Traveling to Hawaii This weekend? If You’re Caught in Hurricane Iselle or Julio, You Can Get Free Emergency Assistance from CSA Travel Protection
Hurricanes Iselle and Julio are expected to hit the Hawaiian Islands over the next few days, which could affect travel plans. Continuing its free assistance program that started July 3rdwith Hurricane Arthur, CSA Travel Protection (CSA) is once again offering emergency travel and medical assistance services free to all U.S. travelers and their families affected by the storm.
Anyone seeking assistance services can reach the CSA assistance centers directly by calling (855) 806-1090. Free services include flight and hotel booking, medical and legal referral, traveling companion assistance, emergency cash transfer and interpretation/translation services.In addition to free assistance services, CSA recommends travelers utilize the following resources to help them prepare for their travels during hurricane season.Websites:
- Storm Prediction Center and National Weather Service provide weather forecasts, including major storm predictions. Be sure to check these sites before hitting the road.
- National Weather Service: National Hurricane Center, Ready.gov and FEMA offer hurricane preparedness guides and tips.
- Research shows that people are using social media to stay informed during emergencies. When cell phones won't work but the internet will, Twitter, Facebook and other social networking resources are great tools for getting information quickly. Just be sure to use trusted sources that are dispelling rumors.
In an emergency hurricane situation, it's important to use common sense. These resources are a guide for how to prepare for a hurricane. However, it's impossible to predict the outcome even if everything is done right.
Also read: Weathering the Storm—Preparing for Travel During Hurricane Season
About CSA Travel Protection
CSA Travel Protection, a Generali Global Assistance company, is dedicated to providing affordable travel insurance and emergency assistance services to protect travelers' valuable investments and help them travel with more peace of mind. For 20 years CSA has developed a reputation for standing behind its customers and by offering products and services to meet their needs. Through superior customer service, extensive experience and industry-leading innovation, CSA is with its clients every step of the way, whenever and wherever they are needed.
Jay A. Morakis
M Group Strategic Communications (for Generali Global Assistance North America)