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  • Saturday, February 16, 2019

  • International Student Insurance Options Offer Protection in All Situations

    Filed Under: Health Insurance
As an international student, there are a variety of reasons that you may need insurance coverage. From health emergencies to travel dilemmas, there are lots of problems that could arise during your study abroad adventure. International student insurance can help keep you protected in any scenario.

Being around many new people and being exposed to new environmental conditions can lead to serious health risks for students. Not to mention that with the active lives students lead, activities like recreational sports can result in injuries. Car accidents also cause injuries for many students annually. And these are just a few of the health risks that could lead to a hospital visit for a student.

Without insurance coverage, these hospital visits will cost hundreds, or depending on how serious the medical issue is, thousands of dollars. International student health insurance absorbs that high cost so that you the student need only pay a fraction.

International student insurance is versatile in that it not only can cover healthcare costs but also costs associated with travel. Flight delays, cancellations, lost luggage, and re-bookings are just some of the travel expenses that international student travel insurance can help minimize for you. So while there are many potential problems that await students studying internationally, there is one easy-to-buy type of insurance that can help in all situations. Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

International Student Insurance (requires student status)
Visitor Insurance (does not require student status)