An insurer has chosen an emergency travel assistance vendor.

MetLife Mexico S.A., Mexico City, a unit of MetLife Inc., New York, will be using Assist America Inc., Princeton, N.J., to provide emergency medical evacuation services, repatriation services, and other emergency travel services for 500,000 insureds.

The benefits will cover insureds who become ill or injured while traveling more than 100 miles away from home, or in another country, according to Assist America.