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Backpacker Travel Insurance

  • Up to £2m emergency medical cover when abroad: in case of accident or injury while you’re away

  • 31 days to 18 months: make your trip as long as you like

Post Office® Travel Insurance is underwritten by Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) PLC and Europäische Reiseversicherung A.G. (ERV), and administered by Collinson Insurance Services Limited.

Definitions

0330 & 0333: Calls to 03 numbers will cost no more than calling a standard geographic number starting with 01 or 02 from your fixed line or mobile and may be included in your call package dependent on your service provider.

0800: All calls to 0800 numbers are free of charge whether made from a landline or mobile phone. Calls may be monitored or recorded for training and compliance purposes.

Emergency medical cover: Applies to travelling abroad up to £2 million.

Home visits: Backpackers Travel Insurance enables you to return to your home on three occasions for a maximum of seven days on each occasion. There is no cover under any section of the policy from the time You enter Your Home Country to the time You leave Your Home Country departure point.

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Post Office Travel Insurance is underwritten by Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) PLC (FRN: 202715) and Europäische Reiseversicherung A.G. (ERV) (FRN: 220041), and administered by Collinson Insurance Services Limited (FRN: 311883). Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) PLC is registered in England and Wales No. 02189462. Registered office Plantation Place, 30 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3AJ. Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) PLC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Europäische Reiseversicherung A.G. (ERV) is registered in Germany and trades in the United Kingdom as ETI International Travel Protection, Companies House Registration FC 25660 and Branch Registration BR 007939. ERV is authorised by the Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (www.bafin.de) and the Prudential Regulation Authority and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority. Details of the extent of its regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority, and regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority are available from ERV on request. Collinson Insurance Services Limited is registered in England & Wales. No 758979, Registered Office: Cutlers Exchange, 123 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7BU. Collinson Insurance Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. You can check this on the Financial Services Register by visiting the website www.fsa.gov.uk/register/firmSearchForm.do or by contacting the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on 0800 111 6768. Post Office Limited is an appointed representative of Bank of Ireland (UK) Plc which is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority, FRN 512956. Post Office Limited is registered in England and Wales. No. 2154540. Registered Office: Finsbury Dials, 20 Finsbury Street, London EC2Y 9AQ. Post Office Money and the Post Office Money logo are registered trademarks of Post Office Limited. Post Office Management Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FRN 630318. Post Office Management Services Limited is registered in England and Wales. Registered number 08459718. Registered office: Finsbury Dials, 20 Finsbury Street, London EC2Y 9AQ.

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To get a quote, buy your travel insurance or cancel your policy, call:

 0330 123 3690

8am-9pm, Mon-Fri
9am-6pm, Sat
10am-5pm, Sun
 

Claims

To make a claim:

If you purchased your policy in 2015​:

 0333 333 9702
9am-5pm, Mon-Fri
 

If you purchased your policy in 2014 call:

 0800 294 6172
9am-5:30pm, Mon-Fri

Emergency medical assistance

 

If you purchased your policy in 2015:

 +44 208 865 3074
24 hours a day

 

If you purchased your policy in 2014 call:

 +44 203 126 4410
24 hours a day