Travel Accident and Inconvenience Coverage by Chubb

ELIGIBILITY

Principal and Supplementary EastWest Visa Infinite, Visa Platinum, Platinum Mastercard, EastWest Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Mastercard, Visa Gold and Gold Mastercard Credit Cardholders who are 75 years old and below and whose card accounts are active and in current status will get up to Php20 Million Travel Accident and Inconvenience Insurance for FREE if the entire travel fare for a scheduled flight or any other public conveyance going overseas or within the Philippines will be fully charged in advance against the aforementioned credit cards.

SCOPE OF COVER

The insurance coverage will commence two (2) hours before the Insured's scheduled departure time and cease two (2) hours after scheduled time of arrival. Qualified International Travel will have a maximum travel period of 90 days while Domestic Travel* will have a maximum of 15 days.

The coverage may also be extended to the Principal or Supplementary cardholder's legal spouse and parents; and maximum of four (4) dependent children who travel as passengers on common carrier whether on land, sea, and whose travel fares or tickets have been purchased using the Cardholder's qualified EastWest Credit Card. Eligible age for family coverage is up to 75 years old for spouse and legal parents; and children under age 24.

* Means a trip with a destination which is more than one hundred fifty (150) kilometers from the Cardholder's normal place of residence or place of business for travels by land or sea; for air travel, at least one round trip travel ticket to and from the planned domestic destination is required.

SCHEDULE OF BENEFITS

EastWest Visa Infinite, Visa Platinum, Platinum Mastercard, EastWest Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Mastercard, Visa Gold and Gold Mastercard

Coverage Maximum Sum Insured per Person
(in PHP)
Agrregate per Family
(in PHP)
Travel Accident Insurance
Main Cardholder
Spouse
Per Child (max. of 4 children)
Per Legal Parent
 
10,000,000
10,000,000
1,000,000
5,000,000
20,000,000
Medical Expense Reimbursement (due to injury and illness) 30,000 50,000
Loss or Damage to Baggage Php5,000.00 sub-limit per item 35,000 75,000
Baggage delay

Within 12 hours, max. of 96 hours, maximum cover up to
15,000 25,000
Flight delay

Delay of more than 12 hours or more maximum cover up to
15,000 25,000
Flight cancellation 15,000 25,000
Travel Misconnection

Within 12 consecutive hours, max. of 96 hours, maximum cover up to
15,000 25,000
Loss of Travel Documents Actual Cost Actual Cost
Personal Liability (for International travel only) 75,000 100,000
24-Hour Emergency Medical and Travel Assistance Hotline Included Included

DESCRIPTION OF COVER

Travel Accident Insurance Whilst the Insured is on a trip and as a result of an accident, the Insured sustains injury and it causes Accidental Death and/or Permanent Total Disability within one hundred eighty (180) days from the date of the accident, or causes the Insured to receive continuous medical treatment as a resident in-patient in a hospital and loss of life occurs later because of such injury, the insured is covered as stated in the Schedule of Benefits, subject to the limits provided in the table below:

Accidental Death 100%
Permanent Total Disability 100%
Permanent Loss of speech and hearing 100%
Loss of sight in both eyes 100%
Loss of two limbs or Loss of Use of two limbs 100%
Loss of one limb or Loss of Use of one limb 60%
Loss of sight in one eye 60%
Permanent Loss of lens of one eye 60%
Permanent Loss of speech 50%
Permanent Loss of hearing in:
  (i) both ears 50%
  (ii) one ear 15%
Medical Expense Reimbursement The expenses for medical attention and treatment* which the Insured incurred while on a trip, up to the Benefit Amount stated in the Schedule of Benefits for Injury or Sickness suffered by the Insured solely and independently of any other cause.

The expenses for medical attention and treatment which the Insured incurred upon return from the trip, provided that the Insured is confined in a hospital directly as a result of injury or sickness suffered while on a trip. Initial treatment for such injury or sickness must be received during the trip and all Necessary Medical Expenses must be incurred within thirty (30) days from the date the Insured returns to his/her residence. Admission to a hospital must be within twelve (12) hours after arrival from a trip and must be a continuation of medical attention sought while on a trip.

