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Cover for 120+ Activities

Whether you'll be scuba diving, jet skiing, bungee jumping, sky diving, trekking above 2,500m or kayaking. Our Activity Packs can cover various levels of adventurous sports.

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Home Visits covered

If policy duration is over 4 months: You can put your travels on hold and return home at any time, even if it's not necessary and you're just a bit homesick. We have no limits, so you can be back for as long as you like.

Working while abroad

Non manual / clerical work is covered for free, if you'll be volunteering, WWOOFing or partaking in any sort of manual labour - our Activity Pack can cover you.

Get Cover if Already Travelling

You don't need to be in your Home Country to get cover, you can buy a policy from anywhere in the world, as long as you're residential status is still in the UK or EU. Just follow the Quote form to get a price and complete your purchase.

No return ticket required

You don't need to know when you'll be returning home to get cover. So if you're on an open ended trip, or emigrating, we can cover you.

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Extend cover from Overseas

If at any point you realise you're not quite ready to return home, you can extend your insurance to include the remainder of your trip. Even if you don't have a Policy with us.


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Long Stay Travel Insurance

Long Stay travel insurance is not just for Gap Year young people between school and university, or those between graduation and the start of a new career, it can be anyone of working age taking an extended break from their normal life to embark on a adventure abroad.

Big Cat’s long stay travel insurance policies are designed for gap year travellers, backpackers, students, and people of all ages up to 69 years embarking on an extended trip abroad. We offer three great-value levels of cover – Budget, Standard and Premier – to suit your budget and the extent of the cover you require. For an additional premium we can also provide cover for the loss of your treasured possessions such as your iPod.

Our Insurers, Tokio Marine HCC, is a leading specialty insurance group with offices in the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Spain and Ireland, transacting business in approximately 180 countries and underwriting more than 100 classes of specialty insurance. Tokio Marine HCC products and capabilities set the standard for the industry, and many of the Company’s almost 2,500 employees are industry-leading experts. Each of Tokio Marine HCC’s highly entrepreneurial businesses is equipped to underwrite special situations, companies and individuals, and acts autonomously to deliver effective solutions.

Key benefits include:

  • Worldwide cover for policies up to 12 months, depending on your age and where you intend to visit.
  • Special discounts for long stay travel insurance for travel to Australia and/or New Zealand.
  • Emergency Medical and Repatriation Expenses up to £10 million on Premier policy.
  • Personal Liability up to £2 million on Premier policy.
  • Return trips home allowed, subject to conditions.
  • No requirement to have a pre-booked itinerary.
  • Cover if you wish to undertake light-value or volunteer work.
  • Lots of adventure activities covered on our Activity Pack.
  • Facility to arrange or extend Insurance when already travelling.
  • Money-back 14-day cooling off period if you decide to cancel prior to departure.

Levels of Cover

Big Cat Travel Insurance offers 3 levels of cover with varying compensation levels depending on your budget.
All levels are per person basis

  • Budget – maximum age 50yrs
  • Standard – maximum age 69yrs
  • Premier – maximum age 69yrs

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Gap Year Insurance

For Gap Year travellers we don’t just mean young people between school and university, or those between graduation and the start of a new career, it can be anyone of working age taking an extended break from their normal life to embark on a adventure abroad.

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Trekking and Hiking

For many people a holiday means a week or two relaxing on a beach or beside a pool. But why idle all day on a sun lounger when you can be strolling through an alpine meadow, breathing in pure air, exploring glaciers, passing behind waterfalls or hopping over mountain streams?

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Backpackers Travel Insurance

Big Cat’s Backpacker travel insurance policies are designed for backpackers, gap year travellers, students, and people of all ages up to 69 years embarking on an extended trip abroad. If you plan to backpack for an extended period, we reckon that you’ll want to explore your choice of destinations independently and at leisure, without any pre-booked accommodation.

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Big Cat Travel Insurance Services, a trading name of Flynow.com Ltd (registration No.FRN 745388)  is an Appointed Representative of Campbell Irvine Ltd (registration No.306242) who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. You may check this on the Financial Services register www.fca.org.uk or by contacting them on (0) 800 111 6768. © 2018 Big Cat Travel Insurance Services.  All rights reserved.