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volunteering abroad travel insurance

Backpacking trips seem to go hand-in-hand with volunteer work abroad. Whether you want to help build a school or help communities develop; there is something for everyone and this type of work is particularly rewarding. We provide insurance to protect you during these experiences as well as covering you for the rest of your trip should you use to travel before or after your voluntary work.

There are many types of voluntary work available, including working in a rescue shelter or on a game reserve, helping to building schools as mentioned above as well as helping to teach English as a second language in these schools. Basic medical and veterinary skills can be taught to help communities establish themselves; alternatively you can volunteer to go and provide aid to disaster stricken countries, providing they are safe to travel to.

Our policies provide cover for a range of different types of manual and non-manual activities. With Outbacker Insurance you can be sure that you will be covered both whilst volunteering and also whilst enjoying yourself in your downtime. Whilst we cover over 100 sports and activities as standard, we also offer you the option to cover yourself for more with our extreme sports & activities cover.

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key policy benefits

Work & Travel

Cover for manual* and non-manual labour.

Activities Cover

Cover for over 100 activities & sports on your backpacking trip.

Medical Assistance

Medical expenses abroad of up to £10 million with Outbacker.

Money & Passport

Cover if your money or passport are lost or stolen whilst abroad.
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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