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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 FCDO or other regulatory authority 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 or other regulatory authority restriction on travel due to Coronavirus* or any future pandemic (for example the FCDO or other regulatory authority 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 and trip booked prior to the 13th March 2020 this restriction does not apply.
If you are heading to North America, our backpacker travel insurance can help keep you protected. Outbacker Travel Insurance provides cover for a wide range of backpacking adventures - whether you are taking a gap year to work abroad or immersing yourself in the local culture and viewing the sights.
Our travel insurance covers, but is not limited to, medical emergency & repatriation, holiday abandonment, trip cancellation & curtailment and the loss of personal luggage, money or your passport.
Our standard cover includes a number of sports and activities which includes various types of manual and non-manual work. For the more adventurous, it is possible to add extra sports & activities cover when purchasing your travel insurance policy.