Emergency Evacuation

Emergency Evacuation

Emergency Evacuation

What is an Emergency Evacuation?

In the event of an accidental injury or sickness that warrants immediate transportation from a location, Emergency Evacuation or Medical Emergency Evacuation is deployed to rescue or treat the patient. These services are designed to transport the affected individual to a suitable medical facility for treatment or rescue purposes.

Is Emergency Evacuation necessary?

Whether you need Emergency Evacuation coverage or not for your travel depends on various factors, including the nature of your trip, your travel destination, and your personal preferences.

All three of AXA’s travel plans include Emergency Evacuation coverage. Maximum coverage per person is up to:


Maximum Benefit: $100,000
Hospital Companion: $10,000


Maximum Benefit: $500,000
Hospital Companion: $10,000


Maximum Benefit: $1,000,000
Hospital Companion: $10,000

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Other Travel Insurance Benefits: Trip Cancellation, Baggage Loss, Cancel For Any Reason, Trip Interruption, Medical Travel Benefit, Trip Delay

What warrants an Emergency Evacuation?

A.) Your medical condition requires urgent medical attention that cannot be provided at the hospital where you were initially taken when injured or sick. You will be transported to the nearest hospital where you can receive the appropriate medical treatment.
B.) After being treated at a local hospital, your medical condition warrants transportation to your home where you reside to obtain further medical treatment or to recover
Both (A) and (B) above  

What is offered in Emergency Evacuation coverage?

  • Hospital Companion

    Offers transportation for a companion to join you in the hospital. If you are traveling alone and are in the hospital or required to be in the hospital for more than seven (7) consecutive days, Emergency Evacuation and coverage includes the benefit of transport of a Hospital Companion, chosen by you, for a single visit to and from your bedside.
  • Repatriation of Remains

    Expenses incurred to return your body to the United States of America if you pass away during the trip. This benefit is provided only if authorized in advance and arranged by the insurance company or the insurance company’s travel assistance company.
  • Transportation of children

    If you are hospitalized for more than seven days following a covered Emergency Evacuation, or if you pass away during the trip, the insurance company will make arrangements to bring back any minor children (under the age of 18) who were with you on the trip. They will be transported to the home of a person you have designated or someone identified as your next of kin. If needed, an attendant will accompany them to ensure their well-being during the journey.

Emergency Evacuation FAQs

Who should I call during an Emergency Evacuation?

If you experience a medical emergency during your travels, contact your local emergency services.
Then call AXA’s 24/7 emergency services: 855-327-1442

Why choose AXA Travel Protection

With a presence in over 30 countries worldwide, AXA provides assistance with a wide range of features that include: 

  • Extensive knowledge of local health risks and medical facilities to respond swiftly in the event of a medical emergency
  • 24/7 global team of travel experts that offers assistance and assurance while traveling

How to get a Travel Protection Quote
Receive a free quote within minutes
Or call us at 855-327-1441 to speak with our licensed Travel Insurance Advisors.
Monday-Saturday, 8AM-7PM Central Time

It is important to note that the specifics for Emergency Evacuation will depend on the policy selected, date of purchase, destination, and state of residency. Customers are advised to carefully review the terms and conditions of their policy, and to contact AXA Partners with any questions or concerns they may have.