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Travel Insurance Claims - True Stories Just some of the weird and wonderful things that happen to World Nomads travellers while on the road


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Me here. Bags somewhere else.

NETHERLANDS | Sunday, 24 Sep 2006 | Views [1577]

I checked my backpack into Paris CDG airport and they requested it be put into a air France clear plastic bag. The lady then issued my boarding pass and told me my luggage would go straight to Amsterdam. When I got off the plane I waited at the baggage ... Read more >

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Missed connecting flight

ZIMBABWE | Friday, 28 Jul 2006 | Views [2202] | Comments [1]

Long flight delays due to governmental induced lack of fuel availability resulted in missing of connecting flight. Therefore, expense was incurred due to cancellation of non-refundable hotel at destination (Victoria Falls) and new hotel and transportation ... Read more >

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Bus crash

THAILAND | Thursday, 26 Jan 2006 | Views [3489]

The bus I was on crashed into the back of a lorry and a metal rod went into my leg. I was taken to hospital by ambulance and had stitches. One week later the wound was swollen so they had to re-open it and empty the collected blood. From then on it ... Read more >

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Beware Hanoi roads at dusk

VIETNAM | Wednesday, 18 May 2005 | Views [3808] | Comments [1]

I was crossing the road (on a pedestrian crossing) in Hanoi at dusk. I was hit by a motorcyle driver who did not have his lights on and did not see me. I fell backwards onto my elbow and shoulder and then hit my head on the ground. I took a taxi to ... Read more >

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