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Global travel insurance: Simple & flexible. Get a quote!

World Nomads travel insurance is available to people from over 150 countries and is designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities. 

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Travel Insurance

Please note: Travel Insurance is now compulsory for all travellers on all tours and details must be presented to tour guide before departure.
Please refer to terms and conditions for more details.

Travel Insurance: simple and flexible.

You can buy, extend and claim online even after you've left home.

World Nomads travel insurance is available to people from over 150 countries and is designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.

Global travel insurance.
Simple & flexible.

What type of policy would you like?

7 things you should know about World Nomads travel insurance

  1. Trusted reliable underwriters is backed by a suite of strong, secure, specialist travel insurers who provide you with great cover, 24 hour emergency assistance and the highest levels of support and claims management when you need it most.

  2. Value for money with the cover you need provides cover for what's important for travellers from over 150 countries. By focussing on what you need and leaving out what you don't, World Nomads prices are some of the most competitive online.

  3. Flexibility when you need it most

    Had a change of plans? You can extend your policy indefinitely or claim online while you are still away. You can even buy a World Nomads policy if you're already travelling.

  4. Cover for a range of adventure activities

    From skiing & snowboarding in New Zealand to whitewater rafting in Colorado, covers a range of adventure activities, giving you peace of mind to get the most from your travels.

  5. World Nomads keeps you travelling safely

    All members have access to up-to-date travel safety alerts, as well as travel safety advice and tips online through the World Nomads Travel Safety Hub.

  6. More than just great value travel insurance

    All members can learn the local lingo through a series of iPod & iPhone Language Guides and can stay in touch with family and friends with an online travel journal.

  7. Commitment to exceptional customer service

    We want to make sure you get the most from You can find out more about what is covered and the 5 key parts of a World Nomads' travel insurance policy. If you have any questions about your travel insurance or travel safety in general, please contact directly.

Leave a positive footprint

When you travel to far out places you often receive generous and gracious hospitality from local people, even when they don't have much themselves.

Footprints aggregates many small contributions from people all over the world fund specific community projects, helping people who struggle with basic needs for food, water, housing, health and safety.

Find out more about the Footprints network and how you can help.

Working Holiday Visa

Australian Working Holiday Visa 

With a Working Holiday Visa you can call Australia home for a year and experience living, working and playing in a different culture to your own.

The Australian Government offers 12 month long Working Holiday Visa's for 18 to 30 year olds from a number of countries worldwide. The visa allows you to work in temporary employment for up to six months with any one employer, in an industry of your choice.

Where do I begin?

Australia's prosperous economy and dramatic landscapes from farmland, mountains, desert and rainforests to large metropolitan cities and wine growing regions, mean you will be spoilt for choice in the quest to find an interesting new job abroad.

Below is some basic information regarding applying for a 12 month Working Holiday Visa and starting your job hunt in Australia.

What are the eligibility requirements for a 12 month Working Holiday Visa?

If you are granted a Working Holiday Visa you can:

How do I go about finding a job?

Job hunting is always easier once you have arrived in the country, but it doesn't mean you can't start by doing some quality research and making contacts before you arrive.

Research companies you would like to work for, contact local recruitment agents and keep an eye on popular job seeking and backpacker websites like and

Once you have arrived in Australia you can also look for work on hostel and backpacker job boards, go door knocking at local businesses and check the employment section of local newspapers.

There are so many places to choose from, what city or state would suit me best?

Most international visitors enter Australia via the large centres of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, but don't be afraid to venture off and explore other cities and towns to call home on your big year off.

What next?

Thinking a year down under is for you? Start the process now by finding out more about Australian Working Holiday visa eligibility and requirements on the official Australian immigration site.