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Every Diver Should Be a DAN Member

As a DAN member, you’ll enjoy a suite of valuable benefits designed to help make you a safer, smarter diver. Dive confidently knowing that you have the world’s leading dive safety organization on your side.

Emergency Medical Evacuation

Up to US$150,000 (US$100,000 in MN, NH and NY) of emergency medical evacuation coverage
for diving and nondiving medical emergencies any time you travel more than 50 miles from home.

Access To Purchase Dive Accident Insurance

Join first, then purchase DAN's dive accident insurance plans, which help cover hyperbaric chamber
treatment, physicians’ charges, emergency transportation and hospital charges.

24/7 Emergency Hotline

DAN is on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to assist you
in the event of an emergency anywhere you travel.

Medical Information Line

Talk to a medical specialist when you need nonurgent information
about topics like fitness to dive, prescriptions or dive physiology.

Online Safety Resources

Improve your dive safety knowledge with helpful tools such as DAN’s Health and Diving
Reference Library, case summaries, safety quizzes, Smart Guides, videos and more.

Alert Diver Magazine Subscription

Members enjoy the most-circulated dive magazine in the world featuring
stories on dive travel, destinations, safety and underwater photography.

View the Member Benefits Handbook for complete terms and conditions of coverage.


One Low Annual Membership Fee Provides Benefits All Year

When you join DAN, you get more than great benefits. Your support helps power our 24/7 emergency hotline and advances our ongoing dive safety research, training and education programs for divers across the world.

Individual

$35Per Year (USD)
  • Individual Membership Benefits
  • Up to US$150,000 Emergency medical evacuation

    (US$100,000 in MN, NH and NY)

  • Access to purchase DAN dive accident insurance
  • 24/7 global emergency hotline
  • Talk to a medical specialist
  • Enjoy safety guides, reports, videos and more

Family

$55Per Year (USD)
  • Family Membership Benefits
  • Same great benefits as individual membership
  • Benefits for you, your spouse or domestic partner
  • Includes unmarried dependent children ages 8 to 18
  • Add as many eligible dependents as desired
  • Access to purchase dive accident insurance for each member

DAN membership alone does not provide coverage for costs of a dive accident; dive accident insurance must be purchased separately for each member.

For annual membership in Canada, add US$5 (US$40 Individual/US$60 Family)


Even More Reasons To Join DAN

You can benefit from DAN membership even if you’re not actively diving. Members also enjoy valuable DAN TravelAssist benefits that are ideal for anyone who loves domestic or international travel, watersports and other outdoor activities.

Visit Of Family Member Or Friend

DAN TravelAssist will arrange for an economy round-trip ticket to the location of the Hospital,
accom­modations and meals, for a person chosen by the Insured Member to travel to the site of his or her
hospitalization and return to the point of that person’s departure.

Visit Of A Traveling Companion

DAN TravelAssist will arrange to provide the Traveling Companion with
one-way economy transportation to the location of the Hospital, accom­modations and meals,
to allow the Traveling Companion to remain near the Insured Member.

Return Of Dependent Children

DAN TravelAssist will arrange to provide the children with one-way economy transportation
to return them Home if during the course of a Trip an Insured Member is traveling alone with his
or her minor dependent children and suffers a Medical Emergency.

Return Of Traveling Companion

DAN TravelAssist will arrange to provide the Trav­eling Companion with one-way economy
transportation to return them to their original return destination if during the course of a
Trip an Insured Member has suffered a Medical Emergency and the Traveling Companion's
transportation ticket is no longer valid.



Return of Vehicle

DAN TravelAssist will arrange for the cost of returning the unattended vehicle to the
rental agency or to the Insured Member's Home if during the course of a Trip an Insured Mem­ber is 
hospitalized or requires an Emergency Evacuation or Medi­cally Necessary Transfer.

Emergency Message Transmission

DAN TravelAssist will receive and relay emergency messages
to and from Your Family and/or em­ployer.

