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Any policy sold by Outbacker includes cover for any medical claim due to Coronavirus* while travelling so long as you are travelling to an area where no FCO advice against travel exists. We include cover for cancellation due to you falling ill with Coronavirus* and being unable to travel or being required to self isolate, subject to medical certification or an official test result. We additionally include cover for curtailment due to the death of a close relative due to Coronavirus*
Any new** policy will not cover any cancellation due to government restriction on travel due to Coronavirus* or any future pandemic (for example the FCO advising against all travel or all but essential travel to your destination or your flights being cancelled).
Any policy sold by Outbacker will (where normally included in your chosen cover level) continue to benefit from all other cover including but not limited to Emergency Medical Costs, Scheduled Airline and End Supplier Failure, Baggage including Gadget and Passports, Personal Accident and Liability.
For the full limits of cover for your chosen policy please refer to your schedule of cover. Terms and Conditions apply.
* Coronavirus (COVID-19), severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-COV-2) or other Pandemic Illness.
** If your policy was purchased prior to the 13th March 2020 this restriction does not apply.
Africa is a continent with a vast array of different climates and stunning landscapes, from the magnificent Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe to the vast National Parks in Kenya, Africa has enough to attract a wide array of travellers. Outbacker Travel Insurance is available to offer you extra safety and security when travelling to or through Africa, covering key essentials including (but certainly not limited to) trip cancellation & curtailment, loss of personal luggage and belongings and also legal protection if you do manage to land yourself in hot water. We will also cover you for a range of sports and activities as well as various types of manual and non-manual work whilst abroad. You can easily add additional sports & activities cover to your policy if you are looking for an even more adventurous holiday to Africa.
The more important question is, why wouldn't you want to? Africa is a land of spectacular beauty and although it does have its 'no-go' areas, the vast majority of the continent is open for business. Many travellers who visit the African continent fall in love with its charm; whether that be the roaming African wildlife or the wide variety of indigenous tribes and local dialects that are spoken throughout the country.