Published on February 23rd, 2023 in Travel Assistance
Knowledge is confidence, and we want you to know how EA+ can assist if you’re hospitalized during a trip. Here’s a closer look at how we coordinate with the facility treating you, and how we work to get you home safely to continue your recovery.
Let’s start with your first call for help during an emergency situation—a fall, car accident, heart attack, etc. We are not first responders, and WE NEVER WANT TO DELAY YOUR CARE. Always dial 9-1-1 first (or the international equivalent).
As an EA+ member, once you’re admitted to the hospital, call EA+ at the emergency number on the back of your card (or, if you’ve downloaded the EA+ Mobile App, the number on the back of your digital card has a click-to-call feature). One of our coordinators will:
How can you best be prepared for the unexpected during a trip? Here are a few tips from our coordinators:
If, due to your hospitalization, you are unable to go home on your original itinerary, EA+ will get you home safely by any means necessary—plane, car, train—we’ve done it all!
Let’s look at the differences between travel insurance and travel assistance, discuss where they overlap, and examine when to use one or the other.Continue Reading
If a medical emergency occurs while you’re traveling—either domestically or abroad—you want to know that you and your loved ones are well-protected. Emergency Assistance Plus not only offers that protection but the peace of mind to explore the world with confidence.