Cheap isn't always the way to go.

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Do you really want cheap travel insurance?

Cheap Travel Insurance is only good if it protects you for those emergencies it’s supposed to protect you for.

Going too cheap can mean you’re not covered when it matters and if you’re not covered… your trip of a lifetime can get very expensive, very fast.

That’s why at World Nomads we listened to our experienced travelers and designed the best travel insurance to match their high expectations, at an affordable price (but not the cheapest).

We’ve included the cover options you told us you couldn’t live without in every World Nomads policy including:

  1. Medical
  2. Cancellation
  3. Luggage cover
  4. 24/7 worldwide assistance

Travel insurance options that have your back

As no two travelers are alike, we’ve designed a Standard and Explorer travel insurance option so you can choose whether you pay for the extras or not.

If you’re planning to kayak the Amazon solo or throw yourself out of a plane with just a little bit of silk attached to your back, the Explorer option may be more suited to you.

Then again, you might be surprised by what is covered under the Standard travel insurance option. Just tell us who you are, where you’re going and how long you’ll be gone for and we’ll generate your instant quote with all the detail you need.

And if you’re not sure you can start with the Standard and upgrade your travel insurance at any time, even if you’re already on the road. Check your policy for the coverage start date and time.

We know we’re not the cheapest, but with us you can travel with confidence, knowing you’ve got 24/7 traveler support, insider information to help you plan your trip and coverage for all the important events you’re likely to encounter.

Cycle Accident

During cycle tour of Malaysia I fell off my bike and sustained abrasions and an undisplaced fracture of the surgical neck of my left humerus. No other vehicles were involved in the crash, but a private vehicle stopped and transported us to the nearest town (Gua Musang). Gua Musang Hospital (a public hospital) diagnosed and treated the injuries. I advised WN of the incident the following day. Following the injury we had to arrange alternative transport(train) to Kuala Lumpur and cancel the remainder of our cycle tour, including ferries booked in Australia that had a non-refundable portion.
Claim paid: $166.84
New Zealand Nomad in Malaysia.

Travel Insurance Benefits: how we can take care of you

Trip Cancellation

Protect your trip from unexpected cancellation.

  • Explorer Plan: Unlimited
  • Standard Plan: $3,500
Trip Protection
  • Have you died?
  • Have your relos died?
  • Has an earthquake damaged your home?

We’ve got your back.

Emergency Medical Overseas

Take the pain out of medical costs.

  • Explorer Plan: Unlimited
  • Standard Plan: $5,000,000
Emergency Medical Insurance
  • Need medicine?
  • Accidentally injured?
  • Suddenly sick?

We’ve got your back.

Emergency Medical Transport

We'll get you to hospital in a flash

  • Explorer Plan: Unlimited
  • Standard Plan: $500,000
Evacuation and Repatriation
  • Banged up overseas?
  • Medivac needed home?
  • You died overseas?

Help starts here.

Protect your gear

Cover your stolen or damaged gear and tech.

  • Explorer Plan: $10,000
  • Standard Plan: $2,000
Protect your gear
  • Damaged docs?
  • Passport pilfered?
  • Tech trashed?

Help starts here.

  • Overseas Medical Expenses
  • Emergency dental treatment
  • 24 hour assistance
  • Emergency medical transport & repatriation
  • Cancellation costs
  • Trip interruption costs
  • Compassionate emergency visit home
  • Resumption of trip
  • Theft or accidental damage to baggage and personal items
  • Baggage delay over 12 hours
  • Funeral expenses overseas or repatriation of remains
  • Personal liability
This is a general summary for New Zealand residents only. Restrictions, exclusions and limitations will apply. Benefit limits may vary depending on the plan chosen. Check the policy documents for full details.

24/7 emergency assistance

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.

Are you in need of emergency assistance right now?

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.
Aurelie's portrait photo
Aurelie Menard,
Emergency Assistance, World Nomads

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 1st August 2017 and rated 4 stars