Emergency Cash Advances

When possible, DAN TravelAssist will provide You with a cash advance of up to
US $500 (or equivalent lo­cal currency) for medical emergencies with an acceptable
guarantee of reimbursement from either You or Your insurance.

Lost Or Stolen Item Recovery Assistance

When a Mem­ber has had luggage, documents, credit cards, or personal
items lost or stolen, DAN TravelAssist will aid the Member in reporting
the lost or stolen items to the appropriate authorities.

General Assistance

DAN TravelAssist will provide advice regarding how to utilize services available
in consulates and in government agencies and provided by translators and other
service providers who assist with travel-related problems.

Travel Arrangement Assistance

DAN TravelAssist will help coordinate emergency travel arrangements and
hotel reservations, help replace lost or stolen airline tickets and more.

Insurance Claims Assistance

DAN TravelAssist will help the Insured Member ver­ify insurance coverage,
guarantee payments to medi­cal care providers and
obtain information for insurance claims.

Pre-Trip Information

Members may obtain information for each country to be visited concerning
immunization requirements, pass­port and visa requirements and more.

Emergency Prescription Replacement Assistance

DAN TravelAssist will consult with the prescribing physician, and locate
and arrange to send your replacement medications and/or prescriptions when
it’s possible and legally permissible to do so.

Medical Expense Advances

Hospital admittance or discharge deposits will be advanced
up to $5,000 by DAN TravelAssist with an acceptable guarantee of
reimbursement from either You or Your insurance.

Medical Monitoring

DAN TravelAssist and its staff will establish communication with
the local attending medical provider and obtain as much information
as possible about the situation and begin to monitor the Member’s condition.

Legal Referrals

Referrals to local qualified attorneys are provided in the area in
which You are traveling. Telephone interpretation can be provided when necessary.

View All DAN Membership Benefits

View the Member Benefits Handbook for complete terms and conditions of coverage.


Have questions about DAN membership?


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DAN Customer Service

Mon–Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET

+1 (919) 684-2948

+1 (800) 446-2671

Fax: +1 (919) 490-6630

Email: 

24/7 Emergency Hotline

In event of a dive accident or injury, call local EMS first, then call DAN.

24/7 Emergency Hotline:

+1 (919) 684-9111

(Collect calls accepted)

DAN must arrange transportation for covered emergency medical evacuation fees to be paid.

Medical Information Line

Get answers to your nonemergency health and diving questions.

Mon–Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET

+1 (919) 684-2948, Option 4

Online: Ask A Medic

(Allow 24-48 hours for a response.)


DAN membership includes automatic enrollment in DAN TravelAssist®. Benefits are available for both diving and non-diving emergencies, with a combined benefit limit up to $150,000 ($100,000 for residents of  MN, NH and NY) for Emergency Medical Transportation and Travel Assistance Benefits.  

DAN TravelAssist® benefits are provided by DAN, Travel Guard®, and other service providers depending on the benefit. To access these benefits or to request emergency medical transportation, you must contact DAN TravelAssist for assistance. Emergency medical transportation arranged directly by you may not be reimbursed. 

Emergency Medical Transportation and Travel Assistance Benefits are insured benefits underwritten by the companies shown below.  This is only a brief description of the coverage(s) available. The Policy will contain reductions, limitations, exclusions, definitions and termination provisions. Coverage may vary by state or may not be available in all provinces.

For residents of MN, NH, and NY, insurance is underwritten by The United States Life Insurance Company in the City of New York, NAIC No. 70106 domiciled in the state of New York, with its principal place of business of One World Financial Center, 200 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10281.

For residents of all other U.S. states and the District of Columbia, other than the U.S. states listed above, insurance is underwritten by National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa., a Pennsylvania insurance company, with its principal place of business at 175 Water Street, New York, NY 10038. It is currently authorized to conduct insurance business in all states and the District of Columbia. NAIC No. 19445.

In Canada, insurance is underwritten by AIG Insurance Company of Canada, 120 Bremner Blvd., Suite 2200, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 0A8.