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

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This is for U.S residents

Whether you’re heading off to bask in Bali or snowboard in Whistler, you want to think about all the fun you’ll be having, not the things that can go wrong on your vacation. But mishaps can and do happen. World Nomads is designed to cover your trip essentials and help you travel smarter and safer.

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:

  • Makes it easy to buy and claim online even if you’re traveling
  • 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

Planning a vacation?

Don't forget to pack World Nomads travel insurance for your next trip. Whether you're headed off for just a few days of respite, or finally embarking on a gap year, World Nomads will be with you every step of the way with:

  • 24/7 emergency services
  • Medical cover
  • Gear cover
  • Trip cancellation
  • And more...

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 medication?
  • 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 is covered if I need to cancel my vacation?
    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.
  • What if I get sick while on my vacation?
    If you’re injured or get sick while you’re traveling, and you’ve bought the policy for the activities you’re doing, you can be covered for: hospitalization; out-patient treatment for medical emergencies; prescribed medicines, X-rays, and laboratory tests; and being brought home, if medically necessary.