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Overseas Student Travel Insurance by ICICI Lombard - A Unique Plan to Meet University Requirements

MUMBAI, January 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Are you planning to study abroad? Which country have you chosen? Is it a university from the United Kingdom or Australia or the United States of America? Well, each and every university abroad needs its student to be covered under a travel and a health insurance policy as a part of their mandatory requirement.

ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd., country's largest private sector general insurance company offers "Overseas Student Travel Insurance" plan - a comprehensive and hassle-free insurance solution for students planning to make a trip abroad for further studies. The Plus Plan under the Overseas Student Travel Insurance provides some unique features like covering maternity care, inter-collegiate sports injury and cancer, which every student can take advantage of during the policy period. Not only this, the Plus Plan can also be customised as per the University requirements.

ICICI Lombard is the only insurance company to have listed over 500 universities on its website emphasising on insurance needs that are specific to each University.

To provide quality services in times of medical exigencies while studying abroad, ICICI Lombard has partnered with United Health Care - the single largest health carrier in the United States. Students can visit the United Health Care hospitals and avail cashless treatment in times of medical emergencies with student medical insurance. 

So, take advantage of the unique features of ICICI Lombard Overseas Student Travel Insurance and enjoy your study abroad and stay worry-free.

About ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd.

ICICI Lombard GIC Ltd. is a joint venture between ICICI Bank Limited, India's second largest bank with consolidated total assets of over USD 91 billion at March 31, 2012 and Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, a Canada based USD 30 billion diversified financial services company engaged in general insurance, reinsurance, insurance claims management and investment management.

ICICI Lombard GIC Ltd. is the largest private sector general insurance company in India with a Gross Written Premium (GWP) of Rs. 5,358 crore for the year ended March 31, 2012. The company issued over 76 lakh policies and settled over 44 lakh claims and has a claim disposal ratio of 99% (percentage of claims settled against claims reported) as on March 31, 2012.

The company has been conferred the "Golden Peacock Award 2012" for Corporate Social Responsibility, "Golden Peacock Innovation Award-2010" for Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana. It also received the "Skoch Financial Inclusion Award-2011" in the micro finance category. The company has been conferred with 'NASSCOM - CNBC TV18 IT User Award 2010' for Best Technology Implementation in the Insurance Sector. It has been awarded CNBC Awaaz Consumer Award 2010 for being the 'most preferred brand' in the General Insurance category. ICICI Lombard Auto Insurance has been rated highest in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power Asia Pacific in India among 11 auto insurance providers. It was awarded Customer and Brand Loyalty award in the 'Insurance Sector - Non-Life' at the 3rd Loyalty awards, 2010 and the 'General Insurance Company of the Year' at the 11th Asia Insurance Industry Awards. The company also won the NDTV Profit Business Leadership Award 2007 and was adjudged as the most Customer Responsive Company in the Insurance category at the Economic Times Avaya Global Connect Customer Responsiveness Award 2006. It has the Gold Shield for 'Excellence in Financial Reporting' by the ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) for the year ended March 31, 2006.

ICICI Lombard allows instant policy issuance and renewal through its website www.icicilombard.com for all retail insurance products including Car Insurance, Health Insurance, Travel Insurance, Two Wheeler Insurance and Home Insurance. There are multiple payment options available including internet banking, credit card, debit card and cash card.

For more details about the company, log on to the website www.icicilombard.com.

Primary Media Contact: Sulakshna Mukherjee, [email protected], 91-22-61961457

Secondary Media Contact: Suheil Merchant, [email protected] 

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