peace of mind with benefits that cover, up to the plan's limits, everything from medical expenses (incurred within one year of a sickness or injury that began during your trip) to special transportation (such as an air ambulance) required for medical reasons.
Travel Delayed? You're OK!
You’ll be reimbursed up to $100 per day (to a maximum of $500 total) for meals and accommodations if your trip is delayed for more than 12 hours for a covered reason.
Baggage Lost or Damaged? You're Protected!
It’s a traveler’s nightmare. You arrive at your destination, but your baggage has disappeared. Or has been stolen or damaged. What do you do? If you’re protected by the CIE Tours Travel Protection Plan, you’ll be reimbursed up to $2,000 to replace or repair your lost or damaged luggage and personal articles.
Baggage Delayed? Need Clothes and Toiletries? Count on us!
The plan reimburses you up to $250 to help cover the cost of clothing, toiletries and/or personal items if your baggage is delayed for more than 24 hours while you are on your trip.
Accidental Death Benefit
Your beneficiaries will receive payment according to the Plan's Schedule of Coverages for accidental death which occurs within 365 days of an injury sustained while you are on your trip.
The Travel Protection Plan is Administered by:
Trip Mate, Inc.* 9225 Ward Parkway, Suite 200 Kansas City, Missouri 64114 Tel: 1-800-888-7292 Plan Number: 429C *In CA, dba Trip Mate Insurance Agency
The CIE Tours Travel Protection Plan is Underwritten by:
United States Fire Insurance Company, Eatontown, NJ. Please note: Plan benefits, limits, and provisions may vary by state jurisdiction. To Review full plan details online, go to www.tripmate.com/wpF229C. Benefits are administered by: Trip Mate Inc, 9225 Ward Parkway, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64114, 1-800-888-7292 (*in CA, dba Trip Mate Insurance Agency).
Travel Protection Plan
Tours up to $1500..............$129
From $1501 to $2000........$169
From $2001 to $3000........$199
$3000 and over...................$249
Premiums are per person and are non-refundable
Meant to write sooner
We had an absolutely wonderful trip
The golf courses were great
The hotels were all better than expected
And the directions were a good as they could be(driving was quite an experience)
We're already talking about trying to do it again in a couple of years!
I'll recommend you to anyone who needs a recommendation
Thanks for all your help and a job well done!
Don Ecken, Louisville, KY