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Travel Insurance
Tour Protection Plan
Product ID 001001474
FOR SERVICE, VISIT OR CALL:
www.allianztravelinsurance.com
1.800.586.8460

For Emergency Assistance during Your Trip Call:
1.866.520.8805 (From U.S., Canada)
1.804.281.5700 (Collect)
Allianz Global Assistance and Allianz Travel Insurance branded plans are underwritten by BCS Insurance Company. AGA Service Company is the licensed producer for this plan.

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TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN

CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE

This Certificate of Insurance describes all of the travel insurance benefits, underwritten by BCS Insurance Company and herein referred to as the Company. Please refer to Your Schedule of Coverage. It provides You with specific information about the plan You purchased.
*Indicates insurance coverage provided under a Master Policy and issued by BCS Insurance Company.
Massachusetts Residents Only: This Certificate is governed by the laws of Massachusetts.

RENEWAL CONDITIONS

This Policy is issued for a single term and is non-renewable.

SATISFACTION GUARANTEE

Within 10 days of purchasing the plan, the tour operator will process a full refund of premium to You, as long as You have not already departed on Your Trip or filed a claim. No refunds shall be paid to You after 10 days of purchasing the plan.

PLEASE READ THIS CERTIFICATE CAREFULLY FOR FULL DETAILS

PLAN FEATURES
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part I. Effective Date
Part II. Termination Date
Part III. General Exclusions
Part IV. Description of Travel Insurance Benefits
Part V. General Provisions Related to Insurance Benefits
Part VI. Description of Travel Assistance Services
Part VII. Claim Filing Procedures
Part VIII. Definitions

Signed for BCS Insurance Company, 2 MidAmerica Plaza,
Suite 200, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181.

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TRAVEL INSURANCE AND ASSISTANCE SERVICES

Part I. EFFECTIVE DATE

Insurance shall be effective at 12:01 A.M. on the date the scheduled Trip begins. Trip Cancellation coverage begins the day after the tour operator receives Your insurance premium.
In no event will coverage be effective if all premiums due have not been received prior to the Scheduled Departure Date or prior to the Trip Cancellation date if You cancel Your Trip or it is canceled for any reason.

Part II. TERMINATION DATE

Coverage ends at midnight on the date of return selected, or upon return to Your city of residence, or when the Trip is canceled, or on the 90th day, whichever is earliest. If return is delayed for any covered reason, coverage is extended until You are able to return to Your city of residence. The day You depart and the day You return are counted and included as separate days when determining duration of coverage.

Part III. GENERAL EXCLUSIONS

These exclusions apply to all plan benefits and services. In addition to any exclusions that apply to a particular benefit, no coverage is provided for any loss arising directly or indirectly out of or as a result of the following:
1. Intentionally self-inflicted harm, suicide or attempted suicide, by You, a Traveling Companion or a Family Member;
2. Normal Pregnancy (except as specifically covered), fertility treatments, Childbirth or elective abortion, other than unforeseen complications of pregnancy, of You, a Traveling Companion or a Family Member;
3. Mental or nervous health disorders, including but not limited to: anxiety, depression, neurosis or psychosis; or physical complications related thereto, of You, a Traveling Companion or a Family Member;
4. Alcohol or substance abuse or use; or conditions or physical complications related thereto, of You, a Traveling Companion or a Family Member;
5. War (whether declared or undeclared), acts of war, military duty (unless as specifically covered), civil disorder or unrest (except as provided for in Travel Delay);
6. Participation in professional or amateur sport events (including training);
7. All extreme, high risk sports including but not limited to: bodily contact sports; skydiving; hang gliding, bungee jumping, parachuting; mountain climbing or any other high altitude activities, caving, heli-skiing, extreme skiing, or any skiing outside marked trails (unless as specifically covered);
8. Scuba diving (unless accompanied by a dive master and not deeper than 130 feet), unless as specifically covered herein;
9. Operating or learning to operate any aircraft as pilot or crew;
10. Nuclear reaction, radiation or radioactive contamination;
11. Natural disasters (unless as specifically covered);
12. Epidemic;
13. Pollution or threat of pollutant release;
14. Any unlawful acts committed by You, Family Members, or Traveling Companions, whether they are insured or not;
15. Any expected or reasonably foreseeable events; or
16. Financial Default of a travel supplier (unless as specifically covered).

These plans do not cover You:
1. If the purpose of the travel is to receive medical care, medication or treatment;
2. If the stated Trip departure and return dates do not reflect Your intended departure and return dates;
3. If tIf the tickets do not indicate the travel dates;
4. If You give incorrect data or facts; or
5. If the loss is not submitted to Us within 90 days from the date of loss, except as otherwise prohibited by law.

PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS EXCLUSION
This exclusion applies to Trip Cancellation and Interruption Protection, Emergency Medical and Dental Benefits and to those Travel Assistance Services related to medical problems. The plan does not cover losses or expenses if they result from:

The plan does not cover losses or expenses if they result from:
1. Any injury occurring to You, a Traveling Companion or a Family Member prior to and including the effective date of Your insurance;
2. Any illness occurring to You, a Traveling Companion, or a Family Member during the 120 days prior to and including the effective date of Your insurance for which: a) medical diagnosis or treatment by a Physician has been sought or advised or for which symptoms exist which would cause a prudent person to seek diagnosis, care or treatment; or b) require taking prescribed drugs or medicine unless the illness remains controlled without any change in the required prescription.
For the purposes of determining any Pre-existing Conditions, the effective date of Your insurance will be Your Trip Cancellation Insurance effective date.

