Backpacking

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Our long-stay policies are perfect for backpacking!

Just let us know your departure and return dates, and we'll take care of adding long-stay coverage to your Single Trip Travel Insurance policy. It's perfect for your global adventures, whether you're backpacking through Europe, interrailing during a gap year, or enjoying an extended stay in one country.

The duration of coverage depends on your age and your travel destination, but we've got you covered for a wide range of timeframes.

 

Find your age below to see how long you can travel with our long-stay travel insurance:

I’m 65 or under

  • You can travel for up to 18 months (550 days) worldwide with our long-stay policy.

I’m 66 to 70

  • For European destinations, you can travel up to a whole year (366 days).

If you’re travelling to Bermuda, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Mexico, Singapore, Thailand, the islands of the Caribbean and the United States of America then you can travel up to 6 months (184 days).

If you’re travelling anywhere else, you can travel up to 9 months (276 days).

I’m 71 to 75

  • For European destinations, you can travel up to a whole year (366 days).
  • If you’re travelling to Bermuda, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Mexico, Singapore, Thailand, the islands of the Caribbean and the United States of America then you can travel up to 4 months (123 days).
  • If you’re travelling elsewhere, you can travel for up to 6 months (184 days).

I’m over 75

  • If you’re over 75, then you can travel the globe for up to 3 months (104 days) with our standard Single Trip policy.

Not answered your question? Take a look at our help center for what you need to know before buying a policy. 

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