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The International Association for Student Insurance Services has announced a Request For Proposal to engage a new partner (or partners) from the world of insurance and assistance.

The RFP, which was announced on June 24th 2013 is aimed a broadening the services IASIS provides to the youth travel community and is part of a wider effort to engage more effectively with and the insurance community and to better serve the WYSE membership.

IASIS_Standard_Logo-bigAll insurers are welcome to submit responses, but respondents must be able to demonstrate an understanding of and a commitment to the youth and student travel industry. In particular, insurers are requested to provide policies tailored to specific sectors of youth and student travel, including Work & Travel, Study Abroad, Au Pair and Adventure travel. Policies should be available both online and offline.

The initial consultation period runs from June 24th to the 31st August. A supplementary consultation process will take place at WYSTC in Sydney, on 17th to 20th September, when respondents will be able to engage in discussions with the IASIS Board. Final proposals are due by October 31st.

The successful partner or partners will join existing IASIS partners MAPFRE Assistencia, Compass Benefits and Allianz Global Assistance.
Details can be found in the Request For Proposal document which can be requested from IASIS directly or downloaded here.
The deadline for initial responses is midnight CET 31st August 2013.

All questions should be directed to James Clarke – james.clarke@wysetc.org

The International Association for Student Insurance Services, (IASIS) was formed under the name of International Student Insurance Services (ISIS) Association over 60 years ago, in 1951 with the purpose of providing the best specialist insurance and assistance services and products for youth and student travellers.

More recently, IASIS has adapted to changing market and regulatory conditions in the travel and insurance markets by establishing long-term partnerships with a suite of respected insurance and assistance providers. These partnerships provide the Association with the geographical capacity and state-of-the-art technological platforms required to serve the contemporary needs of young travellers and travel providers.