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Travel Insurance | Nourish International

Travel Nourish

Travel Nourish is the socially responsible way to buy travel insurance for your trip abroad.

 

About Travel Nourish

Travel Nourish offers two types of travel insurance policies: Premium and Explorer. Your coverage is effective upon enrollment and purchase of an International Student Identity Card, ISIC–a globally-recognized form of identification that provides many travel discounts. Insurance is underwritten by American Modern Home Insurance.

Why Get Travel Insurance and Why Nourish?

As an organization that has sent hundreds of students abroad for service work with over 10 years of experience, we understand the importance of safety on international trips. We make all of our Nourish Project Interns traveling abroad buy travel insurance and we strongly recommend any student traveling abroad get travel insurance to reduce the risks associated when traveling to other countries. Risks include:

  • Illness and have to cancel your trip
  • You lose your belongings abroad such as your laptop or camera
  • You get sick while abroad and go to the hospital
  • You make your flight, but your bags get delayed in route
  • Your bag or passport is stolen

We send students all over the world (graph of everywhere people have been). We know that these options are great for students traveling abroad and we are able to offer them at a discount also.

What you get and Policy Comparison

All who sign up for any policy though Nourish Travel receive an ISIC card (for students) or IYTC card (non-students under 30). The cards have been the largest globally recognized student ID for over 50 years, and roughly 4.5 million students from 120 countries use their student cards every year. To learn more about the card visit:

The ISIC card allows students to take advantage of discounts and benefits around the world such as on travel, shopping, museums, food, entertainment, transportation and more worldwide. For a complete list of discounts, refer to this page: Card Discounts.

We offer a premium and explorer plan with the card for extra coverage. The details for each policy are below.

Basic Premium Explorer
Nourish Member Price N/A $140 $235
Non-Nourish Price** $50 $155 $250
Benefits
Card Validity 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year
24/7 Travel Assistance Included Included Included
Trip Cancellation N/A N/A $3,000
Trip Interruption – Return Air Only N/A $1,500 $3,000
Trip Delay $100/Day, Up to $250 $200/Day, Up to $500 $200/Day, Up to $500
Emergency Medical Evacuation $250,000 $500,000 $500,000
Repatriation of Remains $50,000 $50,000 $50,000
Accident and Sickness Medical Expense $25,000 $100,000 $100,000
Emergency Dental/Deductible $500/0 $500/0 $500/0
Accidental Death and Dismemberment $1,000 $25,000 $25,000
AD&D – Common Carrier (Air Only) $5,000 $100,000 $100,000
Baggage and Personal Effects N/A $2,000 $2,500
Baggage Delay-Min 12 Hours $100 $200 $200
Adventure Sports N/A N/A Included
Mental Health N/A Included Included
Emergency Non-Medical Evacuation Due to Catastrophe N/A $50,000 $50,000
Security or Political Evacuation N/A $50,000 $50,000

For more information on what is exactly covered, please refer to these documents for either plan: BasicPremiumExplorer.

Institutions or Outside Groups Seeking Travel Insurance 

Travel Nourish offers partnerships with institutions looking for competitively priced insurance plans for their student trips. Whether your institution is a high school, university club, or Church youth group, Nourish is available to meet your student travel insurance needs at a discount to competitors. In addition, Nourish gives back $15 per policy bought to your organization for groups of 5 or more!*

Registering and Paying for Travel Insurance

To get your travel insurance, you must first register and then pay using the button below.

Nourish International Project Interns

ALL Nourish students MUST buy travel insurance through Travel Nourish in order to work on a Nourish Project. There are no exceptions. Nourish students much choose between premium or explorer coverage – you cannot get basic.

We ask that students submit their information for registration 10 weeks before departure date for optimal processing. Students however MUST submit all their information 6 weeks before departure date in order to work on a Nourish Project.

Insurance Registration for a Nourish Project

Travelers on non-Nourish trips

Travel Nourish’s policies are available to students at or above 13 years of age enrolled in school of any level. You can purchase this insurance through Travel Nourish for your school trip, mission trip, summer abroad and more.

We ask that students submit for registration 6 weeks before departure date for optimal processing. You must submit one of the following documents as proof of current student status: course schedule, transcript, or student ID.

Travel Insurance Registration for Outside Trips

Frequently Asked Questions

What is travel insurance and why do I need it? What is Travel Nourish?

 

Travel insurance is insurance that is designed to cover the costs and reduce the risks associated with unexpected events during international or domestic travel. To mitigate some of the risks of traveling abroad, the responsibility of unforeseen costs is transferred to an insurance company.  For a one-time premium payment, you are covered for one full year in the event of an accident, lost luggage, and other travel disasters.

