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  • Saturday, January 19, 2019

  • Lost Luggage? Student Travel Insurance Will Save the Day

    Filed Under: Health Insurance
For years, one of the most frustrating aspects of travel has been airlines' propensity to lose luggage. Replacing personal items is costly and annoying, particularly when it's through no fault of your own. If you're worried about losing luggage on your next international trip to a study abroad destination or even a vacation spot, you may want to consider buying student travel insurance.

Travel insurance will reimburse you for the cost of replacing items lost during your trip. And if you've traveled internationally, the time it takes to get your bags back could be significant, so items like medication and personal documents will need to be replaced long before the airline delivers what you're missing.

You may also be able to get assistance in tracking down your bags with travel insurance. Travel assistance features will help with interpreting foreign languages and working directly with the airline to locate your bags and give you an ETA on delivery. Without this sort of assistance, a frustrating experience could become much more daunting.

Students traveling to study abroad or vacation internationally don't need the hassle of replacing lost goods and tracking down bags. If an airline has lost or damaged your items in transit, you'll want to make sure you've protected yourself with travel insurance. Then you can rest easily knowing you will be covered financially when this inconvenience arises. Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

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