Discovery International Travel Benefit
The Discovery International Travel Benefit covers you for medical emergency treatment outside the borders of the Republic of South Africa for 90 days from date if departure from Republic of South Africa. The benefit is available on the Executive Plan, Comprehensive, Priority, Saver, Core and Smart Series (Classic and Essential) Plans whereby the benefit offers funding for approved medical emergencies, evacuations and repatriations.
From 1 April 2017, Discovery will be changing the partner on the International Travel Benefit from International SOS (ISOS) to ER24. There will be no change to the available benefits that the members currently enjoy however there will be change to the contact number that the members need to call in case of emergency with effect from 1 April 2017.
As of 01 April 2017 the Discovery International emergency number is + 27 11 529 6900 Members should call the Discovery International Emergency line, operated by ER24 , in any medical emergency whilst travelling outside the borders of Republic of South Africa. The qualified ER24 team will coordinate all medical care needed, as well as place guarantees of payments post approved admissions.
If a member calls the current International emergency number + 27 11 541 1222 you will be seamlessly redirected to the Discovery International call centre operated by ER24.