Lonely Planet trusts World Nomads Travel Insurance.

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Why Should I Buy Travel Insurance?

LonelyPlanet has teamed up with World Nomads to provide travel insurance for travellers from 130 countries, even if they’re already on the road.


24 hour emergency assistance if you’re in an accident or seriously ill overseas and need emergency medical treatment or hospitalisation.


Help to get you home if you’re injured or seriously ill and need to end your trip early, which may save you up to USD $200,000 in evacuation costs.


Protection for out of pocket expenses if certain unexpected things happen to cancel or interrupt your trip.

Extended Travels

Flexibility to buy more cover online, even if you’re policy has ended or you want to keep travelling.

World Nomads Travel Insurance is designed by travelers for travelers to be there to help when you need it most.

Why does LonelyPlanet trust World Nomads?

Because World Nomads:

  • Is backed by a group of trusted, reliable insurers and assistance providers around the world.
  • Has created travel insurance plans that are affordable and provide excellent cover for your adventures.
  • Provides cover for over 200 adventure sports and activities.
  • Provides its members with access to money-can’t-buy learning opportunities.
  • Supports travellers with 24 hour emergency assistance, wherever you are in the world.
  • Makes it easy to buy and claim online, even if you’re already travelling.
  • Offers flexibility to buy more cover while travelling if your plans change.
  • Keeps you up-to-date and informed with travel alerts and advice on every country in the world.
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Stuff you need to know:

All World Nomads Travel Insurance plans are different, depending on your county of residence, the policy you choose and any options or upgrades you buy. Coverage described here may not be available for travellers from all countries, states or provinces. Please carefully read your policy so you know what’s covered, not covered and any limits, terms and conditions which may apply. That way there’ll be no surprises if you need to use it during your trip. If you have any questions, just ask World Nomads.