Travel Insurance Made Easy

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Do the words “travel insurance” make you cringe?

What about the word “policy”?

Or the dreaded “fine print”?

Yeah, me too.

It can be a pain to work out long-term travel insurance for your big trip. Or any trip actually, whether it’s for three days or three years.

But no matter how boring or tricky it is holiday insurance is essential.

In the words of Nomadic Matt :

… You wouldn’t have a car without car insurance, a home without home insurance, and you can’t have a trip without travel insurance.

We all like to complain about insurance companies.

But really, we should love them or at least like them, coz these guys have got your back.

If something goes wrong on your trip – fingers crossed nothing does – your travel insurance will be there to help you out.

I don’t know about you, but I want a chilled out anxiety-free holiday, and having travel insurance gives me that.

Because I know if things go pear shaped we can turn to them for help.

And boy, have we needed them in the past!

We’ve been hospitalised in Asia no less than four times.

Our most stressful experience was when all four of us, our children included, ended up in a Bangkok hospital with a mystery virus.

To add to the stress, being sick meant we would miss our flight home.

Fortunately, with one phone call to our travel insurance company, everything was taken care of.

Which meant we could get on with the business of getting well.

Here are just some of the things travel insurance can help you with:

  • Medical coverage when you get sick or injured.
  • If your camera breaks.
  • Or your flight is cancelled.
  • If a sneaky crook steals your valuables.  (Top Tip: Don’t take anything you’re emotionally attached to.)
  • I hope this never ever happens to you, but if a family member dies and you have to go home, they can help you with that too.

So why wouldn’t you love travel insurance?

Let’s be honest though, travel insurance is complicated and working out your coverage can be overwhelming.

That’s why we love World Nomads, they just make it so easy.

Everything is laid out in simple language that’s easy to understand. Without any industry mumbo-jumbo to tie you up in knots.

Check out this page here to easily see what they do and don’t cover. 

We’re not the only ones who love them though, Lonely Planet, Nomadic Matt, and National Geographic, like them too. Which shows you just how good they are.

World Nomads was built by an ex-backpacker who understands travellers. He gets that things happen and plans change.

So when you sign up with World Nomads you can claim or extend your policy while you’re out on the road.

You can even sign up after you’ve left home.

Which is good if you’re reading this from a beach in Bali without any insurance!

For more information and the cover you need:

Here’s 7 Things You Should Know About Travel Insurance From World Nomads

1) Trusted reliable underwriters

World Nomads is backed by a suite of strong, secure specialist travel insurers who provide you with great cover, 24 hour emergency assistance and the highest levels of support and claims management when you need it most.

2) Value for money with the cover you need

World Nomads provides cover for what’s important for travellers from 140 countries. By focusing on what you need and leaving out what you don’t, World Nomads prices are some of the most competitive online.

3) Flexibility when you need it most

Had a change of plans? You can buy more cover or claim online while you are still away. You can even buy a World Nomads policy if you’re already travelling.

4) Cover for a range of adventure activities

From skiing and snowboarding in New Zealand to whitewater rafting in Colorado, World Nomads covers a range of adventure activities giving you peace of mind to get the most from your travels.

5) World Nomads keep you travelling safely

All World Nomads members have access to up-to-date travel safety alerts, as well as travel safety advice and tips online through the World Nomads Travel Safety Hub.

6) More than just great value travel insurance

All World Nomads members can learn the local lingo through a series of iPod and iPhone Language Guides and can stay in touch with family and friends with an online travel journal.

7) Commitment to exceptional customer service

World Nomads has great customer feedback and friendly responsive staff who quickly answer questions via social media and email.

You can discover more about World Nomads travel insurance here.

Or use the widget below to find the best insurance plan for your trip. 

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