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As part of travelling with us here at BUNAC, we require every traveller to have adequate travel insurance. Having comprehensive insurance that is designed for your adventure will not only put your mind at ease, but it could save you money too as you can have peace of mind that you are completely covered for the activities you will undertake!

Why buy BUNAC travel insurance?

We understand your adventures aren’t the typical two weeks on the beach and so we’ve teamed up with Endsleigh Insurance to create a bespoke insurance policy that covers everything you'll need for your work abroad adventure.  Whether you’re surfing in Australia or skiing in Canada, we’ve got you covered and it couldn’t be easier to organise. 

What’s great about BUNAC's insurance?

  • Bespoke policies – because we know your travels are anything but “ordinary”. Our policies have been designed specifically with BUNAC travellers in mind!
  • 24/7 - 365 day, English speaking, Emergency medical helpline
  • Choose from five levels of cover including work abroad and adventure
  • The first £50 pounds of each claim as an Excess
  • Up to £10 million emergency medical cover
  • Automatic cover for over 100 sports and activities
  • Cover available for up to 24 months
  • Flexibility as you travel – if your plans change, so can your cover. As long as your policy hasn’t expired, you can extend and upgrade whilst you’re away.

BUNAC’s top tip – buy early!

You may not be aware that cancellation cover begins from the moment you purchase your insurance policy.  Therefore, buying your policy when you book gives you peace of mind in case the unexpected happens.

Main policy benefits 

No matter which policy level you choose all of the benefits listed below are covered as standard.  
Policy benefits include Cover Maximum excess per person per claim
Baggage £2,000 £75
Cancelling Your Trip £5,000 £75
Medical Expenses £10,000,000 £75
Personal Accident £30,000 £0
Personal Money £75 £75
Personal Liability £2,000,000 £0
Missed Departure £500 £75
Overseas Legal Expenses £50,000 £0

Cover levels

If you aren’t sure of the right level of cover for you, then check out the common activities BUNACers do below, and what policy will best cover your trip.The 'Work Abroad' cover is included as standard. Each additional level can be built on to create cover for your needs. 

Work abroad

Work Abroad cover is the base level and starting point for you to build your insurance cover. If you’re planning on working abroad this policy will cover you for working in retail, administration, clerical and professional, manual and farm jobs.  You can then upgrade your policy cover to include those activities you may also want to do.  (This policy covers over 100 sports and activities as standard).  

Activity sports

Are you joining the adrenalin junkies in New Zealand and planning to try out white water rafting or are you heading out to South Africa as a rugby coach on our sports coaching project? These are two examples of how activity cover could be the policy for you.
Key activities covered: Fruit or vegetable picking, scuba diving (up to 30 metres), canoeing (up to grade 3), abseiling, rugby

Adventure sports

This policy is designed for adventure lovers. Going diving on our marine conservation programme? – this policy meets the specific insurance requirement to have diving cover down to 40m.  Fancy a shark cage dive during your sports coaching project or maybe rock climbing in Canada is on your list?

Adventure and winter sports

Are you on our Ultimate Canada package and joining the epic Canada ski season?  You’ll need to make sure you’re adequately covered for your time on the slopes. Whether it’s skiing or snowboarding (or both!) this policy is for you.
Key activities covered: skiing or snowboarding- on piste, skiing or snowboarding- off piste, Ice skating, skiing / snowboarding instructing

Adventure and winter sports plus

Taking your winter extreme sports to the next level? Get covered for cross country skiing, Nordic skiing, glacier skiing and more. 
Key activities covered: skiing - cross country, skiing – Nordic, glacier skiing, speed skating

Many activities are covered as standard in these insurance packages, however some activities need to be covered separately. To find out exactly what's covered by checking out the full list of all sports covered by each level of insurance.