All Policies Include Coronavirus Cover

Coronavirus FAQs

Questions about cover for coronavirus? Read our FAQs and find out what our policies can do for you. If you would like to contact us, please note we are currently only available 09:00 to 17:30 Monday to Friday due to reduced operational capacity. Thank you.


Why buy travel insurance from World First?

When you get an online travel insurance quote and buy cover from World First you can be sure of excellent cover and first class service backed by the worldwide travel insurance specialists with over 30 years holiday, travel and insurance experience. We aim to offer excellent value deals that give you great cover whilst saving you money.

  • Up to £10 million medical cover
  • 24-hour multi-lingual emergency helpline with legal advice
  • Quick safe and secure online travel insurance quotes and cover
  • 14-day premium refund guarantee
  • Cover for anything from 3 days to a year
  • Cover for most pre existing medical conditions
  • Over 75 sports included for free and upgrade options for other hazardous activities
  • Specialists since 1973

Looking for a cheap travel insurance policy?

If you are looking to compare us against the plethora of cheap travel insurance you have found on the Internet, just remember that World First are specialists and provide quality cover where peace of mind for your holiday comes as standard. Comparison sites can offer some great deals, but you may not be buying the best cover, especially if you are have medical problems or are looking for over 65 travel insurance.

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Please use the PDF links below for a full summary of policy cover plus the terms, conditions and exclusions of the policies we offer. Medical screening is required for all travellers needing insurance for pre-existing medical conditions. Cover and premiums are subject to acceptance. Please also read our Terms of Business.

Backpacking and gap year cover

Our backpacker travel insurance for gap year travellers automatically covers over 150 sports and activities including white water rafting, scuba diving, windsurfing and bungee jumping. And our policies can be changed if your plans change whilst you’re travelling. If things do go wrong, help is only a phone call away with our 24-hour emergency assistance service. Unfortunately, we cannot cover manual work, but can provide cover for working in restaurants, teaching, voluntary and chalet maid work.

Annual multi trip insurance

We can insure anyone up to the age of 79 on our multi trip policies and offer cheap annual travel insurance cover for trips lasting up to 31 or 62 days at a time, with further discounts for couples and families. And ski travel insurance for skiing and snowboard holidays. Plus cover for luggage loss, travel delays, personal liability, and legal fees. You name it.

Single trip cover

Whether you are planning a weekend break, a 2 week family holiday or a once in a lifetime experience in South Africa, World First can cut the cost of your single trip travel insurance premiums. It covers anything from a day to a year. Or if you are planning more than one trip and taking the whole family, then check out our annual family travel insurance policies.

For policies currently available please see the links below

If your policy was issued previously please refer to your confirmation email or contact us for a copy of the wording issued at that time:

PDF icon Economy Single & Annual Multi-Trip

PDF icon Classic Single & Annual Multi-Trip

PDF icon Standard Single & Annual Multi-Trip

PDF icon Premier Single & Annual Multi-Trip

PDF icon Superior Single & Annual Multi-Trip

PDF icon Exclusive Single & Annual Multi-Trip

PDF icon Single & Annual Multi-Trip Policy Extensions

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PDF icon Backpacker & Longstay Silver

PDF icon Backpacker & Longstay Gold

PDF icon Backpacker & Longstay Platinum

PDF icon Backpacker & Longstay Policy Extensions

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