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backpacking through asia?

There's a lot to bring travellers to Asia, where low cost food, drink & accommodation attract backpackers in their thousands each year. South East Asia, which includes Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and several other countries and territories, is particularly popular as a low cost backpacker destination. More than just being a cheap travel destination, South East Asia has a wealth of history, some stunning architecture & extremely friendly locals.

Our Asia travel insurance provides you with all the cover you need if you are heading to Asia - whether that be to Vietnam or Thailand, China or even Mongolia!

We offer a number of great policy features as standard - protection against lost or stolen personal belongings, (including passport & cash) forced cancellation cover & medical cover. There's nothing more important than the appropriate medical cover if you are heading to Asia - you don't want to return from your trip with medical bills that you can't afford to pay!

Our travel insurance to Asia is quick and simple to purchase. All you need to do is use our secure online quote system & you'll have a quote within a few clicks.

So, why should I visit Asia?

Asia, and South East Asia in particular, is one of the go-to destinations for backpackers - it is arguably the best budget backpacking destination in the world due to cheap food, drink & accommodation, mixed with some truly stunning architecture, scenery and history.

Angkor Wat, in Cambodia, for example, is the largest religious monument in the world and dates back to the 12th century - whilst Chiang Mai is often considered by backpackers to be one of the best budget cities to live in, anywhere in the world. The street food here is fantastic and there are a large number of elephant nature parks & conservations zones within & just outside of the city.

For those with a slightly steeper budget, Japan offers an intoxicating mix of wacky culture & great food - whilst Tokyo is a wonderful mix of the old and the new. Why not watch a bout of Sumo wrestling or visit the famous Shibuya Crossing?

key policy benefits

Trip Abandonment

Protection if you are forced to abandon your trip and head home.

Missed Departure?

Cover if you are forced to miss your departure from the UK or abroad.

End Supplier Failure

Cover if your travel or accommodation provider have to claim insolvency.

Money Protection

Cover for your travel money whilst abroad if it is lost or stolen.
Outbacker Travel Insurance policies do not cover ANY pre-existing medical conditions *We exclude work involving the lifting or carrying of heavy items in excess of 25Kg, work at a higher level than two storeys or any form of work underground. Please see the policy wording for further information.

why outbacker

Working Holidays* and a Return Trip to the UK
Cover up to 230 Sports and Activities
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