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Travel Insurance

When I first began traveling, I did so without any insurance.

I’d recently been removed from my parents’ policy due to my age (adulting, what?), and gave it little thought due to the high prices and confusion of it all. “I’m young and healthy and totally invincible!” is likely what I thought, but I’ve since smartened up. And while I consider myself lucky in all of my travels, I’ve since smartened up.

One never knows when she might be in a motorcycle crash in Colombia, or when her luggage doesn’t arrive in time for a conference in Thailand (causing her to wear dirty jeans and underwear to meet all the other travel bloggers at TBEX!), or when some mean-hearted stranger will walk off your bus with not only their luggage, but yours as well, including your computer, iPhone, wallet, passport, money, etc., like what happened to my sister in Costa Rica.

So now I almost never leave the country without first purchasing insurance. And, to be fair, I might still not do that if I hadn’t found a provider that makes it SO easy to sign up online, even if I forget to do it before I get on the plane. I’ve been recommending World Nomads to my friends, family, readers, and clients for years, and now I’m proud to officially recommend them as an affiliate.

The reason I like World Nomads is because it’s designed for adventurous travelers, with plans covering things from missed flights to motorcycle accidents and volcano boarding. I also love how friendly, efficient and simple it is to make a claim online, should one be in the unfortunate position of needing to do so.

7 Reasons to Love Travel Insurance from World Nomads

  1. Trusted reliable underwriters
    WorldNomads.com is backed by a suite of strong, secure, specialist travel insurers who provide you with great coverage, 24-hour emergency assistance and the highest levels of support and claims management when you need it most.
  2. Value for money with the cover you need
    WorldNomads.com provides cover for what’s important for travelers from over 150 countries. By focusing on what you need and leaving out what you don’t, World Nomads prices are some of the most competitive online.
  3. Flexibility when you need it most
    Had a change of plans? You can extend your policy or claim online while you are still away. You can even buy a World Nomads policy if you’re already traveling.
  4. Cover for a range of adventure activities
    From skiing & snowboarding in New Zealand to whitewater rafting in Colorado, WorldNomads.com covers a range of adventure activities, giving you peace of mind to get the most from your travels. Make sure to check their list of covered activities to make sure your upcoming adventure is included!
  5. World Nomads keeps you traveling safely
    All WorldNomads.com members have access to up-to-date travel safety alerts, as well as travel safety advice and tips online through the World Nomads Travel Safety Hub.
  6. More than just great value travel insurance
    All WorldNomads.com members can learn the local lingo through a series of iPod & iPhone Language Guides and can stay in touch with family and friends with an online travel journal.
  7. Commitment to exceptional customer service
    We want to make sure you get the most from WorldNomads.com. You can find out more about why travel insurance is important for your trip. If you have any questions about your travel insurance or travel safety in general, please contact WorldNomads.com directly.


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