ILE SPANISH SCHOOL and GUARD.ME work together to provide the best international medical assistance that the market has to offer their students during their stay in Valencia. Whether you are a resident or not of the European Union, whether you need a visa or not, we encourage you to use our medical and travel insurance to make you feel at home.


GUARD.ME is among the world's largest insurance providers in international education, protecting thousands of individuals studying and working abroad.

Founded in 1998 and incorporated in Canada as Travel Healthcare Insurance Solutions Inc., GUARD.ME is a full-service managing general underwriter. That means all aspects of our plans — from enrollments to claims adjudication — are created and administered in-house by us.

As the insurer of choice for private and public universities and colleges, language schools and school boards, GUARD.ME is trusted by over 400 partner agents, organizations and educational institutions globally.

GUARD.ME is an ISO 9001:2008-registered company, meaning we have certified quality assurance practices and procedures built into every stage of our operations. For example, we are committed to maintaining the fastest and most reliable fulfillment in the industry, with a turnaround on enrollments within 24 hours and card production within 48 hours. For claims, the turnaround is typically seven days or less through our secure online claims submission and tracking system.

In addition to our 24/7 telephone contact centre support, GUARD.ME has administrative offices in strategic locations worldwide, including Canada, Australia, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Latin America.