You have purchased a plan where Pre-existing Conditions are waived. The Company and We cover these Preexisting Conditions provided:
1. The insurance was purchased within fourteen calendar days of initial Trip payment;
2. The amount of Trip Cancellation coverage originally purchased equals the full cost of all Trip arrangements;
3. On the date of purchase of insurance, You were medically able to travel and You had not filed a claim for Trip Cancellation due to a pre-existing illness within 120 days prior to the purchase of insurance;
4. The total Trip cost is $20,000 per person or less; and
5. On the date of purchase of insurance, You are a resident of the United States.

If You do not meet the above criteria, You may still be covered for Trip Cancellation or Trip Interruption caused by reasons other than those related to the Pre-existing Condition.

Part IV. DESCRIPTION OF TRAVEL INSURANCE BENEFITS (what is covered)

The following insurance benefits are designed to protect You against situations or losses that result from sudden and unexpected conditions or events. The benefits do not cover conditions or events that, on the date of purchase, are either known to You or likely to occur. Please be aware that this stipulation may be applied to policies purchased with the Pre-existing Conditions Exclusion Waiver. The Company and We reserve the right to reject applications.

TRIP CANCELLATION AND INTERRUPTION PROTECTION*
Trip Cancellation coverage provides benefits for loss(es) You incur for Trips cancelled up to the time and date of departure. Trip Interruption coverage provides benefits for loss(es) You incur for Trips that are interrupted or delayed after the time and date of departure.
For all of the covered reasons outlined below, You must notify the appropriate travel supplier(s) of Your cancellation or interruption within 72 hours of the occurrence, unless the condition prevents it, then as soon as reasonably possible. Otherwise the right to compensation will lapse.

A maximum benefit of up to the amount indicated on Your Schedule of Coverage is provided to cover certain expenses as listed below which result from the cancellation or interruption of Your Trip due to:

1. Any serious Injury or any unforeseen serious medical condition;

  • a. Occurring to You or a Traveling Companion, which is so disabling as to cause a reasonable person to delay, cancel, or interrupt their Trip;
  • Occurring to a Family Member that is considered life threatening or requiring hospitalization; or
  • c. Occurring to a Family Member requiring Your care. For Trip Cancellation benefits, an actual examination by a Physician must take place within 72 hours of the cancellation. For Trip Interruption benefits, this examination must take place during Your Trip. This Physician may not be a member of Your or Your Traveling Companion's immediate family or yourself, or an Immediate Family Member of the person whose condition caused the cancellation or interruption.

    2. Your death, the death of a Family Member or a Traveling Companion if the death occurs prior to Your Scheduled Departure Date, or during Your Trip.

    3. Financial Default of the airline provided that:
    • a. On the Policy effective date, the airline was approved for the Financial Default coverage by the Company. For a current list of approved airlines refer to: www.allianztravelinsurance.com or call 1.800.586.8460; and
    • b. The insurance was purchased within 14 calendar days of the initial Trip deposit or payment.
    The Company will not cover losses resulting from the Financial Default of the person, organization, agency, or tour operator, or their affiliate companies, that solicited this coverage, and/or Your insured travel arrangements to You. Financial Default occurring on or before the coverage effective date or less than 7 days after such date is not covered. The Company reserves the right to substitute a Trip of similar value in lieu of cash payment.
    4. Strikes, natural disasters, bad weather or FAA mandated shutdown resulting in the complete cessation of services for at least 24 consecutive hours by the airline, tour operator or cruise line.
    The Company will not cover losses resulting from strikes of the person, organization, agency, or tour operator, or their affiliate companies, that solicited this coverage, and/or Your insured travel arrangements to You.
    5. You or a Traveling Companion being hijacked or quarantined.
    6. You being required to serve on a jury, served with a court order or subpoena.
    7. YYour Primary Residence being made uninhabitable by fire, flood, burglary, vandalism, or natural disasters.
    8. You or a Traveling Companion being directly involved in a traffic Accident while directly en route to a departure..
    9. A terrorist act committed by an organized terrorist group (recognized as such by the U.S. State Department) that results in property damage, Injury or loss of life. The incident must take place in a domestic or foreign city in which You are scheduled to arrive within 30 days following the incident and Your tour operator (if applicable) must not have offered a substitute itinerary. For foreign terrorism coverage only, coverage for travel to or through countries in which such a documented or reported incident has occurred during the 30 days prior to purchase of the insurance is excluded. Losses resulting due to the issuance of travel advisories, bulletin or alerts; war or acts there of; civil disorder, riot or unrest; bomb scares or threats of terrorist activity; or terrorist acts against any Common Carrier (e.g., airline or cruise line) are not covered.
    10. YYou or a Traveling Companion, who are on Active Military Duty in the United States Armed Forces:
    • a. having Your personal leave revoked within 10 days prior to Your departure date (as long as such revocation is in writing by a superior officer and is not due to war related situations, invocation of the War Powers Act, base or unit mobilization, unit reassignment for any reason, or disciplinary action); or
    • b. are personally reassigned within 10 days prior to Your departure date, whether temporary or permanent.
    11. You or a Traveling Companion being the victim of a Felonious Assault within 10 days prior to Your departure date. A Felonious Assault may not be inflicted by You, a Family Member, Traveling Companion or Traveling Companion's Family Member.
    12. You or a Traveling Companion, after having been with the same employer for at least three continuous years, are terminated or laid off, through no fault of Your own, after Your effective date of coverage.
    13. Your family or friends living abroad with whom You were planning to stay, are unable to accommodate You due to life threatening Illness, life threatening Injury or death of one of them.
    14. A covered Travel Delay that results in the loss of more than 50% of Your scheduled Trip length.
    15. For Trip Cancellation only, Your Normal Pregnancy as long as the pregnancy occurs after Your effective date of coverage that can be verified by medical records.
    16. For Trip Cancellation only, You will be attending an Immediate Family Member's Childbirth as long as the pregnancy occurs after the effective date of coverage that can be verified by medical records.
    In all cases You must notify the appropriate travel supplier(s) of Your cancellation or interruption within 72 hours, unless the condition prevents it, then as soon as reasonably possible. Otherwise the right to compensation will lapse.

