Travel Insurance

Kendall Center

In light of the rampant surge of the COVID-19 Omicron variant and ongoing pandemic, the College has made the decision to alter the recently published Travel Policy. Effective immediately, the use of College funds to purchase trip cancellation insurance will be permitted. The purchase of travel insurance is temporary--they will review the policy again in the summer.

EIIA trip insurance applies only to international travel and mainly refers to limited reasons such as a cancellation due to a medical related issue. Below is the description of the EIIA coverage in place for trip-cancellation/interruption criteria in international travel. 

EIIA International Trip Cancellation Coverage 
Please note – only limited causes are covered. The coverageprovided for Trip Cancellation is generally limited to medical based issues. Trip Cancellation includes coverage for an unforeseen medical emergency and a doctor determinationrestricts travel for the participant. To file a claim, 
please complete the Trip Interruption/Cancellation Claim Form on the EIIA website. The Trip Cancellation benefit will provide coverage for the non-refundable paid amount up to $2,000 and does not include coverage for: 
a. Terrorist Activity or Threat 
b. Change in plans or financial circumstances of the Insuredperson 
c. Cancellation or change in plans by common carrier, tour operator, or any travel agent unless 
caused by inclement weather or organized strike affecting public transportation 
d. A pre-existing condition 

EIIA International Trip Interruption Coverage 
Please note – only limited causes are covered. The coverage for Trip Interruption includes emergency illness or a covered injury which postpones the travel (to or from the destination) or causes a return home, weather related delays, and organized strikes.The qualifying medical condition must include the participant. The Trip Interruption benefit covers change fees for common carriers and hotels, 
forfeited non-refundable fees for a common carrier, and additional transportation expense (less any available refunds) to rejoin the covered trip or return to the place of origin. To file a claim, please complete the Trip Interruption/Cancellation Claim Form on the EIIA website. Coverage is limited to a maximum of$2,000 with a benefit period of 3 days and does not include coverage for: 
a. Terrorist Activity or Threat 
b. Person who is traveling against the advice of a doctor 
c. Traveling while pregnant in the third trimester or later 
d. Traveling for medical treatment 
e. Change in plans or financial circumstances of the Insuredperson or immediate family member 
f. Cancellation or change in plans by common carrier, tour operator, or any travel agent unless 
caused by inclement weather or organized strike affecting public transportation 
g. A pre-existing condition