Travel insurance While hunting in New Zealand

Discussion in 'Hunting Australia & New Zealand' started by carbon fibre, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. carbon fibre

    carbon fibre New Member

    Dec 1, 2012
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    Hi All,

    i'm Based in OZ and heading over in NZ for a Tahr and chamois hunt in november.just wondering what travel insurance is recommended. Looking at all the different options available majority of the majority of them don't cover you while hunting.
    Any sugestions who i should look at getting insurance with to cover me while hunting.

    cheers and thank you

  2. Global Rescue

    Global Rescue SPONSOR Since 2012 AH Fanatic

    Apr 7, 2011
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    Member of:
    Safari Club International, Dallas Safari Club, Grand Slam Club/Ovis
    Carbon Fibre,

    I apologize for the delay in the response time, but I am happy to help answer any questions you may have for your upcoming trip to New Zealand.

    Global Rescue is very appropriate for hunters is that if a member has a condition requiring inpatient hospitalization (a night stay in the hospital), we'll perform field rescue and meet that member at their exact point of illness or injury. From there, we'll evacuate the member all the way back to their home country hospital of choice, up to a cost of $500,000. The reason Global Rescue is able to perform field rescue is that our phones are staffed 24/7 by critical care paramedics and we have a team of on-staff specialist physicians. That way, when a member calls in with an emergency, our medical professionals are able to make a determination right over the phone and get the wheels turning on an evacuation immediately.

    All of our cases recieve oversight from the Special Operations Division of Johns Hopkins Medicine (same service used by the Dept. of Homeland Security) and all of our memberships offer 24/7 medical consultation regardless of how severe an issue may be.

    It is important to note that Global Rescue is a membership organization, not an insurance company. We do not reimburse costs that have not been arranged or provided by Global Rescue. Your membership does not cover medical bills, hospital stays, trip cancellation, lost baggage, etc.

    Let me know if you have any questions! My name is Kevin Helm and you can reach me at or on my direct line +1.617.459.4204

  3. David K

    David K AH Member

    Feb 8, 2012
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    Would not travel without Global Rescue. Took them to South Africa in June. Did not have to use ut but my wife and I were sure glad we had it,

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