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Posted Sep 16 2011 12:08pm
On a flight a few days ago I flipped open my in-flight magazine to this page (left) and thought, “Wow.”

If you can’t read it well enough (sorry, bad photo), it says, “If you are a tourist and have a medical emergency Panama gives you free insurance for 30 days.”

Now I’ve of course heard about medical tourism for more than a decade, but I’ve never seen an advert as like this — and I have to say, for someone like me, who just spent a boatload of dinero on my medical evacuation insurance just in case something happens on our honeymoon to Southeast Asia, this is super-compelling. Seguro al Turista. Basically — tourist security. What an idea. To read more, visit the Panama tourism site here .

I wonder though — what happens on day 31...
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