Travel Protection Plan
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Exceptional Travel Protection designed for the Student Travel Market.
Protecting you, your travel investment, and your belongings from unforeseen circumstances that may arise before or during your trip.
We recognize the importance of travel protection. For overnight trips, Discovery Expeditions purchases on-trip benefits for all travelers. The on-trip benefits include coverages for:
- Trip Interruption
- Accident and Sickness Medical Expense
- Medical Evacuation and Repatriation
- Baggage and Personal Effects
- Baggage Delay
View plan details and important disclaimers: https://www.tripmate.com/wpF533P.
Protect your trip payments in case you are not able to travel
When registering, families will have the choice between two options to purchase Trip Cancellation upgrades.
Option 1) Trip Cancellation Upgrade
Upon registration families will have the option to purchase Trip Cancellation coverage. With this benefit if you cancel your trip due to an unforeseen covered event, you can be reimbursed for your trip payments to Discovery Expeditions, not already refunded by our Cancellation Terms. (Cancellation Terms & Conditions)
Covered events include but are not limited to:
- Sickness, injury or death of traveling student, their traveling companion or a family member.
- Covid is covered the same as any other sickness. There is no exclusion specific to covid.
- Inclement weather that causes the complete cessation of flight or bus services for at least 12 consecutive hours.
- Quarantine of the student of their traveling companion.
- And many more…
For a complete list of covered reasons please see the plan document for more details: https://www.tripmate.com/wpF533K
Option 2) Cancel For Any Reason Upgrade
With this option families receive the aforementioned Trip Cancellation benefits plus Cancel For Any Reason coverage.
- Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR): 75% of payments not already refunded by Discovery Expeditions cancellation terms. (Cancellation Terms & Conditions)
- To be eligible for the Cancel For Any Reason Benefit the payment for the plan must be received by Discovery Expedition no later than 30 days from the initial payment or deposit for your trip; and you must cancel your trip two days (2) or more before your scheduled departure date.
- CFAR is not currently available for residents of New York.
Discovery Expeditions is not an insurer, nor liable for any coverage amounts, and is not qualified or authorized to answer technical questions about the benefits, exclusions, or conditions of plan coverage.
Insurance claims are filed directly between the traveler/claimant and the plan administrator Trip Mate, Inc. (in CA & UT, dba Trip Mate Insurance Agency) P.O. Box 527 Hazelwood, MO 63042, 1-833-297-2255 https://www.travelclaimsonline.com/claim.
To learn more about the specifics of how each traveler is protected under state specific policies, click one of the buttons below.
On-trip Benefits https://www.tripmate.com/wpF533P
Trip Cancellation and CFAR Benefits https://www.tripmate.com/wpF533K
If you have additional questions, you may contact us via phone at +1 917.608.4177 or email our Director of Finance, Kara Williams, at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
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