    Coverage is for:
    1. Forfeited, published Trip payments or deposits imposed by the tour operator for accommodations booked through the tour operator for which You are not eligible to receive a Refund. We will not cover other Trip costs for any other arrangements that You may book on Your own;
    2. For Trip Interruption, the pro-rated portion of the prepaid Trip missed;
    3. The additional cost resulting from a change in the per person occupancy rate for prepaid travel arrangements if a Traveling Companion's Trip is canceled or interrupted for one of the above covered reasons and Yours is not;
    4. Reasonable, additional accommodation and transportation expenses up to $100 per day up to a maximum of five days if a Traveling Companion must remain hospitalized;
    5. Reasonable, additional travel costs for You to reach Your original destination if You must depart after Your planned departure date due to one of the above reasons; or
    6. Reasonable, additional transportation expenses needed to reach the scheduled termination point of Your Trip or to travel from the place Your Trip was interrupted to the place where You can rejoin Your Trip and the unused portion of any non-refundable land, sea and air arrangements that were paid as part of Your Trip.

    The benefits paid under 5 and 6 above will not exceed the cost of economy airfare by the most direct route on the next available carrier, less any Refunds paid to You.

    Trip Cancellation/Interruption benefits do not cover loss(es) due to:
    1. Any General Exclusion or Pre-existing Condition;
    2. You or a Traveling Companion: a) making changes to personal plans; b) having a business or contractual obligation; c) being unable to obtain necessary travel documents; or d) being detained or having property confiscated by any Customs authority;
    3. Carrier caused delays (including bad weather) unless as covered above;
    4. Prohibition or regulation by any government; or
    5. TTravel arrangements cancelled by an airline, cruise line, or tour operator.

    EMERGENCY MEDICAL AND DENTAL BENEFITS* This coverage is secondary over any existing health coverage You may have and is subject to a $50 Deductible per individual for Outpatient visits.
    A maximum benefit of up to the amount listed on Your Schedule of Coverage is provided for covered Emergency Medical or Dental Care expenses incurred as a result of accidental Injury or Illness occurring during a Trip within the Coverage Period.

    We will only pay Reasonable and Customary Charges for health care services or supplies provided by Physicians, licensed dentists, Hospitals, and Other Licensed Providers that are received during Your Trip and that are received greater than 100 miles from home and which are Medically Necessary for:
    1. Emergency Medical Care; and
    2. Emergency Dental Care. There is a $500 maximum for all covered dental expenses.

    Coverage is not provided for:
    1. Expenses incurred as a result of any General Exclusion or Pre-existing Condition;
    2.Non-emergency services, supplies, or charges (examples are those for cosmetic surgery, physical exams, allergies, hearing aids, eyeglasses, contact lenses, palliative care or cosmetic foot care, experimental treatment, or other services which are not Medically Necessary to provide Emergency Medical or Dental Care);Non-emergency services, supplies, or charges (examples are those for cosmetic surgery, physical exams, allergies, hearing aids, eyeglasses, contact lenses, palliative care or cosmetic foot care, experimental treatment, or other services which are not Medically Necessary to provide Emergency Medical or Dental Care);
    3. Treatment received in unlicensed facilities or given by unlicensed health care providers;
    4. Treatment given by a Family Member or a Traveling Companion, whether or not a licensed provider;
    5. Any Illness or bodily Injury which occurs in the course of employment if benefits or compensation is provided, in whole or in part, under the provisions of any legislation of any governmental unit; or
    6. Benefits provided by any governmental agency or unit. Benefits may be coordinated with any other excess coverage You may have and any benefits paid in excess of Your actual loss may be recovered.

    California Residents: This plan contains disability insurance benefits or health insurance benefits, or both, that only apply during the covered Trip. You may have coverage from other sources that already provides You with these benefits. You should review Your existing policies. If You have any questions about Your current coverage, call Your insurer or health plan.

    BAGGAGE COVERAGE*
    Coverage is secondary to any coverage provided by a Common Carrier.

    If Baggage is lost, damaged or stolen, the Company will pay the loss, up to the maximum amount indicated on Your Schedule of Coverage, provided You have taken all reasonable measures to protect, save and/or recover Your property at all times. Notwithstanding the foregoing, We will cover up to a maximum amount of $500 for any and all jewelry, watches, gems, furs, cameras and camera equipment, camcorders, sporting equipment, computers, radios and other electronic items and only when original receipts are provided.

    You must notify the appropriate local authorities at the place the loss occurred and inform them of the value and description of Your property within 24 hours after the loss. Finally, You must file written proof of loss with the Company within 90 days from the date of loss, except as otherwise prohibited by law, attaching copies of airline, cruise line or Common Carrier claims forms, original police reports, an itemization and description of lost items and their estimated value, and all receipts, credit card statements, canceled checks, photos, or other appropriate documentation as may be required.

