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Student Travel Insurance

  • No hidden costs and low excess levels
  • 24-hour emergency assistance
  • Durations of up to 15 months available, can be extended up to a maximum of 18 months
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Students who study abroad are particularly vulnerable because under normal circumstances, they do not have easy access to funding when in a foreign country; and worse, they do not have the support system that a family or friend can provide in their own countries. With more educational opportunities being offered to people in all parts of the world, it is not unthinkable that the frequency of accidents and sickness would increase in proportion to the number of students.

The student travel insurance policy from Globelink International Ltd. is aimed at students on a tight budget but looking for comprehensive insurance without the frills. Choose from either Worldwide travel or Europe. Student Travel Insurance is available to people who are living in UK, EU and EEA countries.

Student travel insurance key benefits:

  • The best value for money
  • Most hazardous activities are covered as standard and higher risk activities can often be included for an extra charge
  • We help you to customise your travel insurance policy, so it suits all your needs. You can include selected options to your travel insurance policy: Extra Cover for Valuables, Extra Cover for Cancellation, Excess Waiver etc
  • Save money and time with Globelink booking Travel Insurance online

Attention! The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) could provide you with some emergency healthcare for EU countries, but it will not pay for Helicopter or stretcher rescue, repatriation costs, lost or stolen property, and it does not cover long-term medical treatment.

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Student travel insurance has many types of coverage, the most popular of which are those that include payment of medical expenses from hospitalization and accidental death. Other non-life threatening coverage can also prove useful especially when the incident happens while en route to a particular country. This includes payment for a return trip and legal assistance, to name a few. In any case, an insurance coverage helps pay for any loss incurred if and when any untoward event occurs. A travel safety net ensures that rebuilding one's life after a fall wouldn't be a painful struggle.

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Globetrekkers Standard Cover

Don't just travel on budget, get insured on budget too! Ideal for people aged under 51.

from £

Ideal for people aged under 51 years old and backpackers on a tight budget but looking for an Emergency Medical Travel Insurance policy without the frills.

  • Cancellation or Curtailment - up to £2,000 in total;
  • Emergency Medical Expenses - up to £5,000,000 in total;
  • Baggage - Nil
Insurance Product Information Document

Globetrekkers Standard Plus Cover

Gives you the essential backpacker cover plus protects your Baggage, Money, Passport etc.

from £

Provides you excellent Emergency Medical Expenses cover plus the added protection of Baggage cover, Money, Passport, Personal Accident etc.

  • Cancellation or Curtailment - up to £2,000 in total;
  • Emergency Medical Expenses - up to £5,000,000 in total;
  • Baggage - up to £1,000 in total;
Insurance Product Information Document

Single Trip Travel Insurance

Single Trip Travel Insurance is designed for people aged up to 89 travelling independently or on a package holiday with a maximum trip duration of up to 15 months.

from £

Single Trip Travel Insurance is designed for people aged up to 89 travelling independently or on a package holiday with a maximum trip duration of up to 15 months.

  • Cancellation or Curtailment - up to £6,000 in total;
  • Emergency Medical Expenses - up to £10,000,000 in total;
  • Baggage - up to £3,000 in total;
Insurance Product Information Document

Annual Multi-Trip Travel Insurance

Travelling more than once a year? Take as many holidays as you wish and be covered all year long! 17 days Winter Sports Cover FREE if you take out the 45 days policy.

from £

Designed for most Individuals, Couples or Families who undertake several trips of up to 120 days within a 12 months period. For people aged up to 79 years!

  • Cancellation or Curtailment - up to £6,000 in total;
  • Emergency Medical Expense - up to £10,000,000 in total;
  • Baggage - up to £3,000 in total;
Insurance Product Information Document

Backpacker Travel Insurance

Career breaker? Globetrekker? Globelink Insurance offer the budget solution for long stay journeys.

from £

Aimed at under 51 years old backpackers on a tight budget up to a maximum of 18 months. Most adventure sports covered for free.

  • Cancellation or Curtailment - up to £2,000 in total;
  • Emergency Medical Expenses - up to £5,000,000 in total;
  • Baggage - up to £1,000 in total;

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Overseas Student travel insurance?

