Announcements : IMPORTANT: Travel Planning Information
Announcement: IMPORTANT: Travel Planning Information
Given the dynamic of our world, travel risks evolve on a continuum, requiring planning to be agileEducation Abroad continues to support the TWU community in planning for future international travel activities. The viability of travel is dependent on risk factors respective to each international destination along with planned activities while abroad. In accordance with TWU URP I.26.g International Travel, all proposed international travel plans are reviewed by the Office of Risk Management and International Affairs. Travel itineraries evaluated as a TWU Risk Category 2 or 3 receive additional review by the International Travel Oversight Committee (ITOC).
Given the dynamic of our world, travel risks evolve on a continuum, requiring planning to be agile. It is the responsibility of each traveler to be keenly aware of refund policies to any organizations supporting future travel plans, including, but not limited to, hotels/hostels, airlines, and education abroad program providers. Additionally, travelers should stay abreast of travel notices and alerts issued by both leading U.S. entities along with local host country resources (see links below for additional information).
All individuals participating on approved TWU sponsored international travel itineraries and programs will receive TWU's institutional insurance coverage in the following areas: general liability, medical and travel accident, security and emergency assistance, as well as travel planning and support services. More information about accessing this insurance is found within each individual's unique International Travel Registration. Travelers are strongly encouraged to evaluate and consider purchasing external Cancel for Any Reason Insurance (commonly known as CFAR) in case travel plans are prohibited or interrupted.
- Best "Cancel for Any Reason" Travel Insurance / Forbes.com
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention Travelers' Health Notices
- U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories
- U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions