WARWICK, R.I., Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- InsureMyTrip for Education announces enhancements and new benefits to the Academic Explorer series underwritten by Nationwide®, reacting to current global unrest and terrorism.
"We have been watching the market intently, identifying trends and listening to the schools we work with very carefully," stated Jim Grace CEO of InsureMyTrip.com. "We believe that the new coverages and enhanced benefits that we have developed as a result of our research will provide meaningful protection to the education marketplace."
- Political and Security Evacuation coverage is now available (in most states)
- Coverage under Trip Cancellation/Trip Interruption if there is a delay in obtaining a passport or visa and the delay causes you to lose 50% or more of your trip is now available (in most states).
- Broadened terrorism coverage
- Decreased travel delay to 6 hours
- Expanded family member definition
How to Get Started
Colleges, universities, and K-12 (public and private) schools interested in learning more about travel insurance plans offered by InsureMyTrip For Education can visit the following webpage for more information: http://www.insuremytrip.com/education or call 1-877-266-0741.
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InsureMyTrip for Education features trip cancellation, trip interruption, and comprehensive plans for the higher education and K-12 student travel markets. It is a division of InsureMyTrip.
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