CSA Travel Protection and STA Travel, a major student travel specialist, will now offer CSA travel plans to its customers when booking travel. STA Travel's customers can now purchase travel insurance plans available for as low as $48 designed for the student traveler. This includes coverage for trip delays and cancellation, medical care and accidents, loss of baggage and other effects, as well as 24-hour worldwide assistance services.
“Travel insurance is a must-have for students planning a trip, and a safety net for their parents,” said Kevin Jacobs, STA Travel¹s managing director. ”
“While most students and young travelers believe they are invincible, an accident or medical emergency, lost passport or luggage, or delayed trip can ruin the most carefully planned trip,” said Bob Chambers, CSA director of operations.
According to the Student Youth & Travel Association, 86 percent of parents believe that travel is an essential part of their child's educational experience. Whether it's for summer vacation, spring break or study abroad, the best way to protect against unforeseen catastrophes is with student travel insurance, advises the U.S. Travel Insurance Association.