Site Menu

Click on each title to read the full article.

Spring Break Travels: Mexico Security Brief +

Tourism comprises an integral part of the Mexican economy, and Mexico is one of the most popular destinations for Spring Break tourism. Tourists are attracted by the country’s food, diving, culture and the very reasonable prices. Click to read more...

Best Practices for Avoiding Street Crime +

Street crime is a risk factor in every global location and is the most common threat faced by travelers. Thieves are generally more likely to target individuals who are less familiar with their surroundings. Click to read more...

Click on each title to read the full article.

2019 Global Health Risks for International Travels +

Depending on the destination, travelers may be exposed to a number of health challenges. The risks will vary according to the purpose of the trip and the itinerary, the standards of accommodation, hygiene and sanitation, proper immunization and preparation prior to departure as well as the behavior of the traveler during the trip. Click to read more...

In Action: Medical Repatriation after a Fall in Tasmania +

One of Pam’s biggest dream was to visit Australia. When her daughter moved there for work, it was an opportunity Pam would certainly not to miss. Unfortunately, after spending the weekend hiking in Tasmania, Pam sprained her ankle and fell a short distance, breaking her left tibia and fibula. Click to read more...

Click on each title to read the full article.

#TravelLife Series: What It Is Like to Be a Flight Nurse? +

Assist America arranges medical evacuations and repatriations every day, from all corners of the world. To be successful, these missions depend on several key components – a successful coordination of all medical information and logistics, cooperation from the local treating team and the receiving medical facility, the type of transportation chosen for a specific mission, and the quality of care given to the patient throughout. Click to read more...

For the latest, up-to-date information regarding key regions, click on the links below:


East Asia


Near East

South Asia

Western Hemisphere

 Members of Assist America also have access to country-specific Pre-Trip Information, visa requirements, immunization regulations, security advisories, and more. To view Pre-Trip Information, login with your Assist America reference number on our website or download our free Mobile App (see below for details). 

Dowload our Mobile Apps from the App Store or Google Play.

Our free Mobile App gives you instant access to a wide range of assistance, including:

  • One-touch call to our 24/7 Emergency Operations Center
  • Travel alerts
  • Pre-trip information
  • Travel Status Indicator
  • Global Embassy Locator
  • U.S. Pharmacy Locator
  • And much more!