Grand Rapids:

What is Out of Area Funeral Protection?

When enjoying a vacation the last thing you want to occur is an unexpected death. After an unexpected death occurs transportation of the body to the final resting place can cost thousands and thousands. Luckily there are options available out there to protect yourselves and your loved ones from an unexpected death with Out of Area Funeral Protection.

Who Needs It?

You see, basic health insurance plans and even medicare do not offer coverage that addresses dying away from home. Returning a deceased individual home can cost between $2,500 – $3,000 with international transports ranging from $5,000 to $10,000. Which is why Out of Area Protection is a perfect fit for you or your loved one! Obtaining domestic permits can be a challenging process that varies from state to state while international arrangements usually require coordination with the consulate office after deciphering local regulations. Out of Area Protection takes away those unwanted stresses.

How Does It Work?

After a death occurs under Out of Area protection, MASA covers both the expense and logistics of transporting your body if the unexpected were to occur while traveling 75 miles or more away from home. From there is FREE body preparation, FREE transport, and FREE relocation benefits. The Out Of Area protection plan can be paid for in 1 payment with credit card or banking information, 3 payments, or 12 monthly payments.

How Do I Go About Getting It?

It’s easy! Before your trip contact an Out of Area Protection provider like Gerst Funeral Homes. A meeting can be set up to discuss the service as well as the individual wants and needs out of the package. Contact us today to learn more!