Posts Tagged ‘International Student Travel Insurance’

What is the Difference Between Trip cancellation and Trip Interruption Insurance

November 18th, 2011 by ahoontrakul

Let’s say you are planning to study abroad in the near future and you paid your tour cost, your plane ticket, etc. What would happen if you no longer can go on your trip? What would happen to your money for your plan/ train ticket that you already paid for? This is where trip cancellation […]

4th of July, America’s Independence Day

June 24th, 2011 by ahoontrakul

Each year throughout the United States, Americans celebrate Independence Day, which is a national holiday commemorating their independence from England in 1776. Next week is the start of the 4th of July weekend; many people will be traveling around the country during this holiday. The most common activity during the Fourth of July is to […]

What’s the difference between insurance deductible, coinsurance, and copay?

June 4th, 2011 by ahoontrakul

Many people are confused about the differences between an insurance deductible, co-pay, and coinsurance. What are they and how do they differ from each other? In short, all three represent the portion of the medical bill that you are responsible for in case you get sick or injured – otherwise known as out-of-pocket expenses. However, […]

New Atlas International Travel Medical Insurance Online Application

May 20th, 2011 by ahoontrakul

Yesterday we launched our new Atlas Plan online free quoting/application tool. The new tool has a new design and a few improvements, so I will be going over the steps to completing this application. The first step of the application is to get a free quote for your Atlas Travel Medical Insurance Plan. The first […]

Tips for Taking a Road Trip in America

April 8th, 2011 by ahoontrakul

Americans are in love with cars and unless you live in one of the few major cities, you understand that it is hard to live without one. Because the United States is so big, there are vast distances between places and you will find that the public transportation is not as extensive as other countries. […]

Atlas Travel Extra Assistance Services

March 11th, 2011 by ahoontrakul

Whether you’re just vacationing or studying abroad, having a good medical insurance is important. The Atlas Travel Medical plan provides comprehensive coverage in case you become sick or injured due to an accident while you are abroad. Many people know that the plan would cover your doctor visits, hospitalization, prescription medications, and evacuation, but most […]

Political Emergency Evacuation Insurance

February 4th, 2011 by ahoontrakul

After the recent political unrest in Egypt and Tunisia, we thought it would be important to mention political evacuation insurance plans. Political turmoil in a country can cause problems for many people around the worlds not just for those living in the country. What if you are in a foreign country traveling or studying abroad […]

Insurance for International Students in the Netherlands

October 13th, 2009 by International-Student-Insurance

International students in the Netherlands are required to have international health insurance.  The Netherlands require that international students have insurance that meets the Schengen visa requirements.  Those requirements are as follows: – The insurance company must have a representative office in Europe – Medical evacuation/ repatriation coverage of at least US $37,500 – Insurance must […]

International Major Medical Insurance

October 9th, 2009 by International-Student-Insurance

You should consider an international major medical insurance plan when traveling or living outside your home country. These plans can protect you from high medical costs if the unexpected happens like an illness, accident or injury. International major medical plans usually come with much more comprehensive benefits like, maternity, mental health, wellness and optional dental […]

The importance of health insurance for international students

September 21st, 2009 by International-Student-Insurance

Health insurance is not only a smart idea for international students to have but it can protect you from financial burden if an unexpected illness/injury should happen. Most students are young and healthy and will rarely have medical issues. However, it’s a smart idea to have a comprehensive medical plan in place to protect you. […]

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