    Property or losses not covered:
    1. Losses incurred as a result of any General Exclusion;
    2. Animals;
    3. Automobiles and equipment, motorcycles and motors;
    4. Bicycles, skis, snowboards (except when checked with a Common Carrier);
    5. Aircraft, boats or any other vehicles or conveyances;
    6. Eyeglasses, sunglasses, contact lenses, hearing aids, artificial teeth and limbs;
    7. Tickets, keys, money, securities, bullion, stamps, credit cards, documents (travel or otherwise) and deeds;
    8. Property shipped as freight or shipped prior to Your Trip departure date;
    9. Rugs or carpets of any type;
    10. Perishables, medicines, perfumes, cosmetics and consumables;
    11. Property used in trade, business or for the production of income or offered for sale or trade or components of goods offered for sale or trade;
    12. Property that is left in or on a vehicle or in a car trailer; or
    13. Damage to the property resulting from defective materials or workmanship, ordinary wear and tear, and normal deterioration.

    The plan will pay the lesser of:
    1. The actual purchase price of a similar item; or
    2. The Actual Cash Value of the item at the time of loss, which includes deduction for depreciation (for items without receipts, the plan will pay up to 75% of the determined depreciated value); or
    3. The cost to repair or replace the item.

    BAGGAGE DELAY COVERAGE*
    If Your personal Baggage is delayed or misdirected for at least 24 hours by a Common Carrier, the plan will reimburse You on a one-time basis for the reasonable, additional purchase of essential items up to the amount listed on Your Schedule of Coverage. Verification of the delay by the Common Carrier and receipts for the emergency purchases must accompany any claim.
    No coverage will be provided for loss(es) due to any General Exclusion.

    TRAVEL DELAY COVERAGE*
    Coverage under the plan will pay on a one-time basis up to the maximum amount listed on Your Schedule of Coverage for reasonable, additional accommodation and traveling expenses due to a departure delay of 6 or more hours. Prepaid expenses are not covered. Expenses must be incurred by You. Payments for the above expenses will not exceed $150 per day per person.
    Covered reasons for Travel Delay are:
    1. Carrier caused delay (including bad weather);
    2. Lost or stolen passports, money, or travel documents;
    3. Quarantine;
    4. Hijacking;
    5. Unannounced strikes;
    6. Natural disaster; or
    7. Civil disorder or unrest.
    No coverage will be provided for loss(es) due to any General Exclusion.
    Benefits are payable under either Travel Delay or Missed Connection for any one incident resulting in a delay.

    MISSED CONNECTION COVERAGE *
    This coverage provides up to the amount listed on Your Schedule of Coverage per person to cover:
    1. Reasonable additional transportation and accommodation expenses needed for You to reach Your destination or the departure of Your cruise; and
    2. Any unused prepaid Trip payments lost as a result of You missing at least 24 hours of Your vacation. In order for You to receive benefits, the missing of Your connection or cruise must be caused by:
    1. You or a Traveling Companion being delayed by a traffic Accident while en route to a departure, even if You or the Traveling Companion have not been directly involved in the Accident;
    2. You or a Traveling Companion being delayed by bad weather while en route to a departure provided the car was scheduled to arrive at the point of departure at least two hours before the scheduled time of departure; or
    3. Your regularly scheduled airline flight being canceled or delayed solely due to bad weather for at least 3 hours and for this reason You miss Your cruise. Coverage is secondary to any coverage provided by a Common Carrier.

    Benefits are payable under either Travel Delay or Missed Connection for any one incident resulting in a delay.
    No coverage will be provided for losses due to any General Exclusion or for losses incurred because You cancelled the Trip even though You were able to make Your departure or cruise.

    TRAVEL ACCIDENT COVERAGE*
    This benefit provides coverage for a loss due to a covered Accident. The loss must occur within 365 days of the covered Accident. The plan will pay the full amount (as listed on Your Letter of Confirmation), in a lump sum, for loss of life or any combination of two eyes, hands or feet; and one half of the amount for loss of one eye, hand or foot. Loss of eye means total and irrecoverable loss of entire sight; and loss of hand or foot means the actual complete and permanent severance at or above the wrist or ankle joint. Death or loss must be a direct result of the Accident sustained during the Coverage Period. Benefits will be payable for only one loss, that being the greatest amount. Benefits are payable to You or, if applicable, to Your estate unless a beneficiary is named on Your application form. No coverage will be provided for loss due to any General Exclusion, Terrorism, or for any loss due to air travel except while You are riding, boarding or alighting as a ticketed passenger on a certified passenger aircraft provided by a regularly scheduled airline on a regularly scheduled Trip or charter.


    Part V. GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATED TO INSURANCE BENEFITS

    1. All information in this Certificate with regard to the insurance benefits is subject to the terms and conditions of the Policy underwritten by BCS Insurance Company.
    2. All suits, actions or legal proceedings arising from the plans, benefits, or services provided through the plans (collectively "Controversies") may be submitted to binding desk arbitration in accordance with the rules then applying to the American Arbitration Association. No demand for arbitration can be brought to recover benefits until 60 days have elapsed following submission of Your entire claim to Us. No action in any form can be brought after three years from the date Your claim was submitted to Us.
    3. No agent or other person has authority to accept or make representations or information or alter, modify or waive any of the provisions of this Certificate.
    4. Claims must be submitted to Us within 90 days from date of loss, except as otherwise prohibited by law.
    5. In the event that You are covered under another policy issued by the Company that provides the same or similar coverage, the Company will adjust Your claim by applying terms and conditions from the coverage that pays the most. Any premium paid for duplicate coverage will be refunded.
    6. Benefits are payable to You or, if applicable, to Your estate.
    7. MISREPRESENTATIONS AND FRAUD: Coverage shall be void if, whether before or after a loss, the insured has concealed or misrepresented any material fact or circumstance concerning this Policy or the subject thereof, or the interest of the insured therein, or if the insured commits fraud or false swearing in connection with any of the foregoing.
    8. You have a duty to make all reasonable efforts to minimize losses from any insured benefit or Covered Service.