Worldwide travel insurance is designed to cover you while are on a trip in any country in the world.

How much does Student travel insurance cost?

It depends on what type of student travel insurance policy you choose. The cost-effective options for students are Single Economy (£) for short trips and Backpacker cover (£) for longer stays.

Still have questions?

The Globelink team will help solve any questions by phone 00 44 (0) 1353 699082, or email globelink@globelink.co.uk.

Summary of the Cover Student Travel Insurance

Schedule of Cover and Limits of Indemnity per Insured Person (All Benefits are stated in UK Pounds)

Title Globetrekkers Standard
Travel Insurance
Globetrekkers
Standard Plus
Emergency Medical & Other Expenses £5,000,000* £5,000,000*
Cancellation / Curtailment £2,000* £2,000*
Loss of Deposit £1,500 (£15 Excess) £1,500 (£15 Excess)
Hospitalisation (Pocket Money!) £500 (No Excess) £500 (No Excess)
Personal Accident Not included £10,000 (No Excess)
Missed Departure £500* £500*
Personal Liability £2,000,000 (£250 Excess) £2,000,000 (£250 Excess)
Legal Expenses Not Included £7,000 (£250 Excess)
Travel Delay / Delay Cancellation Not Included Not Included
Personal Baggage Not Included £1,000*
Single Item Limit Not Included £150*
Money Not Included £250 (Cash £125)*
Loss of Passport Not Included £100*
Delayed Baggage Not Included Not Included
Hijack Not Included Not Included
Mugging Not Included Not Included
Ski Equipment (own) Not Included Not Included
Ski Equipment (hired) Not Included Not Included
Delayed Equipment Not Included Not Included
Ski Pack Not Included Not Included
Piste Closure Not Included Not Included
Excess (Marked by *) £40* £40*
Geographical Limits - Area Definitions
Europe
Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France (including Corsica), Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (including Greek Islands), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy (including Aeolian Islands, Sardinia & Sicily), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal (including Azores & Madeira), Romania, Russia (West of the Ural Mountains), San Marino, Serbia (including Kosovo), Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (including Balearic and Canary Islands), Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and Vatican City.
Worldwide I
(excluding)
Worldwide, excluding United States of America, Canada and all islands in the Caribbean Sea and the Bahamas, Costa Rica, Japan and Mexico. (Also includes cover for Europe, Australia and New Zealand).
Worldwide II
(all countries)
Worldwide, including United States of America, Canada and all islands in the Caribbean Sea and the Bahamas, Costa Rica, Japan and Mexico: All countries worldwide. (Also includes cover for Europe, Australia and New Zealand).

Travel Insurance

Please read your Policy Wording carefully to ensure that it meets with your precise requirements. View and download the relevant Policy Wording* from the links below depending on whether you live in the UK or elsewhere in the EU.


*If you purchased your Travel Insurance policy prior to 1st February 2019, you can view your policy wording by reviewing your Globelink Travel Insurance Purchase email, or obtain a copy by contacting globelink@globelink.co.uk with your name and address.


Policy Wording for Policies issued to EU residents (living outside the UK) from 1st February 2019 to 6th May 2020

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Policy Wording for Policies issued to UK residents (living in the UK only) from 1st February 2019 to 6th May 2020

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Policy Wording for Policies issued to EU residents (living outside the UK) from 7th May 2020 onwards

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Policy Wording for Policies issued to UK residents (living in the UK only) from 7th May 2020 onwards

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    Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, we’re temporarily not offering NEW SINGLE TRIP policies. You can still buy our ANNUAL cover, or an ‘ALREADY TRAVELLING’ policy if you’re currently away. Or you can visit our travel insurance partners for a SINGLE TRIP quote. Click here for transfer to their website.

    If you are you an EXISTING SINGLE TRIP CUSTOMER - To EXTEND your SINGLE TRIP policy, please contact us to get an extension BEFORE your policy expires so you have continual cover: globelink@globelink.co.uk or by +44 1353 699 082.

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