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.