You don't need a return ticket to buy travel insurance.

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You’ve got a one way ticket in your back pocket and plans for a great new job, life or adventure… but you’re not covered for the trip to get you there. That’s where World Nomads’ Single Trip Travel Insurance comes in, covering the gap between your old life.

Start your future on a high note

World Nomads offers single trip travel insurance to cover you and your personal items for as long as you need us to, whether it be a few days, a few weeks or even months, before you get to where you’re going.

Most of our travelers on a one way ticket are moving for a new job and are most concerned about cancellation or losing their baggage on the way.

We offer Standard or Explorer options with differing cover. It’s up to you to consider your requirements and match them up with the right cover for your needs.

Single Trip cover

All World Nomads policies cover those events our travelers most often encounter including:

  • Medical
  • Cancellation
  • Luggage cover
  • 24/7 Worldwide assistance

We cover more than 150 activities depending on the policy you choose and if it’s not on the list, call us and we’ll let you know if we’ll cover it.

Exclusions

There are of course exclusions which apply. Some of the exclusions which may apply are:

  • Cancellation or other expenses if you change your mind and decide not to go.
  • You do anything illegal (You didn’t really think we’d cover that did you?)
  • If you’ve taken drugs or alcohol or acquire an STD
  • Non-emergency treatment that can wait until you return home (it's not health insurance, it's for travel emergencies)
  • Certain pre-existing medical conditions

This is not a full list of what is and isn't covered. Make sure you read your policy wording so you know what you're covered for.

Severe diarrhea.

Whilst travelling, I had severe diarrhea. I lost about 5 kg of weight in around 36 hours and submitted myself to hospital. They placed me on a drip, gave me some medication and did some initial tests. They said that I would need to come back in a few days and have a colonoscopy and endoscopy, to determine what the problem was. After having these examinations, the doctor said that she wasn't sure what was wrong, but said I should return to England to have more tests as she was concerned regarding my condition.
Claim Paid: £196.02
British Nomad abroad.

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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