Medical, Evacuation and Baggage Insurance

Medical, Evacuation and Baggage Insurance

Icetrek has teamed up with World Nomads to provide travel insurance for our trips, and most others.

Travel insurance: simple & flexible

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

7 things you should know about travel insurance from WorldNomads.com

  1. Trusted reliable underwriters
    WorldNomads.com is backed by a suite of strong, secure, specialist travel insurers who provide you with great cover, 24 hour emergency assistance and the highest levels of support and claims management when you need it most.
  2. Value for money with the cover you need
    WorldNomads.com provides cover for what's important for travellers from 140 countries. By focusing on what you need and leaving out what you don't, World Nomads prices are some of the most competitive online.
  3. Flexibility when you need it most
    Had a change of plans? You can buy more cover or claim online while you are still away. You can even buy a World Nomads policy if you're already travelling.
  4. Cover for a range of adventure activities
    From trekking in Antarctica, ski touring in Australia or sledding in Svalbard, WorldNomads.com covers a range of adventure activities, giving you peace of mind to get the most from your travels.
  5. World Nomads keeps you travelling safely
    All WorldNomads.com members have access to up-to-date travel safety alerts, as well as travel safety advice and tips online through the World Nomads Travel Safety Hub.
  6. More than just great value travel insurance
    All WorldNomads.com members can learn the local lingo through a series of iPod & iPhone Language Guides and can stay in touch with family and friends with an online travel journal.
  7. Commitment to exceptional customer service
    We want to make sure you get the most from WorldNomads.com. You can find out more about why travel insurance is important for your trip. If you have any questions about your travel insurance or travel safety in general, please contact WorldNomads.com directly.

Most of our trips require you to select the Explorer plan. Once selected you can then opt for a range of common Icetrek activities. For example:

Antarctica trips

  • Camping up to 2,000 metres
  • Camping up to 6,000 metres 
  • Glacier walking (ice walking)
  • Skiing (backcountry / outside of resort boundary alpine ski touring)* 
  • Sledding/ Tobogganing/ Snow Sleds/ Snow Sleighs (on snow)
  • Snow kiting* - for bespoke trips 
  • Trekking up to 2,000 metres 
  • Trekking up to 6,000 metres

North Pole

We currently do not have an agreement with World Nomads to cover North Pole trips. Contact us for other options.

Svalbard trips

  • Boating (inland or coastal waters within 3 nautical miles only)
  • Camping up to 2,000 metres
  • Camping up to 6,000 metres
  • Dog sledding - for bespoke trips
  • Glacier walking (ice walking)
  • Skiing (backcountry / outside of resort boundary alpine ski touring)*
  • Sledding/ Tobogganing/ Snow Sleds/ Snow Sleighs (on snow)
  • Snowmobiling* - for bespoke trips
  • Trekking up to 2,000 metres
  • Trekking up to 6,000 metres

Australia trips

  • Camping up to 2,000 metres
  • Camping up to 6,000 metres
  • Skiing (backcountry / outside of resort boundary alpine ski touring)   
  • Sledding/ Tobogganing/ Snow Sleds/ Snow Sleighs (on snow) 
  • Trekking up to 2,000 metres
  • Trekking up to 6,000 metres

*  Some of these activities may have specific restrictions for your country of origin. Please check the policy wordings below for details.

Quick-link policy wordings for customers from:

Australia | New Zealand | UK | Ireland | Brazil | USA | Canada | Rest of world