Pre-Travel Checklist: 24 Things to Do Before You Travel

Everyone knows the last few days before a trip can be hectic.

Whether you are going to the beach for a weekend or traveling abroad for a month (or two, or three), it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with all the tasks that need to be done.

To help alleviate a lot of stress and last-minute running around, we created this handy pre-travel checklist.

Here are the 24 things you should do BEFORE you travel: (more…)

The 3 Best Travel Insurance Companies in 2020

Here at Extra Pack of Peanuts, we know how exciting travel can be. It lets you break out of your comfort zone, see places and people you never imagined, and return home with an appreciation of the vastness of our planet.

Yet while traveling can be fun, it’s also important to leave home prepared. One of the key things to do before you leave for any trip (especially international travel) is to get travel insurance.

If you’ve never heard of travel insurance, don’t worry. Not too long ago, we hadn’t heard of it either. But now, we never leave home without it.

In this guide, we’ll take a look at what travel insurance is, why it’s so important, and our favorite companies for buying travel insurance. (more…)

Travel Safely With World Nomads w/ Phil Sylvester

Extra Pack Of Peanuts Podcast Travel Safely With World Nomads w/ Phil Sylvester

Joining me today is someone who serves as a lifeguard at one of Sydney’s beaches, who loves Aussie Rules football, and who knows more about travel insurance than almost any other human alive, Phil Sylvester, Head of Media and Communications for World Nomads Travel Insurance

We’re going to be diving into one of the most misunderstood, seemingly complex but incredibly important parts of traveling – travel insurance – throughout this podcast, and I’ll be peppering Phil with all the questions that have come my way from listeners, friends, and family, plus a few of my own.

Today’s episode has been sponsored by our friends at Tortuga Backpacks!

Click here to download the episode directly.

Do you always purchase travel insurance when abroad? If not, what holds you back? Let us know @ExtraPackofPeanuts!

Check out the entire library of EPoP Travel Podcasts on iTunes.

Do you have travel questions for Trav about travel or travel hacking? Tweet us @packofpeanuts or Instagram with #askepop to @extrapackofpeanuts, or even on Facebook! Anywhere you can find us!

In This Episode

  • 04:40 Love Of Travel
  • 08:00 How Has Travel Changed
  • 13:48 Getting Started With World Nomads
  • 17:30 Myths & Misconceptions About Travel Insurance
  • 18:45 What To Look For
  • 24:25 When Should You Get Insured & Do Prices Fluctuate
  • 27:10 Trip Cancellations & What Is Covered
  • 29:50 How To Make A Claim & Tips
  • 34:56 Medical: What Is Covered & What Isn’t
  • 39:20 Domestic Travel Insurance
  • 40:35 Pricing For World Nomads
  • 46:00 Open-Ended Trips: How To Get Insurance
  • 49:53 Insuring Children On Trips
  • 51:23 Add On Insurance From Airlines
  • 54:45 Favorite Ways To Save Money On Travel
  • 57:30 Biggest Mishaps
  • 01:03:57 What Is Next For World Nomads

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