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Trekking Travel Insurance

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  • Trekking to altitudes of up to 3500 metres for free
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Trekking Travel Insurance

What is Trekking Travel Insurance?

Trekking is a regular experience for many people and they can probably remember their first time. But whether you are a hardened trekker or you are about try it for the first time; you will need to make sure that your travel insurance policy covers this activity. You should also carefully check the small print to see what altitude they will cover you for.
Decent trekking insurance is essential and it should cover you for you for medical and repatriation expenses, but also all the other things that can go wrong on your holiday.

The cheapest comprehensive policy is £ (based on 1 adult aged up to 50 travelling in Europe for up to 5 days).

Trekking Travel Insurance Key Benefits

  • Cover for many pre-existing medical conditions are included, others may require you to make a quick telephone call to ensure that you will be insured in the event of a re-occurrence, or in case it causes you to cancel a pre-booked holiday
  • Most hazardous activities are covered as standard and higher risk activities can often be included for an extra charge
  • Choose from 3 areas of travel: Europe, Worldwide (All countries), or Worldwide (exc. USA, Canada, Caribbean, Mexico, Costa Rica, Japan)
  • We help you to customise your travel insurance policy, so it suits all your needs. You can include selected options to your travel insurance policy: Extra Cover for Valuables, Extra Cover for Cancellation, Excess Waiver etc.

Attention! The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) could provide you with some emergency healthcare for EU countries, but it will not pay for Helicopter or stretcher rescue, repatriation costs, lost or stolen property, and it does not cover long-term medical treatment.

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What is covered?

All Globelink travel insurance policies will cover you for trekking to altitudes of up to 3,500 metres (that's almost 11,500 feet!), so long as it does not involve technical climbing (for that you would need mountaineering cover) with search and rescue and helicopter evacuation for medical reasons only. If you intend trekking to higher altitudes, you are advised to arrange alternative cover.

Know before you go

Research the area well before you travel, make sure you carry suitable sun screen, insect repellent, prescribed medication etc. Pack suitable clothing for the adverse whether conditions you might face at higher altitudes. Find out about trekking routes, trekking grades and risks of trekking in the trekking guide.

Risks include physical exhaustion, altitude sickness, and injury. You might develop headaches, nausea and extreme tiredness bought on by the effect of the thinner air at high altitudes. Your tour guides will be aware of the dangers and will always be looking out for your safety and wellbeing and you should follow their advice at all times.

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 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).
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 depending on whether you live in the UK or elsewhere in the EU.


*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 globelink@globelink.co.uk with your name and address.


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

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

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 Policy Wording for Policies issued to EU residents (living outside the UK) from 1st October 2020 onwards

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 Policy Wording for Policies issued to UK residents (living in the UK only) from 1st October 2020 onwards

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    IMPORTANT COVER UPDATE

    COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) COVER: All our policies cover Emergency Medical and Repatriation Expenses if you are affected by Coronavirus during your trip. Cover only applies if you are not travelling contrary to the advice of your local Government, or for UK residents - the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). Currently certain countries have entry restrictions and the FCDO advices against travel to certain destinations, please check for full details.

    TRAVELLING AGAINST OFFICIAL ADVICE: Please note, should you decide to travel to a country in which your local Government, or for UK residents – the FCDO, advise against all, or all but essential travel, then there is no cover under any section of our policies.

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