What's covered with backpacker insurance?

We include cover for medical expenses and the cost of flying you home should you fall ill or get injured on holiday. Our travel insurance will also cover theft or loss of your baggage and belongings, including cover for your cash should the unexpected happen abroad. We use a single provider for our travel insurance.

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Cancellation and curtailment

Cover for cancelled or delayed flights up to £2,000

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Medical expenses

Medical emergency and repatriation up to £5 million

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Your baggage and belongings for loss or theft up to £2,000

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24-hour support

Support whenever you need it, from our 24-hour, English speaking, emergency medical claim lines

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Low excesses

Low excess of just £75, where excesses apply.

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Tailored cover

Cover for specific activities tailored to the main purpose of your trip

Be Travel Aware

Please visit the FCO website to ensure your destination is not restricted under any FCO directive which will affect the cover provided under your insurance policy.

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Why Endsleigh for backpacker insurance?

Whether you're a student, recent graduate or long into your career, our Backpacker insurance and choice of optional extras will allow you the freedom to do what you want on your trip. With low excesses of just £75 and a dedicated UK based customer service team, we'll help you find the cover that's right for you.

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Protection for your year abroad, including up to £500 for replacement passports and money, and up to £8,000 for cancelled course fees.

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Get covered up to £5,000 for irrecoverable costs should something go wrong with your accommodation.

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Heading on a gap year? We provide cover for over 100 activities with our gap year policies, from wildlife conservation to wind surfing.

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