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What's Covered in Student Travel Insurance?

Studying abroad involves high tuition fees, medical expenses and a host of other financial requirements. But what about unforeseen circumstances like medical emergencies or loss of personal property during your study? Student travel insurance takes care of the unforeseen thus allowing you to study unhindered. Also, certain foreign institutions require prospective students to have insurance when applying for admission.

  • Medical Expenses

    Be it hospitalization, out-patient treatment or day care procedures, student travel insurance offers coverage up to $10,00,000.

  • Loss of Passport

    Travel insurance plans cover the cost of procuring a duplicate passport (up to $300). What's more, in the event of your baggage being misplaced by airlines, this plan provides coverage for this too!

  • Loss of Laptop

    If you lose your laptop during the course of your study abroad, the plan provides coverage up to $500.

  • Tuition Fee Reimbursement

    Reimbursement of tuition fee is provided in case of medical exigencies.

  • Bail Bond Coverage

    Coverage is provided if the insured is arrested or detained by local police when travelling.

  • Medical Repatriation up to $6500

    This refers to arranging for transport to move an insured to their country of residence in the event of a medical emergency.

  • Medical Evacuation

    This refers to transporting an insured to the nearest available hospital when faced with a medical emergency.

  • Hospitalization Daily Allowance

    Provision for hospitalization daily allowance is covered under this insurance plan.

  • Coverage against Death/Accident to Sponsor

    Plan includes coverage up to $10,000 against death/accident to sponsor.

  • Coverage against Hijack

    Should the aircraft you are travelling in be detained by hijackers, this plan promises coverage in the face of such eventualities.

  • Baggage Loss

    In the event of your baggage being misplaced by airlines, this plan provides coverage for the same too!

Exclusions in Student Travel Insurance

  • Losses arising from accidents as a driver on motorized vehicles unless at the time of the accident the insured is in possession of a current full international driving license and while riding a two-wheeler is wearing a safety crash helmet.

  • Pregnancy resulting in childbirth, miscarriage, abortion, termination of pregnancy or complication arising out of any of the foregoing.

  • Losses arising directly or indirectly from manual work or hazardous occupations, self-exposure to needless peril (except in an attempt to save human life), or if engaging in any criminal or illegal act.

  • Any medical condition or complication which existed before the commencement of the policy period, or for which care, treatment or advice was sought, recommended by or received from a physician.

  • Loss or damage to the insured’s passport due to confiscation or detention by customs, police or any other authority.

  • Loss caused by the insured’s failure to take reasonable steps to guard against the loss of the passport.

  • Loss of passport which is not reported to the appropriate police authority within 24 hours of the discovery of the loss, and in respect of which an official report has not been obtained.

  • The insurer will not pay for any delay if the aircraft is taken out of service on the instructions of the Civil Aviation Authority or other competent statutory authority except due to bad weather conditions.

  • The insurer will not pay for any delayed departure caused by a strike or industrial action known to exist or was anticipated at the time the trip was booked.

  • The insurer will not pay for any departure which is delayed due to the insured any other person who is responsible for the travel arrangements and failed to check-in correctly as required by the airline.

  • The insurer will not pay for any bail amount where the insured has been charged for breaking the law with criminal intent.

  • The insurer will not pay for any bail amount where the insured has been charged for over speeding in a vehicle.

  • The insurer will not pay for any deductible mentioned in the Schedule (pertaining to loss of laptop).

  • The insurer will not pay for any electrical or mechanical breakdown of the laptop.

  • The insurer will not pay for loss of software or data in the laptop and any consequential loss.

  • The insurer will not pay for loss or damage arising from detention, confiscation, destruction or requisition by or under the order of any Government and/or public or local authority.

  • Congenital anomalies or any complications or conditions arising there from.

  • Any Fertility, sub fertility, impotence, assisted conception operation or sterilization procedure.

  • For the complete list of exclusions, refer to the PDF in the 'Download' section.

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How To Apply For Student Travel Insurance?

No rocket science here! Follow 5 simple steps and you’re done

  • Choose your destination

  • Select the travel dates

  • Enter coverage

  • Fill form and complete payment

  • Policy issued

Claim Process for Student Travel Insurance

Filing claims was never so easy. Just follow these steps and your're done.

  • 1

    Register Your Claim Online

  • 2

    Upload Documents Online

  • 3

    Claim Assessment

  • 4

    Claim Decision

For information on your travel insurance policy, refer to the 'Process' section below.

  • Process
  • Download
  • Emergency Contact
  • Medical
  • Trip Cancellation/Trip Delay/ Missed Connection
  • Baggage Delay/Loss of Baggage
  • Cancellation Process
  • Updating the Insurer

    Use the link below to inform and register your claim.

  • Document Collection

    Get all the documents required for the claim settlement process.

    For Personal Accident Cover related claims, the insured must file an FIR with the police and submit the same to the insurer.

  • Document Validation

    Unlike other travel insurance providers, an inhouse validation team considers claims made by customers. No middle-men here!

  • Document Submission

    For claim registration, please submit the documents specified in the relevant Claim Process document, which is available in the 'Download' section.

