Working Holiday Health and Travel InsuranceIf your preparing to travel on a working holiday visa, there's a very good chance that you will need health or travel insurance to cover you in case of medical problems or emergencies abroad. In fact, many countries require you to have private health insurance in order to a apply for a WHV or even enter their borders.
I've been on several working holidays and know that finding the right insurance policy to fit your travel plans can take quite a bit research. To make things simpler for others heading out on working holidays, I've created this site as a one stop informational resource on working holiday health insurance providers.
The Best Working Holiday Health and Travel Insurance for YouNot all policies cover the same adventure activities or jobs that you might do on your working holiday so its important to know what policies will and will not cover....as well as which ones were designed specifically for travelers from different countries. On this site you'll find: Policies by Country, Policies by Activity, and Policies by Job
Traveling on the BUNAC or SWAP Programs?For those going on a working holiday through the BUNAC or SWAP Programs, you are required to have health insurance in order to participate. And as you probably already know, both programs highly recommend you purchase their sponsored insurance policies although, however its not required. Have a look at some of the companies here to see how much money you can save by getting a policy with other insurers.
Get Insurance Online, Anywhere, Anytime
Many health insurance providers only offer policies to citizens of certain countries and only before they leave on their travels. However, there are a some that have different policies available to almost anyone that can be purchased from anywhere at anytime. This can be helpful for those on long term journeys or whose travel plans may possibly change.