Travel Insured Introduces Short-Term International Travel Medical Insurance for Leisure, Business and Student Travelers

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Travel Insured International has teamed with HCC Medical Insurance Services to offer its customers eight insurance plans offering travel medical insurance to travelers spending from five days to one year visiting outside their home countries. Plans are geared to individuals, families, students and business travelers.

Travel Insured International ( has introduced a program of eight short and long term international medical insurance and life insurance plans geared to customers traveling out of the country for between five days and one year or relocating for longer periods. Most plans offer options for renewal or extension online.

Travel Insured offers the program in partnership with Indianapolis-based HCC Medical Insurance Services (HCCMIS), which administers each of the plans offered under the program. Among the eight available plans, two of the most popular are the Atlas Travel Series for individuals traveling outside their home country, and StudentSecureSM for students and scholars studying abroad.

Atlas Travel Series, with the customer's choice between several deductible and coverage maximum options, is available for coverage periods ranging from five days to one year. The plan includes specified limits for several categories of medical and hospital coverage over the length of the coverage period. Atlas Travel includes coverage for illness or injury that first occurs while abroad during the coverage period. The plan also includes benefits for emergency medical evacuations, complications of pregnancy, acts of terrorism, and more.    

StudentSecureSM provides students and scholars studying abroad with a choice of Select or Budget levels of coverage for themselves and family members who may be traveling with them. Each plan includes coverage for medical expenses, emergency medical evacuation, acts of terrorism, and more.

Other international plans available under the new Travel Insured program include:

  • CitizenSecureSM - an annually renewable, major medical insurance plan with optional term-life insurance.
  • CitizenSecureSM Economy - a more affordable version of CitizenSecureSM
  • Atlas Group Series - similar benefits as the Atlas Travel Series at a discounted rate for groups of 5 or more.
  • Atlas Professional - international medical insurance for business travelers taking multiple trips per year.
  • IC+ - International Term Life - a term life insurance plan offering up to 10 years of coverage for those residing outside the US.
  • GroupSecureSM - an international group medical plan for companies or organizations with 3 or more employees working abroad.

You can learn more about Travel Insured's international travel program and get instant rate quotes by visiting and clicking on "Travel Medical Protection" in the gray box on the right side of the home page. You can also call a friendly Travel Insured representative at 1-800-243-3174 for help with finding the suitable international medical coverage for you.

HCC Medical Insurance Services (HCCMIS) is a recognized leader in international life and health insurance offering coverage in more than 130 countries through its staff and worldwide network of distributors. HCCMIS is a wholly-owned subsidiary of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCC), which is a leading international specialty insurance group headquartered in Houston, Texas, rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company and AA (Very Strong) by Fitch Ratings. All of the international plans offered by HCCMIS are underwritten by Syndicates 308 or 4141 at Lloyd's of London, the oldest insurance underwriter in the world with an A+ (Strong) rating from Standard & Poor's.

About Travel Insured International
Travel Insured delivers comprehensive travel protection benefits ranging from trip cancellation and trip interruption to emergency assistance and Medevac insurance, travel accident and sickness medical expense, accidental death and dismemberment, missed connection and baggage delay or loss.

The company's travel insurance plans include its comprehensive Worldwide Trip Protector, the most popular travel protection plan and Worldwide Trip Protector Gold, an enhanced travel insurance plan designed to protect luxury vacations and business trips. Travel Insured also offers two travel insurance plans designed to provide basic yet flexible protection for families and budget conscious travelers, its Worldwide Trip Protector Lite insurance plan and Worldwide Trip Protector Lite Expanded insurance plan. Finally they offer a Medical Protector insurance plan, an Airline Ticket Protector plan as well as a complete offering of Group Travel Insurance plans including Student Group insurance plans.

Visit Travel Insured's web site at or speak to a friendly, knowledgeable Travel Insured customer care professional at 1-800-243-3174.

Travel Insured International, based in East Hartford, Connecticut, was founded in 1993 by the foresight of insurance industry executive Peter Gehris when he acquired the travel protection division of the Travelers Insurance Company. Coverage is underwritten by Arch Insurance Company (a Missouri corporation, NAIC #11150) with executive offices located in Jersey City, NJ. Not all insurance products or coverage is available in all jurisdictions. Coverage is subject to actual policy language.


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