*Expenses incurred due to Injury or Sickness treated by any legally qualified medical practitioner, physician, surgeon, nurse hospital and/or ambulance service for medical, surgical, x-ray, hospital or nursing treatment including the cost of medical supplies and ambulance hire.

Loss or Damage to Baggage The baggage or personal effects must be in the possession of the hotel staff or the Common Carrier and proof of such loss must be obtained in writing from the hotel management or the Common Carrier management and such proof must be provided; or if loss or damage is the result of the forceful taking of the baggage or personal effects by way of violent means or the threat of violence, such loss must be reported to the police with jurisdiction over the place of the loss no more than twenty-four (24) hours from the incident. Any claim must be accompanied by written documentation from such police.

The Insured cannot claim under both Loss or Damage of Baggage and Personal Effects Benefit and Baggage Delay Benefit for any one (1) trip.
Baggage Delay If, while the Insured is on a trip, the Insured's baggage that is accompanied and checked-in with the Common Carrier is not delivered to him within 12 hours of the Insured's arrival at the scheduled destination overseas and in the Philippines, Chubb will pay to the Insured the relevant Benefit Amount as stated in the Policy Schedule or Confirmation of Cover for every full six (6) consecutive hours of delay, up to the maximum Benefit Amount as stated in the Policy Schedule or Confirmation of Cover , subject to the terms and conditions of the Group Policy.
Flight Delay In the event that the departure of the Common Carrier in which the Insured had arranged to travel in is delayed for at least six (6) consecutive hours for Domestic Trip, and for at least twelve (12) consecutive hours for International Trip, from the time specified in the itinerary supplied to the Insured due to inclement weather, equipment failure or strike or other job action by the employees of the Common Carrier, Chubb will pay the Insured for each full applicable hours of delay the Travel Delay Benefit Amount as stated in the Schedule of Benefits.
Flight cancellation If, prior to the commencement of the trip, the Insured is forced to cancel any part of the trip as the direct and necessary result of any specified cause, Chubb will indemnify the Insured for the cancellation expenses incurred, occurring up to thirty (30) days prior to Scheduled Departure Date, up to the Benefit Amount as stated in the Schedule of Benefits.

"Specified cause" means:
  1. Death, injury, or sickness or compulsory quarantine of the Insured or Immediate Family Member;
  2. Unexpected outbreak of strike, riot, or civil commotion at the scheduled destination arising out of circumstances beyond the control of the Insured;
  3. Receipt of witness summons or jury service; or
  4. Serious damaged to the Insured's residence from fire, flood or similar natural disaster (e.g., typhoon, earthquake), which requires presence of the Insured on the premises on the Scheduled Departure Date.
Travel Misconnection If while the Insured is on a trip, the Insured's confirmed onward travel connection overseas is missed at the transfer point due to the late arrival of the Insured's incoming confirmed connecting scheduled Common Carrier and no onward transportation is available to the Insured within twelve (12) consecutive hours on his actual arrival time, Chubb will pay to the Insured the relevant Benefit Amount stated in the Schedule of Benefits for every full twelve (12) consecutive hours of misconnection (the misconnection being calculated from the actual arrival to the actual departure of the Insured).
Loss of Travel Douments Chubb will reimburse the Insured up to the Benefit Amount as stated in the Schedule of Benefits for additional hotel, travel and communications expenses necessarily incurred in the country or countries visited in obtaining the replacement of a lost passport or visa, provided always that the Insured shall exercise reasonable care for the safety and supervision of the documents and that any loss of passport must be reported to the police within twenty-four (24) hours of the discovery of the loss.
Personal Liabilty Chubb shall indemnify the Insured for legal liability to a third party as a result of:
  1. Death or an accidental bodily injury to any person;
  2. Accidental loss of property or property damage of that person, up to the maximum Benefit Amount, which shall be the aggregate limit for all losses incurred during the Policy period. Included within this same limit are all costs and expenses incurred with the written consent of Chubb in connection with the defense of claims against the Insured which may be the subject of any indemnity.
"Property damage" refers to any physical damage to, destruction of, or loss of use of, tangible property.

