Health & Safety Abroad Category

Blog posts that deal with all matters of health and safety for international travelers and students.

How to Deal with Medical Debt in the US

September 1st, 2020 by Yessica Prato

A few years ago, I was biking with my dog through a trail. Back then, I didn’t have health insurance, I was a college student in the US working two part-time minimum wage jobs, and I wasn’t wearing a helmet. As Murphy’s law would have it, my dog pulled me hard to one side, I […]

2020-2021 International Student Insurance for Broward College

August 5th, 2020 by Jennifer Frankel

Broward College requires that all international students enroll in a health insurance plan before the start of classes. International Student Insurance (ISI) has a plan that will meet Broward requirements and save you money! >> Learn more      >> Buy Now Who Needs Coverage? If you are an international student or on Optional Practical Training […]

Navigating the US Healthcare System During COVID-19

August 3rd, 2020 by Diana Nolasco

As our lives have been turned upside down with COVID-19, it’s important to prioritize our health more than ever! International Student Insurance is here to help and will be hosting a live webinar event to provide you with all you need to know about Navigating the US Healthcare System During COVID-19.  When: Wednesday, August 19th […]

International Student Insurance for Nova Southeastern University

July 31st, 2020 by Jennifer Frankel

If you are an international student studying at the Nova Southeastern University, then you will need to have a health insurance plan for the entire time you are in Florida. Our international student health insurance plan will meet the NSU waiver guidelines and saves you $1,604 per year: If you choose to purchase your own […]

The Student Secure Plan: Relaunched

May 19th, 2020 by Jennifer Frankel

The Student Secure plan has been relaunched for the 2020-2021 school year. Starting on May 15, 2020, the plan has been enhanced to continue to serve the unique needs of international students.  The Student Secure plan is available in four different levels, Smart, Budget, Select and Elite, giving students the option to choose a plan […]

The Cigna Global Medical Plan: International Health Insurance

May 4th, 2020 by Jennifer Frankel

If you and your family are looking for a comprehensive health insurance plan that will cover you around the world, the Cigna Global Medical plan is worth considering. This plan provides international medical care around the world, and is annually renewable so you can keep the plan as long as you need. The plan also […]

The Liaison Travel: International Travel Medical Insurance

April 7th, 2020 by Jennifer Frankel

The Liaison Travel plan, administered by Seven Corners, is one of our newest international travel medical insurance plans. With no student requirements, anyone traveling outside their home country is eligible. The plan comes in three levels: Economy, Choice and Elite, allowing travelers to choose their deductible and coverage. All three levels of the plan will […]

Emotional Wellness During the COVID-19 Outbreak

March 31st, 2020 by Jennifer Frankel

COVID-19 has impacted many of us around the world. Words like “social distancing”, “quarantine” and “isolation” have entered into our everyday lexicon. Many international students and scholars may be isolated either abroad or at home; many of us may be taking classes online, away from our teachers, friends and community; and still many of us […]

The Liaison Student: International Student Health Insurance

March 26th, 2020 by Jennifer Frankel

We are excited to introduce the Liaison Student, our newest international student health insurance plan, that will cover students internationally around the world. This plan is available in three levels: Economy, Choice and Elite, allowing students to choose the plan that works best for their needs and budget. This plan also gives students the flexibility […]

Protecting Your Trip from the Coronavirus

March 5th, 2020 by Jennifer Frankel

Want cancellation insurance in case the coronavirus flares up where you’re going? 1. Book trip 2. Buy trip cancellation within 20 days of first trip booking 3. Make sure to add cancel for any reason (CFAR) or buy the RoundTrip Elite with CFAR As the Coronavirus begins to appear in more and more countries around […]

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