Frequently asked questions about World Nomads travel insurance

  • Do I need Travel Insurance?

    When you travel, things can - and do - go wrong when you least expect it. Adequate travel insurance helps to protect you (and your bank balance). If you're still not sure, read this.

  • Who can buy it?

    Travel Insurance plans from are available to residents of over 140 countries.

  • What if I am already travelling?

    Unlike other insurance providers, World Nomads gives you the flexibility to buy and extend your policy while you're travelling.

  • What activities are covered?

    The plans cover a range of adventure sports and activities, from bungee jumping in New Zealand to white-water rafting in Colorado. Check the list of sports carefully as each plan differs on its cover for sports, adventurous activities, volunteering, and working holidays, depending on your country of residence.

  • How do I make a claim?

    You can claim online even if you're still travelling. And if you don't entirely trust insurance companies, have a look at how the insurers behind World Nomads have helped some of their travellers.