Student Travel Insurance Quote

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Important Information

All new policies include the following cover for COVID-19:

  • Cover for cancellation if you or anyone insured on your policy catch COVID-19 within 14 days of departure.
  • Cover for emergency medical treatment & repatriation, when medically necessary, if you catch COVID-19 whilst you are abroad.
  • Cover for additional accommodation & transport costs if you are unable to return home due to being told to self-isolate abroad (limits apply).

There is no cover for cancellation caused by a change in FCDO/government travel advice due to COVID-19 or any other pandemic.

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.

Our policies will not provide any cover if: You travel to a destination which is on the government’s red list or where the FCDO is advising against all, or all but essential travel. Please check the latest advice before you travel.

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Backpacker Insurance Quotation

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Buying student travel insurance is easy with You can get a quote in minutes and then buy online for instant cover.

As a student, you can take advantage of our affordable single trip, annual or backpacker travel insurance policies.

If you are a student, you will probably be looking for affordable student travel insurance, and can offer you that.

Many students take gap years or backpacking trips, so you might want to take advantage of our backpacker travel insurance.

Backpacker travel insurance - cover & benefits

  • Cover for trips up to 12 months
  • Cancellation cover up to £1000
  • Medical expenses & repatriation up to £5 million
  • Scheduled Airline Failure included on all policies
  • Over 25 sports and activities covered as standard
  • Baggage & personal possessions up to £500
  • 24 hour worldwide emergency medical assistance

Read our Product Information Document for more details on our backpackers cover to find out if it is the right student travel insurance policy to meet your needs.

Get the right cover for your trip - sports & activities

Students often travel abroad to seek new thrills, so it's essential that you purchase insurance cover for any adventurous sports or activities that you intend to take part in whilst you are on holiday.

All our travel insurance policies include cover for over 25 sports and activities as standard, including:

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

Plus, you can easily add cover to your student travel insurance for many other activities when you purchase your policy, such as paragliding or rock climbing.

Whatever type of policy you decide to buy, we recommend that you double check that any activity you intend to take part in is covered on your student travel insurance.

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Key Benefits

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

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