IAMAT |International Association of Medical Assistance to Travellers| IAMAT |International Association of Medical Assistance to Travellers|

Member Benefits

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Travelling with confidence is important to you

Like you, we love travel. Travellers have trusted our experience in travel health to give them peace of mind, up-to-date health information, and a safety net away from home since 1960.

Whether you’re taking a round-the-world trip or just spending a few days abroad, your IAMAT membership helps you prevent illness, heal, and be healthy.

How IAMAT membership works

IAMAT members get travel health information and exclusive access to our international network of trusted English-speaking doctors.

IAMAT is a non-profit organization linking travellers directly to healthcare providers vetted by us. If you need medical assistance, present your membership card to an IAMAT-affiliated doctor.  IAMAT members can expect to pay up to a maximum of US $100 for the first regular office consultation with a private practice doctor. These consultation rates do not apply to hospitals and clinics, which charge IAMAT members their standard consultation fees. Our doctors will help you navigate the local healthcare system and can refer you to a specialist or report back to your own doctor if needed.

We are not an insurance company. Members who seek medical care from one of our reputable doctors may choose to file a claim and get reimbursed by their travel insurance provider after their trip.

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What you get

IAMAT Membership Card
Download your IAMAT Membership Card and present it to our affiliated doctors. As a member,  you pay a set fee for the first consultation with a private practice doctor. IAMAT’s rates do not apply to hospitals and clinics, which charge their standard consultation fees. Renewing your membership with a donation guarantees uninterrupted access to our Health Network.

Country Health Advice
Up-to-date information about required and recommended vaccinations, local health risks, food and water conditions, climate, and more for all countries. Travel health recommendations are updated daily and we only report confirmed cases.

Listings of doctors and clinics around the world
Get access to qualified IAMAT-affiliated doctors and clinics in over 300 cities around the world. Participating doctors and mental health practitioners are fluent in English, and can refer you to a specialist in any field of medicine or report back to your own doctor.

Information by health risk
Find information on a particular health risk, including its geographic distribution, symptoms, and prevention recommendations.

Travel Health eLibrary
IAMAT members get exclusive access to our comprehensive Guide to Travel Health Insurance and Guide to Healthy Travel.

Other eLibrary resources are available to members and non-members alike, including tipsheets and whitepapers about travelling with medications, mental health, immunizations, Malaria, and jet lag.

Answer My Travel Health Question
Have a burning travel health question? As a member, your question will be answered as soon as possible by an expert.

Travel Health Planner
Designed for IAMAT members, the Travel Health Planner is an online tool that provides vaccination and health advice based on your itinerary. 

Join today!

Last reviewed and updated: July 16, 2018

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