What's covered & what's not

  • Travel Insurance and medical transport, Evacuation and Repatriation

    Emergency medical transport is available to the nearest medical facility, most suitable medical facility (in another city or country) or even back home. Read on for details on what you need to do if medical evacuation is necessary. You’re trekking and suddenly succumb to severe altitude sickness; ...

  • Travel Insurance: Delayed and Missed Flights

    If you miss a flight or your flight is delayed, your policy can help, but only if the delay or missed flight is due to an Insured Event. These are listed in the policy wording (in Section 3 Cancellation and Trip Interruption). Delayed and Missed Flights - What's covered with World Nomads? You...

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

    We like to think we know most of the adventures and activities our 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. (1) - Level 1 (2) - Level 2 (3) - Level 3 A Abseiling (3) Acrobatics(1) Aerial s...

  • Travel Insurance: Overseas Medical Treatment & Hospitalisation

    It can happen to the best of us...a severe case of gastro in Vietnam, a snowboarding injury in Canada, serious altitude sickness in Nepal or a scooter accident on a picturesque Greek isle. If it’s necessary to seek urgent medical treatment, your policy can cover your overseas medical expenses (up to...

  • 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 or damage? Yes? Then we give you the option to upgrade and pay a little extra to increase the cover for your tablet, laptop...

  • Travel insurance cover for baggage and personal effects

    It happens all too often while travelling unfortunately, which is why your policy can help if your gear is stolen, damaged or lost under specific circumstances (and we’ll get to that in a moment). The amount you can claim per item and in total for your baggage and personal effects if lost, damaged ...

  • 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

    Are you ready to continue with your adventures after a compassionate emergency visit or your medical repatriation home? If so, read on for the details on what you can do to get back to your travels… So you’re feeling ready to get back to where you left off following a compassionate emergency visit ...

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

    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 thalassophiles (lovers of the sea). As of 1 July, 2016, t...