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gap year travel insurance

Travel insurance may not be the most exciting part of planning your gap year, but it doesn’t have to be a pain to organise. True Traveller Insurance is straightforward, great value cover for gappers that doesn’t cost the earth.

So what kind of gap year insurance do you need? Well, our clients told us what’s really important is good medical cover, but they also said they didn’t see the point paying for baggage cover when the contents of their backpacks really weren’t worth that much, likewise, why have cancellation insurance if you’re not booking hostels and rooms in advance? We agreed and designed our policies especially for gap year travellers, making sure you have the cover you need, but keeping prices low at the same time.

Some of the many benefits of True Traveller Insurance include:

  • Medical and Repatriation cover to £10M
  • Cover for up to 18 months, and then you can extend at a discount if you need to
  • Free home visits
  • Claim on the road, hospital bills paid directly
  • No return ticket required
  • 90 activities included as standard

So here it is our great value gap year travel insurance, that you can take out up to the age of 65, so great for career gappers too, with outstanding medical cover (up to £10m) including medical repatriation to your home country, personal liability and personal accident cover as well as legal expenses. It also covers 90 activities as standard, including trekking to 2,500m with just a small supplement payable if you want to trek the Inca Trail or work when you’re away. Oh, and if you’re sitting in an internet café in Hanoi and you realise your insurance is about to expire, you can extend your policy as well. And if you’re already abroad and don’t have any insurance at all, we’ll still cover you as long as you’re normally resident in the UK or an EEA Country.

The True Traveller was originally a travel company, not an insurance company, and although we believe we’ve designed the best value gap year travel insurance we possibly can, we understand that the price of insurance does put people off taking it out to start with. Our maxim is, if you can’t afford travel insurance, you can’t afford to travel.

To see a copy of the Policy, please click here.

This True Traveller policy is underwritten by Millstream Underwriting Limited on behalf of AWP P&C S.A., Dutch Branch, trading as Allianz Global Assistance Europe. Millstream Underwriting Limited (FCA Firm Ref: 308584) is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

AWP P&C S.A., Dutch Branch is registered at the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) No 12000535, Corporate Identification No 33094603 and is duly authorised in France by l’Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution and subject to limited regulation by the FCA. All registrations can be checked on the financial services register at www.fca.org.uk or you can contact them on 0800 111 6768.