Three Steps Before you Go Overseas

Before You Go

When preparing to take any trip out of the country, whether it is to serve on your own, or with others, here are three important items we, at recommend.

Step One: Secure Coverage for You or Your Group

missiontriplogoChallenge: It is essential to protect your family, missionaries, employees, or yourself while traveling abroad from expenses related to injury and illness.

Serving Abroad Solution: Choose one of the many international medical plans designed with different travelers and different needs in mind. Contact us with any questions you may have on choosing the right coverage for you.

Step Two: Register with the U.S. Department of State

statedeptChallenge: If you were to experience a natural disaster or travel emergency in your country of travel, would your family or government be able to easily locate and assist you?

Serving Abroad Solution: Travel registration is a free service provided by the U.S. Department of State to U.S. citizens who are traveling to, or living in, a foreign country. Registration allows you to report information about your upcoming trip and expedite location and rescue missions.

Step Three: Check the Travel Warnings for Your Destination Country

Challenge: Natural disasters or political and civil unrest can make a country dangerous or unstable to travel in and can leave you in a precarious situation.

Serving Abroad Solution: Learn about a specific country’s situation in our security zone. Check for current travel alerts and warnings in your destination country.Mexicn-Travel-Advisory-7-23-10

Feel free to contact us at 1-800-576-2674 or online at if you questions or need assistance before you go!

Mark SneedAbout Mark Sneed

Mark Sneed is the Vice President of Insurance Consultants International, a Christian organization specializing in international health & life insurance for missionaries and expatriates. He may be reached at 1-800-576-2674 or 1-719-573-9080.


  1. Robert Dobyns says

    Great tips! Thanks!

    Robert Dobyns

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