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  • Saturday, February 16, 2019

  • Student Travel Insurance is a Good Idea Even on Cheap Flights

    Filed Under: Health Insurance
Students are often able to purchase cheaper international flights because special student travel agencies can secure low rates for large blocks of flights. However, just because you found a cheap flight does not mean you shouldn't explore the benefits of international student travel insurance.

International student travel insurance is a good investment even on cheap flights for many reasons. It will offer you reimbursement on cancelled or re-scheduled flights. Without travel insurance, you could wind up paying double your original cost plus additional fees from the airlines - not to mention the cost of re-scheduling your hotel room.

Additionally, travel insurance will also include additional travel assistance features that will help you when inconveniences occur, such as losing luggage. Travel assistance will help you work with airline staff to track down your bags. And travel insurance will help reimburse you for the cost of purchasing the items you lost.

As a student, you probably do not have a great deal of disposable income. So you will definitely want to make sure that when you spend money on international travel plans, you are protecting your investment carefully. International student travel insurance will safeguard your financial commitment when unexpected events occur.
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