Your Benefits Plan

Travel Assist

TravelAssist Out-of-Country Emergency Care Coverage provides worldwide and inter-provincial emergency medical coverage to travelers in medical emergencies.

Imagine you’re on vacation with your family in a warm, tropical destination that’s been on your bucket list for years. You’re sitting by the pool with ice-cold lemonade, and then it happens—a dreaded emergency. What do you do?

You call TravelAssist Out-of-Country Emergency Care, available to you as a Member of the PowerSector Benefit Trust—that’s what you do!

Enjoy peace of mind knowing you have access to 24-hour, multi-lingual assistance from coordinators who can direct you to the nearest physician, healthcare facility, or medical clinic. TravelAssist will even help arrange your transportation to the recommended location if you need it.


Get Help

To obtain TravelAssist while travelling in Canada or the United States, call toll-free: 1-866-530-6024.

You can also call collect, from anywhere in the world by dialing: 1-905-816-1901. If you are a registered Member of the Plan you are automatically covered and are not required to inform the office of your travel plans.


What You Need for Your Trip

It’s important you take your TravelAssist booklet and information with you at all times during your travels. You will need to have your Plan # and personal ID # with you too. Click here to download the TravelAssist booklet. 

Download a copy of the Travel Assist booklet above. For convenience, the back cover of the booklet is a detachable wallet card you can carry with you when you travel.

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In the event of a medical emergency while traveling, call the Assistance Centre immediately prior to seeking medical attention. The numbers are above.

Additional Assistance

TravelAssist also provides Medical Advisors – for consultative and advisory services, and second opinions.

Courtesy Assistance can even help in locating qualified legal assistance, local interpreters and lost passport replacement services.

Complete Details

For more on the comprehensive services offered to you while you travel through TravelAssist, download a copy of the TravelAssist booklet before you go. For convenience, record your personal information on the back cover of the booklet and keep it with you when you travel.