Regional Federal Credit Union
Master Disclosure for All Travel Insurance Provisions
Worldwide Automatic Travel Accident & Baggage Delay Insurance
As a REGIONAL federal credit union Cardholder, you, your spouse or domestic partner and unmarried dependent children will be automatically insured against accidental loss of life, limb, sight, speech or hearing while riding as a passenger in, entering or exiting any licensed common carrier, provided the entire cost of the passenger fare(s), less redeemable certificates, vouchers or coupons, has been charged to your Visa Classic/Visa Platinum account. If the entire cost of the passenger fare has been charged to your Visa Classic/Visa Platinum account prior to departure for the airport, terminal or station, coverage is also provided for common carrier travel (including taxi, bus, train or airport limousine); immediately, a) preceding your departure, directly to the airport, terminal or station b) while at the airport, terminal or station, and c) immediately following your arrival at the airport, terminal or station of your destination. If the entire cost of the passenger fare has not been charged prior to your arrival at the airport, terminal or station, coverage begins at the time the entire cost of the travel passenger fare is charged to your account. Common carrier means any land, water or air conveyance operated by those whose occupation or business is the transportation of persons without discrimination and for hire. This coverage does not include Commutation which is defined as travel between the Insured Person’s residence and regular place of employment.
Accident or Accidental means a sudden, unforeseen, and unexpected event happening by chance. Dependent Child(ren) means those children, including adopted children and children placed for adoption, who are primarily dependent upon the Insured Person for maintenance and support and who are: 1) under the age of twenty five (25) and reside with the Insured Person: or 2) beyond the age of twenty five (25), permanently mentally or physically challenged, and incapable of self-support; or 3) under the age of twenty-five (25) and classified as a full-time student at an institute of higher learning. Domestic Partner means a person designated in writing by the primary insured person, who is at least eighteen (18) years of age, and who during the past twelve (12) months: 1) has been in a committed relationship with the primary insured person; and 2) has been the primary insured person’s sole spousal equivalent; and 3) has resided in the same household as the primary insured person; and 4) has been jointly responsible with the primary insured person for each other’s financial obligations, and who intends to continue the relationship above indefinitely.
The full Benefit Amount is payable for accidental loss of life, two or more members, sight of both eyes, speech and hearing or any combination thereof. One half of the Benefit Amount is payable for accidental loss of: one member, sight of one eye, speech or hearing. “Member” means hand or foot. One quarter of the Benefit Amount is payable for the accidental loss of the thumb and index finger of the same hand. “Loss” means, with respect to a hand, complete severance through or above the knuckle joints of at least 4 fingers on the same hand; with respect to a foot, complete severance through or above the ankle joint. The Company will consider it a loss of hand or foot even if they are later reattached. "Benefit Amount" means the Loss amount applicable at the time the entire cost of the passenger fare is charged to a REGIONAL federal credit union account. The loss must occur within one year of the accident. The Company will pay the single largest applicable Benefit Amount. In no event will duplicate request forms or multiple charge cards obligate the Company in excess of the stated Benefit Amounts for any one loss sustained by any one individual insured as the result of any one accident. In the event of multiple accidental deaths per account arising from any one accident, the Company’s liability for all such losses will be subject to a maximum limit of insurance equal to three times the Benefit Amount for loss of life. Benefits will be proportionately divided among the Insured Persons up to the maximum limit of insurance.
- Visa Classic $100,000
- Visa Platinum $400,000
- Baggage Delay $ 300
We will reimburse the Insured Person up to the Daily Benefit Amount of $100 per day for 3 days in the event of a Baggage Delay. Our payment is limited to expenses incurred for the emergency purchase of essential items needed by the Insured Person while on a covered trip and at a destination other than the Insured Person’s primary residence. Essential items not covered by Baggage Delay include, but are not limited to: 1) contact lenses, eyeglasses or hearing aids; 2)artificial teeth, dental bridges or prosthetic devices; 3)tickets, documents, money, securities, checks, travelers checks and valuable papers; 4)business samples. The Baggage Delay Benefit Amount is excess over any other insurance (including homeowners) or indemnity (including any reimbursements by the airline, cruise line, railroad, station authority, occupancy provider) available to the Insured Person. Baggage Delay means a delay or misdirection of the Insured Person’s Baggage by a Common Carrier for more than four (4) hours from the time the Insured Person arrives at the destination on the Insured Person’s ticket.
