What you need to know about travel insurance for a trip to France
Bienvenue en France! Expect to hear that phrase a lot when travelling around France, whether it’s visiting famous historical sites in Paris, sampling the vast array of wine and cheese in Bordeaux or hiking in the Pyrenees.
While traveling in France, it’s a smart move to consider travel insurance as the safety net that helps when things don’t go to plan. World Nomads offers coverage (up to the policy limits) for:
France is Europe’s 3rd largest country, which means there is a lot to see and do. In most cases, travelling goes without a hitch, but considering the right travel insurance for you can take the added stress out of travel if things don’t go to plan.
Travelling as a family can be an incredibly rewarding experience, and France is the perfect destination with plenty of family-friendly locations and activities on offer. Our policies can help cover you and your loved ones in case of a medical emergency, pregnancy and Covid, trip interruption. Our plans also provide 24/7 worldwide emergency assistance. Cover includes two adults and up to eight dependents on one policy.
If you’re making your way around Europe and visiting France on your travels, travel insurance can cover medical emergencies and evacuation, stolen items, and more than 150 adventures, sports and activities including volunteering and working.
If backpacking across multiple European countries including France is more your type of holiday, World Nomads offers the following:
Worldwide 24/7 assistance for all your urgent needs
We have a dedicated 24/7 Emergency Assistance Team that can help with the following events:
When you call (free from anywhere in the world), make sure you have your policy number and a contact number for where you are so we can help.
You can enjoy your summer travels around France knowing our policies may cover you for a range of activities including hiking trips around the mountains of Chamonix, road trips in the Loire Valley, kayaking & rafting and even sailing the French Riviera.
We offer two plans for depending on your country of residence – Standard and Explorer. Each policy provides different levels of coverage depending on what you need:
Simply specify all the activities you have planned for your trip when you get a quote, as you can’t add them afterwards. Terms and conditions apply, check your Policy Disclosure Statement for details or contact us.
From taking the family ice-skating on the rink at Champs-Elysees, to hunting for black truffles in the snow-dusted forests of Perigord, or sipping hot chocolate in between ski runs in the French Alps, our travel insurance can cover you for more than 150 adventures, and many snow and winter sports and activities. We also offer cover for medical emergencies and extending your holiday if you’re enjoying your French winter escape too much.
World Nomads offers cover if you have to cancel, rearrange, resume or catch up to your original travel plans following 14 specified listed events. For example, if you’re cancelling or rearranging due to an unavoidable riot, strike, civil commotion, insurrection, political unrest or martial law affecting the specific region you’ve booked to travel to or are already staying in. The event must be sudden, unforeseen, unavoidable and outside your control, and it must happen after we have issued your Certificate of Insurance.
Your policy will provide cover for your chosen countries and regions of travel unless there’s a ‘Do not travel’ warning issued by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, or other official authority and you choose to go there anyway. Your policy will not cover a loss arising from travelling to, planning to travel to, or choosing to remain in a country or region that is the subject of a ‘Do not travel’ warning. Refer to smartraveller.gov.au for details before you go and while travelling for the latest alerts and travel advice.
If you’re already travelling and you’re injured or can’t come back home as the result of severe weather, a natural disaster, a riot, political or civil unrest, get yourself to safety before you do anything else. Once you’re safe, it’s important to contact the 24 Hour Emergency Assistance Team as soon as you can. They can assist with any relevant information or guide you to the nearest hospital for appropriate care.
Note: our travel insurance plans are different. Cover will vary, depending on what you are claiming for, the plan you choose and any options or upgrades you buy.
Our policies aren’t designed to cover everything and there are some important general exclusions you should be aware of, including:
Be sure to read the PDS and General Exclusions for other scenarios and expenses we don’t cover so there’ll be no surprises if you need to use your cover.
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If you need medical assistance or emergency medical evacuation our team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year before and during your trip.
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Phone: +61 2 8263 0470 or Phone: +61 2 8292 1470 (reverse charges via an operator from anywhere in the world)Contact the team
Wherever you are, whatever has happened, our multi-lingual assistance teams are here to help you and your family.
Travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families. Nobody wants to think about all the things that could go wrong on their trip, but these things can and do happen. So be prepared and get your travel insurance today.