Travel with Confidence
Travel with Confidence
Travel with Confidence
Travel with Confidence
Whether you’re traveling to visit family, taking a long-planned cross-country RV tour, or a vacation overseas, a medical emergency can cause your trip to go from “routine” to “overwhelming” in a matter of minutes.
A hard fall, a heart attack, a sudden illness. Even with the best pre-trip planning, how do you prepare for an unexpected medical emergency? Who can help you while you’re in the hospital – especially if you are in another state or a foreign country? How do you get home?
If you have Emergency Assistance Plus® (EA+® ), your personal emergency network is already in place. One call and you can activate serious medical assistance quickly.
So you can travel with confidence.
Global and Domestic Response Capabilities
Emergency Assistance Plus global response center is part of a network that offers customized medical, security, and travel assistance to more than 10 million travelers, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
This collaborative network includes:
- 61 medical and travel assistance companies
- Response centers worldwide on 6 continents
- Access to over 1,500 air ambulances throughout the world
- Experienced, multi-lingual team who will manage more than 7,000 medical cases this year
- In-house Medical Teams of doctors and nurses – qualified in an extensive range of specialties
Since 1996, Emergency Assistance Plus (EA+) has protected more than one million members traveling around the world by offering the peace of mind that they can count on us during an emergency. Our global response center is available 24/7/365 to provide our members with the help they need and then get them back home. The EA+ network of providers offers customized medical, security, and travel assistance to millions of travelers, using our expertise to determine the best method to safely return our members home.
EA+ is offered by Worldwide Rescue & Security, Inc. (WRS) a leading provider of emergency travel, rescue and security products to members of affinity clubs, airline loyalty programs, professional organizations, auto clubs and alumni associations. WRS is part of the AGIA Affinity Services family of companies, and together have over 60 years’ experience providing products and services to our members during times of need. WRS focuses on providing all EA+ members with a world class customer experience, while successfully fulfilling our product promise. Learn more.
To find out if an organization you belong to endorses EA+, call 1-866-863-4460.
Your EA+ card and app
are your keys to travel security.
With one call, you can activate an essential package of support services all vital in an emergency.
Emergency Medical Monitoring by an EA+ medical expert to make sure you get the appropriate care in a medical emergency.
Air Ambulance or Emergency Medical Evacuation if deemed medically necessary to get you to a more appropriate hospital if your current facility can’t properly treat your medical condition.
Medical Specialist sent to you if your condition can’t be evaluated by phone and you cannot be moved and local treatment is unavailable.
Continuous Updates to a designated family member and/or a physician to keep them informed during your medical emergency.
Transfer of Insurance Information to Medical Providers to assist with admission and to ensure your medical care is not delayed or denied.
Guarantee of Medical Payments paid directly to the hospital or physician against a valid credit card to keep your medical care going.
Prescription Replacement Assistance if your medications are lost or stolen.
24-Hour Doctor/ER/Dentist/Attorney Locator Service to help you quickly find a professional no matter where you are in the world.
Assistance for Companions
One Round-Trip Economy-Class Airline Ticket to bring a loved one to your bedside if you’re traveling alone and become hospitalized.
Airfare Home for Dependent Children or Grandchildren who are left unattended if you’re unable to care for them due to your hospitalization.
Emergency Message Forwarding Assistance if you are unable to reach a family member or traveling companion during an emergency.
Pet Care and Return Home Assistance if you’re traveling with a pet and cannot care for them due to an accident or illness.
Ticket Home for a Traveling Companion if EA+ evacuates you from one hospital to another, transports you home, or you pass away while traveling.
Transportation Home after hospitalization via a one-way airline ticket, arranged and provided by EA+.
Nurse Escort provided if deemed medically necessary to provide continued medical care during your trip home.
Return of Deceased Remains service to bring your body home if you pass away while traveling.
Vehicle Return if you can’t drive your vehicle back home because your documented medical emergency prohibits it and your companion can’t drive it either.
Other Vital Travel Assistance Available to EA+ Members include:
Destination Intelligence regarding weather, travel, health, inoculations, travel restrictions, and special events.
