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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.
Being so close to the UK means that Europe is often not seen as a common backpacking destination - however a large number of backpackers find themselves travelling to and around Europe. The fabulous array of different climates, cultures and architecture make the large majority of European countries excellent backpacking destinations. Outbacker Travel Insurance can provide you with travel insurance that protects you whilst you are travelling to or around Europe, whether you are on a working holiday abroad or simply visiting some of the numerous European landmarks. Our backpacker travel insurance covers you for cancellation & curtailment, personal accidents and protection for your personal belongings. From a relaxing hike in Albania to enjoying the nightlife of Prague in the Czech Republic, every country brings something to the table.
We cover as standard various sports and activities including certain manual and non-manual work. If you're feeling particularly adventurous, you can add on Hazardous Sports Cover in the process of purchasing our travel insurance.
The culture, the people, the scenery, the nightlife... there's nothing like heading away from the beach and exploring the real Europe.