Travel Insurance Plans for Students

Understand the importance of travel insurance plans for students who are traveling and make sure you’re covered with the right Travel Guard travel insurance plan.

There’s not much that’s more exciting for a student than getting out of the classroom and getting a chance to explore the world on a student trip. Whether your student is taking a week-long class trip to Washington D.C. or spending a semester abroad, a Travel Guard travel insurance plan can help provide peace of mind knowing your traveler has the coverages they need while away from home.

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Travel Guard’s award-winning travel insurance plans provide excellent coverage options and access to 24-hour emergency travel assistance. Compare our travel insurance plans to find the best option for your student travel. Get travel insurance the way you want it!

What is a travel insurance plan for students?

Travel insurance plans for students provide important coverages like medical expense coverage and trip interruption coverage, as well as 24/7 emergency travel assistance so you can have more peace of mind while traveling. Travel Guard’s travel insurance plans allow you to choose among benefit limits and optional add-on coverages to create just what you need in your travel insurance plan.

What does a travel insurance plan for students cover?

Travel Guard offers customizable travel insurance plans for your travels. Look for a plan that has the coverages and benefit limits you need. Popular plan features include:

  • Medical expense coverage 
  • Emergency dental coverage
  • Trip interruption coverage
  • Trip cancellation coverage
  • Emergency evacuation coverage
  • Security coverage (optional add-on coverage available with certain plans)
  • Baggage coverage
  • Car rental coverage (optional add-on coverage)
  • Emergency travel assistance – specialized representatives are available 24/7 to help

Do I need a travel insurance plan as a traveling student?

Taking a trip as a student can be overwhelming – for both the student and their family who is at home. Student travelers (and their families) can feel confident knowing that every Travel Guard travel insurance plan includes 24/7 emergency travel assistance. It can be a relief to know someone is there to help your student traveler anytime of the day or night. With customizable plans you can create the student travel insurance plan that fits your needs best.

Which Travel Guard travel insurance plan is best for my travels as a student?

Travel Guard’s Deluxe, Preferred, and Essential plans all include our 24/7 emergency travel assistance. Take a look at the coverages and benefit limits on each plan to find the one that meets your needs best. If you’re traveling abroad for an extended period, we recommend our Deluxe Plan as it has the highest benefit limits and most coverages included for your travels.

Does a travel insurance plan with Travel Guard cover dental?

Yes, most Travel Guard travel insurance plans include coverage for emergency dental up to the benefit limits on the policy. It’s important to remember this is for emergency treatment and not routine dental care. Always be sure to read the specific coverage details of the plan you are considering to ensure you understand your policy.

How much does a travel insurance plan cost?

On average, a travel insurance plan costs between 5-7% of the total cost of your trip. However, several factors come into play when pricing your plan, such as the plan you select, add-ons you choose and the length of your trip. For more details on pricing, check out our article on how much travel insurance costs.

Why book your travel insurance plan through Travel Guard?

Travel Guard is one of the world’s leading travel insurance providers with a network of service centers located in Asia, Europe, and the Americas, ensuring the highest quality emergency travel services and medical assistance while you’re traveling. With early purchase benefits and optional add-on coverages, you can customize the plan and coverages you need for your student travel.

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Your staff was very supportive on the phone when my daughter broke her arm while we were traveling in Bogotá, Columbia. She’s just fine and we still got to see the Amazon!

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Coverage available to U.S. residents of the U.S. states and District of Columbia only. This plan provides insurance coverage that only applies during the covered trip. You may have coverage from other sources that provides you with similar benefits but may be subject to different restrictions depending upon your other coverages. You may wish to compare the terms of this policy with your existing life, health, home, and automobile insurance policies. If you have any questions about your current coverage, call your insurer or insurance agent or broker. Coverage is offered by Travel Guard Group, Inc. (Travel Guard). California lic. no.0B93606, 3300 Business Park Drive, Stevens Point, WI 54482, CA DOI toll free number: 800-927-HELP. This is only a brief description of the coverage(s) available. The Policy will contain reductions, limitations, exclusions and termination provisions. Insurance underwritten by National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa., a Pennsylvania insurance company, with its principal place of business at 1271 Avenue of the Americas, 37th FL, New York, NY 10020-1304. It is currently authorized to transact business in all states and the District of Columbia. NAIC No. 19445. Coverage may not be available in all states. Your travel retailer may not be licensed to sell insurance, and cannot answer technical questions about the benefits, exclusions, and conditions of this insurance and cannot evaluate the adequacy of your existing insurance. The purchase of travel insurance is not required in order to purchase any other product or service from the Travel Retailer.