Travel insurance is highly recommended for all travelers and coverage is available to you through Northwestern’s travel insurance partner Travel Insurance Select. To receive a quote, click here or to speak with a licensed agent, call 800-937-1387. It should be noted that although you may purchase travel insurance at any time prior to departure, we draw your attention to the time restriction for waiving pre-existing medical condition exclusions, and for purchasing optional “cancel for any reason” coverage. The timeframe to purchase this coverage is within 21 days of your initial trip deposit. To review the University Travel Disclaimer, please click here. On Location is not held responsible for any event that occurs which prohibits a guest from attending and using their travel arrangements. All questions and inquiries regarding travel insurance should be directed to your travel insurance provider.

Top 10 Reasons to Purchase Travel Insurance

  1. You have to cancel your trip due to an unexpected event such as bad weather, an illness in the family, involuntary job loss or the financial default of your airline.
  2. You have to return home early due to an unexpected emergency such as an illness or death in the family.
  3. Your luggage is lost or delayed, forcing you to purchase necessary essentials, or prescription medications.
  4. Your sporting, camping or adventure equipment is damaged or stolen.
  5. You become ill or injured and learn that your health care plan doesn’t cover you outside the U.S.
  6. You need an emergency medical evacuation due to an accident or sudden illness.
  7. You run into flight delays and miss a portion of your trip or cruise.
  8. You have to evacuate your resort due to an unexpected hurricane or storm.
  9. You lose your passport, leaving you stranded abroad.
  10. Your rental car is damaged leaving you responsible for the repair costs.

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