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A travel insurance which covers Medical Evacuation up to 6,000 Meters, above sea level. It is very important your clients ask the travel insurance companies to include this in their final prices.
If clients are climbing Mt Kilimanjaro and they have proper insurance coverage up to 6000m then they will also be covered on Mt Meru.
Ask client to contact their Travel Insurance company to ensure they will have Medical Evacuation up to 6000m.
There is more risk involved for the insurance company, which means less
- The risk of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) increases dramatically above 2800 Meters, as do the costs of emergency medical services and evacuation.
Yes, it’s possible. Kilimanjaro SAR is committed to save lives of all climbers. In case they lack a proper insurance, they will have to pay for evacuation costs after they are fully recovered..
No, it is very simple to purchase this insurance online or over the phone – even from Tanzania. However, as time goes on Kilimanjaro SAR will recommend the best insurers to tour operators, and so tour operators will recommend insurers to their clients.
Yes, Kilimanjaro SAR advise tour operators to submit their clients’ insurance
details and passport copies before hiking.
- We need the operators to give us all climbing manifests prior to hiking.
Any travel insurer that lists medical evacuation (altitude detail is unnecessary).
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