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We've made it easy for you to see how we compare to other backpacker and gap year travel insurers by compiling a comparison table. We took quotes from our competitors based on the same specifications and policy values as our Silver package - we also offer additional cover under our Gold and Platinum cover levels.

Whilst we offer travel insurance from 1 month all the way up to 18 months, our most popular duration of travel is 12 months. The table below therefore compares 1 year travel insurance policies to Europe, Australia & New Zealand, Worldwide excluding USA, Canada & the Caribbean (including Asia, Africa and South America) and Worldwide including USA, Canada & the Caribbean.
Outbacker True Traveller World Nomads Post Office
Europe £ 165.18 £ 211.39 £ 262.00 £ 362.69
Australia & New Zealand £ 228.48 £ 293.19 £ 390.00 £ 630.44
Worldwide excl. USA, Canada & the Caribbean £ 251.62 £ 375.11 £ 414.00 £ 630.44
Worldwide incl. USA, Canada & the Caribbean £ 302.38 £ 450.11 £ 554.00 £ 783.85
Note* - We only compare competitor products that either match exactly or are lower than ours in at least 2 out of 3 of the key benefit areas. These key benefit areas are Medical Expenses, Cancellation and Baggage. The level of cover in these key areas are shown in the above travel insurance comparison table for easy comparison, as are the relevant excess levels.

Our travel insurance comparison is updated on a regular basis. This table was last updated on the 22nd February 2021.

key policy benefits

Medical Protection

Cover for up to £10,000,000 of medical expenses whilst abroad.

Personal Belongings

Cover for your personal belongings & baggage if lost or stolen.

Passport Insurance

Cover if your passport is lost or stolen so you can continue your travels.

Delayed Baggage

Remuneration for emergency supplies if you baggage is delayed.
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
Safe & Secure Online Booking
Instant Online Policy Delivery
24 Hour, 365 Days Emergency Assistance
Over £40,000 raised for Doctors Without Borders

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