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.
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 & flexible
You can buy, extend and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from WorldNomads.com is available to people from over 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.
7 things you should know about travel insurance from WorldNomads.com
- Trusted reliable underwriters
WorldNomads.com 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.
- Value for money with the cover you need
WorldNomads.com 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.
- Flexibility when you need it most
Had a change of plans? You can extend your policy or claim online while you are still away. You can even buy a World Nomads policy if you're already travelling.
- Cover for a range of adventure activities
From skiing & snowboarding in New Zealand to whitewater rafting in Colorado, WorldNomads.com covers a range of adventure activities, giving you peace of mind to get the most from your travels.
- World Nomads keeps you travelling safely
All WorldNomads.com 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.
- More than just great value travel insurance
All WorldNomads.com 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.
- Commitment to exceptional customer service
We want to make sure you get the most from WorldNomads.com. You can find out more about why travel insurance is important for your trip. If you have any questions about your travel insurance or travel safety in general, please contact WorldNomads.com directly.
Why buy travel insurance from World Nomads.com?
- Backed by specialist insurers and global assistance partners
- Buy Online, even if you’ve already left home
- Extend and claim online while travelling
- Covers a range of adventure sports and activities
- Give a little back and support a community development project
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?
- You must hold a Passport issued by an eligible country
- You must be aged between 18 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of applying
If you are granted a Working Holiday Visa you can:
- Enter Australia at any time within 12 months of the visa grant date
- Stay for up to 12 months in Australia Leave and re–enter Australia any number of times in the 12 months from the date of first entry
- Undertake temporary employment in Australia for up to six months with any one employer
- Study for up to 4 months.
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 workstay.com.au and travellers.com.au.
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.
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.