Insurance

It's foolhardy to travel without insurance to cover theft, loss and medical problems.

  • Before you buy insurance, see what your existing insurance covers, be it medical, home owner's or renter's. You may find that some aspects of travel in Western Europe are covered.
  • If you need to purchase coverage, there's a wide variety of policies, so check the small print.
  • Strongly consider a policy that covers you for the worst possible scenario.

Worldwide travel insurance is available at lonelyplanet.com/travel-insurance. You can buy, extend and claim online any time – even if you're already on the road.

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