It’s important to have the right travel insurance for you and the sort of trip you are going on. So before you buy insurance for your trip to Nigeria, consider these points first:

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What’s covered with travel insurance to Nigeria?

As standard, our policies cover for over 50 sports and activities, including Safari and trekking, so you can get up to more on your holiday. We also offer a range of benefits, which can include:

For more information about what’s covered with travel insurance for Nigeria, have a read of our policy documents here.

What should I know about Nigeria before I go?

Before your trip to Nigeria, there are a few things we thought you might want to know before you travel. So, we’ve put together some handy facts and other important information for you:

CurrencyNigerian naira
Most common languages spokenEnglish
PopulationApprox. 186 million
Plug typePlug types D and G
Driving sideRight-hand side

Spring – March to May

Summer – June to August

Autumn – September to November

Winter – December to February

LawsLocal laws and customs

Do I need a visa for Nigeria?

Yes, you’ll need to apply for a visa to be able to travel to Nigeria. It’s advised you apply for your visa from the Nigerian Embassy before you travel.

Healthcare in Nigeria

Healthcare facilities are not widely available in Nigeria, and they usually have long waiting times and can be quite expensive. Make sure you have adequate travel insurance that includes medical cover and repatriation, so you can rest assured knowing you’ll be looked after, should anything happen while abroad.

It’s important to make sure that you speak to your GP at least four to six weeks prior to travel, to check whether there are any vaccinations or other preventatives needed.

For more information about healthcare in Nigeria, visit the GOV.UK website.

What if I need emergency assistance in Nigeria?

If you find yourself in the unfortunate situation of needing medical treatment or assistance while in Nigeria, you or someone on your behalf can contact our 24-hour medical assistance team.

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