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  • Tuesday, July 25, 2017

  • Backpacking in Europe? Don’t Forget International Student Travel Insurance

    Filed Under: Health Insurance
For many students, backpacking through Europe is the ideal way to spend the summer. As alluring as this classic adventure may be, exposure to new environments and frequent travel can pose certain health risks. As such, you will want to make sure you have purchased international student travel insurance for your trip.

The backpacking vacation has been seen in countless films and books. Students love the idea of seeing the continent at their own pace, without the regimented schedule that comes with flying and booking hotels in advance. This can be a truly great way to experience the cultures of each nation in a meaningful way.

But as you come in contact with new environmental factor - e.g. varying levels of air quality, water quality, and elevated altitudes, to mention just a few - you are increasing your risk of becoming ill. And needing medical attention without the benefit of insurance can be extremely expensive.

International student travel insurance will offer you the ability to get high-quality affordable healthcare around the globe. So as you visit each country, you can rest assured that if a health problem arises, you can get it treated without incurring significant expenses. Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

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