Originally Posted by Henry43
One of my neighbors was on a cruise with her husband in January . Her husband had a heart attack and the closest island was Belize . Apparently the doctors at the hospital wanted $800 in cash which my neighbor did not have .Her husband was eventually air lifted to Belize but only after numerous calls to family members were made to guarantee a monetary payment .
Shows why you need travel insurance. Almost all Travel Insurance companies will make a monetary advance.
BTW: Belize is not an island.