Don't make your family pay to bring your body home
For information relating to policies purchased prior to 14 July 2021 12:00am UTC, please check the Policy Wording provided with your purchase. You can contact us if you need this sent to you again. For policies purchased from 14 July 2021 please see below.
Our travel insurance offers coverage for the absolute 'worst case scenario' event that can happen to a traveler, their family or traveling companion.
This is the information you and us both hope you’ll never need to use. So, here’s what you need to know to help you or your family get through this difficult time as quickly and easily as possible.
If you die because of an accident or sudden illness, depending on your policy we will help pay for:
Most importantly our 24/7 Emergency Assistance team will be able to keep your family informed and help them navigate the difficult administration required in getting your body back from a foreign country.
We understand many of our global travelers young and old are concerned about the impact Coronavirus (COVID-19) might have on their travel plans and on their health while traveling. With this in mind we’ve introduced some coverage for Coronavirus-related events on both our Standard and Explorer Plans.
The coverage offered will help travelers make decisions about booking travel now and into the future. Depending on your Country of Residence and if you buy the Standard and Explorer Plan, we may cover overseas medical expenses which include:
As our plans vary, check carefully the level of cover you think you might need, and purchase the right level of cover for you and your travel plans.
Please note that you need to contact our Emergency Assistance team before making any plans, regardless of whether you’re already receiving treatment and what your treating doctor says. The team can guide you to local medical facilities, help set up direct payments so you’re not out of pocket, and help you navigate local customs. Their network has a global reach, so wherever you are, they can help guide you to local best local medical facilities, help set up direct payments so you’re not out of pocket, and help you navigate local customs. Their network has a global reach, so wherever you are, they can help.
Our article ‘What’s Covered for Coronavirus’ explains the benefits available if you get COVID-19 and need urgent assistance.
You will not be covered if you:
The policy isn’t designed to cover everything, so take the time to read the terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions in the Policy Wording for full details so that there are no surprises if you need to use it. If you’re not sure if something is covered, get in touch.
It’s essential that your family or travel buddy get in contact with our emergency assistance teams as soon as possible, so that our teams can support them from the time you die until your remains have returned home.
To help our Emergency Assistance teams assist them quickly, they'll need the following:
So, leave a copy of your policy with your family or friend, just in case they need to use it.
Overseas deaths are the most heartbreaking cases to help with. No one is ready to deal with the sudden death of a close relative overseas, let alone having to deal with the complex organisation and unexpected high costs. The World Nomads Emergency Assistance team can coordinate a local burial or bringing home loved ones with trusted partners on the ground, and ensure that families and friends are supported throughout such a difficult time.
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Take the pain out of medical costs while traveling overseas.
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Whether you need medical assistance or emergency evacuation, our teams 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?
Phone:+353 21 237 8008 or +353 21 237 8003 (calls are not toll free. You can claim your itemised call costs)
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.