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Travel to Africa: Overland Travel Insurance

Do I need travel insurance to go on a overland trip?  Short answer – absolutely.
In fact it is compulsory that you obtain adequate Africa Travel Insurance before you leave home and head off on an Overland trip. Ideally you should organize it as soon as you start booking everything else. The insurance offered by your Credit Card company is NOT in any way sufficient.

Adventure Activities

Travel insuranve is needed for adventure activitiesAfrica Overland Travel is a bit of an adventure sport in itself and you will have the opportunity to participate in some pretty out-there and down-right amazing activities so your travel insurance needs to cover all ‘action’ eventualities. Such as skydiving, scuba diving, white water rafting, horse riding to name a few. Make sure you read your policy carefully and if needed, ask the insurance company to give you the list of exclusions. If you plan to take up any of these activities then your insurance cover needs to specify they are included.

Medical Cover

Check out the Repatriation section and make sure you are covered should you need to be flown home or to the nearest and best medical facility (even if it is outside of Africa) in the event of a medical emergency.

Baggage and Personal Effects

Well, you are on an Africa Overland Tour so you are not going to have all your best threads, your Gucci handbag or Rolex watch with you anyway right? Loss of luggage may therefore not be that important to you if those t-shirts and shorts are easily replaced.

Cameras & Equipment

What may be important to you is your camera and/or video gear. Most travel insurance policies cover these items to a set, fixed amount.  If your gear is worth more than that, make sure you specifically point it out to the insurer and if necessary pay a small extra charge to have the item fully covered to its actual value.

Expedition Travel Insurance from Campbell Irvine makes it easy

Expedition Cover from Campbell Irvine automatically includes the kind of adventure travel and adventure activities you will encounter on your Overland tour. They know what is involved and have been in the business for 35 years.

Travel Insurance policies can be confusing and longwinded and sitting down reading through 5 different covers comparing what is and isn't included can be stressful and tiring!

Save your energy for your Overland tour and get a no obligation quote from Campbell Irvine.



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Overland Travel Travel to Africa Insurance with Campbell Irvine

Travel insurance from Campbell Irvine covers almost any adventure your Overland tour can throw at you as well as providing a 24 Hour Worldwide Emergency Medical Service when you travel to Africa.

The Expedition Cover includes all the adventure activities you might want to try on your overland travel to Africa - and more.

Quick, simple, secure and gives total peace of mind when you travel to Africa.

Get a Quote from Campbell Irvine here.

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