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Most insurances have lots of restrictions in their small print, almost always excluding climbing above 3000m/10,000ft. Even with so-called 'active' policies, most adventures are not covered.* is now a preferred partner of WorldNomads/IHI insurance. We use this insurance ourselves and recommend it to our clients. We have tested it on Everest and have used it to insure our Vinson climbs as well as for just a few dollars you are covered for all emergency rescues.*


Keep Travelling safely with World Nomads.

At you get so much more than travel insurance. your own online travel journal and destination guides, World Nomads keeps you travelling safely.


Travel insurance: it's simple & flexible.

You can buy, extend and claim online from anywhere, even after you've already left home! Recommended by Lonely Planet, World Nomads travel insurance is designed for adventurous independent travellers and covers overseas medical, evacuation and luggage such as iPods and digital cameras. Please always check what is covered as some countries (like UK, Canada, Australia & USA) have different restrictions like max altitude or climbing in general.

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So what does it cost.

To get a quote or buy a policy, select your country of permanent residence.*
If your country is not listed below, please click here to select another country.

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  2. Who can buy it?
  3. What am I covered for?
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World Nomads works with some of the best insurers in the world.

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Leave a positive Footprint


Special promotional discount code: 5% off all insurance

Make a tangible difference. When you buy a World Nomads policy you have the chance to donate a small amount to a sustainable travel project. You can then follow the progress of this project, from the raising of funds all the way through to completion, through the Footprints web site.

We can make a donation on your behalf, see the discount codes to the right -->


100% of funds raised through the Footprints program go directly to the projects. See our latest projects

  Especially for the visitors and clients we are allowed to give you a discount of 5%. Just use the WorldNomads promotional code 'seven' when applying for a quote (you will see the discount before you have to pay anything).

Use the Worldnomads promotional code for a 2 week Kilimanjaro climb or a full year's insurance! Worldnomads Promotional discount Code for 5% off all insurances:


If you use the discount code '7feet' instead, then your discount will be donated by us to the charity you chose in the Footprints network instead.

Safe travels and happy climbing!

* IMPORTANT: Note that coverage is different per country of residence. For example US citizens are only covered up to 15,000ft and restrictions apply for UK, Canadian, Australian and other citizens as well. Please check the exact coverage for your country and get extra covereage where needed, for example at