Travel insurance for soon to be mums.
This information is for all travellers except: Americans, Australians, Brazilians, British, Canadians, Irish, and New Zealanders.
You’re excited, you’ve got your overseas trip booked and you’re all ready to go… then you find out you’re pregnant. You're super excited but worried about what this might mean for your trip away.
Don’t worry – this doesn’t mean you have to cancel your trip as many of our World Nomads travelers are pregnant when they travel overseas.
You do however need to check your policy as there are some additional conditions and exclusions that apply if you’re pregnant and vary depending on how far along you are.
Timing is everything in this world and so it is with your pregnancy and travel. Check your policy closely as insurance coverage depends on how many weeks pregnant you are and your country of residence.
Assuming everything is normal with your pregnancy, you’ve met the conditions of cover, and while traveling you're suddenly ill, injured or have an unexpected pregnancy complication (including an ectopic pregnancy or miscarriage), you will be covered for:
In addition, if you have to cancel your trip because you're unfit to travel and the doctor signs off on it, you may be covered for your pre-paid, non-refundable transport and accommodation costs.
If you travel while pregnant outside the coverage timeframes you will not be covered. In addition, you will not be covered for:
This is not a full list of what's covered and what's not covered so if you’re pregnant, have read your policy and are still unif you’ll be covered, call our team who will be able to help.
Insurance coverage depends on how many weeks pregnant you are so check your policy closely which will specify the pregnancy milestones you need to be aware of.
In addition, World Nomads will not cover any pregnant travellers for medical and maternity assistance including and after:
There are a number of conditions of cover you must meet to be eligible for insurance cover. These include:
It’s essential that you get in contact with our emergency assistance teams as soon as possible so that you can be supported from the time you fall sick or get injured until the time you get home.
So that our Emergency Assistance teams can assist you quickly, please be ready with the following:
My wife started vomiting and getting dehydrated. So we went to Kaiser Permanente hospital in Santa Clara, California, US. We were informed that she is pregnant. But it was ok. Then she got really dehydrated (almost fainted) again so had to take her to Palo Alto Medical Foundation hospital, they treated her gave medicine and advised to consult the OBGYN
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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.
Here are our most frequently asked questions about buying travel insurance for pregnancy. You can also find the answers to other questions in our Helpdesk or you can ask the customer service team. If you’re looking for general travel advice, you can ask our community at Ask a Nomad.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel - Need to know before you buy
Our policies provide cover for some coronavirus-related events. Cover is not available for loss arising from: government intervention including travel bans, border closures or broadly imposed quarantine requirements; events for which the US Department of State has issued a ‘Do Not Travel’ warning for your destination(s); or failure to follow advice from official bodies. Your ability to travel may be affected by travel restrictions. Check your cover and the latest government advice and our travel insurance alerts.