Who hasn't dreamed of escaping from it all and taking some time out to travel around the world? One of the joys of backpacking is the freedom to wander wherever you want without a strict schedule to stick to.
Elephant Travel Insurance understands that things don't quite work out as planned sometimes and you might need to earn a bit of extra cash to extend your trip. You may have spent slightly more than you had budgeted for. That is why an Elephant Travel Insurance Backpacker Policy covers you for any temporary jobs like fruit picking or working in a bar.
Even though you might crave a free and easy lifestyle, everyone needs clean underwear (just ask your mum) and if your rucksack decides to develop a wanderlust of its own, you will need some cash to buy replacements. If you develop an unfortunate case of 'traveller's tummy', having to pay out for medical treatment could blow a serious hole in your budget. That's why arranging backpacker travel insurance before you go is one thing to consider. As well as providing medical insurance and lost baggage cover, Elephant Travel Insurance also covers the cost of getting you back to the UK in case of a medical emergency and provides up to £50,000 of legal protection (depending on the level of cover chosen).
You may want to have a go at a few wild and wacky things, like bungee jumping or riding an elephant and guess what? Some are covered automatically under your policy. There's a whole host of activities included and some extras that you can add to your policy if you think you might want to try them, such as rock climbing.
So, enjoy your trip and see the world, but don't forget to ring your folks and keep safe and healthy.