Travel Insurance

If you are coming to Australia to backpack for a two week holiday or plan on traveling for two years, it should not be a question of whether or not to buy travel insurance, but a matter of who to buy your backpacker travel insurance from. At Backpacker Tours Australia we have done much of the research for you. We have looked over several policies and we believe World Nomads are the best suited to the needs of backpackers and independent travellers. It's convenient and really well priced compared to other companies in the market.

Do I Qualify?
World Nomads is a global service so anyone from the countries listed travelling anywhere in the world can buy a World Nomads policy. Select your country of residence below, which is the country we will repatriate you to in the event of a medical repatriation, and follow the prompts.

What you need to know about World Nomads travel insurance

You can always extend your policy while you are away.


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World Nomads works with some of the best insurers in the world.

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Backpacker Travel Insurance for Australia - get an obligation free quote

If you are coming to Australia to backpack for a two week holiday or plan on traveling for two years, it should not be a question of whether or not to buy travel insurance, but a matter of who to buy your backpacker travel insurance from.

At Backpacker Tours Australia we have done much of the research for you. We have looked over several policies and we believe World Nomads are the best suited to the needs of backpackers and independant travellers. It's convenient and really well priced cmpared to other companies in the market.

Do I Qualify?
World Nomads is a global service so anyone from the countries listed travelling anywhere in the world can buy a World Nomads policy. Select your country of residence on the right, which is the country we will repatriate you to in the event of a medical repatriation, and follow the prompts.

 

World Nomads Backpacker Travel Insurance

Underwritten by Allianz, World Nomads offers low cost travel insurance in over 44 countries. With genuine 24/7 assistance anywhere on the planet provided by Mondial Assistance, the world's largest travel insurance and assistance company, and online claims and extensions from anywhere in the world while you are still away, World Nomads offers some of the best travel insurance in the world today.

Low cost. Great value.

World Nomads offers some of the best value online travel insurance available. The prices reflect both the efficiencies of the internet and the level of cover, which has been designed to meet the needs of young, adventurous, long-term travellers.


World Nomads backpacker travel insurance. More than you expect.

Worldwide Cover

The level of worldwide cover in our travel insurance policy recognises the needs of young, independent and adventurous travellers. So there is cover for skiing and diving rather than for travel delays and missed connections, which most world nomads take in their stride as part of the trip.

And of course, everything is online. From changing your details to making a claim, you can do it all online.

Cover your Adventure

World Nomads travel insurance covers every country in the world, and from Bungee Jumping in New Zealand to white-water rafting in Nepal or skiing in Colarado, we also cover most adventure sports. Find out if what you want too do is covered with our simple guide to adventure.

Extend and claim online, while you are still away

Travel plans often change. That is what's exciting. Unlike other insurers, who don't allow you to extend or purchase again outside your country of residence, World Nomads allows you to extend your policy indefinitely.

And since you will probably be away for a while we recognised that you can't wait until you get home to make a claim, so we put it all online. You can submit claims, but more importantly also liaise with the claims department until it is settled.

And you can do so 24/7 from anywhere in the world.

Digital camera's, iPod's and computers

The level of worldwide cover in our travel insurance policy recognises the needs of young, independent and adventurous travellers. So there is cover for skiing and diving rather than for travel delays and missed connections, which most world nomads take in their stride as part of the trip.

24/7 Global Emergency Assistance

24/7 Global Emergency Assistance is provided by Mondial Assistance, the largest travel assistance company in the world, with over 35 call centres in 28 countries.

Underwritten by Allianz

For peace of mind, World Nomads travel insurance is underwritten by Allianz Australia Insurance Limited (ABN52097227177. AFS Licence No.245631).

Not only do they provide insurance policies specifically for backpackers and independent travellers, the policies can be purchased online with a minimum of fuss and no need for loads of paperwork whch means that they are eco friendly too!!

Why is World Nomads cover about half the price of other travel insurance quotes?


World Nomads is only available over the Internet and the price reflects the costs savings and efficiencies of the Internet - much the same way books, music and travel are priced lower over the Internet. World Nomads policy cover also means that you aren’t paying for cover that you don’t need - like hire car cover - and this is also reflected in the price.

World Nomads insurance cover is provided by Allianz, one of the largest insurance companies in the world and is supported by a simple 14 day money back guarantee.

You don't have to buy it all at once, you can buy enough to set off and then, because it's all online, extend it while you're away from any internet cafe in the world.

Who can buy this policy?
World Nomads is a global service so anyone from the countries listed travelling anywhere in the world can buy a World Nomads policy. Select your country of residence, which is the country we will repatriate you to in the event of a medical repatriation, and follow the prompts.

You are covered for the highest standards of medical treatment, no matter where you are in the world. We also assist with insurance claims in foreign countries, making life that little bit easier.

For our customers, that means we offer a 'Best of Both Worlds' confidence - we know the Backpacker market intimately, offering a product that caters to the specific needs of Backpackers and, with Allianz, we are backed by one of the world's most secure financial institutions with assets under management in excess of one trillion euros.

World Nomads products reflect the years of insight we have gained into the real needs of Backpackers and Independent Travellers. Our policies avoid expensive and unnecessary add-ons, making us as relevant as we are inexpensive. We cover the risks that matter.

 

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