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At American Express we understand that peace of mind is key when you travel. That's why Platinum Travel Assistance offers you, at no extra charge, a vast array of benefits and coverage that follow you and your Additional Card members worldwide your journeys may take you.

It is important to remember that if you need medical assistance when travelling, you should immediately contact our 24x7 emergency helpline by calling the number on the back of your American Express card. We are here to ensure you get appropriate and fast treatment from a doctor who speaks your language. Your coverage may be affected if you do not contact American Express.

• Emergency medical evacuation up to USD $100,000
• Emergency medical services up to USD $20,000
• Emergency dental treatment up to USD $1,000
• Prescription expenses up to USD $1,000
• Hospitalization arrangements, coordination of arrangements for surgery when necessary, medical monitoring, Intensive Therapy or Coronary Care arrangements, emergency message relay.

In addition, if you encounter an emergency due to a civil or criminal offense, Platinum Travel Assistance will put you in contact with a lawyer in the country in which you are traveling, and will advance you up to USD $10,000 per trip to cover any legal or bail fees which will be charged automatically to your Platinum Card.

In the event that your checked baggage is lost by a commercial carrier, Platinum Assistance will make every effort to track down your missing luggage and keep you posted on their progress. Should Platinum Assistance not be able to recover your luggage, you will be reimbursed up to a maximum of USD $1,200 per trip.


When you travel on any common carrier (plane, bus, train or ship) and charge your ticket to your Platinum Card, you and your Additional Card members will be automatically covered at no additional charge for up to USD $500,000 in Travel Accident Insurance.


Regardless of the car rental company you selected, when you reserve and pay for a car rental with The Platinum Card, you will be covered against damage to, or theft of, most rental vehicles. Simply refuse the Lost and Damage insurance plan offered by the commercial rental car company before you sign the contract. Please read important exclusions and restrictions. This product provides secondary coverage and does not include liability coverage. Not all vehicle types or rentals are covered. Geographic restrictions apply.

1 The Platinum American Express insurance excludes cover for pre-existing medical conditions. In order to receive the insurance benefits, you need to purchase the trip on your American Express Card . Please refer to the Terms and Conditions for full details of cover and exclusions.
2 Underwritten by ACE, Overseas Company, Ltd. Coverage is subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions of Policy BDA002.
3 Underwritten ACE, Overseas Company, Ltd. Coverage is subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions of Policy BDA101.
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