Simple and flexible travel insurance for skiers and snowboarders. Buy at home or while traveling, and claim online from anywhere in the world.

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Why buy travel insurance when going skiing or snowboarding?

Big dumps, fresh tracks and bluebird days will make for an epic trip, yet accidents on and off the hill do happen, even to the most experienced sliders. If you’re just learning on your first trip or you’re a ski bum chasing seasons, World Nomads travel insurance can help you and your family when the unexpected hits your next winter adventure.

Travel Insurance Benefits: how we can take care of you

Trip Cancellation

Protect your trip against unexpected cancellation.

  • Explorer Plan: USD $1,500
  • Standard Plan: USD $300
Trip Protection
  • Unexpectedly hospitalised?
  • Ski buddy unfit to travel?
  • Close relative suddenly dies?

We’ve got your back.

Medical Expenses Overseas

Take the pain out of medical costs.

  • Explorer Plan: USD $100,000
  • Standard Plan: USD $25,000
Medical Expenses Overseas
  • Slipped on ice?
  • Tore your ACL or MCL?
  • Popped a shoulder?

We’ve got your back.

Emergency Evacuation and Repatriation

Emergency medical transportation: we’ll get you to hospital or home quickly.

  • Explorer Plan: USD $80,000
  • Standard Plan: USD $30,000
Emergency Evacuation & Repatriation
  • Road or air ambulance?
  • Flight assistance?
  • Medivac needed home?

Help starts here.

Checked-in Baggage Loss

Covers the loss, theft or damage of your bags by a common carrier.

  • Explorer Plan: USD $1,200
  • Standard Plan: USD $350
Checked-in Baggage Loss
  • Passport stolen?
  • Bags lost in transit?
  • Luggage delayed?

Help starts here.

  • Emergency Overseas Medical & Dental Expenses
  • Trip Cancellation or Interruption
  • Baggage
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation & Repatration
  • 24 Hour Assistance Services
  • And more (depending on your country of residence)
This is a general summary for Brazil residents only. Restrictions, exclusions and limitations will apply. Benefit limits may vary depending on the plan chosen. Check the plan documents for full details.

World Nomads loves the snow

As passionate ski bums, we’ve designed our plans to cover the style of riding our Nomads love the most*:

  • Skiing and boarding within resorts
  • Cross country skiing on marked trails
  • Terrain parks, heli-skiing & heli-boarding (some plans only, check yours carefully)
  • Snowmobiling, ice skating, snow rafting & more

*All plans are different and may require an upgrade for skiing or snowboarding cover to apply. Conditions and exclusions apply. Read the policy wording carefully to choose the right plan and/or adventure sport option for your trip.

24/7 emergency assistance

Whether you need medical or dental assistance or advice, emergency evacuation or travel assistance, our team are available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year before and during your trip.

Are you in need of emergency assistance right now?

For policies purchased on or after 17 December 2021, your World Nomads policy is provided through Chubb Seguros:

Phone: +1 212 315-1806 (from anywhere in the world) Phone: 0800-591-1043 (from Brazil); or Whatsapp message: +54 911 3053-3959

For policies purchased on or before 16 December 2021, your World Nomads policy is provided through Zurich Seguros:
Phone: +1 877-660-2844 (from anywhere in the world) Phone: (11) 2526-9312 (from Brazil); or Whatsapp message: +57 316 851-0533

Travel insurance. Simple & flexible.

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.

World Nomads Travel Insurance was reviewed on Trust Pilot on 21 October 2016 and rated 4 stars

FAQ

Here are our most frequently asked questions about overseas medical insurance. You can also ask our customer service team. If you’re looking for general travel advice, you can ask our community at Ask a Nomad.

  • How do I get to the medical centre if I’m injured on the mountain?

    Contact ski patrol to get immediate local assistance if you’re on the hill. If you’re already in the village, contact our emergency assistance team so that they can direct you to the nearest medical facility, help arrange treatment or emergency transport if required.

    For policies purchased on or after 17 December 2021, your World Nomads policy is provided through Chubb Seguros:

    • Phone: + (1) 212 315-1806 (from anywhere in the world)
    • Phone: 0800-591-1043 (from Brazil); or
    • Whatsapp message: +54 911 3053-3959

    For policies purchased on or before 16 December 2021, your World Nomads policy is provided through Zurich Seguros:

    • Phone: +1 877-660-2844 (from anywhere in the world)
    • Phone: (11) 2526-9312 (from Brazil); or
    • Whatsapp message: +57 316 851-0533
  • Does my travel insurance cover medical costs upfront or do I have to pay and claim later?

    If you’re hospitalized because of an accident, the insurer may help cover these costs upfront.

    For policies purchased on or after 17 December 2021, your World Nomads policy is provided through Chubb Seguros:

    • Call the assistance team at Chubb. They're available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
    • Phone: + (1) 212 315-1806 (from anywhere in the world)
    • Phone: 0800-591-1043 (from Brazil); or
    • Whatsapp message: +54 911 3053-3959

    For policies purchased on or before 16 December 2021, your World Nomads policy is provided through Zurich Seguros:

    • Call the assistance team at Zurich. They're available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
    • Phone: +1 877-660-2844 (from anywhere in the world)
    • Phone: (11) 2526-9312 (from Brazil); or
    • Whatsapp message: +57 316 851-0533