Award Winning Travel Insurance Trust in Holidaysafe.co.uk
Backpacker Travel Insurance
Our Backpacker travel insurance policies are ideal for students, backpackers, gap year travellers and anyone up to 75 years, taking an extended trip abroad. The range includes three levels of cover, so you can choose the policy to suit your trip and budget.
Our Longstay and Backpacker range include the following benefits;
Thinking of staying away longer? If you need to extend your insurance whilst away you can, but your entire trip can only be a maximum of 24 months. Simply call our friendly Customer Services Team and they will be happy to process this for you.
If you haven't booked your return ticket home yet, we can still cover you as long as you show intent (e.g. a place on a university course, etc.) to return to the UK. If you're unsure, please contact our Customer Services Team.
*When using the return home extension all cover is suspended on clearance of customs in your home country and restarts after the baggage check in at your international departure point for your return flight, international train or ferry to your overseas destination.This extension will not cover the costs of your return home.
Backpacker and Longstay travel insurance
With our extensive range of cover available, there is no need to travel uninsured as you are sure to find a level of cover for a competitive price to suit your needs.
We offer specialist low cost travel insurances for extended stay trips from 1 to 24 months, offering you peace of mind whilst you are on your travel's.
Backpacker and Longstay cover is ideal if you are:
Our Backpacker policies cover anyone up to 75 years with a range of cover from the basic but essential levels of insurance to a more enhanced level of cover.
Our policies are suitable for people studying and/or working abroad - subject to the work not being manual labour which is above two stories high or work below ground.
You can to compare our longstay and backpacker cover options here
Frequently asked questions
Below is a summary of our most asked questions, If your question has not been answered here try our dedicated frequently asked questions page.
When does cover start on a Backpacker or Longstay policy?
What is Medicare and how do I apply for it?
What is a pre-existing medical condition?
What do I do if I have a pre-existing medical condition?
You can declare your Medical Conditions by contacting our medical screening helpline, on 0203 829 6765. Please refer to the policy wording for the criteria regarding pre-existing medical conditions.
Is there an age limit on this policy?
Do you provide Winter Sports Insurance?
Do the sums inured benefit the whole group or each person?
How do I get medical assistance when I am away?
I am travelling out of the UK on a one way or open ticket, am I covered?
How do I make a claim?