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Planning a gap year is an exciting time. You are about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime, experiencing new countries and cultures along the way. Ensure you find the right gap year travel insurance policy before you go.
The main benefit of any holiday insurance policy is the peace of mind that comes with knowing you are protected against a variety of situations beyond your control...
Heading off on a gap year? You could soon be surfing in Australia, dancing at full moon parties in Thailand and swinging through the jungle in South America.
Alternatively, you could find yourself working for a charity abroad, doing an internship to get experience in your chosen field, or joining the crew of a sailing ship. Whatever floats your gap year boat, the world is out there waiting for you to explore!
And whatever you choose to do, you’re likely to be away longer than 31 days. That’s why gap year insurance, which will cover you for 12 months in a variety of places around the world rather than limiting you to 31 days of travel like most standard policies, is the perfect travel partner.
Many policies are tailored to the needs of gap year travellers, with inbuilt protection for popular experiences such as working abroad, volunteering and adventure activities.
What’s more, most comprehensive policies will give you access to a 24-hour manned telephone line that could be a massive help should things go wrong.
Just be sure to choose the right gap year policy for your needs.
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