Insurance Information

Families are strongly recommended to take out comprehensive travel, personal effects and accident insurance for students travelling to GISS.  You can choose your own cover, or the school can offer insurance through a third-party provider.

guard.me offer a Multirisk + Cancellation policy which is available at £50.00 per person.  The cover is for the purposes of attending GISS and is from the departure date from home country to return date in home country.

guard.me are underwritten by one of the largest European Insurers (AXA) and in addition to the usual travel and accident cover, this insurance also offers some cover against Covid cancellation.

Further information is available in the links below:

  • Full details are available on the guard.me website HERE.
  • Multi-risk + Cancellation cover – HERE for summary PDF or HERE to download full details
  • Cover in relation to Covid – HERE
  • Frequently asked questions – HERE

If an adult is escorting students to and from the course then they can also take out their own policy.

guard.me offer a dedicated helpline for when an emergency occurs either through an App. Or by calling the emergency line shown in your ID Cards. Claims can be done online: Claims Form at AXA travel insurance

Process:

  1. Insurance can be obtained at any time after registration to GISS and before the start of the course. Families who wish to purchase this insurance should complete this form: APPLY HERE
  2. The insurance cost will be invoiced and will not be refundable in any event
  3. Upon receipt of payment GISS will organize the insurance with guard.me and make the policy and all relevant information available to the family in advance of the course. Following receipt of payment, it may take 5 working days for the insurance to become effective.
  4. In the event of a claim, families deal directly with guard.me and not the school.

Your insurance is with guard.me and GISS is facilitating access and providing an administrative service.  It is your responsibility to read the information that is available and to ensure that you are comfortable with the type and level of insurance that is being provided by guard.me