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Personal Travel Insurance for Holidays in Europe

Travel insurance is a compulsory pre-requisite for your active holiday in Europe and we recommend you organise your personal travel insurance at the time of booking. This way you avoid having to make last-minute arrangements and you may be covered for unforeseen circumstances before departure where cancellation of your holiday is required.


Why Take Out Travel Insurance

There are several reasons to take out travel insurance for your cycling or walking holiday and, if you have booked a trip with Sherpa Expeditions, your insurance must have the following:

  • Medical coverage
  • Coverage for evacuation from a remote area
  • Repatriation coverage


Other inclusions you may consider for your insurance:

  • Loss, theft or damage to your belongings
  • Cancellation coverage (if you unexpectedly need to cancel a confirmed holiday)
  • Accidents


Please note that no insurance covers for natural disasters and that depending on your length of stay and nationality, your visa application for Europe or the UK may require proof of sufficient travel insurance.


Travel & General Insurance Services Ltd

We have arranged a scheme through our parent company World Expeditions with specialists Travel & General Insurance Services Ltd.

This insurance is available to residents of the UK and European Union only. If you would like to get an instant quote or purchase this insurance, you can do so online at the World Expeditions website or by phone when you call Travel & General on +44 (0)20 3794 2954.

This provider is authorised and regulated by the British Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and their firm reference number is 304788. Find full details on the FCA website.  

Buy Insurance Online – UK & EU Residents

Travel & General Insurance Services Ltd is available to residents of the UK and Europe and can be purchased through World Expeditions.

Tips for the process

Required Product
Product = World Expeditions

Trip Details
Policy = Single Trip Grade 1-5
Destination = European

Period: Please ensure you insert the correct dates to cover your flights from the UK/EU

>> If you have taken out a policy, please inform your travel consultant of the policy number >>

If you arrange insurance through other sources, please ensure that the policy provides adequate coverage for your selected holiday. You must advise us of the policy details 60 days prior to undertaking your trip.

Please note that your insurance should cover you not just for the duration of the trip you have booked with Sherpa Expeditions, but for the entire time you are out of your country of origin, starting from your departure date.


Buy Insurance Online – Non-UK/EU Residents

From outside the UK, there are many insurance companies available and you can look at for example World Nomads, Suresave and Covermore.

Unfortunately, we cannot assist with travel insurance for non-UK/EU residents.


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