GENERAL EXCLUSIONS

Chubb does not cover loss, injuries or damage caused by or resulting from or contributed to by the following:

  1. War (whether declared or not), invasion act of foreign enemies, civil war, revolution, insurrection, civil commotion, popular rising against the government, riot, strike;
  2. Nuclear weapons, radiation or radioactivity from any nuclear fuel or nuclear refuse arising from the combustion of nuclear fuel and any process of self-sustaining nuclear fission/fusion;
  3. Any illegal, criminal or unlawful act by the Insured or confiscation, detention, destruction by customs or other authorities;
  4. Any prohibition or regulations by any government;
  5. Any breach of government regulation or any failure by the Insured to take reasonable precautions to avoid a claim under the Insurance Coverage following the warning of any intended strike, riot or civil commotion through or by general mass media;
  6. The Insured engaging in naval, military or air force service or operations or testing of any kind of conveyance or being employed as a manual worker or whilst engaging in offshore mining or aerial photography or handling of explosive or hitchhiking or backpacking.

See additional exclusions applicable to:

Medical Necessary Expenses Benefit and Personal Accident

This Policy does not cover loss or injury, and Chubb will not in any event be liable for any claim caused by, resulting from, or contributed to by the following:

  1. While the Insured is riding or traveling on a motorcycle;
  2. Any claim involving participation by the Insured or the Insured traveling companion in hunting, racing (other than on foot), polo playing, hand gliding, bungee jumping, sports in a professional capacity, mountaineering or rock climbing using ropes or guides, scuba diving unless the Insured holds an Open Water Diving Certificate or is diving with a qualified diving instructor, abseiling, ballooning, parachuting, paragliding or gliding (unless with additional premium and with Chubb's prior written approval);
  3. Miscarriage, pregnancy or any of its complications, abortion;
  4. Suicide or attempted suicide or intentional self-inflicted injury;
  5. The Insured not taking all reasonable efforts to safeguard his property or to avoid any Injury or minimize any claim under this Policy;
  6. While the Insured is taking part in a brawl or taking part in inciting a brawl;
  7. From the absorption by the Insured of any drugs, medications or treatments not prescribed by a Physician;
  8. Any medical treatment received during the Trip which was made for the purpose of receiving medical treatment or if the Trip was undertaken while the Insured was unfit to travel;
  9. Experiment or investigative procedures;
  10. Action of the Insured while under the influence of alcohol, addictive drugs, narcotic drugs, to the extent of being unable to control one's mind. The term "under the influence of alcohol" means that the Insured's blood/alcohol level was equal to or superior to that fixed by the law/s regulating the use of automobiles, based on the results of a blood test.
  11. Any Pre-Existing Condition;
  12. AIDS or any injury or sickness commencing in the presence of a zero-positive test for HIV, and HIV-related disease;
  13. Mental and nervous disorders, including but not limited to insanity;
  14. Venereal disease;
  15. Cosmetic surgery, apart from reconstructive surgery required by a Covered Accident;
  16. Any treatment or surgical operation for congenital deformities and circumcision;
  17. Treatment arising from any geriatric, psycho-geriatric or psychiatric condition, stress, anxiety and depression, psychoanalytic treatment, stays in rest homes, physiotherapy and detoxification, care provided by a chiropractor or osteopath;
  18. Vaccinations and their complications;
  19. Ophthalmological care, eyeglasses, contact lenses, hearing aids, dental care (unless such treatment is necessarily incurred to sound and natural teeth) and dentures, unless they are the direct consequence of a Covered Accident;
  20. Treatment for obesity, weight reduction or weight improvement;
  21. Any expenses incurred for transportation, accommodation or services provided by another party for which the Insured is not liable to pay, or any expenses already included in the cost of a scheduled trip; or
  22. Any expense for a service not approved and arranged by the Authorized Company, or its authorized representative, except that Chubb reserves the right to waive this exclusion in the event the Insured or his traveling companions cannot for reasons beyond their control notify the Authorized Company, or its authorized representative, during an emergency medical situation. In any event, Chubb reserves the right to reimburse the Insured only for those expenses incurred for services which the Authorized Company, or its authorized representatives, would have provided under the same circumstances and up to the limits indicated in the Schedule of Benefits.