  • Updating the Insurer

    Use the link below to inform and register your claim.

  • Document Collection

    Get all the documents required for the claim settlement process.

    For Trip Delay - If the delay is more than 6 hours, the insured must contact the authorities of the concerned airlines, lodge a complaint and obtain a PIR (Property Irregularity Report) report from them.

    For Missed Connections - If the delay exceeds the specified time limit mentioned in your insurance plan and this results in a missed connection, please contact the authorities of the concerned airlines, lodge a complaint and obtain a PIR (Property Irregularity Report) report from them.

  • Claim Validation

    Unlike other travel insurance providers, an inhouse validation team considers claims made by customers. No middle-men here!

  • Document Submission

    For claim registration, please submit the documents specified in the relevant Claim Process document, which is available in the 'Download' section.

  • Updating the Insurer

    Use the link below to inform and register your claim.

  • Document Collection

    Get all the documents required for the claim settlement process.

    In the event of baggage loss/delay, the insured must contact the concerned airlines, file a complaint and obtain a PIR (Property Irregularity Report).

  • Claim Validation

    Unlike other travel insurance providers, an inhouse validation team considers claims made by customers. No middle-men here!

  • Document Submission

    For claim registration, please submit the documents specified in the relevant Claim Process document, which is available in the 'Download' section.

  • Cancellation of Policy before Start Date - Premature

    • You must inform the insurance company in writing/e-mail requesting cancellation of the policy. The e-mail should contain the policy/schedule number.
    • A cancellation fee of Rs. 250/- will be charged.

  • Cancellation of Policy after the Start Date – If the Insured has not traveled

    You must inform the insurance company in writing/e-mail requesting cancellation of the policy. The e-mail should contain the policy/schedule number along with the following details.

    • Proof that the he/she has not traveled overseas.
    • Photocopy or scanned copy of passport (all pages including ones that are blank).
    • Visa rejection letter in the event visa refusal by the respective embassy.

    Based on the approval of the underwriters, the policy will be cancelled within one working day after receiving an email and the required documents from the insured.

  • Cancellation of Policy after the Start Date – If the Insured has traveled

    In case of any early return of the insured person prior to expiry of the policy period, the company will refund premium at the rates shown in below table (subject to no claims being incurred on the policy). To know the percentage of premium to be retained by the insurer, refer to the table below.

    Period of Risk
    Percentage of Premium
    Service Parameters
    About 50% of Policy Period
    TAT’s to be calculated from
    Maximum TAT
    100%
    Service Parameters
    Between 40% - 50% of Policy Period
    TAT’s to be calculated from
    Maximum TAT
    80%
    Service Parameters
    Between 30% - 40% of Policy Period
    TAT’s to be calculated from
    Maximum TAT
    75%
    Service Parameters
    Between 20% - 30% of Policy Period
    TAT’s to be calculated from
    Maximum TAT
    60%
    Service Parameters
    Policy Inception - 20% of Policy Period
    TAT’s to be calculated from
    Maximum TAT
    50%

  • Medical Claim
  • Trip Delay Claim
  • Trip Cancellation Claim
  • Loss of Baggage Claim
  • Other Travel Insurance Related Claims
  • Exclusions
  • Links for Claim Settlement Forms

Line to redirect customers to links category.

  • A&D (Common Carrier) Claim Procedure to Insured
  • Outpatient Medical and Dental Claims Procedure to Insured
  • Medical Evacuation Claims Procedure to Insured
  • Medical Expenses Claims Procedure
  • PA Cover in India Claim Procedure to Insured
  • Personal Accident Claim Procedure to Insured
  • Personal Liability Claim Procedure to Insured
  • Replacement and rearrangement of staff Claim Procedure to Insured
  • Claim Settlement Form/National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) Form
  • Authorization for Medical Records Form - Allianz
  • Authorization for release of medical information from Medical Record - Bajaj
  • Attending Physician Statement Form
  • Missed Connection Claim Procedure to Insured
  • Trip Cancellation Claim Procedure to Insured
  • Trip Curtailment Claim Procedure to Insured
  • Claim Settlement Form/National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) Form
  • Difference in Airfare due to delayed or early return Claim Procedure
  • Trip Delay Claim Procedure
  • Claim Settlement Form/National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) Form
  • Loss of baggage Claim Procedure
  • Loss of Laptop Claim Procedure
  • Loss of Passport Claim Procedure
  • Loss of Personal Belongings Claim Procedure
  • Claim Settlement Form/National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) Form
  • Bail Bond Claim Procedure
  • Golfers Hole in one Claim Procedure
  • Hijack Claim Procedure
  • Home Burglary Claim Procedure
  • Suicide Claim Procedure
  • Claim Settlement Form/National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) Form
  • Travel Insurance Exclusions
  • Claim Settlement Form/National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) Form
  • Authorization for Medical Record - Allianz
  • Authorization for release of medical information from Medical Record - Bajaj
  • Attending Physician Statement
Country
Contact Number
Service Parameters
USA (001)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
186658 76903
Service Parameters
Canada
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
186691 43705
Service Parameters
Belgium(032)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
Denmark (045)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
France (033)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
Germany (049)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
Hungary (036)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
Ireland (353)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
Italy (039)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
Malaysia (060)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
Netherlands (031)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
New Zealand (064)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
Norway (047)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
Philippines (063)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
Portugal (351)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
Spain (034)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
Sweden (046)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
Switzerland
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
UK (044)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
00+800 1002005
Service Parameters
Finland (358) - carrier TS
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
990+800 10002005
Service Parameters
Finland (358) - carrier Elisa
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
999+800 10002005
Service Parameters
Hong Kong (852)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
001+800 10002005
Service Parameters
Israel (972)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
014+800 10002005
Service Parameters
Singapore (065)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
001+800 10002005
Service Parameters
So. Korea (082) - carrier Telecom
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
001+800 10002005
Service Parameters
So. Korea (082) - carrier Dacom
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
002+800 10002005
Service Parameters
Thailand (066)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
001+800 10002005
Service Parameters
Japan (081) - carrier Tele
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
0041-010+800 10002005
Service Parameters
Japan (081) - carrier IDC
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
0061-010+800 10002005
Service Parameters
Japan (081) - carrier NTT
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
0033-010+800 10002005
Service Parameters
Japan (081) - carrier KDD
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
001-010+800 10002005
Service Parameters
Australia (061)
TAT’s to be calculated from
Maximum TAT
0011+800 10002005

