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  • Saturday, February 16, 2019

  • Violence in Mexico Underscores Need for International Student Medical Insurance

    Filed Under: Health Insurance
If you are tracking international news events, then you have likely heard the sad tales emerging from Mexico, as drug cartels battle government military throughout the country. Mexico remains a popular travel destination for many students because of its beautiful beaches and affordable prices. However visiting the country is being considered an increasingly dangerous choice by many people, and if you're going you should definitely make sure you are equipped with international student medical insurance.

While this struggle between drug lords and military powers has been ongoing since 2006, it has especially escalated recently. CNN puts the death toll since 2006 at a staggering 18,000.

International student medical insurance will allow you to obtain high quality healthcare at affordable prices. Without it, you will be faced with the total costs of medical services, which can be extremely expensive.

Unfortunately the situation is Mexico is quite volatile right now. You may feel somewhat safer heading to a resort destination, but you can never be 100% certain of your safety. As such, it is always a good idea to protect yourself with a student medical insurance policy, just in case something terrible happens. Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

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