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Globetrekkers Standard Travel Insurance

  • For people aged up to 50
  • Take a trip of up to 15 months at a time
  • Can be extended to a maximum of 18 months
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What is Globetrekkers Standard Travel Insurance?

This policy is 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. The Globetrekkers Standard travel insurance policy (from £) gives you essential cover and the Globetrekkers Standard Plus Travel Insurance provides the added bonus of Baggage cover, money etc.

With Globetrekkers Standard Travel Insurance policy you can take a trip of up to 15 months. Travel durations covered by this policy can usually be extended to a maximum of 18 months.

Globetrekkers Standard Policy Key Benefits

  • Trekking to altitudes of up to 3500 metres for free
  • UK, EU and EEA residents can be covered
  • Over 50 pre-existing medical conditions covered
  • Most hazardous activities are covered as standard and higher risk activities can often be included for an extra charge
  • Low excess level & no hidden costs
  • Kids travel with 50% discount
  • Infants travel for free
  • 24-hour Medical Assistance
  • Save money and time with Globelink booking Travel Insurance online


The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) / Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) provides some emergency healthcare within the EU, but it does not cover Repatriation costs, or a doctor or nurse escort home; nor lost or stolen property. You need Travel Insurance for that.


Globetrekkers Standard is the budget solution for long stay journeys. Check our Globetrekkers Plus policy if you need more cover.

Globetrekkers Standard Travel Insurance will cover a trip to any destination, it doesn’t matter whether you’re going backpacking to a neighbouring country or further field – you will stay financially protected anywhere.

Health issues – either existing or possible – should never stop adventure-seekers from travelling the world and discovering something new. That is why Globelink offers cover for a wide range of pre-existing medical conditions for free. Diabetes, glaucoma, asthma and many other conditions are on the list of no screen conditions and are covered as standard by the Globetrekkers Standard policy.

Don't just travel on budget, get insured on budget too!

Backpackers can always customise their Globetrekkers Standard policy by adding extensions, so the cover can meet all requirements. You can easily include selected options like a Higher level of cover for Adventure Activities or Return Home Option to your travel insurance policy.

If you are eager to try a new extreme sport or engage in your favourite adventure activity, Globetrekkers Standard policy will financially protect you in your pursuit of an active holiday. Your craving for adrenaline will can be satisfied while you stay protected, as Globetrekkers Standard policy covers a large number high risk activities for free. Go bungee jumping or scuba diving up to 30 metres and be assured you will be safe and sound on your adventures. Additional activities can be covered at an extra charge.

Please note – we strongly suggest you consider an immediate start date as this will ensure that you are covered for the Cancellation of any pre-booked trips. By adding return home option to your policy, you press the pause button on a Long Stay Trip.

Still have questions?

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

Schedule of Cover Globetrekkers Standard

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

  Person Per Section Cover Maximum Sums Insured Per Person Excess Per Claim
Cancellation or CurtailmentCover for unrecoverable costs and deposits incurred if you are forced to cancel or cut short your trip as a result of specified causes such as death, injury, illness or redundancy.
Up to £2,000 in total £100
Emergency Medical & Other Expenses

(including Dental Treatment)
Reasonable hospital, medical and other expenses including emergency repatriation costs to your home country within the EU.
Up to £5,000,000 in total

Up to £100 in total

Hospital Confinement BenefitCash benefit paid to you for each day you are hospitalized abroad to help towards additional expenses such as and phone calls, magazines etc.
Up to £10 per 24 hours up to a maximum of £500 in total Nil
Missed DepartureA payment towards the reasonable additional accommodation and travel expenses if you miss the departure of your initial Outward or final Inward international leg on which you are booked to travel, as a result of failure of public transport, accident or breakdown involving your vehicle or ahead of you on a motorway, strike or adverse weather.
Up to £500 in total £40
Personal Liability

(including Rental Acommodation Limit)
Cover if you become legally liable to pay compensation arising from you causing bodily injury, to certain people, or damage to rented accommodation. This section does not extend to the use of any type of vehicle or craft, or anything related to any work or business.
Up to £2,000,000 in total

Up to £100,000 in total

Geographical Limits - Area Definitions
Worldwide II
(all countries)
Worldwide including Australia, United States of America, Canada and all islands in the Caribbean Sea and the Bahamas, Costa Rica, Japan, New Zealand, Mexico and Thailand. (Also includes cover for Europe).

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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. If you purchased a Globelink policy previously while you were an EU RESIDENT, or you need to view the Policy Wording we issue to EU Residents, please click here to visit our Globelink EU site.

*If you purchased your Travel Insurance policy prior to 1st February 2020, you can view your policy wording by reviewing your Globelink Travel Insurance Purchase email, or obtain a copy by contacting with your name and address.

Policy Wording for Policies issued to UK residents (living in the UK only) from 30th Dec 2020 onwards

 Policy Wording for Policies issued to UK residents (living in the UK only) between 29th Oct - 29th Dec 2020

 Policy Wording for Policies issued to UK residents (living in the UK only) between 1st Oct - 28th Oct 2020

Policy Wording for Policies issued to UK residents (living in the UK only) between 1st Feb – 10th August 2020

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