This year, Assist America proudly celebrates 25 years of saving lives and providing peace of mind for its members worldwide. As the largest provider of global emergency medical services through employee and student benefit plans, we serve more than 30 million members and over 300,000 enterprises through programs from the world’s most prominent group benefit providers.

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03/25

Natural Disaster Preparedness
Although they are rare, natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods, tsunamis, tornadoes, or earthquakes could occur while you are traveling. Natural disasters can seriously injure large numbers of people, contribute to the spread of some diseases, disrupt sanitation, and interrupt normal public services. Travelers should be familiar with risks for natural disasters at their destinations and local warning systems, evacuation routes, and shelters. 

03/20

12 Travel scams to watch for in 2015 and how to avoid them
Travel scams come and go. These are the ones to watch for in 2015.

03/06

ASSIST AMERICA CASE FILE: Fractures in Ireland
Ruby* was enjoying a summer program in Ireland.  After an evening at the local pub with some classmates, however, she fell down the stairs in her dorm, fracturing her knee and elbow.

01/30

Travel to Cuba might be changing.
But at Assist America its business as usual.

01/15

ASSIST AMERICA CASE FILE: Broken Foot in Hong Kong
Areva* was finishing up a teaching assignment at a university in Hong Kong. After a thrilling semester abroad, she was a looking forward to returning to the familiarity of her home in Thailand.

12/22

The Traveler December 2014
An informational bulletin on security, medical and travel-related issues

12/19

25 Years of Excellence: More Travel Tips 3
To kickoff our 25th anniversary celebration, we hope you enjoy “25” travel tips (today through Friday) and find them useful during holiday travels and upcoming trips in 2015.

12/18

25 Years of Excellence: More Travel Tips 2
To kickoff our 25th anniversary celebration, we hope you enjoy “25” travel tips (today through Friday) and find them useful during holiday travels and upcoming trips in 2015.

12/17

25 Years of Excellence: More Travel Tips
To kickoff our 25th anniversary celebration, we hope you enjoy “25” travel tips (today through Friday) and find them useful during holiday travels and upcoming trips in 2015.

12/16

25 Years of Excellence
To kickoff our 25th anniversary celebration, we hope you enjoy “25” travel tips (today through Friday) and find them useful during holiday travels and upcoming trips in 2015.

12/11

10 Must-Have Free Travel Apps
Besides the Assist America Mobile App, of course!

11/12

Additional protests over disappearance of 43 university students likely in Mexico
Expect transport disruptions. Violence possible, most likely in Guerrero.

11/11

What is my real risk of contracting Ebola?
by Joseph E. DiCorpo, BSc, MMSc, PA, Chief Medical Consultant, Assist America Inc.

11/04

Ebola Case Study
Emily*, the Director of Study Abroad Programs for a large university, felt personally responsible for the safety and well-being of the students from her school that traveled to attend international programs.  Over the years, she had found this responsibility to have certain challenges, given the adventurous nature of students. In the fall semester of 2014, however, these challenges were taking on a new, scarier dimension.

10/29

Download the Assist America Mobile App!
Download our Assist America Mobile Apps for iPhone and Android for travel updates in our News Spotlight, Pre-Trip Information, an Embassy/Consulate Locator, a US Pharmacy Locator, to download your membership ID card and more!

10/27

Assist America to sponsor the American Middle East Institute Conference
Princeton, NJ—Assist America, Inc. is pleased to announce our sponsorship at the American Middle East Institute Conference this year.

10/22

Ebola: Separating Fact from Fiction
According to the World Health Organization, the Ebola virus has infected more than 8,900 people in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone since March 2014. It has killed about 4,877 people. The more Ebola is talked about in the media, the more confusion it creates.

10/18
10/06

Assist America Case File
While traveling in Germany, member fell and was taken to hospital for severe pain in her foot.

09/22

The Traveler September 2014
An informational bulletin on security, medical and travel-related issues.