Travel Assistance Services
Complete peace of mind while travelling abroad
Travel with the knowledge that the pioneers and market leaders of full service travel assistance have your best interests at heart.
Travel the world, safe and informed
Our 24-hour specialised travel assistance help-line provide members with country-specific information including health risks, political unrest, food precautions, emergency numbers, climate details and natural disasters. Members also have access to travel, medical and safety tips relevant to the country they are visiting.
For real world travel advice, members can also log onto Netglobers and explore the Travel Reports, obtain Travel, Medical and Safety tips or read the latest news relevant to the country they are travelling in.
Medical Risk Management
Europ Assistance South Africaís Medical Risk Management services is manned by a team which includes 15 professional nurses, 5 specialist travel-assistance nurses and 10 travel-assistance case managers, 25 paramedics,13 medical-case managers and 10 medical-support staff, a medical director (24-hour standby) and a divisional manager. The service is supported by the Europ Assistance Groupís global network and infrastructure.
Our team provides out-of-hospital, in-hospital and emergency medical evacuation and repatriation services.
Travel Risk Management
Travel risk management services include referrals to:
- Appropriate authorities for lost passport or luggage
- Telephonic emergency interpreting or referrals to a local interpreter
- Referrals to a lawyer or arrangement of a bail bond
- Emergency travel services such as making reservations for an air ticket, accommodation due to evacuation, repatriation or hospitalization
- Return of minors following illness, accident or evacuation
- Document delivery to friends, relatives or business associates
Security Risk Management
Safe and secure business travel solutions, anywhere, anytime.
Security management services provide business travellers heading to unfamiliar and possibly volatile destinations with risk monitoring and alerting services. Countries and locations are monitored to identify threats at the earliest possible stage and warnings and alerts are issued when a memberís safety may be threatened.
Europ Assistance will, where necessary, facilitate emergency crisis response by activating local security resources and logistics to manage the memberís emergency evacuation.