Travel Delay Benefit

  1. Failure of the Insured to check-in according to the itinerary supplied to him;
  2. Strike or industrial action existing on the date the Insured applied for cover under the Policy;
  3. Late arrival of the Insured at the airport or port after check-in or boarding time (except if late arrival due to strike or industrial action).

Loss or Damage of Baggage and Personal Effects and Loss of Travel Documents Benefit

The following classes of property are excluded from coverage:

  1. Animals;
  2. Motor vehicles (including accessories), motorcycles, boats, motors, any other conveyances;
  3. Snow skis, bicycles, sailboards, golf clubs, tennis rackets and other sporting equipment except while checked in as baggage with a registered Common Carrier;
  4. Household effects, keys, antiques, arts, collectors' items, jewelry, musical instruments, equipment for professional use;
  5. Computers (including data recorded on tapes, cards, disks or otherwise, software and accessories);
  6. Eyeglasses, contact or corneal lenses, hearing aids, prosthetic limbs, wheelchair, artificial teeth or dental bridges;
  7. Documents, identity papers, credit and payment cards, transport tickets, stocks and securities;
  8. Perishables and consumables;
  9. Baggage sent in advance or souvenirs and articles mailed or shipped separately;
  10. Hired or leased equipment; or
  11. Business goods or samples;
  12. Loss not reported to proper police authorities;
  13. Loss or damage caused by wear and tear, gradual deterioration, moths and other insects, vermin, inherent vice or damage sustained due to any process or while actually being worked upon and resulting there from;
  14. Loss of or damage to property resulting directly or indirectly from seizure or destruction under quarantine or customs regulations, confiscation or expropriation by order of any government or public authority or risk of contraband or illegal transportation of trade;
  15. Loss of or damage to property insured under any other insurance policy or reimbursed by Common Carrier or hotel management;
  16. Loss to Insured's baggage left unattended in any vehicle or public place or as a result of the Insured's failure to take care and precautions for the safeguard and security of such property;
  17. Loss of or damage to property insured while the Insured is suffering from mental and nervous disorders, including but not limited to insanity;
  18. The insured not taking all reasonable efforts to safeguard his property or to avoid or minimize any claim under this Policy;
  19. Mysterious disappearance;
  20. Breakage of brittle or fragile articles, cameras, cellular phones, computers (including software and accessories), musical instruments, radio, compact disc players and similar property.

Baggage Delay Benefit

  1. Delay not reported to a competent person of the Common Carrier as soon as the Insured knows the baggage is late or lost;
  2. For any clothing or toiletries purchased more than four (4) days after the actual time of arrival at the point of destination;
  3. When the baggage delay occurs on the journey back to the Insured's normal domicile, or;
  4. For purchases made after delivery of Insured's baggage by the Common Carrier.

