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Gap Year Travel Insurance

Want to take some time out to travel the world? Or maybe you’re going abroad to study? Our Gap Year policies could be the perfect travel companion.

For the adrenaline junkies, you will be automatically covered for over 120 sports and activities, including bungee jumping, scuba diving and white water rafting.

Plus if you’re planning to earn some extra cash, we cover jobs including bar/restaurant work, fruit picking and even nursing!

If you're on a tight budget don't fret, our specialist backpacker travel insurance prices start from as little as £20.

Why Gap Year?

  • Cover available between age 16-45
  • Maximum trip duration of 18 months
  • Temporary returns home allowed
  • FREE cover for over 120 sporting activities
  • Gold Plus covers computer equipment up to £1,000 & course fees up to £2,000
  • Discount for 2 people travelling on the same policy
  • Optional cover for winter sports (including equipment, avalanche cover and piste closure)

Gap Year Activities

  • Scuba diving up to 30 metres
  • Bungee jumping
  • Cycling
  • Snorkelling
  • Motorcycling
  • Elephant riding/trekking
  • Hiking/trekking (up to 3,000m above sea level)
  • White water rafting (up to grade 2)
We cover all these and many more for FREE and offer optional cover for plenty of others!

Cover for medical conditions


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Testimonials

  • Very easy and quick.

    Ms Schnegg(Nottinghamshire)
    October 2014

  • Quick, easy to use site

    Mrs Sharman Finlay (Ballyclare, County Antrim)
    June 2014

  • Thank you for this I have taken out the insurance earlier, very impressed with your service

    Mrs Sara Blackburn (Stevenage, Hertfordshire)
    June 2014

  • Excellent website and process to get insurance. Very quick and easy, especially if you have any pre-existing medical conditions.

    Louise Franks (Mirfield, West Yorkshire)
    May 2014

  • A very easy and clear website. Prices are also very competitive.

    Mr Phillips (Essex)
    March 2014

     

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