Backpacker Travel Insurance Quotation

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We’re flexible: Buy now, if your trip dates change, we’ll change your policy with no admin fee*

If you need to change the dates of your trip, we can move your single trip insurance to any date before the end of 2021, with no admin charge.

Single trip policies can start from 15 Jun 2020 onwards. Annual policies can start any date.

Important Information

Our policies will provide cover under the emergency medical section only for COVID-19/Coronavirus/ Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARs-COV-2) whilst you are abroad. There is no cover under any other section of the policy for anything caused by or relating to Covid-19/Coronavirus/SARs-COV-2, any mutation of Covid-19/Coronavirus/SARs-COV-2 or any pandemic or fear or threat of any of the above.

Please note, our policies do not provide cover for cancellation, abandonment or curtailment claims if the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advises against all or “all but essential” travel. You must not travel against Foreign and Commonwealth Office advice.

Our policies will not provide any cover whilst the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) are advising against travel, however all the usual policy benefits will resume as soon as the travel ban is lifted. If you have a holiday booked, we recommend you buy a policy now, so that you will be instantly covered as soon as the travel ban is lifted.

* If the new trip is for a longer period, to a different destination, or more than 12 months from the adjustment date, there may be an additional premium.

More information about Coronavirus/Covid-19 and FCO Travel Advice »

Backpacker Insurance Quotation

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Buying backpacker travel insurance is easy with Get a quote in minutes and then buy online for instant cover.

Our backpackers insurance is designed to provide cost effective cover for backpackers and travellers making trips of up to 12 months. It is ideal for anyone planning a long stay abroad, whether you've just graduated or have simply decided to take a break from work.

Backpacker travel insurance - cover & benefits

  • Medical expenses & repatriation up to £5 million
  • 24 hour worldwide emergency medical assistance
  • Cancellation cover up to £1000
  • Baggage & personal possessions up to £500
  • Scheduled Airline Failure included on all policies
  • Over 25 sports and activities covered as standard
  • Option to add cover for 76 additional activities

Read our Product Information Document for more details on our on our backpackers cover.

Get the right cover for your trip - sports & activities

No matter where you're going on your backpacking trip, you're bound to be looking for adventure. So it is vital that you purchase insurance cover for any adventurous sports or activities that you intend to take part in whilst you're away.

Our backpacker insurance includes cover for over 25 sports and activities as standard, including:

  • Scuba diving up to 18 metres
  • Fell walking, rambling & trekking
  • Canoeing & kayaking (including white water up to grade 3)

Plus, you can easily add cover for many other activities, such as bungee jumping or mountain biking when you purchase your policy.

We recommend that you double check that any activity you intend to take part in is covered before you travel.

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Key Benefits

  • Low cost cover for extended trips
  • Covers trips of up to 1 year
  • Ideal for backpackers & gap years
  • For adults up to age 45
  • Additional cover for hazardous pursuits

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