Information about cover offered by Go Walkabout travel insurance policies in relation to Coronavirus (Covid-19)

4 March 2020

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) is currently making unwanted headlines across the world, due to the unwelcome spread of this new and contagious infection, which started in the city of Wuhan, China, and has rapidly spread from there. The FCO (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) now advises British nationals against all but essential international travel due to the widespread nature of the epidemic. None of our policies would be valid if you travelled against the advice of the FCO and for this reason, we are not able to issue any new policies until the FCO classification changes.

You can check up-to-date FCO advice for all countries here:

Understandably, it may be a worrying or confusing time, if you have booked a trip away from the UK, and you’re not sure what cover you have in place under your Go Walkabout policy. We’ve rounded up some common questions, which will hopefully answer the concerns that you have, but please feel free to get in contact with us by email or phone, if you still have unanswered questions, or want further clarification on your individual situation.

Our compilation of FAQ’s answers many common questions about what cover is offered under our policies, you can take a look at them here on our website: Click here.

Where can I get more information about travel and the Coronavirus?

FCO advice for different countries – click here.

Novel Coronavirus (Covid 19): General Advice for Travellers – click here.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest information and advice from the UK government – click here.

Advice for Travellers – Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the NHS – click here.

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