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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
E-mail: info@asuagroup.co.uk
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.

Summary of the Cover Gap Year

Schedule of Cover and Limits of Indemnity per Insured Person (All Benefits are stated in UK Pounds)

Title Globetrekkers Standard
Travel Insurance
Globetrekkers
Standard Plus
Emergency Medical & Other Expenses £5,000,000* £5,000,000*
Cancellation / Curtailment £2,000* £2,000*
Loss of Deposit £1,500 (£15 Excess) £1,500 (£15 Excess)
Hospitalisation (Pocket Money!) £500 (No Excess) £500 (No Excess)
Personal Accident Not included £10,000 (No Excess)
Missed Departure £500* £500*
Personal Liability £2,000,000 (£250 Excess) £2,000,000 (£250 Excess)
Legal Expenses Not Included £7,000 (£250 Excess)
Travel Delay / Delay Cancellation Not Included Not Included
Personal Baggage Not Included £1,000*
Single Item Limit Not Included £150*
Money Not Included £250 (Cash £125)*
Loss of Passport Not Included £100*
Delayed Baggage Not Included Not Included
Hijack Not Included Not Included
Mugging Not Included Not Included
Ski Equipment (own) Not Included Not Included
Ski Equipment (hired) Not Included Not Included
Delayed Equipment Not Included Not Included
Ski Pack Not Included Not Included
Piste Closure Not Included Not Included
Excess (Marked by *) £100* £100*

Globetrekkers Standard Cover

Don't just travel on budget, get insured on budget too! Ideal for people aged under 51.

from £

Ideal for people aged under 51 years old and backpackers on a tight budget but looking for an Emergency Medical Travel Insurance policy without the frills.

  • Cancellation or Curtailment - up to £2,000 in total;
  • Emergency Medical Expenses - up to £5,000,000 in total;
  • Baggage - Nil
Insurance Product Information Document

Globetrekkers Standard Plus Cover

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

from £

Provides you excellent Emergency Medical Expenses cover plus the added protection of Baggage cover, Money, Passport, Personal Accident etc.

  • Cancellation or Curtailment - up to £2,000 in total;
  • Emergency Medical Expenses - up to £5,000,000 in total;
  • Baggage - up to £1,000 in total;
Insurance Product Information Document

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 £

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.

  • Cancellation or Curtailment - up to £6,000 in total;
  • Emergency Medical Expenses - up to £10,000,000 in total;
  • Baggage - up to £3,000 in total;
Insurance Product Information Document

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 £

Designed for most Individuals, Couples or Families who undertake several trips of up to 120 days within a 12 months period. For people aged up to 79 years!

  • Cancellation or Curtailment - up to £6,000 in total;
  • Emergency Medical Expense - up to £10,000,000 in total;
  • Baggage - up to £3,000 in total;
Insurance Product Information Document

Backpacker Travel Insurance

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

from £

Aimed at under 51 years old backpackers on a tight budget up to a maximum of 18 months. Most adventure sports covered for free.

  • Cancellation or Curtailment - up to £2,000 in total;
  • Emergency Medical Expenses - up to £5,000,000 in total;
  • Baggage - up to £1,000 in total;

Already Travelling Policy

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

from £59.97

Get cover online immediately with Globelink. You don't need to be in your home country, you can buy a policy from anywhere in the world even after you’ve started your trip. As long as your usual place of residence is in the UK or EU.

  • Cancellation or Curtailment - up to £6,000 in total;
  • Emergency Medical Expenses - up to £10,000,000 in total;
  • Baggage - up to £3,000 in total;
Still have questions?

The Globelink team will help solve any questions by phone 00 44 (0) 1353 699082, or email globelink@globelink.co.uk.

Geographical Limits - Area Definitions
Europe
Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France (including Corsica), Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (including Greek Islands), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy (including Aeolian Islands, Sardinia & Sicily), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal (including Azores & Madeira), Romania, Russia (West of the Ural Mountains), San Marino, Serbia (including Kosovo), Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (including Balearic and Canary Islands), Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and Vatican City.
Worldwide I
(excluding)
Worldwide, excluding United States of America, Canada and all islands in the Caribbean Sea and the Bahamas, Costa Rica, Japan and Mexico. (Also includes cover for Europe, Australia and New Zealand).
Worldwide II
(all countries)
Worldwide, including United States of America, Canada and all islands in the Caribbean Sea and the Bahamas, Costa Rica, Japan and Mexico: All countries worldwide. (Also includes cover for Europe, Australia and New Zealand).

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Please read your Policy Wording carefully to ensure that it meets with your precise requirements. View and download the relevant Policy Wording* from the links below depending on whether you live in the UK or elsewhere in the EU.


*If you purchased your Travel Insurance policy prior to 1st February 2019, you can view your policy wording by reviewing your Globelink Travel Insurance Purchase email, or obtain a copy by contacting globelink@globelink.co.uk with your name and address.


Policy Wording for Policies issued to EU residents (living outside the UK) from 1st February 2019 to 6th May 2020

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Policy Wording for Policies issued to UK residents (living in the UK only) from 1st February 2019 to 6th May 2020

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Policy Wording for Policies issued to EU residents (living outside the UK) from 7th May 2020 onwards

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Policy Wording for Policies issued to UK residents (living in the UK only) from 7th May 2020 onwards

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