Feel confident about travel

When you decide to travel with EF, we want you to feel secure in that decision, no matter what the future looks like. In addition to our worldwide network, global and domestic safety teams, and new health and wellness standards, we've also developed new Safety and Protection offerings—all part of EF’s Safety Assurance commitment.

This comprehensive approach to your well-being, backed by 55 years of established security measures, is designed to offer you more flexibility and increased comfort in travel.

See EF's full Safety Assurance commitment

Added coverage, added flexibility

Global Travel Protection Plan
Travelers can further protect their investment from the unexpected with Global Travel Protection. Designed specifically with EF travelers in mind, this plan provides both pre-departure and on-program benefits on an individual level, including but not limited to:
  • Trip cancellation coverage
  • Trip interruption coverage
  • Illness and accident coverage
  • Protection for your belongings
  • Flight delay coverage

Cost: $165
Can be added from the time of enrollment up until 75 days before departure.

Global Travel Protection Plus Plan
This plan includes our standard Global Travel Protection Plan, with the added benefit of cancellation for any reason. Sign up for your program with Global Travel Protection Plus Plan added, and get the additional flexibility of knowing you can cancel from your program for any reason up until the day before departure and receive a full refund less the cost of protection and your deposit.

Cost: $460 
Must be purchased at the time of enrollment.

Worry-free flexible enrollment

For new travelers who enrolled on a program traveling in 2022 or 2023 during the worry-free flexible enrollment period (prior to May 1, 2021) by paying in full, or by enrolling and remaining in good standing on our Automatic Payment Plan, you continue to have the option to cancel your program for any reason by August 1, 2021, and we’ll refund 100% of the money paid to EF.

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$50 million liability policy

Group Leaders and institutions are automatically insured under our $50 million General Liability Policy, regardless of whether or not the program is considered a university event. This policy safeguards Group Leaders and institutions in case of claims from incidents that occur while traveling, such as personal injury, and provides any necessary legal defense and payment for any associated legal fees.

New health and wellness standards


In addition to our new Safety and Protection offerings, we're putting new health and safety protocols in place, every day. We’re proud to have earned the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp—the world’s first-ever global safety and hygiene stamp for Travel & Tourism, designed specifically to address COVID-19 and similar outbreaks.
See our new health standards

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