Travel Insurance

It is a booking condition that all travellers have adequate and comprehensive travel insurance. Your guide will check for these details on day one of the tour and we may request them ahead of time so they are on the passenger list.

Should you require Travel Insurance please get a quote through the below company. They offer products aimed at the adventure travel market, although  not affiliated to Detour Africa - over the years we have found them to be a reliable and credible insurance company and are worldwide. Please always check that your policy includes cancellation insurance. A lot of our tours are booked months in advance so if anything happens on your side or on the ground in Africa you would be protected. Some clients do choose to use their credit card Insurance, it is strongly recommended that you check the fine print of this option and make sure you have sufficient cover in all respects.

7 things you should know about travel insurance from

  1. Trusted reliable underwriters
  2. is backed by a suite of strong, secure, specialist travel insurers who provide you with great cover, 24 hour emergency assistance and the highest levels of support and claims management when you need it most.
  3. Value for money with the cover you need
  4. provides cover for what's important for travellers from over 150 countries. By focussing on what you need and leaving out what you don't, World Nomads prices are some of the most competitive online.
  5. Flexibility when you need it most
  6. Had a change of plans? You can extend your policy or claim online while you are still away. You can even buy a World Nomads policy if you're already travelling.
  7. Cover for a range of adventure activities
  8. From skiing & snowboarding in New Zealand to whitewater rafting in Colorado, covers a range of adventure activities, giving you peace of mind to get the most from your travels.
  9. World Nomads keeps you travelling safely
  10. All members have access to up-to-date travel safety alerts, as well as travel safety advice and tips online through the World Nomads Travel Safety Hub.
  11. More than just great value travel insurance
  12. All members can learn the local lingo through a series of iPod & iPhone Language Guides and can stay in touch with family and friends with an online travel journal.
  13. Commitment to exceptional customer service
  14. We want to make sure you get the most from You can find out more about why travel insurance is important for your trip. If you have any questions about your travel insurance or travel safety in general, please contact directly.

Why buy travel insurance from World

  1. Backed by specialist insurers and global assistance partners
  2. Buy Online, even if you’ve already left home
  3. Extend and claim online while travelling
  4. Covers a range of adventure sports and activities
  5. Give a little back and support a community development project

About Detour Africa

The Gateway to Africa ~ looking for an adventure. We  provided vehicles, guides, information and a range of different tours into the African Mainland.