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How does travel insurance cover my holiday?

We know the most unexpected things can happen when traveling - sex accidents, malaria, chikungunya. We've even heard of coral being firmly lodged in a traveler's bum after a surfing accident. 

So we've built our policies to help cover as many of those unexpected situations as we can. All of our policies have cover for: 

  • Overseas Medical
  • Luggage/baggage cover
  • Cancellation
  • 24/7 worldwide assistance

World Nomads travel insurance also:

What’s not covered on holiday travel insurance?

We've seen some pretty strange things on the road. Some of the exclusions include:

  • If you do something illegal
  • Where you've been acting like a fool
  • If you’ve had drugs or alcohol
  • Any costs associated with an STD 

This isn't a complete list of things that aren't covered. Be sure to read the policy wording before you buy so that you're aware of the terms and conditions. 

Broken wrist.

I slipped on a driveway incline and used my hand to break my fall. I broke/chipped a small bone in my wrist.
Claim paid: £1078.42
British Nomad.

Travel Insurance Benefits: how we can take care of you

Trip Cancellation

Protect your trip from unexpected cancellation.

  • Explorer Plan: £5,000
  • Standard Plan: £3,000
Trip Protection
  • Come to a sticky end?
  • Called to jury duty?
  • Been made redundant?

We’ve got your back.

Emergency Medical Insurance

Take the pain out of medical costs.

  • Explorer Plan: £10 million
  • Standard Plan: £5 million
Emergency Medical Insurance
  • Need drugs?
  • Accidentally injured?
  • Suddenly sick?

We’ve got your back.

Emergency Medical Transport

We'll get you to hospital pronto.

  • Explorer Plan: £10 million
  • Standard Plan: £5 million
Evacuation and Repatriation
  • Banged up abroad?
  • Need a hospital urgently?
  • You or a family member dead?

Help starts here.

Protect your gear

Cover your lost, stolen or damaged gear and tech.

  • Explorer Plan: £2,000
  • Standard Plan: £1,000
Protect your gear
  • Luggage lost?
  • Passport pilfered?
  • Tech trashed?

Help starts here.

  • Emergency Medical Expenses
  • Baggage & Personal Belongings
  • Cancellation
  • Trip Curtailment
  • Personal Accident
  • Loss of Passport or travel documents
  • Personal Liability
  • Legal Expenses
This is a general summary for United Kingdom residents only. Restrictions, exclusions and limitations will apply. Benefit limits may vary depending on the plan chosen. Check the plan documents for full details.

We cover 230+ Adventure Activities you love + more

Snow 11 activities
Water 31 activities
Air 10 activities
Land 61 activities
Sports 75 activities
Experiences 12 activities
  • Scuba diving
  • Mountain biking
  • Surfing
  • Bungee jumping
  • Skiing
Blue activities are automatically included in both the Standard and Explorer plans. All sports listed in orange will need to be added to your policy at the time of purchase. The list is intended as a guide only and there may be restrictions on what you can do, so read the policy wording or contact us. For a more detailed list click here

24/7 emergency assistance

If you need medical assistance or emergency medical evacuation our team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year before and during your trip.

Are you in need of emergency assistance right now?

Phone: +353 21 237 8005 (Call via an operator reverse charges. Not toll free.)
Phone: +61 2 8263 0470 (Call via an operator reverse charges. Not toll free.)

Contact the team
Wherever you are, whatever has happened, our multi-lingual assistance teams are here to help you and your family.
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Aurelie Menard,
Emergency Assistance, World Nomads

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Travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families. Nobody wants to think about all the things that could go wrong on their trip, but these things can and do happen. So be prepared and get your travel insurance today.

World Nomads Travel Insurance was reviewed on Trust Pilot on 1st August 2017 and rated 4 stars

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