Travel Insurance Designed for Volunteering Abroad

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We believe that safety and enjoyment are equally important when volunteering with WorkingAbroad. It is therefore one of our terms and conditions of booking that you have adequate travel insurance in place before you travel with us.

WorkingAbroad is working in partnership with Endsleigh and World Nomads to offer our travellers policies which have been specifically designed to meet your requirements whilst you are on your volunteer project abroad.

World Nomads

World Nomads - Travel insurance: simple & flexible

You can buy, extend and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from is available to people from over 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.



Travel insurance for volunteers volunteering abroad with Endsleigh insuranceEndsleigh - for UK Residents Only

The policies we have chosen to provide to our travellers include the following benefits:

  • cancellation or curtailment charges
  • personal accident
  • emergency medical expenses
  • overseas legal expenses
  • personal money, passport and documents
  • baggage cover
  • personal liability
  • search & rescue (available on comprehensive policy)
  • over 100 sports and activities covered as standard
  • winter sports activity cover available

This is only a summary of the cover provided. The full policy document can be read in full on Endsleigh’s website, which can be accessed by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.

NB It is an advantage to take out your travel insurance at the time of booking your trip as cover will commence for pre-departure cancellation from the policy issue date. This will, therefore, provide cover should you have to cancel your trip for an insured reason such as illness or serious accident preventing you from travelling.

To take out your Gap Year or Single Trip Travel Insurance please click here