InsureMyTrip for Education Launches

Last updated on 03/28/2023

WARWICK, R.I., Sept. 23, 2014 -- InsureMyTrip, the nation’s leading travel insurance comparison site, today announced the launch of InsureMyTrip for Education, a new website featuring trip cancellation plans geared toward K-12 and higher education travel. Underwritten by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, the “Academic Explorer” series of products provides the necessary financial protection for both domestic and international education trips. The innovative program is ideal for individual student travel or for group travel (two or more) covering students, faculty and chaperones.

“With an ever increasing amount of travel threats, we recognized that students and educators require additional protection not typically available. The Academic Explorer series provides a host of trip cancellation and interruption benefits that help safeguard and mitigate the financial risks associated with academic travel,” says Jim Grace CEO and President of InsureMyTrip.

The Academic Explorer travel insurance program offers four plan types:

  • Trip Cancellation Only
  • Trip Interruption Only
  • Trip Cancellation & Interruption Combined
  • All Inclusive including Medical and Evacuation

Other program benefits on select plans include:

  • Baggage Delay
  • Lost Baggage
  • Trip Delay
  • Emergency Medical
  • Emergency Evacuation
  • AD&D
  • Travel Assistance

Enhanced benefits including tuition protection and available options of Cancel For any Reason and Interruption For any Reason* combined with enhanced coverage perils including State Department Travel Warnings and CDC Travel Warnings, make this program truly innovative and unique.

*Not available in all states

How To Get Started

Schools and colleges interested in learning more about travel insurance plans offered by InsureMyTrip For Education can visit the following webpage for more information: or call 1-877-266-0741.

About InsureMyTrip:

More information on InsureMyTrip For Education and the Academic Explorer insurance program can be found by visiting InsureMyTrip is the leading online travel insurance comparison site featuring top products from the most trusted providers in the industry. A trusted resource that serves millions of customers worldwide, licensed insurance agents at InsureMyTrip help travelers find the right insurance plan. Referenced as a helpful website by U.S. Federal Consumer Information Center and featured by Consumer Reports, InsureMyTrip offers one of the industry’s largest customer ratings and reviews forum and a unique customer advocacy program that provides one-on-one assistance to travelers before, during, and after their trip. Established in 2000, InsureMyTrip is a division of IMT Services, LLC and headquartered in Warwick, R.I., with additional offices and data centers in Connecticut and Oregon. Winner of the Bronze Stevie Award (2014) in Contact Center of the Year (Up to 100 Seats) – Financial Services Industries category. For more information on InsureMyTrip, please visit

SOURCE InsureMyTrip