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.
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.
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 ExpensesReasonable hospital, medical and other expenses including emergency repatriation costs to your home country within the EU.
(including Dental Treatment)
|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 LiabilityCover 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.
(including Rental Acommodation Limit)
|Up to €2,000,000 in total
Up to €100,000 in total
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 email@example.com with your name and address details.
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Single and Backpacker Cover best if you only travel once a year or need a long stay policy.
Annual Multi Trip is perfect if you take two or more holidays within a year.
Already Travelling? You MUST select ‘ALREADY TRAVELLING’ as your Type of Policy.
We offer Already Travelling Insurance on the strict understanding that:
There is a 48 hour waiting period from the date of policy issue before the insurance takes effect as a fraud prevention measure. New Claims requiring inpatient treatment which can be independently verified, can be made within the first 48 hours.
There is no 14 day cooling off period when you are already travelling, so no refund is available in the event you cancel your policy, or return home early.