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JBI Backpacker Travel Insurance

JBI Backpacker Travel Insurance is one of the policies that B Portwood & Co Ltd offer through our travel insurance quotation system.

Full information about this backpacker travel insurance scheme i.e. the premium  is provided in the quotation system, including a copy of the policy wording and policy summary (Key facts document).

Below is some very general information on this travel insurance scheme to help you decide if it is the one for you.

Some travel insurance schemes do not provide a specific backpacker travel insurance scheme, but rather a generalised long stay scheme. If that is the case then both schemes are noted.

Feature JBI BackPacker JBI Long Stay
Maximum Period of Trip 18 months 18 months
Maximum Age of Travel 35 55
Can Return Home Midway? Yes Yes
Standard Policy Excess 75 75
Medical Expenses Cover 1,000,000 5,000,000
Passport Cover No 200
Cancellation Cover 1,000 2,500
Luggage Cover No Yes
Luggage sum insured Nil 1,000

Passport cover does NOT cover the cost of the passport - just additional costs to get one.

Excess is per person per incident.

Return home is for up to 2 trips of up to 21 days per trip - so may be not suitable for students on courses.

Sporting/ work activities covered

Since young travelers have an independent streak they often engage in hazardous sporting activities on their trips. They also may do some light work to raise money. Below are details of activities this insurance policy will not cover.

Hazardous activity - means mountaineering (requiring the use of ropes and/or guides), pot-holing, racing (other than on foot), scuba diving below 9 metres, parachuting, gliding, go-karting, hot-air ballooning, rugby, football, winter sports and any other activity that requires skill and involves increased risk of injury. If you are taking part in any sport not listed above please contact us to ensure you are covered.

Manual labour means work involving the lifting or carrying of heavy items in excess of 25kg, work at a higher level than two storeys or any form of work underground.

Additional Comments about this specific travel insurance policy

You are allowed 7 days in total stopover in any higher rated area than you are traveling. e.g. going to Australia

This policy has a blanket exclusion on war and terrorism.

Policy Summary | Policy Document

Comments on backpacker travel insurance generally.

(We can arrange cover for high risk activities for anyone even if they have already left the country). If you have any medical conditions check that they are covered using the screening number we will supply at the quotation stage.

Links to other backpacker travel insurance policies

Ageas | Citybond | Coe Basic | Coe Excel | Coe Study Abroad | Holman | JBI | PJ Hayman | Rock Economy | Rock Standard | Rock Premier | Sunworld | SunworldeconomyWebroker

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