Personal Liability Benefit

  1. Bodily Injury and Property Damage to any Insured;
  2. Property owned by the Insured or property in the care or custody of, or control by, the Insured;
  3. Damage relating to any liability assumed under contract;
  4. Damage relating to the willful, malicious or unlawful act or omission on the part of the Insured;
  5. The ownership, possession or use of any vehicles, aircraft, watercraft, firearms or animals, or arising from the negligent supervision and vicarious liability for the acts of a minor in connection with the former;
  6. Past or present business, trade or professional activities, including the rendering of or failure to render business, trade or professional activities;
  7. Any criminal proceedings whether actually convicted or not;
  8. The transmission of communicable disease by an Insured;
  9. The possession or use of any controlled substances/drugs unless prescribed by a licensed Physician;
  10. Sexual molestation, corporal punishment or physical or mental abuse;
  11. Pollution which includes the alleged or potential introduction of substances causing the impurities or harmful effects to the environment. Chubb shall have no duty to defend any suit in connection with such pollution, and judgments which are not in the first instance delivered by or obtained from a court of competent jurisdiction within the Philippines;
  12. Loss of or damage to property insured while the Insured is suffering from mental and nervous disorders, including but not limited to insanity.

CLAIMS GUDELINES

Please submit your completed Claim Form together with required claim documents to Chubb at:

Insurance Company of North America (a Chubb Company)
24th Floor, Zuellig Building, Makati Avenue corner Paseo De Roxas,
Makati City 1226, Philippines

For further questions on Claims, please call +63 2 8496000 (Mondays to Fridays, 8:30am to 5:30pm) or e-mail travel.ph@chubb.com.

What to do if you need emergency medical or travel assistance?
Please call the 24-hour Chubb Assistance: +63 2 864 0865.

What to do in the event of a claim?

  • Please advise Chubb within 30 days of the incident giving rise to a claim.
  • You must submit all supporting documentation and proof of loss.
  • For Travel or Baggage delays, a document must be obtained from the airline involved confirming the flight number, delay period and the reason for the delay.
  • Immediately (within 24 hours) report any checked-in baggage loss, damage or theft to the airline involved and submit a claim to them. Please also obtain a Loss/Damage Baggage Report from the Airline Representative.
  • Report any other baggage loss or damage to the local authority/police and retain the police report for your records to submit with the Claim Form.
  • All losses under Travel Documents must be reported to local authorities and written acknowledgement obtained.
  • Please refer to the Claim Form for other details.

How to file your Claim?

  • Download the Claim Form and follow the simple and detailed instructions for the benefit you would like to claim against.
  • Collate and attach your Proof of Loss documentation
  • Email the completed Claim Form and Proof of Loss documentation to travelclaims.ph@chubb.com.
  • Chubb will process your Claims within 5 to 10 working days following the receipt of all claims requirements.

Notice of Claim or Loss
In case of hospitalization or medical emergency, the Insured, a person traveling with him, or the treating medical authority must contact Chubb Assistance immediately to verify coverage and arrange the appropriate medical care. In case of Injury or Accidental Death, written notice of claim must be given to Chubb within thirty (30) days after a covered loss begins or as soon as is reasonably possible. Notice should include the Insured's name and the Certificate of Insurance number. If the Insured's property covered under this Policy is lost or damaged, the Insured must notify Chubb as soon as possible, take immediate steps to protect, save and/or recover the covered property, give immediate notice to the Common Carrier or bailee who is or may be liable for the loss or damage, and notify the police or other authorities in case of robbery or theft within twenty-our (24) hours from the time of discovery of the robbery or theft by the Insured.

Proof of Loss
Written proof of loss including the original Policy, Schedule of Benefits or Certificate of Insurance, original receipts, invoices and all other relevant documents must be furnished to Chubb within thirty (30) days after the date of such loss. Failure to furnish such proof within the time required shall not invalidate nor reduce any claim if it was not reasonably possible to give proof within such time, provided such proof is furnished as soon as reasonably possible and not later than one (1) year from the date of loss.

Physical Examination and Autopsy
Chubb at its own expense shall have the right and opportunity to examine the Insured when and as often as it may reasonably require during the pendency of the claim hereunder and to make an autopsy in case of death where it is not forbidden by law.

The above-described coverage is neither a complete description nor a complete list of all the terms, conditions and exclusions. For full definition, terms, conditions and exclusions of the policy, please confirm with Chubb upon intention of claims, etc.



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