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.
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.
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 ExpensesReasonable hospital, medical and other expenses including emergency repatriation costs to your home country within the EU.
(including Dental Treatment)
|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 LiabilityCover 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.
(including Rental Acommodation Limit)
|Up to £2,000,000 in total
Up to £100,000 in total
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and address.
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Single and Backpacker Cover best if you only travel once a year or need a long stay policy.
Annual Multi Trip is perfect if you take two or more trips in a year. Over 18’s who are not a couple living at same address (eg friends/siblings) must buy a separate policy PER PERSON.
Already Travelling? You MUST select ‘ALREADY TRAVELLING’ as your Type of Policy.
We offer Already Travelling Insurance on the strict understanding that:
There is a 48 hour waiting period from the date of policy issue before the insurance takes effect as a fraud prevention measure. New Claims requiring inpatient treatment which can be independently verified, can be made within the first 48 hours.
There is no 14 day cooling off period when you are already travelling, so no refund is available in the event you cancel your policy, or return home early.