Simple and flexible travel insurance to take you trekking around the world. Buy at home or while travelling, and claim online from anywhere in the world.

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Why buy travel insurance when going hiking?

This information is for New Zealand residents. If getting off the grid to wander through changing landscapes, exploring local villages, or trekking a mountain pass sounds like your ideal adventure, then don’t forget to pack your travel insurance. Whether you’re heading to Base Camp or out for a Sunday stroll, World Nomads travel insurance can help you and your family when an unexpected accident tries to derail your next hiking trip.

Travel Insurance Benefits: how we can take care of you

Trip Cancellation

Protect your trip from unexpected cancellation.

  • Explorer Plan: Unlimited
  • Standard Plan: $3,500
Trip Protection
  • Unexpectedly hospitalized?
  • Travel buddy unfit to travel?
  • Close relative suddenly died?

We’ve got your back.

Emergency Medical Overseas

Take the pain out of medical costs.

  • Explorer Plan: Unlimited
  • Standard Plan: $5,000,000
Emergency Medical Insurance
  • Rolled your ankle?
  • Bedridden after a local delicacy?
  • Struggling with altitude?

We’ve got your back.

Emergency Medical Transport

We'll get you to hospital in a flash

  • Explorer Plan: Unlimited
  • Standard Plan: $500,000
Evacuation and Repatriation
  • Road or air ambulance?
  • Flight assistance?
  • Medivac needed home?

Help starts here.

Protect your gear

Cover your stolen or damaged gear and tech.

  • Explorer Plan: $10,000
  • Standard Plan: $2,000
Protect your gear
  • GoPro stolen?
  • Gear damaged in transit?
  • Bags delayed?

Help starts here.

  • Overseas Medical Expenses
  • Emergency dental treatment
  • 24 hour assistance
  • Emergency medical transport & repatriation
  • Cancellation costs
  • Trip interruption costs
  • Compassionate emergency visit home
  • Resumption of trip
  • Theft or accidental damage to baggage and personal items
  • Baggage delay over 12 hours
  • Funeral expenses overseas or repatriation of remains
  • Personal liability
This is a general summary for New Zealand residents only. Restrictions, exclusions and limitations will apply. Benefit limits may vary depending on the plan chosen. Check the policy documents for full details.

World Nomads love hiking

As passionate hikers ourselves, we’ve designed our plans to cover hiking from the most intrepid trek to lazy weekend hike:

  • Inca Trail
  • Trekking in Nepal
  • Routeburn Track
  • Torres Del Paine
  • Camping, scrambling, trekking, backpacking
  • Outdoor rock climbing 

*All plans are different. Depending on the altitude you're hiking to, you may need upgrade your policy at the time of purchase. Conditions and exclusions apply. Read the policy wording carefully to choose the right plan and/or adventure sport option for your trip.

24/7 emergency assistance

If you need medical assistance or emergency medical evacuation our team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year before and during your trip.

Are you in need of emergency assistance right now?

Phone: +61 2 8263 0470; or
Phone: +61 2 8292 1470 (reverse charges via an operator from anywhere in the world)

Contact the team
Wherever you are, whatever has happened, our multi-lingual assistance teams are here to help you and your family.
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Aurelie Menard,
Emergency Assistance, World Nomads

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Travel insurance. Simple & flexible.

Travel insurance for independent travellers and intrepid families. Nobody wants to think about all the things that could go wrong on their trip, but these things can and do happen. So be prepared and get your travel insurance today.

World Nomads Travel Insurance was reviewed on Trust Pilot on 1st August 2017 and rated 4 stars

FAQ

Here are our most frequently asked questions about buying travel insurance for pregnancy. You can also find the answers to other questions in our Helpdesk or you can ask the customer service team. If you’re looking for general travel advice, you can ask our community at Ask a Nomad.