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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.

Should you have a medical emergency while traveling, Platinum Travel Assistance can provide you with medical assistance in consultation with local treating physicians. Medical visits to your hotel can also be arranged, depending on the circumstances and the resources available in each country. This comprehensive assistance program includes the following coverage per trip:*

• Emergency medical transportation up to $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.

Legal Referral and Assistance
In the case of a car accident, traffic violation and other civil offenses Platinum Travel Assistance can put you in contact with a lawyer in the country in which you are traveling. Should you need legal defense, Platinum Travel Assistance will provide legal assistance in the form of advanced legal and bail fees, up to US$10,000 per trip. All legal assistance funds advanced will be charged to your Platinum Card account automatically.

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

Underwritten by: Indemnity Insurance Company of North America Please refer to terms and conditions for full details of coverage and exclusions.
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 Indemnity Insurance Company of North America. Coverage is subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions of Policy BDA002.
3 Underwritten By Indemnity Insurance Company of North America. Coverage is subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions of Policy BDA101.
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