Question: Can I Get Travel Insurance Last Minute?

It’s not too late — but there’s only one plan available for last-minute travel.

It’s OneTrip Emergency Medical, a plan that offers only post-departure benefits.

You can purchase travel insurance anytime before the date of your departure.

However, your plan choice may be limited if you wait until the last minute.

Can you buy last minute travel insurance?

Last Minute Travel Insurance

Sorry—you won’t be able to buy a plan at the airport as you’re leaving or once you arrive at your destination. Trip Cancellation coverage starts the day after purchase at 12:01 a.m.

How far in advance do I need to buy travel insurance?

WHEN SHOULD I BUY TRAVEL INSURANCE? The best time to buy travel insurance is within 15 days of making the first deposit on your trip, since buying early can often qualify you for bonus coverages. However, many plans let you buy coverage up until the day before you leave.

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 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.