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¹ American Express Card Baggage Insurance Plan is underwritten by AMEX Assurance Company, Administrative Office, Phoenix, AZ under Policy AX0400, Policy AX0401, Policy BIP-AX0402, or Policy BIP-IND. For residents of GU and MP, the Plan is underwritten by Tokio Marine Pacific Insurance Limited, Hagatna, Guam under Policy CRCB000000100. This benefit is not available to residents of American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Palau and the US Minor Outlying Islands. Coverage is determined by the terms, conditions, and exclusions of the Policies applicable to your Card and is subject to change with notice. This document does not supplement or replace the Policies. To be covered, you must pay the entire fare for travel on a Common Carrier (e.g. plane, train, ship, bus, helicopter, except charters) with your eligible Card. Entire Fare means the cost of the full fare for a Covered Trip on a Common Carrier. You can pay for all of the cost in U.S. dollars, or use both dollars and American Express Membership Rewards® Points. But if you use frequent flyer miles or points from another program to pay for all or part of the fare, you will not be covered. To be eligible for claim payment, your account must be in good standing on the eligible card that maintains the original charge. This product provides secondary coverage. This means it pays eligible benefits not paid by any primary insurance that you have. For checked baggage, a written report of the loss must be filed with the Common Carrier. For carry-on baggage, a written report of the loss must be filed with a local law enforcement agency if theft is suspected. 


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¹ American Express Card Baggage Insurance Plan is underwritten by AMEX Assurance Company, Administrative Office, Phoenix, AZ under Policy AX0400, or Policy BIP-IND. Coverage is determined by the terms, conditions, and exclusions of the Policies applicable to your Card and is subject to change with notice. This document does not supplement or replace the Policies. To be covered, you must pay the entire fare for travel on a Common Carrier (e.g. plane, train, ship, bus, helicopter, except charters) with your eligible Card. Entire Fare means the cost of the full fare for a Covered Trip on a Common Carrier. You can pay for all of the cost in U.S. dollars, or use both dollars and American Express Membership Rewards® Points. But if you use frequent flyer miles or points from another program to pay for all or part of the fare, you will not be covered. To be eligible for claim payment, your account must be in good standing, on the eligible card that maintains the original charge. This product provides secondary coverage. This means it pays eligible benefits not paid by any primary insurance that you have. For checked baggage, a written report of the loss must be filed with the Common Carrier. For carry-on baggage, a written report of the loss must be filed with a local law enforcement agency if theft is suspected.


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