    Assignment: You may assign Your interest under the Policy by giving Us written notice of such assignment. The assignment will not be effective until We receive the written notice. Neither the Company nor We assume any responsibility for the validity of any assignment.
    Subrogation: The Company or We have the right to recover any payments We have made from anyone who may be responsible for the loss. You and/or any person to whom We make a payment must sign any papers and do whatever is necessary to transfer this right to Us. You and/or any person to whom We make a payment agree(s) to cooperate with Us and to do nothing after the loss that will adversely affect Our rights or those of the Company.
    Physical Examinations and Autopsy: The Company has the right to physically examine You as often as reasonably needed while a claim is pending. The Company may also require an autopsy in the case of death, where it is not forbidden by law. The Company will bear all costs for these.

    Part VI. CLAIM FILING PROCEDURES SERVICES

    To file a claim for covered benefits, please visit www.allianztravelinsurance.com to file online or call 1-800- 256-7250 24 hours a day, seven days a week to receive a claim form. Make sure to write Your Product ID number and resort name on the claim form and submit it with the required documentation. All benefits will be paid in United States dollars.

    This coverage will be void if, before or after a loss, You have concealed or misrepresented any material fact or circumstance relating to this coverage.

    We will need certain information from You in the event You need to file a claim. This documentation will include, but is not limited to the following:
    General Documentation
    a. Receipts and itemized bills for all expenses.
    b. Original of any Refunds or expense allowances received from Your tour operator, travel agency, Common Carrier or other entity.
    Trip Cancellation and Interruption Claims
    a. Any appropriate documentation that officially explains the cause of Your trip cancellation or interruption. Any explanation of diagnosis along with Your original itemized bills, receipts, and proof of other insurance payments.
    b. Original unused tickets, copies of invoices, proof of payments, and other documents that substantiate the cost or occurrence of the trip cancellation or interruption.
    c. Documentation of Refunds received from the travel supplier(s) and/or Common Carrier(s).

    Emergency Medical and Dental Claims
    Any explanation of diagnosis(es) along with Your original itemized bills, receipts, and proof of other insurance payment(s).
    Baggage Insurance Claims
    a. Original claim determination from the Common Carrier, if applicable.
    b. Original police report or other report from local authorities.
    c. Original receipts and list of stolen, lost or damaged items.
    d. Proof of loss providing amount of loss, date, time and cause of loss.
    Baggage Delay Claims
    Proof from the Common Carrier that personal Baggage was delayed or misdirected for at least 24 hours.
    Travel Delay Claims
    Original police, Common Carrier or other report that verifies the cause and duration of the delay.
    Missed Connection Claims
    Original Common Carrier report that verifies the cause and duration of the delay.
    Travel Accident Claims
    Copy of death certificate.

    Part VIII. DEFINITIONS

    Accident means an unexpected, unintended, unforeseeable event causing Injury.
    Active Military Duty means serving in the United States Armed Forces on a full-time basis, not including the United States Armed Forces Reserves.
    Actual Cash Value means the amount an item is determined to be worth based on its market value, age and condition at the time of loss.
    Baggage means luggage and personal possessions, whether owned, borrowed or rented, taken by You on the Trip.
    Common Carrier means an entity licensed to carry passengers for hire on land, water or air, excluding vehicle rental companies.
    Coverage Period means the time during which benefits are payable hereunder, beginning on the effective date and ending on the termination date.
    Covered Service means a service or supply specified herein for which benefits will be provided.
    Deductible means a specified dollar amount that You must incur before the Company or We will assume any liability for all or part of the remaining Covered Services.
    Emergency Dental Care means the services or supplies provided by a licensed dentist, Hospital or Other Licensed Provider that are medically and immediately necessary to treat dental problems resulting from Injury, infection, breakage to tooth surface or loss of filling.
    Emergency Medical Care means the services or supplies provided by a Physician, Hospital or Other Licensed Provider that are Medically Necessary to treat any covered medical Illness or Injury that is acute (onset is sudden and unexpected) and: 1) considered life threatening; or 2) which, if left untreated, could deteriorate resulting in serious and irreparable harm.
    Family Member means Your spouse; parent; child(ren), including children who are, or are in the process of becoming, adopted; sibling; grandparent or grandchild(ren); step-parent; step-child; or step-sibling; in-laws (parent, son, daughter, brother or sister); aunt; uncle; niece; nephew; legal guardian; ward; or business partner; an employed caregiver who lives with You; or a person with whom You have lived for 12 continuous months prior to the effective date of coverage; whether or not they travel with You.
    Felonious Assault is an act of violence against You or a Traveling Companion requiring medical treatment in a Hospital.
    Financial Default is a complete suspension of operations due to financial circumstances whether or not a bankruptcy petition is filed.
    Hospital means a provider that is a short-term, acute, general Hospital that:

