Travel insurance that's easy to claim online from anywhere in the world.

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Having been on the road for long periods ourselves, we know that waiting until you get home to make a claim isn’t always ideal. World Nomads gives you the freedom to claim from wherever you are and whenever you like, so you can keep traveling.

How to claim on your travel insurance

If you're already a World Nomads member, you'll just need to sign in, follow the steps to start a new claim and attach your supporting documents. 

If you're not a member, you can either create an account which lets you make most claims electronically or you can get in touch with our customer service teams, who'll send out a paper form for you to complete. 

Soon after you've made your claim, we'll email you a confirmation with a reference number, so you can keep track of your claim's progress.

Be prepared when you claim.

  • Injury or illness? Call our assistance teams asap
  • Scan your receipts before your leave, just in case. 
  • If an airline loses your gear, tell them straight away, fill in their paperwork and keep a copy.
  • Theft? Report it to the police within 24 hours.
  • See what refunds you can get first from your transport or accommodation providers.

The claims process for World Nomads was painless and really intuitive.

I was pickpocketed while in Mexico City and had my recently new iPhone 6S stolen, as well as my credit card and driver’s license. The claims process for World Nomads was painless and really intuitive, logging everything online. The resolution was extremely fair and would be happy to recommend World Nomads to anyone.
Australian Nomad in Mexico.

Travel Insurance Benefits: how we can take care of you

Trip Protection

Protect your hard earned vacation from unexpected cancellation.

  • Explorer Plan: $10,000
  • Standard Plan: $2,500
Trip Protection
  • Unexpectedly hospitalised?
  • Travel buddy unfit to travel?
  • Close relative suddenly dies?

We’ve got your back.

Emergency Medical Insurance

Take the pain out of medical or dental costs.

  • Explorer Plan: $100,000
  • Standard Plan: $100,000
Emergency Medical Insurance
  • Need meds quick?
  • Accidentally injured?
  • Suddenly sick?

We’ve got your back.

Evacuation and Repatriation

Emergency medical transportation: we’ll get you to hospital or home quickly.

  • Explorer Plan: $500,000
  • Standard Plan: $300,000
Evacuation and Repatriation
  • Banged up abroad?
  • Need a hospital urgently?
  • Medivac home?

Help starts here.

Protect your gear

Covers the loss, theft or damage of your bags, tech and gear.

  • Explorer Plan: $3,000
  • Standard Plan: $1,000
Protect your gear
  • Passport or tech stolen?
  • Airline lost your gear?
  • Bags delayed?

Help starts here.

  • Emergency Accident & Sickness Medical Expense
  • Emergency Evacuation & Repatriation
  • Trip Cancellation
  • Trip Interruption
  • Trip Delay
  • Baggage & Personal Effects
  • Baggage Delay (outward journey only)
  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) – where permissible
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • One Call 24-Hour Assistance Services
  • One Call Non-Medical Emergency Evacuation Services
This is a general summary for US residents only. Restrictions, exclusions and limitations will apply. Benefit limits may vary depending on the plan chosen. Check the plan documents for full details.

24/7 emergency assistance

Whether you need medical or dental assistance or advice, emergency evacuation or travel assistance, our team 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?

Telephone +1-855-878-9588 (toll free within the US and Canada) or +1-603-328-1329 (toll free outside the US and Canada)

Contact the team
Wherever you are, we’re here 24/7 to help you in any emergency.
Lisa's portrait photo Lisa Fryar,
World Nomads Emergency Assistance

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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

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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.

  • What can I claim for?
    To give you an idea, some of the things can claim for are: overseas medical expenses, medical evacuation, cancellation costs, emergency dental treatment, luggage and personal effects.