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Winter Travelers Often Take Higher Risks While Overseas
Date:12/9/2008

MEDEX Global Group Recommends Covering Injuries from Snowboarding, Skiing, Scuba Diving, Extreme Travel and More

Baltimore, Md. (Vocus) December 9, 2008-- This winter thousands of vacationers will venture overseas and engage in recreation that can lead to serious injuries, according to MEDEX Global Group. As travelers look for new experiences during their winter vacations, they sometimes seek out higher-risk activities that can have debilitating and costly consequences.

"It's common for people to feel more adventurous on vacation, looking for exciting activities to round out their experiences overseas," says Dr. Walter "Ben" Koppel, Medical Director for MEDEX Global Group. "Whether on the beaches of Cancun or the slopes of Switzerland, people need to remember that they are just as vulnerable on vacation as they are at home, if not more."

The MEDEX Emergency Response Center experiences a higher incidence of broken bones and other trauma cases resulting from snowboarding and skiing mishaps during the winter months. Meanwhile, travelers escaping the cold weather often suffer injuries from jet skiing and parasailing accidents in the warmer climates. Without adequate travel medical insurance, a fun international adventure could lead to a personal financial crisis, with travelers having to pay thousands of dollars cash out-of-pocket for hospital or evacuation fees.

Vacationers should look for international travel insurance options to cover medical expe
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