    • 1. is a duly licensed institution;
    • 2. in return for compensation from its patients, is primarily engaged in providing Inpatient diagnostic and therapeutic services for the diagnosis, treatment, and care of injured and sick persons by or under supervision of Physicians;
    • 3. has organized departments of medicine and major surgery;
    • 4. provides 24-hour nursing service by or under the supervision of registered graduate nurses; and
    • 5. is not other than incidentally: a) a skilled nursing facility, nursing home, custodial care home, health resort, spa or sanatorium, place for rest, place for the aged, place for the provision of rehabilitation care; b) a place for the treatment of mental illness; c) a place for the treatment of alcoholism or drug abuse; d) a place for the provision of hospice care; or e) a place for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.
    Illness means a sickness, infirmity or disease that causes a loss that begins during a Coverage Period and is not a Pre-existing Condition.
    Immediate Family Member means Your spouse; parent; child(ren), including children who are, or are in the process of becoming, adopted; Your siblings; Your grandparent or grandchild(ren); step-parent; step-child; or step-sibling.
    Individual Coverage is the insurance plan under which only You are covered.
    Injury means bodily Injury caused by an Accident, directly and independently of all other causes and sustained on or after the effective date of this coverage and before the termination date. Benefits for Injury will not be paid for any loss caused by sickness or other bodily diseases or infirmity.
    Inpatient means a person who is treated as a registered bed patient in a Hospital or Other Licensed Provider and for whom a room and board charge is made.
    Medical Escort means a professional person contracted by Our medical team to accompany a seriously ill or injured person while they are being transported. A Medical Escort is trained to provide medical care to the person being transported. A friend or Family Member cannot be a Medical Escort.
    Medically Necessary or Medical Necessity means the services or supplies provided by a Hospital, Physician or Other Licensed Provider that are required to identify or treat Your Illness or Injury and which, as determined by Us, are:
    • 1. consistent with the symptom or diagnosis and treatment of Your condition, disease, Illness, ailment or Injury;
    • 2. appropriate with regard to standards of good medical practice;
    • 3. not solely for the convenience of You, a Physician or other provider; and
    • 4. the most appropriate supply or level of service that can be safely provided to You. When applied to the care of an Inpatient, it further means that Your medical symptoms or condition requires that the services cannot be safely provided to You as an Outpatient.
    Normal Pregnancy or Childbirth means a pregnancy or Childbirth that is free of complications or problems.
    Other Licensed Providers means any person or entity other than a Hospital or Physician, which is licensed, where required, to render medical or dental services.
    Outpatient means a person who receives medical or dental services or supplies while not an Inpatient.
    Physician means a person who is licensed and legally entitled to practice medicine in the applicable field for which services are delivered.
    Pre-existing Conditions means:
    • 1. Any injury occurring to You, a Traveling Companion or a Family Member prior to and including the effective date of Your insurance; and
    • 2. Any illness occurring to You, a Traveling Companion, or a Family Member during the 120 days prior to and including the effective date of Your insurance for which:
      a) medical diagnosis or treatment by a Physician has been sought or advised or for which symptoms exist which would cause a prudent person to seek diagnosis, care or treatment; or
      b) require taking prescribed drugs or medicine unless the illness remains controlled without any change in the required prescription.
      For the purposes of determining any Pre-existing Conditions, the effective date of Your insurance will be Your Trip Cancellation Insurance effective date.
    Primary Residence means a person's fixed, permanent and principal home for legal and tax purposes.
    Reasonable and Customary Charge means a charge in an amount consistently made by other vendors/providers for a given service in the same geographic area and which reflects the complexity of the service taking into account availability of experienced personnel and availability of services or parts.
    Refund means:
    1. Money returned to You by the travel agent, tour operator, airline, cruise line or other travel supplier;
    2. Any credit or voucher for future travel provided to You by the travel agent, tour operator, airline, cruise line or other travel supplier; or
    3. Any credits, recoveries or reimbursements from Your employer, another insurance company, a credit card issuer or any other institution.
    Scheduled Departure Date means the date You have selected to begin travel as shown on Your tour invoice and for which paid travel arrangements have been made.
    Terrorism means the unsanctioned and illegal use of force that caused destruction of property, Injury, or death by an individual or group for the express or implied purpose of achieving a political, ethnic, or religious goal or result. Terrorism does not include general civil protest, unrest, rioting, or an act of war.
    Traveling Companion is a person traveling with You and who shares the same accommodations as You.
    Trip means:
    1. a period of round-trip travel to and from a destination that is at least 100 miles from Your main place of residence; and
    2. such travel is not to obtain health care or treatment of any kind.
    We, Us or Our refers to BCS Insurance Company and its agents.
    You or Your refers to all persons covered under the plan purchased.

    Please be advised: This optional coverage may duplicate coverage already provided by Your personal auto insurance policy, homeowner's insurance policy, personal liability insurance policy or other source of coverage. This insurance is not required in connection with the Insured's purchase of travel tickets. Plan may not be available in all jurisdictions.
    California Residents: We are doing business in California as Allianz Global Assistance Insurance Agency, License # 0B01400.
    Florida Residents: The benefits of the policy providing Your coverage are governed primarily by the law of a state other than Florida.


    TRAVEL ASSISTANCE SERVICES PROVIDED BY AGA SERVICE COMPANY

    Our goal is to provide immediate help for common travel problems almost everywhere in the world. However, despite our best efforts, situations arise which are beyond our control and under these circumstances, we can only promise to make every reasonable effort to help you resolve your problems. The hotline center staff will do its best to refer you to appropriate medical and legal providers. However, we cannot be held responsible for the quality of results of any medical or legal services provided by these independent practitioners.
    If you are in trouble and need help:
    1. Call the hotline. From the U.S. call 1-866-520-8805. From all other locations call collect to 1-804-281-5700. If your emergency is immediate and life threatening, seek local emergency assistance at once and contact the hotline as soon as possible.
    2. Have the following information ready for the hotline coordinator:
    a. Your name and Policy ID number; and
    b. Your location and local telephone number.
    The hotline coordinator will confirm your enrollment and provide you with assistance.
    Note: In some countries it may not be possible to call collect. If you must phone the hotline directly, give your location and phone number to the hotline coordinator who will call you back.

