Individual travel coverage

Designed specifically with EF travelers in mind, these affordable plans provide protection for travelers should something unexpected happen before, en route to or during the tour.

Coverage begins as soon as a traveler adds it to their account and pays for it. Travelers can enroll by calling our Traveler Support team at 888-333-9756.

Enrollment window and pricing
The Travel Protection plan costs $99 and can be added from the time of enrollment up until 75 days before departure.

The Travel Protection Plus plan costs $279 and must be added at the time of enrollment.

*$279 is the current cost for tours departing on or after October 1, 2021

Tour cancellation coverage
The Travel Protection plan provides a refund of the Program Price (minus non-refundable fees) if your child needs to cancel from tour due to reasons of serious injury or illness requiring hospitalization, financial hardship due to unexpected job loss, jury duty, you or your traveling companion are in the military and called to emergency duty for a national disaster other than war, or severe damage to home.

The Travel Protection Plus plan provides a refund of the Program Price (minus non-refundable fees) if your child needs to cancel their tour up to 24 hours prior to departure, for any reason.

Tour interruption coverage
Both plans include additional coverage if a traveler needs to return early from tour due to reasons of serious injury or illness requiring hospitalization.

Baggage and property coverage
Both plans include coverage for baggage, airline tickets, travel documents and valuable property in cases of theft or delay.

Flight delay coverage
Both plans include coverage for expenses due to flight delays (lodging, food and other reasonable expenses) as well as limited coverage for every full land day missed of your program due to flight delays or cancellations.

Emergency evacuation coverage
Both plans include coverage in the unlikely event a traveler should need to return unexpectedly back to his/her departure gateway (airport) due to a natural disaster or unrest.

The Travel Protection plan and the Travel Protection Plus plan are non-refundable 10 days after purchase date. Both Protection Plans contain insured components underwritten by United States Fire Company and assistance services provided by EF Explore America.

Please see this benefits guide for further details and exclusions. For information on filing a claim, visit the Coverage Claims article.