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Travel Insurance Claims - True Stories Just some of the weird and wonderful things that happen to World Nomads travellers while on the road

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Tooth Trauma

SOUTH AFRICA | Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010 | Views [2911]

I was walking on the side of the road in Cape Town, South Africa and I tripped and lost my footing and landed on my face. I immediately went to the Emergency Room and saw a doctor. However, a week after the incident, my face was still incredibly swollen ... Read more >

Tags: injury, pain, root canal, south africa, tooth


What a Headache!

CANADA | Thursday, 21 Jan 2010 | Views [2425]

While on a snowboarding holiday in Canada, I was going down a groomed run when I fell forwards. My legs flipped up behind me and as a result, my snowboard hit me in the back of the head. It split open the back of my head and I had to have four staples ... Read more >

Tags: canada, injury, snow, snowboarding


Ligament Injuries

CANADA | Friday, 9 May 2008 | Views [1430]

It’s cliché but true: accidents happen all the time but you never count on one happening to you. I was skiing in Canada when I took a fall and injured my left knee. I was taken from the slopes to a local Emergency Centre, in great pain, where they ... Read more >

Tags: canada, claim, injury, medical, skiing, snow, true claim stories, world nomads, x-ray


Skiing Accident

USA | Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Views [4358] | Comments [1]

I should have called it quits for the day and headed into a bar for a warming Schnapps. Instead, I decided to take the last ski run down the mountain. As I was flying down the slopes, my left ski collided with my right, blowing out my left knee and ... Read more >

Tags: claim, injury, medical, rescue, skiing, snow, true claim stories, usa, world nomads


Fire Blast in terrorist attack

EGYPT | Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Views [2061]

I was lucky to survive a fire blast in Egypt, where I was admitted to hospital in a town close to Dahab, with neck, face and leg injuries. I was diagnosed with a fracture dislocation in the right shoulder and arm, lacerations all over my body and a broken ... Read more >

Tags: claim, egypt, hospitals & health, injury, medical, true claim stories, world nomads


appendicitis

CANADA | Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Views [2193] | Comments [2]

I was having an awesome time skiing at Whistler until one morning I woke up feeling unwell, with terrible pain on the right side of my abdomen. After a quick trip to the local medical centre, I was sent for blood work to confirm a diagnosis of appendicitis, ... Read more >

Tags: canada, claim, hospitals & health, injury, medical, true claim stories, world nomads


One Aneurysm and $73,000 later... !

SWITZERLAND | Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Views [1842]

Expect the unexpected — and make sure you take out travel insurance! I have always been a healthy young woman and did not plan on ending up in hospital with a life-threatening condition while travelling in Switzerland. Without any prior symptoms or warning ... Read more >

Tags: claim, hospitals & health, injury, medical, switzerland, true claim stories, world nomads


Unconscious snowboarding accident

CANADA | Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | Views [3017]

I was snowboarding on Blackcomb Mountain when I lost control and crashed — hard. My left arm and head took the brunt of the impact and I was left lying on the slopes, unconscious. When I came too, I knew there was something seriously wrong with my arm.... Read more >

Tags: canada, claim, hospitals & health, injury, medical, skiing, snow, true claim stories, world nomads



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