    Medical Assistance
    If you have medical problems and are unable to find local care, we will refer you to a local physician, dentist, Hospital, medical facility or other appropriate resource, when available.
    Medical Consultation and Monitoring
    If you are hospitalized, the hotline center medical staff will keep in frequent contact with you and your local physician to get information on the care you are receiving and to determine the need for further assistance. We will also contact your personal physician and family at home, if necessary.
    On-Site Hospital Payments
    We will advance payments to Hospitals or guarantee payments up to the amount provided in medical expense coverage (see Emergency Medical and Dental Benefits), if needed, to secure your Medically Necessary admission to a Hospital.

    Emergency Medical Transportation
    Important

    If your emergency is immediate and life threatening, seek local emergency care at once.
    Your emergency medical transportation limit is the total amount available for all covered services described below. Please refer to your Schedule of Coverage to confirm that you have this benefit in your plan and your total dollar limit.
    You or your representative must contact us and we must make all transportation arrangements in advance. We will not pay for any of the services listed in this section if we didn't authorize and arrange it.

    Moving you to a Hospital or medical clinic (emergency medical evacuation)
    If you're seriously ill or injured during your trip and our medical team determines that the local medical facilities are unable to provide appropriate medical treatment:

    • our medical team will consult with the local doctor;
    • we'll identify the closest appropriate facility, make arrangements and pay to transport you to that facility; and
    • we'll arrange and pay for a Medical Escort if we determine one is necessary.
    Getting you home after your care (medical repatriation) If you're seriously ill or injured during your trip, under the care of a local doctor and unable to continue your trip, medical repatriation takes place once our medical team determines that you are medically stable to return home via commercial transportation carrier, such as a scheduled passenger airline. We'll:
    • arrange and pay (less any refunds for unused tickets) for you to be transported via a commercial transportation carrier in the same class of service that you were booked for your trip. The transportation will be to one of the following:
    • your primary residence;
    • a location of your choice in the United States; or
    • a medical facility near your primary residence or city of your choice in the United States. We'll take your request into consideration as long as the medical facility will accept you as a patient and is approved as medically appropriate for your continued care by our medical director.
    • arrange and pay for a Medical Escort if our medical team determines a Medical Escort is necessary.
    Bringing a friend or family member to you (transport to bedside)
    If you're told you will be hospitalized for more than seven days during your trip, we'll transport a friend or family member to stay with you. We'll arrange and pay for round-trip transportation in economy class on a common carrier.
    Getting your children home (return of dependents) If you're told you will be hospitalized for more than seven days during your trip, we'll arrange for and pay (less any refunds for unused tickets) to transport your children under the age of 23 who are traveling with you to one of the following:<
    • your primary residence; or
    • a location of your choice in the United States.
    Transportation will be on a common carrier in the same class of service they were originally booked.
    Transporting your remains (repatriation of remains) We'll arrange and pay for the reasonable and necessary services to transport your remains to one of the following:
    • a funeral home near your primary residence; or
    • a funeral home located in the United States.
    We'll also assist the sending and receiving funeral homes coordinate with each other.
    This benefit does not include funeral, burial or cremation expenses or related containment expenses for items such as a coffin, urn or vault.
    Your representative must contact us in advance to make these arrangements. If this is not possible, your representative must contact us within a reasonable time, but no later than one year after the transportation.

    Definitions Hospital means a provider that is a short-term, acute, general Hospital that:
    1. is a duly licensed institution;
    2. in return for compensation from its patients, is primarily engaged in providing inpatient diagnostic and therapeutic services for the diagnosis, treatment, and care of injured and sick persons by or under supervision of physicians;
    3. has organized departments of medicine and major surgery;
    4. provides 24-hour nursing service by or under the supervision of registered graduate nurses; and
    5. is not other than incidentally: a) a skilled nursing facility, nursing home, custodial care home, health resort, spa or sanatorium, place for rest, place for the aged, place for the provision of rehabilitation care; b) a place for the treatment of mental illness; c) a place for the treatment of alcoholism or drug abuse; d) a place for the provision of hospice care; or e) a place for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.

    Medical Escort means a professional person contracted by our medical team to accompany a seriously ill or injured person while they are being transported. A Medical Escort is trained to provide medical care to the person being transported. A friend or family member cannot be a Medical Escort.
    Medically Necessary means the services or supplies provided by a Hospital, physician or other licensed provider that are required to identify or treat your illness or injury and which, as determined by us, are:
    1. consistent with the symptom or diagnosis and treatment of your condition, disease, illness, ailment or injury;
    2. appropriate with regard to standards of good medical practice;
    3. not solely for the convenience of you, a physician or other provider; and
    4. the most appropriate supply or level of service that can be safely provided to you.
    When applied to the care of an inpatient, it further means that your medical symptoms or condition requires that the services cannot be safely provided to you as an outpatient.

    Travel Document and Ticket Replacement Assistance
    The plan provides you with information to assist in obtaining replacements of lost passports or other important travel documents. We also help you to replace lost airline and other travel tickets and will assist you in obtaining money for this purpose. These funds will come from your family or friends. We will make all the necessary arrangements for you, including assisting you to return home if your trip is interrupted.
    Legal Assistance
    If you have legal problems, our hotline center staff will help you find a local legal advisor. If you require the posting of bail or immediate payment of legal fees, we will help arrange a cash transfer from your family or friends.
    Emergency Cash Transfer
    If your cash or traveler's checks are lost or stolen, or if you need funds for the immediate payment of unanticipated expenses, we will help arrange to have emergency cash (in currency, traveler's checks or any other form acceptable to us) transmit to your family or friends. Our hotline center staff will make all the necessary arrangements for you.

