Our Backpacker Insurance policy options
Put simply, we offer three different policy options…
Making claims clearer
WE PAY OUT
OF OUR TRAVEL INSURANCE CLAIMS**
OF OUR POLICY HOLDERS
NEEDED TO MAKE A CLAIM**
ON AVERAGE WE PAY OUT
FOR EACH TRAVEL INSURANCE CLAIM**
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Why choose us
Specialist Sports Cover
If you are likely to take part in a sport whilst backpacking, our policy provides cover for over 500 different sports and activities.
Whether you are skiing in Canada or skydiving in Australia, select the sport that you are doing and you will be protected should an accident happen and you require medical assistance.
Frequently Asked Questions
Backpacker insurance is a form of travel insurance that is designed to protect individuals whilst backpacking around the world. In most cases, it will cover the costs of emergency medical treatment and repatriation, plus more.
Our Sports Travel Insurance Policy provides up to £2,500 worth of baggage cover. You should, of course, be sensible and act as though you weren’t insured at all times. This means keeping your valuables, such as cash, phones or tablets on your person at all times, rather than leaving them unattended in a tent, or in a hostel dormitory. But if the unexpected does happen, you would have the reassurance of being able to claim under the policy.
Yes, our Backpacker Travel Insurance can generally be taken out even if you have a medical condition. We can almost always offer cover at no extra cost, but occasionally our underwriters may apply special terms if you subsequently needed to make a claim relating to your condition.
You can purchase our Backpacker Travel Insurance online up until 74 years old. Above this age, you would need to call us on 01494 484800 and we will be able to refer your quote to our underwriters. Please note, our quotes are based on your age at the start date of cover.
* 10% online discount applies to our Sports Travel Insurance and Activity TopUp policies only.
**Data relates to Sports Travel Insurance claims from Jan 2021 to Dec 2021 inclusive.
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