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Travel Insurance

All China Spree and World Spree tour participants are required to buy comprehensive travel insurance (from China Spree/World Spree, or from different suppliers) with coverage at least equal to that of the Travel Protection Plan offered by China Spree/World Spree.

Travel Protection for your China trip is recommended. Following is a summary of our Travel Protection Plan that we offer to our passengers for $139 per person.

This Travel Protection Plan is available for the same price ($139 per person) regardless of your age and tour cost. . Pre-existing medical conditions are covered if the plan cost for the coverage is received by Tour Beyond (DBA: China Spree and World Spree), within 7 days of the initial deposit/payment for your Trip.

The Travel Protection Plan may be purchased any time by final payment due date and is non-refundable, but pre-existing conditions exclusion is applicable if the plan is purchased more than seven (7) days after deposit is paid. After we have received your final payment, our Travel Protection Plan will not be available. This coverage includes the following features:

(up to the limits shown below)
Trip Cancellation
Total Insured Trip Cost
Trip Interruption
Total Insured Trip Cost
Trip Delay
Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation
Emergency Accident/Sickness Medical Expense
Baggage/Personal Effects
Baggage Delay
Accidental Death and Dismemberment
Travel Assistance & Concierge*
*Assistance Services are provided by Travelex's designated provider

Trip Cancellation & Interruption: Up to insured trip cost. Covers non-refundable payments or deposits up to the air and land cost for cancellation prior to departure or trip interruption after departure, in the event of covered reason.

Travel Delay: Up to a maximum benefit of $750. Reimburses for additional expenses incurred by you for hotel accommodations, meals, telephone calls and local transportation if you are delayed 12 hours or more.

Emergency Evacuation is crucial when you are seriously ill and need to be evacuated for medical treatment. Our comprehensive insurance plan provides up to $100,000 coverage for transportation (such as an air ambulance) required for medical reasons.

Baggage & Personal Effects: You arrive at your destination, but your baggage has disappeared, or has been stolen or damaged. What do you do? If you're protected by our Travel Protection Plan, you'll be reimbursed up to $1,500 to replace or repair your lost or damaged luggage and personal articles.

Baggage Delay: Our Travel Protection Plan reimburses you up to $300 to help cover the cost of clothing, toiletries and/or personal items if your baggage is delayed for more than 24 hours while you are on your trip.

Accidental Death and Dismemberment: Up to $ 25,000. These benefits are paid if loss occurs within 180 days of covered injury that occurs while on your trip.

Pre-existing Medical Condition Exclusion Waiver: The pre-existing conditions exclusion will be waived provided your plan cost is received by Tour Beyond, Inc. (DBA: China Spree and World Spree) within 7 days of the initial deposit/payment for your trip. We recommend purchasing the Travel Protection Plan at the time of reservation so as to take full advantage of this excellent benefit.

Medical Expense & Emergency Assistance Benefits Could Be a Real Lifesaver! If you have a serious illness or injury, the last thing you want to worry about is getting the care you need. Our Travel Protection Plan gives you peace of mind with benefits that cover, up to $25,000, covered medical expenses incurred while on your trip.

Worldwide Assistance Services*: On Call International provides 24-hour emergency telephone hotline assistance services to provide you with help in the event of an emergency during the term of your Travel Protection Plan coverage. Among other useful resources, On Call International provides assistance for medical and legal emergencies.

The above is only a brief description of the plan. Certain exclusions and limitations apply. Please refer to our Description of Coverage for a summary of details.

Insurance Administrator: The Protection Plan is designed by Travelex Insurance Services. Benefits are underwritten by: Stonebridge Casualty Insurance Company, a Transamerica company, Columbus, Ohio NAIC #10952.

Contact Insurance Administrator

    a) For details of coverage and frequently asked questions, or file a claim, please ONLY call
    the Plan Administrator Berkley at 1-800-323-3149 and refer to Plan Number MZ0911116H0000A.

    b) To purchase China Spree Travel Insurance Plan, please ONLY contact China Spree at
    866-652-5656, or visit here to download a Registration Form.

    c) To access Worldwide Assistance Services while traveling, please ONLY call the following On
    Call International numbers and refer to Plan Number MZ0911116H0000A.

                Within U.S.A. & Canada: 1-800-618-0692
                Outside U.S.A. & Canada: 1-603-328-1711 (call them collect through a local number)  

Download Passenger Protection Plan Description of Coverage
Click here to visit the Passenger Protection Plan Brochure.

Register & Pay for the Passenger Protection Plan
Click here to download Passenger Protection Plan Registration & Payment Form.

Please note only the tour portions you purchased from China Spree / World Spree are covered by this Travel Protection Plan. For instance, your transpacific airfare is not covered if you take the "Land Only" tour, and your add-on air from your home city to Air China gateways (SFO/JFK/LAX/IAH) are not covered either if you book the flights on your own.

Please note if you cancel the tour, you are only covered by the covered reasons as listed in the "Description of Coverage". Please refer to page 4-6.

This is a partial description of benefits. For a summary of coverages, benefits, limitations and exclusions of the insurance plan, please refer to the Description of Coverage or for a complete listing of terms and conditions refer to the Group Certificate/Individual Policy.

This plan provides insurance coverage for your trip that applies only during the covered trip. You may have coverage from other sources that provides you with similar benefits but may be subject to different restrictions depending upon your other coverages. You may wish to compare the terms of this policy with your existing life, health, home and automobile policies. If you have any questions about your current coverage, call your insurer, insurance agent or broker. The purchase of this plan is not required in order to purchase any other travel product or service offered to you by your travel retailers.

Travel Insurance is underwritten by Stonebridge Casualty Insurance Company, a Transamerica company, Columbus, OH; NAIC #10952. (all states except as otherwise noted) under Policy/Certificate Form series TACH5000. In CA, HI, NE, NH, PA, TN and TX Policy/Certificate Form series TAHC5100 and TAHC5200. In IL, IN, KS, LA, OR, OH, VT, WA and WY Policy Form #'s TAHC5100IPS and TAHC5200IPS. Certain coverages are under series TAHC6000 and TAHC7000.