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Travel Insurance for multi-destination trips

When your bags are packed and your passport is ready to go, start off your multiple-destination trip with travel insurance.

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The only thing better than exploring a new country? Exploring two, three, four, or even more, new countries. If you’re going to be traveling to multiple destinations, you may want to consider protecting yourself with travel insurance.

Sure, more countries mean more opportunities for fun. But they also mean more unfamiliar cultures to encounter, safety issues to research, and transit systems to navigate.

And yes, World Nomads covers multi-destination trips. If you are hopping on a Eurail train that will wend from Paris to Budapest, it’s probably worth giving our customer service agents a call. They’re happy to answer any questions, so you can go back to planning your itinerary.

Four ways Travel Insurance can cover multi-destination trips

Trip cancellation

You spent months planning your globetrotting tour through South America, and then the worst happens. After you pre-paid for your flights, hotels, and tango dancing lessons, your trip gets canceled. It feels like all your advance planning – and advance paying – was for nothing.

Thankfully, you had the foresight to purchase travel insurance. When you’re visiting several destinations, your pre-paid expenses can add up. But, if you buy a policy with World Nomads, your trip cancellation coverage could reimburse you in the event of a globetrotter’s worst nightmare… such as an airline strike on your departure date, or you falling ill the day you were supposed to fly out. (Coverage depends on your Country of Residence and the plan you select, the Standard or the Explorer.)

Travel insurance tip: check your policy for the maximum benefit amount for trip cancellation. You may want the limit to cover 100% of your pre-paid trip costs. You should also scan your policy for the ‘covered reasons’ under trip cancellation. Only the events specified are reimbursable under your plan. 

Passport/ID loss and theft

You’ll need your passport and ID to accomplish the multiple-destination trip you’ve been planning. Every time you cross a border, board a plane, or check into hotels – it’s a must.

If your passport is lost or stolen on your multiple-destination journey, World Nomads is here to help. With a policy, you can reach out to our Emergency Assistance Team, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The team will always be there to assist you with locating your nearest consulate… and getting your paperwork and replacement passport back on track.

Depending on your Country of Residence and the plan you select (Standard or Explorer), you could be covered for the replacement of your passport and for the inconveniences of having your passport stolen such a trip delay. Check your individual policy for exact benefits.

Baggage and personal belongings

Theft

Pickpocketing is a global scourge, especially in busy tourist areas such as train stations and airports. With a World Nomads policy, your baggage and personal effects are covered up to the maximum benefit amount… handy when you find yourself in need of more than just the clothes on your back.

Travel insurance tip: when you file a claim, you’ll need to show proof of ownership of your stolen belongings. It can help to take snapshots of the contents of your suitcase before your trip and gather any receipts for valuable items.

Delays

Because multi-destination travelers often find that they are hopping aboard more planes, trains and automobiles than a single-destination traveler, their chances of experiencing a baggage delay may be higher. In those instances, having a World Nomads policy packed away means you may have coverage for any incidentals – a change of clothes, for example – depending on your Country of Residence and the plan you select.

Travel insurance tip: our 24/7 Emergency Assistance Team offers a baggage tracking service that can locate your belongings wherever they may be. So, if your suitcase doesn’t arrive on the carousel, give us a call and we can help getting our belongings returned to you.

Medical emergencies

24/7 Emergency Assistance Team

Accidents happen, no matter where you are on the globe. But, if you are heading to multiple countries, you could wind up needing to navigate hospitals and health care systems in different languages… some of which you may not speak. A World Nomads policy can help you rest a little easier, knowing multi-lingual professionals are available around the clock to assist with translations (and finding the nearest quality hospital.)

Medical evacuation

Accidents happen, no matter where you are on the globe. But, if you are heading to multiple countries, you could wind up needing to navigate hospitals and health care systems in different languages… some of which you may not speak. A World Nomads policy can help you rest a little easier, knowing multi-lingual professionals are available around the clock to assist with translations (and finding the nearest quality hospital.)

If you’ve had a major accident and need emergency evacuation, you’ll be grateful to know that you can get support with your medical bills. But, in the event the worst happens, you will have enough to worry about. Why add how you’ll pay for emergency evacuation to the mix?

When you have a World Nomads policy, you can, metaphorically, at least, pop a chill pill, and can relax until you’re on the mend. Wherever you are in your multi-destination itinerary, you can rest assured that you’ll be in a quality hospital, whether that be across town or back in your home country.

Travel insurance tip: you’ll need permission from us for an evacuation, and reasonable exclusions apply (such as if you break your leg while bike packing while drunk… that’s on you).


This is only a summary of coverage and does not include the full terms and conditions of the policy. You should read your policy wording in full so you understand what is and isn’t covered. That way there won’t be any surprises if you need to use it. If you have any questions, customer service is here to help.

 

Traveling to multiple countries? Here are ways World Nomads can help:

  • Translation and interpreting services
  • Flight rescheduling
  • Lost luggage tracking
  • Physician referrals
  • Pre-trip information

Travel Insurance Benefits: how we can take care of you*

Trip Cancellation

Been working hard for your trip?

We'll work hard to protect it.

Trip Protection
  • Unexpectedly hospitalized?
  • Got into an accident?
  • Travel companion sick?

We’ve got your back.

Emergency Medical Expenses

Feeling fit and healthy? What if you get sick or injured?

Take the pain out of medical or dental costs.

Emergency Medical Insurance
  • Accidentally injured?
  • Suddenly sick?
  • Need medication?

We’ve got your back.

Emergency Medical Transportation

Know where the nearest hospital is?

Don’t stress, we’ll get you there quickly.

Evacuation and Repatriation
  • Hurt abroad?
  • Need to get to a hospital urgently?
  • Medevac home?

Help starts here.

Protect your gear

Love photography, filming or sport?

Cover your bags, tech or gear.

Protect your gear
  • Passport stolen?
  • Luggage lost?
  • Tech trashed?

Help starts here.

  • Emergency Overseas Medical & Dental Expenses
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation & Repatriation
  • Trip Cancellation or Interruption
  • 24-Hour Assistance Services
  • Baggage
  • And more (depending on your country of residence)
*This is a general summary only. Restrictions, exclusions and limitations will apply. Coverage may not be available for all countries, states or provinces. Benefit limits may vary depending on the plan chosen. Get a quote for full details.

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