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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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Bag Overboard!

THAILAND | Friday, 10 Jul 2009 | