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Travel Assistance Programs

Basic travel assistance coverage through Generali Global Assistance is provided to you at no cost. Extended travel assistance is also available and meets the J1 Visa requirements.

Generali Global Assistance (GGA) helps you cope with emergencies when you travel more than 100 miles from home or internationally for trips of up to 180 days. Generali Global Assistance (GGA)Travel Assistance can also help you with non-emergencies, such as planning your trip.

GGA Travel Assistance offers the following services:

  • Pre-trip assistance, including passport, visa, weather and currency exchange information, health hazards advice and inoculation requirements
  • Medical assistance services including locating medical care providers and interpreter services
  • Travel assistance services including emergency ticket, credit card and passport replacement assistance, funds transfer assistance and missing baggage assistance
  • Legal assistance services including locating a local attorney, consular officer or bail bond services
  • Emergency transportation services including arranging and paying for emergency evacuation to the nearest adequate medical facility and medically-necessary repatriation to the employee’s home, including repatriation of remains*
  • Personal Security Services including evacuation and logistical arrangements in the event of political unrest, social instability,weather conditions, health or environmental hazards

In the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, and Bermuda, call 866.455.9188. In other locations worldwide, call +1-240.330.1380.

Email: ops@gga-usa.com

*Emergency transportation services including arranging and paying for emergency evacuation to the nearest adequate medical facility and medically necessary repatriation to the postdoc's home, including repatriation of remains. Must be arranged by UnitedHealthcare Global. Related medical services, medical supplies and a medical escort are covered where applicable and necessary