Backpacker and longstay travel insurance

It's time to spread your wings and make memories that will last a lifetime. Get a policy that gives you the peace of mind to see the world with confidence.

  • Cover for trip cancellation or curtailment
  • Complimentary cover for more than 150 sports and activities
  • For travel lovers aged up to 55

558 days of seeing the world. sounds good, doesn't it?

Our backpacker and longstay policies give travel lovers aged up to 55 the freedom to travel for up to 558 days. That's a lot of exploring. When you are embarking on the trip of a lifetime, you need a policy that enables you to say yes to the spur of the moment and go anywhere, anytime. But while freedom is important, most of all you want a policy that gives you a safety net when you need it. That way you get the peace of mind you need to fully embrace your adventure. No matter where it takes you.

Your policy, your way

It's your adventure. It's only fair that you have the freedom to tweak your policy to fit your plans. Choose from three levels of cover - all with generous protection for essentials like trip cancellation, foreign medical bills and the loss or theft of your possessions. Then add to your policy from a selection of thoughtful extras such as gadget cover, winter sports cover and more. We will also cover you to make two return trips to the UK while you're away. And if you need to make any changes to your policy, it's easy. You can manage everything online. Your policy, your way.

See what's included with our backpacker and longstay policies

Travelling with a medical condition?

When it's the trip of a lifetime, nothing should hold you back. Subject to medical screening, we can cover thousands of conditions. Often for just a small addition to your premium. You get some thoughtful benefits with our policies too. That includes cover for the cost of emergency replacement of any lost or stolen medication you are taking to manage your condition. And 24/7 access to an English-speaking emergency medical assistance helpline. It means expert support will always be at your fingertips - no matter where you are in the world.

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Get active, make memories

Every great adventure has a little action. And we can look to cover you for plenty of exciting stuff - including tandem skydiving, bungee jumping and white water rafting. That's on top of regular activities like running, swimming and yoga. In fact your policy comes with cover for more than 150 sports and activities. Perfect whether your goal is staying fit and healthy or trying something new.

See what activities you are covered for