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Travel Assistance Services

Additional Resources for Faculty and Staff

All UNI employees covered by UNI's group term life insurance policy from Principal Life Insurance Company are eligible for travel assistance services provided by AXA Assistance.

You, your spouse, and dependent children (whether traveling together or separately) have access to travel, medical, legal, and financial assistance plus emergency medical evacuation benefits when traveling domestically or internationally 100 or more miles away from home for up to 120 consecutive days.

The categories of travel assistance services provided by AXA Assistance available to clients with group term life insurance with Principal Life Insurance Company are:

  • pre-trip and cultural information services
  • personal assistance services
  • medical assistance services
  • emergency medical transportation services

You may also use AXA's travel portal called AXA Travel EYE. This portal assists you with your travels as it provides real-time information about global events, security and medical risks per country, and AXA's international medical network.

The next time you or your family members are traveling and need assistance, call 888-647-2611 within the U.S. or collect outside the U.S. at 630-766-7696. Be sure to carry the card with you at all times. There are no registration or enrollment forms to fill out. Travel assistance is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by calling AXA Assistance's highly trained staff who will ensure that your call is handled promptly.


This program is not insurance.

Participants are responsible for any incurred fees or expenses. Insured transportation services are administered by AXA Assistance USA, Inc., and underwritten by a third party licensed insurance company. This service is not part of any Principal Life insurance contract and may be changed or discontinued at any time. The Principal Financial Group® is not responsible for any loss, injury, claim, liability or damages related to the use of the AXA Assistance service. AXA Assistance is not a member of the Principal Financial Group®.

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