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Travel/Cancellation Insurance

We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance that covers trip cancellation/ interruption, and or baggage loss or damage, emergency evacuation, and accidents incurred while traveling. We are pleased to offer travel insurance through Travel Insurance Services. They can be reached at (800) 937-1387.

Refund Policy

Refunds policies vary according to the policies of the various tour operators. Please read carefully the cancellation clauses contained within each brochure. The MSUAA is not responsible for all or any parts of refunds of payments made to travel companies, airlines, etc.


The Michigan State Alumni Association and Michigan State University, their respective employees, officers, agents, servants and representatives (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Michigan State") are acting only as agents for the tour participants with respect to travel services and shall not be responsible or liable for changes of flight times, fare changes, dishonor of airline, hotel or other reservations, damage, injury (including death), loss of baggage, accidents, delays, inconveniences, cessation of operations, airline or tour operator bankruptcies or insolvencies, acts of God, acts or omissions of any person or entity engaged in conveying participants or carrying out any other arrangements in connection with the tour, or any other event or occurrence beyond Michigan State's control. Further, Michigan State shall not be responsible or liable for losses or additional expenses incurred by any participant due to sickness, disease, weather, strike, civil unrest, acts of terrorism, quarantine, acts of God or any other cause or occurrence beyond its control.

Michigan State shall not be responsible or liable for alterations or changes in the itinerary deemed necessary for carrying out the tour. Michigan State reserves the right to cancel any tour prior to departure. In such an event, participant's entire payment may be refunded without further obligation or liability of any kind on the part of Michigan State. Michigan State also reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any person as a member of the tour should the person's health, actions or general deportment impede the operation of the tour or the rights or welfare of any tour participant. In such an event, no refund will be made for any unused portion of the tour. Applicants for participation in this tour accept all of the terms and conditions set forth above.

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