Passionate about travel

We are committed to being an integral part of every adventurous traveler’s journey.

Since launching in 2002, our focus has been on providing a range of services to keep adventurous and independent travelers safe on the road.

Our global travel insurance covers residents of over 150 countries, with high levels of medical and evacuation cover, 24-hour emergency assistance and cover for a large range of adventure activities. policies can bought online 24/7, from anywhere in the world, even if you’re already traveling. As plans often change when abroad, you can also extend your policy and even claim online.

Our experienced team bring high levels of customer service, extensive international underwriting expertise and excellent technical delivery, making us the number one choice for many of the world's leading travel brands such as Lonely Planet and Nat Geo Adventure.

Keeping our travellers safe on the road is more than just about providing great travel insurance.

We’ve created a number of tools such as language guides and travel blogs plus a stream of travel safety information to ensure our World Nomads stay informed, educated and safe when traveling.

We also run a number of travel programs such as scholarships, where we partner with companies such National Geographic, Sydney Morning Herald and ABC radio to provide unique learning experiences for traveller looking to further their experience in the fields of travel documentary, podcasting, writing and photography.

Committed to Travel Philanthropy

We believe there is a moral obligation to give a little back to the communities in which we travel.

It’s from this belief that created Footprints, an online travel philanthropy program that allows customers to make a micro-donation to a community development project every time they purchase a policy.

Following early success, we developed the technology to allow other like-minded e-commerce businesses and their customers to get involved, creating an alliance called The Footprints Network.

Collectively, The Footprints Network has raised over $650,000, from over 225,000 donations, which has funded 37 projects across the globe through our partner organisations such as Oxfam, Save the Children and Water Aid.

Chris Noble

General Manager,

“We’re an ideas company: the kind of place where outrageous ideas are given credence and turned into successful projects…"

Christy McCarthy

Community Relationship Manager

“As travellers, we’d all seen the hardships faced by people in developing countries. As a company, we wanted to make a difference”

Phil Marks

Product Specialist

“We took a basic formula for insurance and looked at ways to add value and great service”

Nick Pound

Global Sales

“We’ve taken a global, rather than local, approach from Day 1"

Christina Tunnah

Global Sales (Americas)

"We’re passionate travellers first, insurance providers second."

Katrina Greeves

Partnership Manager - Asia Pacific

“Our partners share our values and creative approach. Travel is in our blood.”

Matt Bourne


“If you’re trying to renew your policy from an internet café in Ouagadougou, you want the technology to work.”

Wayne Tregaskis


“A brand is an attitude and don't let anyone persuade you otherwise.” was a quote from the earliest days, even though we didn't have a clue about what he meant until much later!

Simon Monk


“My vision was to drive innovation and create a great company while staying true to our values”
  is pretty chuffed to be the winner of a couple of shiny awards, a few accolades and some nice pats on the back. Here's a selection from the trophy cabinet:

We're also a proud member and active contributor to the following global travel trade and industry associations:


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