List of Working Holiday Insurers

There are loads of insurance policies out there but not all of them will cover working abroad. I've sorted through the mess and have made a list of reliable companies that will suit your needs.



World Nomads United Kingdom Australia New Zealand Canada USA Ireland

The major advantage of World Nomads is that it can be purchased from anywhere in the world. So if you are not living in your home country and need insurance, these are your guys. Perfect for working holidaymakers who stay away for ages!

12 Month Worldwide Backpacker Coverage - 278.60/$490AUD/$715NZ

World Nomads Review

World Nomads Website



Downunder Insurance United Kingdom Australia New Zealand

This policy is good for those travelling to Australia and NZ... also a 10% discount (for UK policies) if purchased online. There is also a cheaper UK policy called 'Essentials' which pretty much only covers, well, the essentials like medical and accidents but no baggage.

12 Month Worldwide Backpacker Coverage - 271/$795.56AUD/$1048NZ

Downunder Insurance Review

Downunder Insurance Website



Go Travel Insurance United Kingdom

Go travel insurance will cover fruit picking and bar work abroad but no other form of manual labour.

12 Month Worldwide Backpacker Coverage - 193.80

Go Travel Insurance Review

Go Travel Insurance Website



Travel Insurance Online United Kingdom

This company also offers a 'young traveller policy' so if you're under 35 you'll save a bit more.

12 Month Worldwide Backpacker Coverage - 259.44 (247.08 for young traveller)

JS Insurance Review

Travel Insurance Online Website (us, cdn, irish, oz,)