Following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) there will be no cover for cancellation, abandonment or curtailment claims if the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advises you not to travel , for example where the FCDO advise against all but essential travel to an area affected by Coronavirus, COVID-19, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-COV-2) or any mutation of Coronavirus, COVID-19 or SARS-COV-2.

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The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) offers a travel insurance directory for people with serious pre-existing medical conditions. Enquiries about the BIBA directory can be made to BIBA's call centre on 0370 950 1790, which is available Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm.

Backpacker Travel Insurance

Explorer Backpacker Travel Insurance offers great value cover for your trip of a lifetime up to 18 months long.

Exclusively available online, our backpacker policy covers over 50 adventure activities as standard with the option to add protection for another 50 additional and more hazardous pursuits

Our Backpacker policies include:

  • Up to £10 million medical expenses cover
  • 24 hour emergency assistance
  • Terrorism cover

For full details of our policies’ terms and conditions, please see the Policy Documents page.

Our best prices are always online, but if you would like some help or have any questions please call our friendly and professional UK office on 0345 373 0253 - we are available 6 days a week.