Insurance and International Assistance

Teams on expedition and parents at home can gain confidence from our comprehensive insurance policy

Taking on a real challenge involves an element of risk, and the right insurance is essential. World Challenge teams can draw confidence to stretch beyond their comfort zones in the knowledge that our insurance covers search and rescue services, casualty evacuation and medical treatment. Our expeditions are covered by a leading comprehensive insurance policy provided by Royal Sun Alliance (RSA), one of the world’s leading multinational insurance groups, with a 300-year heritage.

Unrivalled global medical and security assistance

World Challenge is partnered with International SOS who provide leading assistance in both medical and security advice. Through its worldwide network of assistance centres, clinics and health and logistics providers, International SOS offers local expertise, preventative advice, and emergency assistance during critical illness, accident or civil unrest. 
Together, our Operations Centre and International SOS will help to provide teams with round-the-clock medical and security support, including on-call medical advice and medical transfer and repatriation specialists.

An informed approach to risk

Through RSA, World Challenge also has access to the services of risk consultants Drum Cussac. We receive daily, country-specific risk reports and situation alerts from Drum Cussac that enhance the information we get from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. This helps us to keep abreast of any risk that may be developing in our destination portfolio, so we can give the best advice to Challengers on expedition.

Financial security

World Challenge is a member of the Travelopia group who are backed by a major global investor. For more information visit

World Challenge offers the highest level of financial protection. We have public liability insurance up to £10,000,000 and all of our trips are fully bonded by ATOL and IATA, protecting your group against unforeseen events.

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