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Whether you’re going on a gap year or island-hopping between jobs it’s imperative to make sure that you have appropriate travel insurance to cover you. At InsureandGo our backpacker policies can cover ages 65 and under, and we consider people with all medical conditions, so you can explore the world with peace of mind.
Backpacker travel insurance is unique in that it can cover you for up to 18 months at a time, while annual (or multi-trip) insurance has a limit to the length of any individual trip that you can take during a 12-month period. This could make backpacker insurance the ideal choice for those who want to spend an extended period of time travelling the globe or living abroad for a few months.
Backpacking abroad is a holiday that takes a more flexible route. You’re more likely to stay in hostels than hotels, travel on more public transport and visit more places off the beaten track. This type of travelling means that you and your belongings are exposed to a higher level of risk than standard holidaymakers. So while most travel insurance policies cover things like accidents, illness, loss of belongings, theft, cancellations, delays etc., backpacker insurance tends to cover all of that and more. Our backpacker insurance lasts up to 18 months and covers you for some extras unique to your holiday.
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We understand that insuring a medical condition can be a little frustrating if you’ve had trouble getting covered with other insurers in the past. Getting the right insurance cover becomes especially important when you go backpacking with a medical condition so make sure that you always declare any pre-existing conditions you may have (such as asthma or diabetes) for the best support.
At InsureandGo we consider all medical conditions. Simply get a quote online and go through our simple medical screening process.
Whether you’re fresh out of school, looking to take a longer break or taking on a holiday with a difference, the one constant is that all backpackers want to feel safe and secure while they’re abroad, which is where travel insurance comes into play.
At InsureandGo we have four tiers of backpacker cover so you can choose the travel insurance policy that’s best for you.
Below are some aspects of our backpacker cover that come as standard. For example:
Backpackers tend to be on the more adventurous side so there’s also a series of extras that you can add to your policy:
We cover over 50 activities
All of our backpackers policies come with cover for over 50 activities and sports as standard, so you can get up to more on your trip.
We consider all conditions
If you have a pre-existing medical condition, you don't need to worry - you can declare them online quickly and easily.
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