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.