    Emergency Message Center
    In the event of an emergency, call the hotline center, identify yourself by your Policy ID number, and give the hotline coordinator your message. We will make at least 3 attempts in 24 hours to reach your requested party, and we will provide you with an update on the disposition of our attempts to deliver the message. (We are not responsible for delivery of a message if the recipient cannot be reached). This service can be used for trips anywhere in the world.
    Flight Information
    If you are faced with a canceled or missed flight, just call the hotline center for 24-hour information on alternate flights. We can provide you with scheduled departure and arrival times of alternate, direct flights only. We do not book reservations or pay for tickets. This service can be used on trips within the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico only.

    BCS Insurance Company Privacy Notice
    BCS respects the privacy of its customers and former customers and protects the security and confidentiality of their nonpublic personal information. To safeguard our customers' confidential information, we comply with all applicable laws and regulations and have instituted our own policies to: (1) insure the security and confidentiality of customer records and information; (2) protect against any anticipated threats or hazards to the security or integrity of such records; and (3) protect against unauthorized access to or use of such records or information which could result in substantial harm or inconvenience to any customer.

    BCS PRIVACY POLICY:
    Policies and practices with respect to disclosing your nonpublic personal information:
    We do not disclose any nonpublic personal financial information about our customers or former customers to anyone, except as permitted by law.
    Categories of nonpublic personal information that we collect:
    We collect nonpublic personal financial information about you from the following sources: (1) information we receive from you on applications or other forms; (2) information about your transactions with us, our affiliates, or others, and; (3) information we receive from a consumer reporting agency.
    Policies we maintain to protect the confidentiality and security of nonpublic personal information:
    We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal and state regulations to guard your nonpublic personal financial information. We restrict access to your nonpublic personal information to employees who need it to provide information or services to you.

    AGA Service Company d/b/a Allianz Global Assistance is the administrator of this insurance policy on behalf of BCS Insurance Company. We will adhere to at least the same standards for handling and protecting your data as described above. For more information about how we handle and protect your data, please see our privacy policy, located at http://www.allianzassistance.com/privacy or contact us at: Allianz Global Assistance, ATTN: Chief Privacy Officer, 2805 N. Parham Rd., Richmond, VA 23294.


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    Tour Protection Plan
    Product ID 001001474

    Schedule Of Coverage
    The following maximum levels of coverage are available to Tour Protection Plan customers.

    Benefits*  Amount per person
    Trip Cancellation and Interruption Up to Tour Cost*
    Emergency Medical/Dental Coverage $15,000
    Emergency Medical Transportation $100,000
    Baggage Coverage $1,000
    Baggage Delay Coverage $200
    Travel Delay Coverage $500
    Missed Connection Coverage $500
    Travel Accident Coverage $25,000

    Benefit Limits are per covered individual.

    Maximum coverage amount is $20,000

    Form No. 52.401
    Allianz Global Assistance
    04/11


    Disclosures

    Insurance coverage is underwritten by BCS Insurance Company (OH, Administrative Office: Oakwood Terrace, IL), rated "A-" (Excellent) by A.M. Best Co., under BCS Form No. 52.401 series. Allianz Global Assistance and Allianz Travel Insurance are brands of AGA Service Company. AGA Service Company is the licensed producer and administrator of this plan and an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company. The insured shall not receive any special benefit or advantage because of the affiliation between AGA Service Company and Jefferson Insurance Company.

    PLEASE BE ADVISED: This optional coverage may duplicate coverage already provided by your personal auto insurance policy, homeowner's insurance policy, personal liability insurance policy or other source of coverage. This insurance is not required in connection with the insured's purchase of travel tickets. Plan may not be available in all jurisdictions.

    California Residents: This plan contains disability insurance benefits or health insurance benefits, or both, that only apply during the covered trip. You may have coverage from other sources that already provides you with these benefits. You should review your existing policies. If you have any questions about your current coverage, call your insurer or health plan. We are doing business in California as Allianz Global Assistance Insurance Agency, License # 0B01400.

    Florida Residents: The benefits of the Policy providing your coverage are governed primarily by the law of a state other than Florida.

    New York Residents: The licensed producer represents the insurer for purposes of the sale. Compensation paid to the producer may depend on the policy selected, or the producer's expenses, volume of business, or profitability. The purchaser may request and obtain information about the producer's compensation, except as otherwise provided by law.

    Utah Residents: We are doing business in Utah as Allianz Global Assistance Insurance Agency.

    Product available in all state except: WA



* Sample prices displayed include international and domestic airline tickets as per itinerary and ALL airline-related taxes and fuel surcharges and are per person, based on double occupancy, and are dynamic in nature. Prices do not include insurance or delivery charges which are optional and customizable by the traveler. The airfare portion of the itinerary price is based on economy class, midweek departure. Prices do not include fees for carry on or checked baggage which can add additional fees per ticket on a roundtrip flight based on carrier charges. It also does not include any entrance fees or visa fees that may be charged at international airports. Some cities may charge local taxes that can only be collected by hotel at destination.
Prices were accurate at the time we posted them. Sample prices were for a specific travel date and specific departure airport, as indicated. Your prices will vary according to departure cities and travel dates. We do not control prices (airlines and hotel reservation systems do). Prices may change dynamically and at times significantly numerous times during any given day.
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