UK Surfers

Surfing Travel Insurance for UK / Ireland Surfers

Simple & Flexible

Available to residents of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. It’s designed for adventurous surfers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage plus a range of adventure sports and activities. You can buy, extend and claim online, even after you've left home.

World Nomad Travel Insurance - What we cover

Travel Insurance for independent UK surfers. Nobody wants to think about all the things that might go wrong on their trip, but these things can and do happen.
World Nomads surfing travel insurance cover everything you need. We make sure you’re covered, even if you run out of travel insurance on the road. We don't just keep you insured, with us you'll travel smarter and safer.

Standard Plan

The Standard plan provides excellent levels of cover for those surfers heading out on an independent trip with less tech and fewer pre-booked travel arrangements. We’ve kept cancellation and baggage cover lower to make sure you pay only for what you need.

Explorer Plan

The Explorer plan provides exceptional levels of cover. If you’ve pre-booked a tour or longer stretches of accommodation, our higher levels of cancellation give you added piece of mind and also larger benefits for those digital nomads looking for extra cover for electronic equipment.

Baggage & Personal Belongings

For the cost or repair of your personal belongings (not hired, loaned or entrusted to you), which are lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed.

Make sure you're covered for all your adventures

Add any adventure, sports, work or volunteer activities that you think you’ll be doing to make sure you’re covered

Special conditions where applicable:

(a) You must be with a professional, qualified and licensed guide, instructor or operator
(b) you must have the appropriate certification or licence to do this sport or activity at home. If operating a motor vehicle the driver must have the appropriate valid UK licence for the machine;
(c) Surf within 60 miles of a safe haven (a protected body of water used by marine craft for refuge from storms or heavy seas);
(d) Conventional skiing / snowboarding only. It is not a condition of cover that you ski or board with a guide, however, you must follow the International Ski Federation code or the resort regulations and we recommend that you do not venture into back country areas without taking local advice and appropriate rescue equipment;
(e) You must hold a British Sub Aqua Club certificate or Professional Association of Diving Instructors certificate or equivalent and follow the relevant Club or Association rules and guidelines at all times, or you must only dive under the constant supervision of a properly licensed diving school and follow their rules and instructions at all times.

Special exclusions where applicable:

(i) No cover for any competition or professional sports activities, extreme sports.
(ii) No cover for any unaccompanied dive, any dive in overhead environments, or any dive for gain or reward.

Natural Disaster

Additional accommodation and public transport expenses as a result of fire, flood, earthquake, volcano, explosion, tsunami, landslide, avalanche, hurricane, storm or an outbreak of food poisoning or an infectious disease affecting where you are staying. 

Political Unrest and Natural Disaster Evacuation

For reasonable costs and expenses in transporting you from the country in which the natural catastrophe or political unrest has occurred to the nearest place of safety as a result of you needing to evacuate from your destination during your trip. Pty Limited (ABN 62 127 485 198 AR 343027) is an Authorised Representative of Cerberus Special Risks Pty Limited (ABN 81 115 932 173 AFSL 308461), and markets and distributes insurance products of Bupa Denmark (Bupa Global Travel), branch of Bupa Insurance Limited, 15-19 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2BA (No. 3956433). World Nomads Limited Company (05443592) is an Appointed Representative of Millstream Underwriting Limited, 145 Leadenhall St, London EC3V 4QT (FCA 308584). World Nomads (Canada) Ltd (BC0700178, ON-1708111, SK-101206919, MB-853797942) is a licensed agent for AIG Insurance Company of Canada, 145 Wellington Street West, Toronto, ON, M5J 1H8. World Nomads, Inc. (15854422), in CA dba World Nomads Travel Insurance Services (0I46621), provides Insurance underwritten by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and affiliated companies, Columbus, OH. All of the information we provide about travel insurance is a brief, general summary. It doesn't take into account your personal situation, what you want or might need. Before you buy, it's important to consider what product is right for you and you should carefully read all policy documents, including the Policy Wording/Product Disclosure Statement/Certificate/Policy/Product Guide, to understand what's covered, what's not covered and the limits, terms and conditions which may apply. is located at: Level 21, 680 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia.