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|Kiwis have always loved to volunteer — be it at the local school tuck shop, or further afield in another country.If you want to volunteer while you travel abroad, World Nomads Travel Insurance is a strong supporter of paying it forward and giving back too.
Our travel insurance allows you to participate in a range of volunteer activities and vacations, from summer teaching programs to clean water projects. What better way to strengthen communities, forge meaningful connections and open eyes (and hearts) than by contributing to a worthy purpose?
What’s covered for volunteers?Want to step out into the world and volunteer your time? If you need volunteer travel insurance because you want to volunteer overseas, or you’re planning a volunteer vacation, World Nomads travel insurance plans may include coverage for:
What volunteer activities may I participate in?While we don’t cover all kinds of volunteering (see the exclusions listed below) the kinds of volunteer work we might cover include:
Make sure you add the activity when you purchase your travel insurance so it’s included in your policy. If you can’t find the activity in our list, contact us for help.
Which volunteer activities are excludedSome volunteer activities may not be covered as they’re just too risky, for example volunteer fire-fighting, panther minding or activities in places known to be unsafe or dangerous. This includes volunteer work that is:
What else isn’t covered?As a global citizen contributing to good causes, we hope you’ll act responsibly and within your limits! But just to be clear, we won’t cover any incidents related to:
If haven’t yet chosen a volunteer program, you can find inspiration in our article about choosing ethical volunteer programs.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel - Need to know before you buy
There is NO COVER available for travel to any country or part of it with a COVID-19 travel ban, and any events that arise when you travel against any New Zealand government travel bans or Do Not Travel warnings.
Ready to hit the road? Before you book, check the New Zealand government travel warnings and make sure you understand the impact coronavirus COVID-19 and the associated travel warnings may have on travel insurance coverage.About Coronavirus