Buying a policy

  • Travel Insurance: What is my country of residence?

    Your country of residence is the place where you legally reside, not necessarily your country of citizenship. It’s the place where you would want to be sent back home should you need to be evacuated for medical reasons or should you interrupt your trip. To be eligible for travel insurance coverage ...

  • Can I buy a travel insurance policy if I'm already overseas?

    Yes, Americans can buy a World Nomads travel insurance plan when already traveling away from home. You can be traveling anywhere in the world and buy a trip protection plan. You don't have to be at home or within the USA. Your policy can be purchased for the duration you choose (from 1 day up to ...

  • What countries or regions do I choose to get a quote?

    When getting a quote for World Nomads travel insurance we ask you tell us a little about your trip. The more details you give us the better we can service you.However we also understand that, as World Nomads you sometimes don't really know quite where you are going. You can add individual countries...

  • Are there any waiting periods?

    There are a few policy benefits where a waiting period applies once you have purchased your policy: If you buy a plan while on your trip, you may need to wait 24 to 48 hours for coverage to take effect. The plan does not cover any losses or events that have already happened or that you already kn...

  • How it works: Adventures sports, activities and experiences for Americ...

    Check out our list of activities, sports and adventures covered to find out: what can be covered; what can't be covered; what plan you must choose to do a particular adventure sport, activity or experience; Standard Plan - Level 1, Explorer Plan - Level 2 If all the sports, activitie...

  • Can I get a quote?

    It's quick and simple to get a quote online. You can also compare prices and benefits to choose a plan to suit your trip. You can even buy a policy if you're already away from home (although there may be a short waiting period). To get a quote and buy online, we need to know: Your country of ...

  • Am I still covered by travel insurance for countries other than the on...

    As long as you are are travelling at least 100 miles from your home in the US, your policy will cover you according to the policy terms and conditions. After you select all the countries you'll be traveling to and other details to get a quote, you will see the destination region for all US travell...

  • What is single?

    A single policy covers one traveler only, whose age is 69 years or younger at the time of purchase. Dependent children of the traveler, if applicable, are not covered under a single policy. For customer service you can send a Message or call Trip Mate direct: Telephone: +1-844-207-1930 (toll free ...

  • What is a couple/duo?

    A couple/duo policy covers two travelers whose ages are 69 years or younger at the time of purchase, traveling together on the same itinerary, who are either residents or citizens of the USA, and who reside in the same state. If you do not reside in the same state, you can purchase single policies f...

  • What is a family policy?

    A family policy covers 1 or 2 adult travelers whose ages are 69 years or younger at the time of purchase, and up to 7 dependent children who are 25 years of age old and younger (maximum 9 travelers per policy) at the start date of the policy (or the start of any subsequent insurance period purchased...