Health Insurance for International Students in New Zealand

New Zealand flagHave you thought about studying in New Zealand? If so, you’re in good company. In the 2010/2011 academic year, 2900 US students studied abroad in New Zealand according to the latest “open doors” report, but students from around the world have been choosing to make New Zealand their host country and rightfully so.

New Zealand is packed with friendly natives, crisp blue water, the chance to ski and surf in the same day, and landscapes to appease any taste. It’s a location that many individuals long to visit, let alone study in.

If you plan on becoming an international student in New Zealand it’s required that you apply for a student visa. While you do not need to show proof that you have health insurance at the time of application, you do need to declare that you will purchase health insurance for international students in New Zealand for your entire duration of your studies there.

If you are trying to find a few options when it comes to health insurance for international students in New Zealand you might want to check out the following three plans:

Europe Travel: This plan offers medical coverage to those traveling from Europe and also includes enhanced travel insurance benefits as well. Also, if you want a plan that is priced in Euro, this is the option you have been searching for.

Atlas Travel: The flexibility of this plan is what many students studying in New Zealand are searching for. You can choose your coverage amount and deducible which allows you to pick a combination that is within your budget.

Student Secure: Many students choose the Secure Secure plan not only for the comprehensive coverage it offers, but also because this plan allows students to make monthly payments.

To find more on health insurance for international students in New Zealand you can visit here or contact one of our agents for assistance today.


Posted by Bryanna Davis

Bryanna joined International Student Insurance in 2011 after returning to the United States from teaching English in China. Her interest in international education, sparked initially by her own study abroad experience in Wales, led her to the company. Bryanna is originally from Missouri and is a graduate from the University of Central Missouri.

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