Why it pays to consider travel insurance
How World Nomads Travel Insurance helped when Anton’s trip came to an end in Thailand
I broke my leg in Koh SamuiHow World Nomads Travel Insurance helped when Anton’s trip came to an end in Thailand I fell on my side and heard the sound of dry stick breaking, I realized my leg was broken, then I just lay on the beach… The first phone call I got was from World Nomads and they basically told me, you don’t worry about this Anton, just focus on getting better…and we’ll take care of the rest. Anton, World Nomads customer from Iceland
How World Nomads helped
Anton required surgery after breaking his leg and wrist in a fall while traveling in Thailand. We called Anton daily to check on his progress and once cover was confirmed, we took care of his medical bills and his hospital admin.
Escorted flight home
After his surgery, Anton couldn’t travel back to Iceland without help, so we sent Luke from our Emergency Assistance Team to Thailand to meet him while in hospital. Luke was also there to help Anton carry his bags and escort him home on the plane to Iceland.
Reimbursement for unused flights
Anton had paid for multiple flights to continue his journey across Asia, so we reimbursed him for the cost of the unused flights when his adventure was unexpectedly cut short.
Traveler’s country of residence: Iceland
Claim paid: €34,010.73 (Euros)
If you’re injured in an accident while traveling, you can be covered for emergency medical treatment including: hospitalisation, day surgery and out-patient treatment, visits to registered medical practitioners, access to prescribed medicines, and medical evacuation including air ambulance. Coverage may not be the same or available for residents of all countries, states or provinces. Please carefully read your policy wording for a full description of coverage before you buy.