Gap Year Travel Insurance

  • Durations of up to 15 months available, can be extended up to a maximum of 18 months
  • For UK, EU or EEA residents aged up to 50
  • Over 60 adventure activities covered as standard
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What is gap year travel insurance?

If you are planning a long break abroad whether it is an extended trip between studies, a year abroad before you get your career started or a much needed career break, either way you need a good travel insurance to cover the whole period of your extended vacation.

Globelink had designed the perfect travel insurance policy for you – gap year travel insurance. The Gap year travel insurance policy is ideal for people aged 16 to 50 who plan long term travel. The policy covers up to 15 months of continuous travel and can usually be extended to 18 months. This policy is aimed at students and travellers from UK and other EU countries on a tight budget but looking for a comprehensive travel insurance policy without the frills.

Gap year travel insurance key benefits

  • Best value for money
  • People aged up to 50 can be insured
  • Post Departure Cover
  • No Screen Medical Conditions
  • Cruise trip covered as standard
  • Cover for valuables and other extras available
  • 24-hour emergency assistance

ASUA Screening customer helpline: +44 (0) 1689 892 260
Office hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)
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As any other policy from Globelink gap year travel insurance covers many pre-existing medical conditions as standard. You can check if your condition is covered in our no screen conditions list, if your condition is not in the list we can still cover you, but we'll need you to contact our medical underwriter ASUA Medical Screening.

Gap year travel insurance covers all Worldwide Countires (including the USA, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Costa Rica and Japan).

Planning on taking a break? Travel with a sense of safety with Globelink.

There are two options available Globetrekkers Standard and Globetrekkers Standard Plus. The first one covers the most essential things like cancellation and emergency medical repatriation, the second one covers a bit more – there are cover for personal money and documents, personal accident.

Globetrekkers Standard Cover

Don`t just travel on budget, get insured on budget too! Ideal for people aged under 51.

from £60.01

Globetrekkers Standard Plus Cover

Gives you the essential backpacker cover plus protects your Baggage, Money, Passport etc.

from £70.61

Single Trip Travel Insurance

Single Trip Travel Insurance is designed for people aged up to 89 travelling independently or on a package holiday with a maximum trip duration of up to 15 months.

from £21.83

Annual Multi-Trip Travel Insurance

Travelling more than once a year? Take as many holidays as you wish and be covered all year long! 17 days Winter Sports Cover FREE if you take out the 45 days policy.

from £73.19

Backpacker Travel Insurance

Career breaker? Globetrekker? Globelink Insurance offer the budget solution for long stay journeys.

from £60.01

Already Travelling Policy

Forgotten to take cover? Travel insurance has run out? No worries! Globelink will still get you covered!

from £69.65

Still have questions?

Globelink team will assist solving any of your questions over the phone 00 44 (0) 1353 699082.

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