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  • There is no cover available relating to COVID-19, except for the emergency medical expenses section.
  • You must not travel against Foreign and Commonwealth Office advice.
  • Insurance must start no earlier than 17 May 2020.
  • 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.

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. Our policies will also not cover any claims caused by or relating to Coronavirus, COVID-19, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-COV-2), any mutation of Coronavirus, COVID-19 or SARs-COV-2 or any pandemic or fear or threat of any the above. This general exclusion applies to all sections of cover except for the Emergency Medical Expenses section.

Important: Our policies will not provide any cover whilst the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) are advising against travel. Buy a policy now to get instant cover once the travel ban is lifted.

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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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