Do i need to have insurance when travelling?

The short answer are: YES, you do need to be insured when travelling abroad.

Travel insurance are not mandatory for entering many countries around the world, however it is always adviseable to have yourself covered to avoid unavoidable circumstances in a foreign country.

If you are not covered under travel insurance, you might be witnessed to pay higher medical charges and will not have any option to cover your loss due to trip delay/baggage delay etc.

Kindly dont treat insurance as a commodity and do not get it done just for the sake that it is compulsory. Think of it as a protection tool or asset which can help you in covering your financial losses from any unforeseen circumstance in coming future.

You should opt for Travel Insurance if you are visiting any foreign country as it is available on a nominal costs and can save your hard earned money by covering the medical expenses in a foreign country.

Travel insurance from World Nomads: simple & flexible

You can buy and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from is available to people from 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.

7 things you should know about travel insurance from

  1. Trusted reliable underwriters is backed by a suite of strong, secure, specialist travel insurers who provide you with great cover, 24 hour emergency assistance and the highest levels of support and claims management when you need it most.

  2. Value for money with the cover you need provides cover for what's important for travellers from 140 countries. By focusing on what you need and leaving out what you don't, World Nomads prices are some of the most competitive online.

  3. Flexibility when you need it most
    Had a change of plans? You can buy more cover or claim online while you are still away. You can even buy a World Nomads policy if you're already travelling.

  4. Cover for a range of adventure activities
    From skiing & snowboarding in New Zealand to whitewater rafting in Colorado, covers a range of adventure activities, giving you peace of mind to get the most from your travels.

  5. World Nomads keeps you travelling safely
    All members have access to up-to-date travel safety alerts, as well as travel safety advice and tips online through the World Nomads Travel Safety Hub.

  6. More than just great value travel insurance
    All members can learn the local lingo through a series of iPod & iPhone Language Guides and can stay in touch with family and friends with an online travel journal.

  7. Commitment to exceptional customer service
    We want to make sure you get the most from You can find out more about why travel insurance is important for your trip. If you have any questions about your travel insurance or travel safety in general, please contact directly.