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Globetrekkers Standard Travel Insurance

  • For people aged up to 50
  • Trip of up to 15 months at a time and can be extended to 18 months
  • 100 Adventure Activities covered for free including hiking to 3,500 meters
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What is Globetrekkers Standard Travel Insurance?

Good for people aged up to 50 years old and globetrekkers or backpackers on a tight budget looking for a no frills Emergency Medical Travel Insurance. Globetrekkers Standard travel insurance (from €) gives you essential cover or you can opt for the additional security of a Globetrekkers Standard Plus Travel Insurance with the added benefit of Baggage, Money and Documents, Personal Accident and Legal Expenses cover.

You are eligible if you live anywhere in the EU and can take trips up to 15 months and extend to maximum of 18 months.

Globetrekkers Standard Policy Key Benefits

  • Trekking to altitudes of up to 3500 metres for free
  • Available to EU and EEA residents
  • Over 50 pre-existing medical conditions covered
  • 100 Adventure Activities for free and higher risk activity options for an extra charge
  • Low excess level & no hidden costs
  • Kids travel with 50% discount
  • 24-hour Medical Assistance
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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 covers worldwide trips. It doesn’t matter whether you’re going backpacking to a neighbouring country or trekking across the globe - you will stay protected wherever you are.

Medical Issues? Still want to be adventure-seeker and discover the world? Globelink covers a wide range of pre-existing medical conditions for free. Diabetes, glaucoma, asthma and many other conditions are on our list of ‘no screen conditions’ and are covered as standard by the Globetrekkers Standard policy.

Don't just travel on budget, get insured on budget too!

You can customise your Backpacker Travel Insurance by adding extensions to suit your travelling itinerary. Looking to bungee jump, scuba dive, swim with dolphins, or much more? If you are trying out a new, or favourite pastime, check its on our adventure activity list so you’re covered if you get an injury or have an accident. Globetrekkers Standard covers 100 Adventure Activity for free. Go bungee jumping or scuba diving up to 30 metres and you’re covered.

Additional higher risk activities can be covered at an extra charge, so check our Activities lists.

Add an Extra return home option to your policy, so you can press the pause button on a Long Stay Trip.

Please note – we suggest you consider an immediate start date for your Travel Insurance so you are covered for the risk of Cancellation of any pre-booked trip costs.

Email us on or give our team a call on +44 (0) 1353 699082 or +357 240 30337.

Schedule of Cover Globetrekkers Standard

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 Expenses

(including Dental Treatment)
Reasonable hospital, medical and other expenses including emergency repatriation costs to your home country within the EU.
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 Liability

(including Rental Acommodation Limit)
Cover 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.
Up to €2,000,000 in total

Up to €100,000 in total

Geographical Limits - Area Definitions
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. If purchased a Globelink policy previously while you were a UK RESIDENT, or you need to view the Policy Wording we issue to UK Residents, please click here to visit our Globelink UK site.

*If you purchased your Travel Insurance policy prior to 1st October 2020, you can view your policy wording by reviewing your Globelink Travel Insurance Purchase email, or obtain a copy by contacting with your name and address details.

Policy Wording for Policies issued to EU residents (living outside the UK) from 30th Dec 2020 onwards

 Policy Wording for Policies issued to EU residents (living outside the UK) from 29th Oct - 30th Dec 2020

 Policy Wording for Policies issued to EU residents (living outside the UK) between 1st Oct - 28th Oct 2020

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