Buy at home or while traveling, and claim online from anywhere in the world.

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This is for U.S residents. 

Flexible, always-available online service. As you'd expect.

World Nomads not only offers great value travel insurance, but we've also created a service that makes it easy to:

  • Buy travel insurance online, even if you're already traveling
  • Purchase more travel insurance online, should you wish to keep traveling
  • Get cover for over 200 adventure activities online
  • Stay safe and informed with online travel safety advice
  • Get 24hr emergency assistance

What's covered?

Our Standard and Explorer plans for US travelers cover you for emergency medical, evacuation, cancellation, and baggage, as well as over 200 adventure activities (depending on your level of coverage).

World Nomads travel insurance also:

  • Lets you buy more travel insurance if you choose to keep traveling
  • Provides you free access to travel safety advice for your next adventure
  • Gives you 24hr emergency assistance
  • Is loved by Lonely Planet

Can you make a claim online?

Yes! 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.

A True Claims Story

I went to the hospital because I felt a fever and upon further testing they found it to be dengue fever. They also found an infection in my liver, which made the process of getting better take longer than usual. I stayed in the hospital for 8 days before I was discharged.
E.J.
U.S. resident in Thailand

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
  • Are you or your family sick, injured or dead?
  • Natural disaster or terrorist attack where you’re going?
  • Called to active service?

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 drugs 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 to get to hospital urgently?
  • You or a family member dies?

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
  • Go Pro Gone?
  • Laptop Lost?
  • Sports Gear Stolen?

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.

We cover 200 activities you love + more

Snow 26 activities
Water 47 activities
Air 18 activities
Land 61 activities
Sports 80 activities
Extreme 40 activities
  • Scuba diving
  • Mountain biking
  • Surfing
  • Bungee jumping
  • Skiing
Blue activities are included in the Standard Plan. Orange and blue activites are included in the Explorer Plan.

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.
Aurelie's portrait photo
Aurelie Menard,
Emergency Assistance, World Nomads

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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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FAQ

Here are our most frequently asked questions about overseas medical insurance. You can also find the answers to other questions in our Helpdesk or you can ask our customer service team. If you’re looking for general travel advice, you can ask our community at Ask a Nomad.

  • What can I claim online for?
    World Nomads makes it easy to claim online. To give you an idea, some of the things you can claim for are: overseas medical expenses, medical evacuation, cancellation costs, emergency dental treatment, luggage and personal effects.
  • What is covered if I need to cancel my trip?
    There's coverage in both Standard and Explorer plans for the transport and accommodation expenses you've already paid for if you can't travel because the doctor certifies that you're medically unfit to travel, or you, your travel buddy or a close relative is hospitalized or dies.