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Study Abroad Insurancefor Students Studying Abroad

Tell us about your plans abroad & we'll get you the coverage you need for less than a textbook.

Tell us about your plans abroad & we'll get you the coverage you need for less than a textbook.

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Travel Medical
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Trip Cost
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Tell us what you're looking for! Are you traveling outside of your home country (Travel Medical) or going abroad to study (Student Medical)? If you're not sure or have any questions, give us a call at 1-800-257-7718 or drop us a line in the chat box below!

Travel Medical (Traveler's / Visitor's)
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Travel Medical (Traveler's / Visitor's)

Travel health insurance protects international travelers against medical emergencies and unexpected costs incurred while abroad

Travel Protection
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Travel Protection

Covers the medical emergencies, trip cancellations and/or delays, and loss of personal belongings.

Student Medical
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Student Medical

Student Medical Insurance provides you with medical and non-medical insurance coverage throughout your period of study

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Primary Destination

The country you are visiting. If you are visiting multiple destinations, then select the country in which you are spending the most time.

INCLUDING THE UNITED STATES
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Including the United States

Including the United States For trips that include the US as one of the destinations

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Excluding the United States

For trips outside the US. If visiting multiple locations, select the destination you will spend the most time in.

Citizens Of : UNITED STATES
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Citizens Of

Select the country for which you maintain a primary status and are legally recognized by state custom or law.

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Travelers Ages

Enter the traveler's age as of today.

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Trip Cost

Prepaid nonrefundable total cost of trip you wish to insure. Examples include non-refundable airfare, accommodations, cruises, tours, etc...

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    TRAVEL MEDICAL
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I Need...

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Tell us what you're looking for! Are you traveling outside of your home country (Travel Medical) or going abroad to study (Student Medical)? If you're not sure or have any questions, give us a call at 1-800-257-7718 or drop us a line in the chat box below!

For Where...

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Primary Destination

Tell us what you're looking for! Are you traveling outside of your home country (Travel Medical) or going abroad to study (Student Medical)? If you're not sure or have any questions, give us a call at 1-800-257-7718 or drop us a line in the chat box below!

  • Including the United States
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    Including the United States

    Including the United States For trips that include the US as one of the destinations

  • Excluding the United States
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    Excluding the United States

    For trips outside the US. If visiting multiple locations, select the destination you will spend the most time in.

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    Primary Destination

    If visiting multiple destinations, select the country you are visiting the longest

Citizens Of...

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Citizenship

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    Citizens Of

    Select the country for which you maintain a primary status and are legally recognized by state custom or law.

Trip Cost...

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Trip Cost

Prepaid nonrefundable total cost of trip you wish to insure. Examples include non-refundable airfare, accommodations, cruises, tours, etc...

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Trip Cost

Prepaid nonrefundable total cost of trip you wish to insure. Examples include non-refundable airfare, accommodations, cruises, tours, etc...

For Who...
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Travelling Dates

Let us know what day you're starting your trip and what day you're coming back. If you're not sure or have any questions, give us a call at 1-800-257-7718 or drop us a line in the chat box below!

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Study Abroad Medical Insurance 101

An increasing number of American students are choosing to study abroad, but as they explore foreign lands, eat weird food, meet interesting people and make new friends in a bid to broaden their cultural horizons, they find themselves completely outside their element. It's all fun and games until someone falls ill, gets injured or has a medical emergency in a foreign land where they don't speak the local language, but that's precisely when the quality of medical coverage you have makes all the difference.

Most study abroad programs require you to purchase international health insurance that gives you the medical, logistical and financial support you need to deal with unexpected illnesses, emergencies, changes, and cancellations. Although our Student Medical plans that have been specifically developed to meet U.S. university requirements, the minimum coverage amounts required can vary according to the school, country or region you're visiting. We encourage you to check with your institution or give us a call if you're unsure. And while some universities offer their own plans, we recommend you purchase a U.S policy as they generally adhere to a higher standard and offer greater protection for students studying abroad.

Student Insurance plans give you the option to visit your campus healthcare center or browse our international provider directory to find a doctor or specialist that meets your needs. If neither is an option we understand you are traveling so don't worry all plans we offer will still extend coverage if outside the network. You'll be covered for minor ailments like a colds, flu, food poisoning or urgent care as well as the more major emergencies such as slip and falls, surgical treatments, hospital stays, ambulance service, emergency medical evacuation, repatriation and prescription drugs. In addition, our plans come with coverage for your spouse and children, mental illness, maternity and drug or alcohol abuse along with limited coverage for pre-existing conditions and sports-related injuries. You can also breathe easy knowing that you're covered if you end up having a medical emergency or need to see a doctor during any additional travel while abroad.

Since our policies are both flexible and customizable, costs tend vary according to the plan you pick. And even with those, the deductible and maximum coverage limits are determined by scope of coverage, the location and duration of your stay, and any government or university requirements. The best way to figure out costs is to decide what kind of coverage you want, and then personalize it to your specific needs based on price, coverage, and value. Premiums for your Student Medical Insurance are paid either in full or on a monthly basis, and if for some reason you don't end up making the trip, your plan is both cancelable and refundable at any time.

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An increasing number of American students are choosing to study abroad, but as they explore foreign lands, eat weird food, meet interesting people and make new friends in a bid to broaden their cultural horizons, they find themselves completely outside their element. It's all fun and games until someone falls ill, gets injured or has a medical emergency in a foreign land where they don't speak the local language, but that's precisely when the quality of medical coverage you have makes all the difference.

Most study abroad programs require you to purchase international health insurance that gives you the medical, logistical and financial support you need to deal with unexpected illnesses, emergencies, changes, and cancellations. Although our Student Medical plans that have been specifically developed to meet U.S. university requirements, the minimum coverage amounts required can vary according to the school, country or region you're visiting. We encourage you to check with your institution or give us a call if you're unsure. And while some universities offer their own plans, we recommend you purchase a U.S policy as they generally adhere to a higher standard and offer greater protection for students studying abroad.

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coverage matters

Student Insurance plans give you the option to visit your campus healthcare center or browse our international provider directory to find a doctor or specialist that meets your needs. If neither is an option we understand you are traveling so don't worry all plans we offer will still extend coverage if outside the network. You'll be covered for minor ailments like a colds, flu, food poisoning or urgent care as well as the more major emergencies such as slip and falls, surgical treatments, hospital stays, ambulance service, emergency medical evacuation, repatriation and prescription drugs. In addition, our plans come with coverage for your spouse and children, mental illness, maternity and drug or alcohol abuse along with limited coverage for pre-existing conditions and sports-related injuries. You can also breathe easy knowing that you're covered if you end up having a medical emergency or need to see a doctor during any additional travel while abroad.

Since our policies are both flexible and customizable, costs tend vary according to the plan you pick. And even with those, the deductible and maximum coverage limits are determined by scope of coverage, the location and duration of your stay, and any government or university requirements. The best way to figure out costs is to decide what kind of coverage you want, and then personalize it to your specific needs based on price, coverage, and value. Premiums for your Student Medical Insurance are paid either in full or on a monthly basis, and if for some reason you don't end up making the trip, your plan is both cancelable and refundable at any time.

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