Have you purchased travel insurance yet?

Whether your itinerary includes trekking in Nepal or feasting on street food in Delhi, every tour presents a unique opportunity for adventure. But what happens when your adventure suddenly shifts from awe-inspiring to just plain awful? Although touring remains one of the safest ways to travel, accidents can and do happen — whether it’s a missed flight en route to your tour or sudden illness while in a foreign country. The only way to protect yourself from unexpected expenses that arise from emergency situations is by making sure you’re covered, preferably before your plane touches down in your dream destination.

Ekno Travels proudly partners with World Nomads to make it simple and easy to book comprehensive travel insurance. Travellers can do things like request quotes, purchase coverage and files claims online. In the unlikely event where you require emergency assistance or evacuation, World Nomads’ teams are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Plans can be purchased in over 140 countries, ensuring travel insurance is accessible to travellers from destinations around the world. World Nomads’ flexible plans can provide coverage for things like overseas medical evacuation, lost baggage, trip cancellation and over 150 adventure activities.

6 benefits of purchasing travel insurance from World Nomads

Trusted, reliable insurance providers 
World Nomads is comprised of a team of secure, specialist travel insurers who offer 24-hour emergency assistance and claims management when you need it most.

Value for money with the coverage you need
World Nomads provides coverage for what’s important for travellers while acknowledging that every trip and traveller is different. By focusing on what you need and leaving out what you don’t, World Nomads’ prices are incredibly competitive.

Flexibility when you need it most
If your plans ever change, you can rest easy! World Nomads makes it easy to buy more coverage and files claims online while you are still away. You can even buy a World Nomads policy once you’re already travelling.

You’ll be covered for plenty of adventurous activities
From snowboarding in New Zealand to whitewater rafting in Canada, you can purchase a plan that covers a wide range of adventure activities, giving you peace of mind you’ll need to get the most out of your travels.

Stay safe while you’re on the road
All members are given access to current travel alerts, as well as advice and tips for travelling safely online through the World Nomads Travel Safety Hub.

More than just great value travel insurance
Members also have the opportunity to learn the local lingo through a series of iPod & iPhone Language Guides and can stay in touch with family back home with a unique online travel journal.

Coverage for cancelling your tour
Coverage varies depending on your country of residence but if you need to cancel your tour and the reason falls under World Nomads’ lists of covered cancellation events, you won’t be stuck footing the bill of a trip you can no longer take.  If you suddenly find yourself in the unfortunate circumstance where you can’t go on your trip for some unforeseen reason such as illness, an accident or the death of a close relative, don’t worry! Cancellation cover starts as soon as you buy a policy.