Redpoint advises client hospitalized in Costa Rica

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Abdominal pain causes alarm A university employee and Redpoint client was working in Costa Rica when she felt severe abdominal pain. She went to a local clinic’s emergency room, where it was confirmed she was suffering from her chronic gastrointestinal disorder, possibly exacerbated by an infection. She was transported by ambulance to a better-equipped local […]

Arrested in India for his satellite phone, American asks Redpoint for help

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Are sat phones legal in your destination? A 31-year-old California man traveling in India for a friend’s wedding was arrested at Trivandrum International Airport in Kerala after authorities found an illegal satellite phone in his bag. He was taken to a local police station for interrogation, and then detained at multiple locations until he was […]

Ski theft in Europe has become a ‘real problem,’ reports Ski Club of Great Britain

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Club chief urges skiers to buy travel insurance that covers sporting goods The head of the Ski Club of Great Britain, Frank McCusker, described the theft of skis and snowboards as a “real problem,” after an internal survey revealed that one in eight members reported that they had been the victims of theft on the slopes. […]

Redpoint helps young woman detained at Panama immigration

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Check to be sure your passport is valid for at least six months An American woman in her 20s had an alarming experience at an airport in Panama when immigration agents from the Servicio Nacional de Migración (SNM) detained her for irregularities with her passport. She was traveling with a U.S. passport that was due […]