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Delayed luggage is reportedly one of the top issues for our travellers in Singapore, which may not be surprising given it hosts such busy air and sea ports. Lost and stolen luggage and medical emergencies are also among the unexpected events that our travelers report.
World Nomads travel insurance is designed to help with many of the unexpected events that can occur while traveling.
One minute, you’re enjoying a cycling trip around the pristine island of Pulau Ubin, the next you’re in an ambulance wondering what happened. Accidents and illness can happen unexpectedly which is why our 24/7 Emergency Assistance Team is always available to take your call. Our team members can:
Make sure you let us know how you’re doing and stay in touch with our EA team for the duration of your medical event. And don’t worry – if you’ve already left on your trip and wished you’d bought travel insurance, with World Nomads you can buy while you’re already overseas although waiting periods for cover may apply.
If you’re seriously injured or ill, our cover includes (if deemed medically necessary):
This is particularly helpful when you’re injured and require special assistance or arrangements (such as lying flat) while flying, which can require the purchase of multiple seats, business class travel or an air ambulance.
And, if you’re traveling alone and are unable to navigate your repatriation by yourself, depending on your Country of Residence, we may also send one of our World Nomads team members to accompany you home. You can read how we helped one of our travelers in this scenario.
Depending on your Country of Residence, World Nomads travel insurance offers cover for some COVID-19-related events.
You should also do your research about the COVID-19-related travel restrictions and entry requirements – including PCR tests and proof of vaccination – for the countries you’re traveling to. Make sure you’ve done your homework and know what you will need to enter or transit through Singapore.
Travel Insurance Tip: it’s your responsibility to check visa and entry requirements, and make sure you comply with them, to any destination you’re travelling to. Travel insurance doesn’t offer cover for the costs associated with being denied entry to a country because you didn’t have the right visas or entry requirements.
If your bags don’t arrive with you in Singapore, then luggage travel insurance may be able to help while the airline tries to find it. If your bags are delayed 12 hours (or 24 hours on some policies) after the scheduled landing time, you may be covered for basic expenses you incur as a result. This may include a change of clothes, a toothbrush and other basic necessities.
What to do if your bag doesn’t turn up: if your airline carrier has lost your luggage, you must exhaust all avenues with them first to try and locate it. You’ll need to file a lost luggage report with your carrier or the local authorities, and keep copies of all paperwork, including all receipts of expenses, for when you submit your claim.If you’re not sure what to do, contact our 24/7 Emergency Assistance Team who can help.
All of the information we provide about travel insurance is a brief summary only. It does not include all terms, conditions, limitations, exclusions and termination provisions of the travel insurance plans described. Coverage may not be available for residents of all countries, states or provinces. Please carefully read your policy wording for a full description of coverage. If you’ve more questions, just get in touch.
World Nomads offers two plans for travelers going to Singapore – the Standard and Explorer plans. Each offers cover with different benefit limits for:
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