Many countries have private health care systems and will ask for payment details or travel insurance before allowing you to access medical treatment. Taking out student travel insurance could ensure that you get treatment should you fall ill during your travels.
- Some student travel insurance policies could cover valuable personal items like expensive textbooks, cameras, laptops and tablets
- They could also cover your key travel documents and money against loss and theft
- Most policies provide 24/7 emergency helpline wherever you may be on your travels