What's covered & what's not

  • Travel Insurance and medical transport, Evacuation and Repatriation

    Your policy can cover emergency ambulance transport or repatriation home to your country of permanent residency if you suffer an unexpected and acute serious injury or illness while on your trip requiring urgent medical treatment. What’s covered Depending on where you are and what’s happened t...

  • Travel Insurance: Delayed and Missed Flights

    If your flight is delayed your policy can help. If you miss a connecting flight then there’s cover for this too but only when you upgrade to the Explorer Plan and pay the additional premium. World Nomads cover for Delayed and Missed Flights There’s cover for documented, necessary and reasonabl...

  • Travel Insurance: activities, sports & adventures covered by World...

    We like to think we know most adventures World Nomads love. If a sport or activity is not listed it may have slipped by us or it may not be covered. Check with us if you’re not sure. Choose the plan or optional upgrade level to be covered for this activity: (1) - Standard (2) - Explorer (also inc...

  • Travel Insurance: Overseas Medical Treatment & Hospitalisation

    Your travel insurance policy can cover your overseas emergency medical expenses if you suffer an acute serious illness or acute serious injury while on your travels and you need urgent medical treatment. The limits vary depending on the plan you buy, Standard or Explorer. What Overseas Medical E...

  • Travel Insurance & High Value Specified Items.

    Are you taking high value items with you on your adventures and want them covered for a bit more than what’s automatically offered under the standard baggage limits for theft? If the answer is yes, then we give you the option to upgrade and pay a little extra to increase the cover for your laptop, ...

  • Travel insurance cover for baggage and personal effects

    Indian residents: The Baggage and Personal Belongings Benefit is not included under the policy available when selecting India as your country of permanent residency. Our insurer for Indian travellers, Bupa Global, has decided that they are no longer able to manage benefits greater than cover for Ove...

  • Travel Insurance: Trekking in Nepal and Helicopter Evacuation

    We are constantly asked “if I become sick or injured while trekking in Nepal, is helicopter evacuation covered?” and "How does it all work if I need helicopter evacuation?" Let’s say first that YES, medical evacuation from the mountains by helicopter may be covered by the policy when it is medicall...

  • Trip resumption after an unexpected return home

    We’ll pay for your reasonable additional travel expenses (equivalent to a return Economy Class airplane ticket) for you to resume your trip to the destination where you would have been (according to your original travel plan at the time you are resuming your trip) if you are: 1. medically evacuated...

  • Trip Interruption and Cancellation

    We're sorry, we're still working on this information for you. For customer service you can send a message or call our team direct: Telephone: +61 2 8263 0400 Email: infoRTW@worldnomads.com We’re here to help in Sydney, Australia: 9pm – 9am Mon-Fri (UTC/GMT) ; 11:00pm - 7:00am Sat (UTC/GMT); Sund...

  • Is my rental car covered?

    Sorry, we're still working on this content for you. For customer service you can send a message or call the team direct: Telephone: +612 8263 0400 (from overseas) Telephone: 1300 787 375 (local call inside Australia) We're here to help in Sydney, Australia (AEST/AEDT): Monday - Fri 8am-8pm; Satu...