Travel Nourish is a branch of Nourish International that sells quality travel insurance to students at a reasonable price. As an organization that has sent hundreds of students abroad for service work with over 10 years of experience, we understand the importance of safety on international trips. We are able to offer affordable premium insurance to students and youth in order to provide peace of mind on coverage so you may further the meaningful work you are doing on international projects.

What is ISIC? What does the ISIC card do?

 

The International Student Identity Card (ISIC) is the only internationally accepted, UNESCO endorsed proof of bona fide student status. An ISIC card is your passport to fantastic benefits and services the world over.

Travel Nourish is a licensed reseller of ISIC travel insurance. With this card, you are guaranteed significant benefits such as thousands of perks and discounts across the US, receive international recognition of your full-time student status, fly for less with access to exclusive flight prices with STA Travel, travel more with discounts on train tickets and bus passes, get help on-the-go with a 24-hour Help Line emergency service, and get exclusive offers on hotels and hostels.

Who is eligible for Travel Nourish insurance?

In order to be eligible for Travel Nourish’s ISIC travel insurance, you must be a full-time student age 13 or over, currently enrolled at an accredited institution and matriculating towards a diploma or a degree. Continuing education and language school students are not eligible.

OR for the IYTC card (international youth card), you must be between ages 13 and 30.

If I have health insurance, do I need travel insurance as well?

 

All Nourish Project interns must buy travel insurance through Travel Nourish. There are no exceptions. Travel Nourish’s ISIC travel insurance is required to ensure that all project participants are protected in the event of medical expenses, trip delay, lost or stolen personal belongings and more.

If you are traveling independently, purchasing Travel Nourish insurance is a valuable supplement to your current health insurance. The benefits provided by the ISIC travel insurance offered through Travel Nourish go above and beyond most US health insurance plans or basic plans offered by universities.

Why should I buy my insurance from Travel Nourish?

 

As an organization that has sent hundreds of students abroad for service work with over 10 years of experience, Nourish International understands the importance of safety on international trips. Nourish International has done the research and identified legitimate, reputable travel insurance policies for students. We are able to offer affordable premium insurance to students and youth in order to provide peace of mind on coverage so they may further the meaningful work they are doing on international projects.

Purchasing Travel Nourish insurance provides a streamlined online payment portal for all student travelers. If you are a student organization encouraging your young people to purchase Travel Nourish insurance, there will be ease of enforcement because of Travel Nourish’s reporting, consistency and quality control for all student travelers, and a $15 per policy referral back to your organization.

How much does Travel Nourish insurance cost?

 

Travel Nourish is pleased to offer two travel insurance policies, Premium and Explorer, as listed above.

A one-time initial cost of $155 for Premium and $250 for Explorer provides all the coverage listed above for 12 months and pays for your ISIC. There are no additional costs to the student. Nourish Project interns receive a discount: $140 for Premium and $235 for Explorer. There is also a $15 rebate per policy for non-Nourish groups of 5 or more.

These prices are subject to change. Since Nourish International purchases the policies wholesale, we are able to offer you a discounted price on these insurance plans. Please contact the Nourish International National Office to discuss additional discounts for your group.

How do I buy my Travel Nourish insurance?

 

You will be purchasing your policy through the Nourish International National Office. In order to file for your policy, we require personal information, a passpost-sized photo, and an online payment. 

Insurance Registration for a Nourish Project

Travel Insurance Registration for Outside Trips

(The photo needs to be a headshot, similar to a driver’s license or passport photo. You can take the picture yourself. Please ensure that the picture is high quality, in color, and with a clear picture of your face.)

I joined the Nourish Project late. Do I still need to purchase travel insurance through Travel Nourish?

 

All Nourish Project interns must purchase Travel Nourish insurance regardless of when they decide to go on the project. It is required. There are no exceptions.

I am a Project intern attending a different university than the Nourish Chapter running the Project. Do I still need to purchase travel insurance through Travel Nourish?

 

All Nourish Project interns must purchase Travel Nourish insurance regardless of where they go to school. It is required. There are no exceptions.

I am not participating in a Nourish Project, but I am looking for international travel insurance to cover a different trip. Can I buy my ISIC travel insurance through Travel Nourish?

 

Definitely! Click here to register.

Travel Nourish offers travel insurance policies to individuals and groups. If your group requires your student travelers to purchase insurance through Travel Nourish, $15 per referral will be credited back to your organization. Get in touch with the Nourish International National Office to discuss this partnership opportunity further.

Who should I get in touch with if I have further questions about Travel Nourish insurance?

 

Madi Smith at the Nourish International National Office will be glad to help answer any questions you may have! You can contact her by emailing [email protected] or calling (919) 338-2599.