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Travel Insurance going to Antarctica

To travel to the  British Antarctic Territory you may need a permit and travel is impossible during the British Summer. As far as we are aware there are no exclusions to travel to this area on travel insurance policies, but if in doubt please call us and we can clarify matters.

Countries Bordering Antarctica

None - different regions of Antarctica are claimed by different countries but there is a consensus that Antarctica be devoted to scientific research.

Advice for travellers

The FCO' advice is found at: http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travel-and-living-abroad/travel-advice-by-country/south-america/british-antarctic-territory 

If buying travel insurance for  Antarctica ,travellers should check the FCO website at regular intervals as travel against the advice of the FCO would make the policy invalid


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B Portwood is an Insurance Broker based in Northern England. Two offices: 44 Medomsley Road, Consett; 145 Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland. Long stay travel insurance is arranged at Consett Office : Telephone 01207509446 during normal office hours.

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