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Travel insurance for volunteers

Whether it's wildlife conservation or community development projects you're interested in, finding a reliable travel insurance policy should be top priority before setting off on your trip. Having robust cover from a trusted provider is a vital step to ensuring you can enjoy your trip with peace of mind.

Am I covered for all types of volunteering?

If your volunteer work does not include working with animals, you'll be covered as standard with our policies.
We do not provide insurance if you are volunteering with animals, although cover for working at an animal refuge or sanctuary is included; however, this does not provide protection against personal accident or personal liability.

Annual multi-trip travel insurance

If you are a frequent traveller, then it could be worth considering an annual travel insurance policy. It's a great option if you are planning two or more trips in the year. Our annual policy offers the same cover levels as a single trip policy, but on a multi-trip basis (so long as each trip doesn't exceed 45 days).

Additional cover

Before you set off, you should check out our additional cover options, as there might be a number of sports and activities you'd like to try while volunteering. With 100+ sports and activities included in your policy, you could be covered for a range of activities, from bungee jumping and parasailing, to windsurfing to name a few.

Should you plan on doing any winter sports while volunteering then our winter sports policy add-on can help to provide extra cover towards these specialised sporting activities, as well as for any hired equipement.

Book your policy

Booking a travel insurance policy for volunteering abroad is nice and easy. Simply fill in the insurance quote form at the top of this page to compare cover levels. It's also possible to book via our friendly UK-based call centre - they're free to call and happy to provide any further information you might need.

Visit our HX Blog for all things travel - including some great ideas for the best destinations for volunteering!

Holiday Extras Travel Insurance is sold and administered by Holiday Extras Cover Limited, registered office address: Ashford Road, Newingreen, Hythe, Kent CT21 4JF.

Holiday Extras Cover Limited is an insurance intermediary authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, registration number 828848. You can check this by visiting the Financial Services Register

Holiday Extras™ is a Trading Name of Holiday Extras Cover Limited. The insurance is underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited. Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited is a company incorporated in England and Wales with company number 13436330 and whose registered office address is 10 Fenchurch Avenue, London, United Kingdom, EC3M 5BN.

Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number 955859. You can check this by visiting the Financial Services Register