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  • Saturday, February 16, 2019

  • Safeguard Your Travel Investment; Choose Student Travel Insurance When Using Student Travel Agencies

    Filed Under: Health Insurance
When you walk across campus, you probably see all sorts of fliers adorning bulletin boards. Included among those are often travel agencies that cater exclusively to students. If you are considering booking your next trip through one of these agencies, you should strongly consider purchasing student travel insurance.

These agencies promise great prices and the chance to create wonderful memories traveling with friends and classmates. And in many cases you can get a very good value from these companies. But as in any business, there are some companies who will not deliver on what they have promised. If travel delays, flight cancellations, and other problems occur, it can be very difficult to get reimbursed in full or in a timely fashion form some of these companies.

In this case, you will want to be sure to be armed with a student travel insurance policy. You can buy these policies through a third party to get reimbursement on cancelled flights, missed connections, and delays. You can even cancel travel plans yourself and still get reimbursed when you have a student travel policy with trip cancellation coverage.

As a student, your income is probably limited, so you do not want to waste any of it on an unscrupulous travel agency. Student travel insurance policies will allow you to work with student travel agencies confidently, knowing your financial interest is safeguarded throughout. Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

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