Long Stay / Backpackers Travel Insurance

Gap Year Travel Insurance

Looking for more than a two week holiday? If you are one of the thousands of travellers lucky enough to be planning an extended trip abroad then our specialist gap year travel insurance is ideal for you.

You could be taking a year out before beginning a career or simply taking a break from an existing one.

The areas of our insurance have been carefully thought through to include cover for all sorts of situations. We offer cover if you want to take part in voluntary work, work your way around the world in bars and offices or would like to take up a temporary job fruit or vegetable picking. Our policies offer comprehensive cover at affordable prices.

  • Trip duration from 31 days to 18 months.
  • 24 Hour Emergency Medical Helpline
  • Insurance available if aged 18 to 65
  • Medical expenses cover up to £5 million
  • Includes cover for Non Manual Labour and Fruit Picking

Great Savings On Our Holiday Insurance Single Trip cover from just £5.38 Annual Cover from just £31.04 - choose 31-60 days per trip Cruise Cover included FREE on all our policies Kids Go FREE on all our single trip family policies Long Stay Cover 31 days - 18 months cover from £11.18 Winter Sports Cover from just £11.36

Gap Year Travel Insurance

Gap year Insurance is an ideal choice for all travelers not taking the package holiday route. We offer policies covering different regions worldwide, simply choose the region that includes the countries you intend to visit.

Our gap year and Backpackers Travel insurance covers you for long trips abroad, anywhere in the world, (subject to individual travel advice from F&C Office).

Our cover includes medical expenses of up to £5million with repatriation cover as standard.

Benefits of our Policy

  • 75 Sports & Activites Included
  • Cover for Fruit & Veg picking
  • Ski and Snowboarding cover available
  • Shedule Airline Failure cover included
  • Cover for exisiting medical conditions
  • 'Return Home' Visit Included

Our gap year insurance policy is specially tailored to meet the requirements of travelers who may need cover for up to 18 months. Our standard policy includes 75 adventurous activities and sports with the option to include further activities including winter sports.

We also offer the option to include a Stop Over Extension to your policy and this will allow you to stop over outside of your original geographical area - for a maximum of 31 days in total.

You can also take the opportinity to include many more such as Bungee Jumping, Zorbing, Quad Biking, Scuba Diving, Shark Cage Diving, Horse Riding, Rock Climbing and Sky Diving.

See what other hazardous sports and activities we can cover on our gap year and backpacker travel insurance policies.

Gap Year Travel Insurance with Winter Sports Cover

You can also include ski insurance and snowboarding cover for up to 12 months and our Winter Sports package includes a lot more than just cover for skiing and snowboarding.

With an additional payment agreed you could be taking part in these activities -

  • Ski Dooing
  • Snow Mobiling
  • Snowcat Driving

* If your cover does not meet your requirements, please notify us within 14 days of receiving your policy schedule and if requested return all your documents for a refund of your premium. If during this 14 day period you have travelled, made a claim or intend to make a claim then we can recover all costs that you have used for those services. Please note that your cancellation rights are no longer valid after this initial 14 day period.