Students are increasingly taking time out from their studies to explore what the world has to offer. Gap year travel insurance is a policy that has been created to specifically cater to the needs of those taking an extended break abroad.
Whether you plan to spend six months volunteering in the wilds of Africa, or earn your way around the world with a one-year working holiday in Australia, gap year travel insurance will provide the cover that you need.
What cover does my gap year travel insurance include?
Gap year travel insurance covers an array of comprehensive features including 24 hour emergency assistance, emergency medical expenses, cancellation and curtailment and much more.
Cover for passport and documents is also provided as part of your gap year travel insurance policy, ensuring you are compensated for any essential paperwork you have organised, such as country-specific visas.
To ensure that you gap year travels aren’t halted by any loss or theft you incur to your travel cash, gap year travel insurance also includes cover for personal money up to a pre-specified limit.
I am bringing a number of items with me on my travels; will I be covered?
Being away from UK shores for long periods of time on your gap year, will mean that you are keen to take many of your most treasured possessions with you.
Gap year travel insurance ensures that you are covered for your array of gadgets, from cameras to iPods, to a generous limit of £1,000.
I plan to try out a number of adventure activities during my gap year; will I be covered?
A gap year is normally one long adventure, giving you the freedom to try out a wide range of activities before you settle into working life or further study.
Gap year travel insurance includes cover for a number of sporting activities as standard ranging from snorkelling to bungee jumping.
If you are keen to try out something a little more exotic, such as camel riding, or daring, such as paragliding, all you need to do is simply add a hazardous activities option to your policy.