When you are already abroad, travel insurance may not be so easy to find.
So whether you have already travelled and forgotten to purchase travel insurance before leaving, or if your policy has expired, you can still get cover with a Globelink Already Travelling Policy.
Can you buy travel insurance when already abroad?
Travel insurance after departure
If you’ve forgotten to purchase cover prior to your trip don’t worry, we can provide travel insurance while abroad as long as you haven’t been out of the country for more than 17 days, and you haven’t purchased another travel insurance policy for the first part of your trip.
Can you buy travel insurance after you’ve left?
‘Technically the travel insurance needs to be purchased before leaving home. That said, you can buy travel insurance at the airport and you will be covered from the moment you have bought cover but can’t claim for anything that happened before that point, e.g. missed or delayed departure.’
Can I buy travel insurance during my trip?
Yes, Americans can buy a World Nomads travel insurance plan when already traveling away from home. You can be traveling anywhere in the world and buy a trip protection plan.
Can you get travel insurance after leaving Australia?
Australian residents who are already overseas after having departed Australia without taking out travel insurance, or who’s policies have expired are eligible as long as they are returning back home to Australia.