Why to get a student travel insurance?

While the thought of sending your child abroad for higher education is overwhelming, it is crucial that he/she is prepared for all kind of situations, including any emergencies. He might have enough funds on them to finance his education, accommodation and even travel while he is abroad. However, in case of any unforeseen incident, you would not want him to face any kind of financial crunch, would you? A student travel insurance policy takes care of this for you. It covers you in case of loss of baggage, Baggage, medical expenses, medical evacuation, loss of laptop, etc.

You should get a student travel insurance so that you don’t have to worry about your child financial security in any contingency situation, when you send them to study abroad. 

 

Features & Benefits of Student Travel Insurance

  • A Bajaj Allianz student travel insurance plan, while covering your child in case of unfortunate events, also has various other benefits: -
  • It covers you for medical and dental expenses
  • Offers coverage in case of trip delays and cancellations
  • Pays for your compassionate visit to your child
  • Facilitates an instant policy with less documentation and process
  • Does not require any health check-up/medical tests
  • Provides round the clock assistance through on-call support

Similar benefits are offered by our individual travel insurance plan if you decide to explore a new country by yourself. Also, if you are planning a trip with your full family, make sure you purchase a family travel insurance plan so that each member has a safe and memorable trip. 

 

Documents Required to make a Claim

The documents required to make a travel insurance claim depends upon the different situation you want to make the claim for. However, these are general documents you might need to submit: -

a)    Id proof

b)    Age proof

c)    Documents mentioning the loss amount

d)   Copy of tickets

e)    Dates of travel

f)     Copy of policy and the policy number

g)    Travel insurance claim forms

Get answers to all your queries

  • I am planning to pursue higher education abroad. Do I need to purchase student travel insurance?

    Depending on the country/university you are travelling to for your studies, you may have to get travel insurance. Certain countries/universities make it compulsory for students to have insurance in place. Even if the country you are travelling to doesn't require you to get a student travel insurance, it’s best if you do get it. It helps you be better prepared in case of unforeseen situations like: loss of laptop, medical emergencies, loss of baggage and a lot more.

  • What is the eligibility age criterion for a student travel insurance policy to be issued?

    The student who wants to be insured under a Bajaj Allianz student travel insurance plan must be between the ages of 16 to 35 years and not older than 35 years

  • I wish to buy a student travel insurance in India, online. What paperwork would be required?

    If you want to buy a student travel insurance online, no paperwork is required. Buying a Bajaj Allianz student travel insurance policy on Finserv Markets is a quick and hassle-free process.

  • What is the maximum days for which I can take the policy?

    You can take the Bajaj Allianz student travel insurance policy for a maximum of 366 days.

  • Let’s say, I suffer any loss while travelling by railway/ship while I am on my international study trip. Will my student travel insurance policy help me in any way?

    Your policy will cover you only if you travel by a “common carrier”. It refers to a scheduled commercial ship or vessel or airline which is a licensed passenger transportation operator from the relevant authority.

  • Suppose I fall sick and need hospitalization while studying overseas. Will the policy cover me for the expenses incurred?

    Yes, the student insurance policy covers you for hospitalization expenses that you might incur while studying abroad. Our partnership with Bajaj Allianz ensures that the process be a simple, quick & cashless one.

  • Does the policy cover me for dental treatments?

    Yes, it does. Any dental expenses incurred by you for any acute anesthetic treatment of your teeth due to an Injury, will get reimbursed.

  • In case I lose my passport while still in India, will my student travel insurance cover the expenses incurred for issuing a duplicate passport?

    Unfortunately, if you lose your passport in India, the policy won’t cover any of your expenses.

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