Want to cancel your policy? 

Maybe you’ve decided not to travel after all, or your plans changed right after you bought the policy.

All our policies are subject to a period within which you may be able to cancel your policy without any penalty. Check your policy wording for details on what this period is. Outside of this period, if you want to cancel your policy, you can contact us.

How does this period work?

If you cancel your policy with World Nomads within this period, we will refund your premium as long as you aren’t using your policy in any way. This could mean that you haven’t yet:

  • left home or started your trip (and if you purchase your policy while already overseas, to start the same day, we consider that you have started your trip);
  • made a claim;
  • incurred a claim; or
  • exercised any right under the policy. 

 What is the difference between canceling my policy and lodging a claim for cancellation expenses?

If you’re not sure what you want to do, as time is of the essence, please contact us and we can help further explain the options available to you.

How do I cancel my policy during this period?

If you are eligible to cancel your policy during this period, you can cancel it by:

  • For members - logging into your membership and canceling online
  • For guests (and members) - contacting us

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