Insurance requirements - Rotary Youth Exchange District 9600

Rotary Youth Exchange District 9600
Australia, Papua New Guinea, Nauru and the Solomon Islands
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Insurance requirements

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Insurance requirements must include travel, medical, and dental coverage for accidental injury
and illness, death benefits (including repatriation of remains), disability/dismemberment benefit
(also known as capital benefits), emergency medical evacuation, emergency visitation expenses,
24-hour emergency assistance services, and legal liability (covering the student for any of his
or her acts or omissions in connection with the Youth Exchange program).

RYEA travel insurance (Chubb) is a complete cover that does not require any additional policy.
All Australian Youth Exchange Students participate in the Australian Rotary YEP Travel Insurance Program, with the following Summary of Benefits

  • Overseas Medical/Dental                                        Unlimited
  • Accidental Death                                                       AUD$ 30,000
  • Capital Benefits                                                         AUD$100,000
  • Tutorial Costs                                                            AUD$150 per week (26 weeks)
  • Chubb Assistance                                                         Unlimited
  • Kidnap & Ransom                                                    AUD$250,000
  • Hijack & Detention                                                  AUD$100 per day (60 days)
  • Cancellation                                                               AUD$10,000
  • Loss of Deposits                                                        AUD$10,000
  • Baggage/Personal Property                                    AUD$7,000
  • Money                                                                         AUD$2,000
  • Legal Liability                                                            AUD$10,000,000
The National Australian Rotary Public Liability Policy is extended to include claims arising from molestation with an indemnity limit of $500,000 and a deductible (excess) of $50,000.

An incoming exchange student is required, before being accepted in the Australian Rotary Youth Exchange program, to provide evidence they have
  • insurance organised in their own country with the following minimums in US Dollars
Overseas Medical/Dental                                       USD$500,000
Accidental Death                                                      USD$10,000
Capital Benefits                                                        USD$50,000
Emergency Evacuation                                           USD$50,000
Legal Liability                                                           USD$1,000,000 or
  • alternatively the incoming student may take out the Australian Rotary Youth Exchange Insurance giving them the same cover as listed above for Australian students going overseas.

Rotary Youth Exchange provides an opportunity of a lifetime for young Australians currently studying Year 9 to 12 to study abroad for the following year.
They’ll spend up to 12 months living and studying in a foreign country, learning a lot about themselves and the culture of their adopted host families.
It’s an amazing, life-changing experience you can give your kids that they will never regret.
Rotary Youth Exchange District 9600 is a Student Exchange Organisation registered in Queensland by the Department of Education & Training (DET) International Quality Unit, Mary St, (LMB 827), Brisbane QLD 4001 - Ph: 07 3513 6748
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