This travel insurance plan is provided to REGIONAL federal credit union cardholders automatically when the entire cost of the passenger fare(s) are charged to a Visa Classic/Visa Platinum account while the insurance is effective. It is not necessary for you to notify REGIONAL federal credit union, the administrator or the Company when tickets are purchased.
This travel insurance plan is provided at no additional cost to eligible cardholders.
The Loss of Life benefit will be paid to the beneficiary designated by the insured. If no such designation has been made, that benefit will be paid to the first surviving beneficiary in the following order: a) the Insured’s spouse, b) the Insured’s children, c) the Insured’s parents, d) the Insured’s brothers and sisters, e) the Insured’s estate. All other indemnities will be paid to the Insured.
This insurance does not cover loss resulting from: 1) an Insured’s emotional trauma, mental or physical illness, disease, pregnancy, childbirth or miscarriage, bacterial or viral infection (except bacterial infection caused by an accident or from accidental consumption of a substance contaminated by bacteria), or bodily malfunctions; 2) suicide, attempted suicide or intentionally self-inflicted injuries; 3) declared or undeclared war, but war does not include acts of terrorism; 4) travel between the Insured Person’s residence and regular place of employment. This insurance also does not apply to an accident occurring while an Insured is in, entering, or exiting any aircraft owned, leased, or operated REGIONAL federal credit union; or any aircraft while acting or training as a pilot or crew member, but this exclusion does not apply to passengers who temporarily perform pilot or crew functions in a life threatening emergency.
Written claim notice must be given to the Company within 20 days after the occurrence of any loss covered by this policy or as soon as reasonably possible. Failure to give notice within 20 days will not invalidate or reduce any otherwise valid claim if notice is given as soon as reasonably possible.
When the Company receives notice of a claim, the Company will send you forms for giving proof of loss to us within 15 days. If you do not receive the forms, you should send the Company a written description of the loss.
Claim Proof of Loss
Complete proof of loss must be given to us within 90 days after the date of loss, or as soon as reasonably possible. Failure to give complete proof of loss within these time frames will not invalidate any otherwise valid claim if notice is given as soon as reasonably possible and in no event later than 1 year after the deadline to submit complete proof of loss. CLAIM PAYMENT: For all benefits, the Company will pay you or your beneficiary the applicable benefit amount within 60 days after complete proof of loss is received and if you, the Policyholder and/or the beneficiary have complied with all the terms of this policy.
This insurance is effective the date you first become an eligible insured and will cease on the date the master policy terminates (in which case you will be notified by the Policyholder), or on the date you no longer qualify as an eligible Insured, or on the expiration date of the applicable coverage period for the Insured, whichever occurs first.
The coverage period will not exceed thirty-one (31) consecutive days, or forty-five (45) consecutive days if the Insured is an employee of an organization which has provided an Account card to the Insured for business use.
As a handy reference guide, please read this and keep in a safe place with your other insurance documents. This description of coverage is not a contract of insurance but is simply an informative statement of the principal provisions of the insurance while in effect. Complete provisions pertaining to this plan of Insurance are contained in the master policy on file with the Policyholder: Financial Customer Insurance Trust. If this plan does not conform to your state statues, it will be amended to comply with such laws. IF a statement in this description of coverage and any provision in the policy differ, the policy will govern.
Answers to specific questions can be obtained by writing the Plan Administrator. To make a claim please contact the Plan Administrator.
The Direct Marketing Group, Inc.
9931 South 136th Street
Omaha, NE 68138
Plan Underwritten by
Federal Insurance Company a member of the
CHUBB GROUP OF INSURANCE COMPANIES
15 Mountain View Road, P.O. Box 1615
Warren, New Jersey 07061-1651