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

    As we've recently changed our insurer, please select the date you bought your policy: Policies purchased on or after 2 December 2018 (GMT) Policies purchased before 2 December 2018 (GMT) For policies purchased on or after 2 December 2018 Transport cancelled, delayed for 12 hours or mor...

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

    World Nomads travel insurance provides cover to participate in a range of recreational sports and activities while traveling overseas. We like to think we know most adventures World Nomads love. Check the list below or the policy wording for full details. If a sport or activity is not listed it may ...

  • 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 and 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

    While it’s very important that you be extra careful with your own baggage and personal effects while travelling, your policy can help if something happens and it’s lost, stolen or damaged. What’s covered baggage and personal items when stolen checked-in luggage when lost or damaged by a co...

  • 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...

  • Travel Insurance for Norfolk Island: Advice for World Nomads Traveller...

    THIS ADVICE IS FOR AUSTRALIAN RESIDENTS ONLY Norfolk Island – where cows have right of way and traffic lights don’t exist. It’s somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, between mainland Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific, and on the map for a lot of cruisers, sailors and all kinds of thalassophil...

  • I'm a U.S. resident. Am I covered for travel to Cuba under the ne...

    We're working on this information for you. If you have any questions about the policy in your country of residence, please contact us.