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.

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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.

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

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