For when you have to cancel your trip because you or a close relative falls unexpectedly ill.
If your swimsuit is packed for your sunny vacation to California but suddenly you can’t go, travel insurance could help. You may be able to claim for your non-refundable costs of cancelling your trip (a 72-hour waiting period applies before coverage begins).
For Brazilian residents, all of World Nomads travel insurance plans include cancellation cover if you have an accident or get sick before you leave.
In addition, you may be covered for cancelling your trip if a close relative (your father, mother, spouse or child) is hurt or seriously ill (policy conditions apply).
If you’ve bought your travel insurance policy with World Nomads, you may be able to make a claim for your non-refundable cancellation costs. These include (but are not limited to):
Note that if you transfer your trip to another person as a result of one of the covered events, the transfer expenses may be covered by this coverage, provided they do not exceed the cancellation expenses.
Travel insurance cancelation cover doesn’t include everything. This means you may not be covered if you cancel your trip due to:
This is not a full list of what's covered and not covered. There are item limits and conditions that apply, so for more information read your policy carefully before you buy.
Depending on your claim, you'll need copies of:
I have to cancel my trip to Tanzania because my wife had an accident and she is waiting for a scan of her back. I should fly to Berlin tomorrow, then Bergen and day after to Africa. It is impossible now because she is alone in the house and I have to take her tomorrow to hospital for another scan. I paid 900 pounds for a Kilimanjaro Climb which is not refundable as it is too close to departure. I paid a deposit for a 3 day safari and had to cancel flights and my volunteer job.
Protect your trip against unexpected cancellation.
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Take the pain out of medical costs.
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Emergency medical transportation: we’ll get you to hospital or home quickly.
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Covers the loss, theft or damage of your bags by a common carrier.
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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 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.
Insured by Chubb. For Brazilian residents, we partner with Chubb to provide travel insurance products, customer service for 24/7 urgencies and emergencies, and claims service. You can purchase your insurance in up to six installments.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel - Need to know before you buy
Please read your plan documents carefully. Cancellations due to fear of travel are not covered. However, our plans may provide coverage if you become injured or ill prior to your trip or while on your trip. Learn more here : www.worldnomads.com/travel-insurance/coronavirusAbout Coronavirus