See the value in the Worldwide Travel Plan

The Worldwide Travel Assistance Plan (“Travel Plan”) is another example of the wide choice of value-added products offered by Garden Hill and FamilySide. This plan provides your families a peace of mind knowing all details will be taken care of if their death occurs while traveling away from their homes. If a death should occur while out of the country or even just out of town, returning the deceased to their home can be an expensive and complicated process. The Travel Plan takes care of all the details and associated costs.

Complete Coverage with Attention to Detail
When someone covered by the FamilySide Worldwide Travel Assistance Plan dies 100 kilometers or more away from home, one toll-free phone call is all that is needed to being the process of returning the deceased to their home. Travel Plan associates are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week and will immediately begin notifying the appropriate parties necessary for a quick and safe return. You will be notified as well, so that you can being working directly with the family regarding funeral arrangements. Travel Plan services include the following:

-Location of a funeral home in the city where the death occurs and payment for transporting the body to the selected firm

-Coordination of specific body preparation based on teh stated wishes of the deceased or the person responsible for funeral arrangements

-Coverage of all costs for preparation and transportation of the body to the funeral home of choice in the city were the funeral will take place

-Processing the death certificate

-Arrrangements and coverage of all costs incurred for paperwork required if death occurs in a foreign country

-If necessary, transportation costs for a companiion traveling with the Participant to return home with the deceased

-If necessary, transportation costs for next-of-kin to the location of the deceased and return trip with the mortal remains

-If necessary, travel expenses (lodging and food) associated with the trip to return home with the deceased

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