Real-time Security Intelligence in the event you feel threatened by political unrest, social instability, weather conditions, or health hazards.
Emergency Cash Advance Assistance (against a valid credit card) if your wallet is lost or stolen.
Lost Luggage Assistance helps you track down any lost luggage.
Document Replacement Assistance if important documents like your passport, driver’s license, or birth certificate are lost or stolen during your trip.
Language Interpretation Assistance to connect you with an interpreter over the phone if you’re traveling in a foreign country and require translation assistance for medical emergencies.
Assistance Making Flight Arrangements, securing visas, and with other logistics if you decide to leave a threatening situation.
This is only an outline of the plan’s features. Hospitalization (admitted as an inpatient) is a requirement to be eligible for some services. All services must be arranged and provided by EA+. Please read your Member Guide carefully to understand all the services available to you, as well as any rules and regulations. Click here to view a sample of the EA+ Plan details. Washington state residents must be traveling more than 100 miles away from home to be eligible for EA+ services.FAQs
For over 20 years, EA+ has protected more than 850,000 travelers and received countless testimonial stories about the exceptional care and service EA+ provides in an emergency.
Stranded in Mexico after contracting pneumonia while on a cruise
"My husband and I were on a cruise when he developed pneumonia. He spent 24 hours in the ship’s infirmary and was then evacuated to a hospital in Mexico. We contacted EA+ to help us. I received several calls during the two days my husband was hospitalized. They kept us up to date on arrangements for transportation home and coordinated with the doctors at the hospital and my husband’s doctor back home.
It was determined that..."
A blood clot requires emergency surgery and assistance to get home
"When a blood clot was found in my brain while we were vacationing in Michigan, I had to undergo an emergency surgery immediately. After the surgery, my wife contacted EA+ for help in returning us home to Texas. Once the EA+ medical team determined that I was healthy enough to fly home, EA+ assistance coordinators made travel arrangements..."Read More
A sudden illness ends a vacation trip to Italy
"We had enjoyed a lovely vacation in Italy visiting Lake Como, Tuscany and finally the Amalfie Coast. While in Positano, my wife became ill and needed medical assistance. I called EA+ and they helped us locate a hospital in Sorrento where my wife received inpatient care for two days.
Because of her condition, we knew we would be unable to continue our trip. With the help of the EA+ physicians, arrangements were..."
An accident during a “routine” trip to their second home
"My husband, Parker, and I flew to our 2nd home in South Carolina and as I walked down our front stairs, I missed a step and fell. The result was a fractured pelvis and 3 fractured ribs. I was in the hospital for 2 days, then transferred to rehab for 18 days. There was absolutely no way that Parker could get me home to Maine without help."Read More
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30 Day Risk-Free Trial
Sign up for Emergency Assistance Plus (EA+) today and your EA+ I.D. Cards will arrive with your Welcome Kit in the mail. Take 30 days to review the program at your convenience. If you're not fully satisfied for any reason just call us at 1-866-863-4460 and you will receive a full refund as long as you have not used the services.
EA+ ENROLLMENT Guarantees:
- Full protection for yourself - regardless of your age, there are no medical questions to answer - you cannot be turned down
- Full protection for your family - with a Family Membership, spouse and dependent children cannot be turned down
- You cannot be singled out for cancellation or a rate increase no matter what your age. No matter how often you travel. No matter how much you use EA+.
Enrollment or Questions
Emergency Assistance Plus Hotline
1-866-816-2073 (toll-free) (if in the U.S.)
1-603-328-1752 (collect) (if outside the U.S.)
NOTE: EA+ is not a first responder. If you are experiencing a medical or travel emergency, please call 911 first. See this list for emergency numbers if you are traveling outside the U.S. Once you have been admitted to the hospital, contact EA+ as soon as possible by calling the emergency numbers on the back of your EA+ I.D. card (or the numbers above) to speak to an EA+ Coordinator.
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8am - 7pm Eastern
Mail: EA+ Office of Administration
PO Box 9159
Phoenix, AZ 85068
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