To provide guests with peace of mind, Sandals and Beaches Resorts have extended the offering of their ‘Travel Protection Plan – Insurance Is On Us’ policy, powered by Trip Mate, which is purchased on behalf of guests. The plan offers travellers booking through 28 February 2021, for travel through 31 August 2021, expanded medical benefits during their resort stay. With the Travel Protection Plan, guests are covered for an extension of their stay to quarantine and to receive any necessary medical treatment for up to 14 nights at no extra cost. Additional benefits of the plan include coverage of medical expenses and maximum benefits of up to US$100,000 per guest.
Guests will also have the added benefit of knowing they can cancel their vacation at least 31 days before arrival and receive a full refund on the land portion of their vacation with zero penalties. Guests cancelling 15-30 days before arrival will receive a combination of a 50-per-cent refund and 50-per-cent travel certificate for future travel to any Sandals or Beaches Resort within 12 months. Travellers also have the option of cancelling within 14 days and up to the day of arrival for a travel certificate valid for 12 months from the original travel date.
Free Covid-19 testing
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced the requirement for international travellers to present a negative Covid-19 test before their return to the US, Canada and the UK. In light of these requirements, all Sandals and Beaches Resorts guests will receive complimentary Covid-19 antigen testing for US residents and PCR testing for Canadian and UK residents right from the comfort of the resort. All tests will be conducted by approved medical professionals with guests’ maximum convenience in mind and minimal distraction to their overall vacation experience. Should a guest test positive for Covid-19 before their departure, the resorts are fully prepped with medical stations staffed daily with a registered nurse and 24/7 on-call medical personnel.
Ensuring peace of mind
“We will continue to go to great lengths to ensure our guests have peace of mind when it comes to vacationing with us at Sandals and Beaches Resorts,” said Adam Stewart, Executive Chairman of Sandals Resorts International.
The cancellation protection benefit, Travel Protection Plan and complimentary Covid-19 testing, along with the Sandals Platinum Protocols of Cleanliness and Beaches Platinum Protocols of Cleanliness, allows travellers to escape to the Caribbean with the trust they have come to expect.