DAN TravelAssist

When you purchase an individual or family DAN Membership, you are automatically enrolled in DAN's travel assistance plan. When you travel on a trip at least 50 miles (80 km) from your place of residence, DAN TravelAssist arranges emergency medical evacuations for any medical emergency and provides additional benefits for you and your eligible family members.

IMPORTANT: DAN TravelAssist must arrange ALL evacuations. Call +1-919-684-9111 for assistance. (This number can be called collect if you are outside the USA, Canada, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, British or U.S. Virgin Islands.) If you make your own emergency evacuation arrangements, DAN TravelAssist will not reimburse the cost.

Below is a list of the assistance and benefits provided by DAN TravelAssist. For complete details on all DAN TravelAssist benefits and exclusions to the policy, see the DAN Member Handbook (PDF: 501 KB).

  • Emergency Evacuation and Repatriation
  • Covers up to a maximum of $100,000 per person (if a Family Membership) for an emergency evacuation, or medically necessary repatriation.

  • Prescription Assistance
  • Locates and arranges to send medication or eyeglasses when it's possible and legally acceptable.

  • Medical Expense
  • Advances up to $5,000 for hospital admittance or discharge deposits.

  • Medical Monitoring
  • Work with local medical providers and relay necessary information to the member and the member's family until the situation is resolved.

  • 24-Hour Worldwide Medical Information and Assistance
  • Provides 24-hour multilingual assistance and consultation along with nondiving-related medical referrals to physicians, hospitals and specialists.

  • Visit of Family Member or Friend
  • Arranges and pays for economy round-trip airfare for a visitor if you are traveling alone and require hospitalization for more than seven consecutive days.

  • Return of Dependent Children
  • Arranges and pays for one-way economy airfare to return children home if you become ill or injured and cannot attend to their needs.

  • Return of Traveling Companion
  • Arranges and pays for one-way economy airfare for a traveling companion if the companion loses previously made travel arrangements because of the member's medical emergency.

  • Pre-Trip Information
  • Get visa, passport and inoculation requirements; cultural information; weather conditions; embassy and consular referrals; foreign exchange rates; and travel advisories through DAN TravelAssist.

  • Repatriation of Remains
  • If you or a covered family member dies while traveling, DAN TravelAssist will arrange and pay, up to the policy limit, for costs associated with the return of your remains.

  • Return of Vehicle
  • Arranges to return your unattended vehicle to the rental agency or to the current residence in case of a medical emergency.

  • Emergency Message Transmission
  • Receive and relay emergency messages to and from your family and/or employer.

  • Emergency Cash Advances
  • When possible, provides a cash advance of up to $250 in local monies for medical emergencies.

  • Assistance with Recovering Lost or Stolen Items
  • DAN TravelAssist will attempt to recover lost or stolen items by contacting the appropriate parties.

  • Translator and Interpreter Referrals

  • Insurance Claims Assistance
  • Assists in obtaining information for insurance claims generated overseas for cases coordinated through DAN TravelAssist.

  • Legal Referrals
  • Referrals to local qualified attorneys. Telephone interpretation provided when necessary.

  • Bail Advances
  • Up to $5,000 in bail funds with an acceptable guarantee of reimbursement.

  • Legal Assistance
  • Advise the proper embassy or consulate of your incarceration.

    Join DAN today to take advantage of this valuable benefit of membership.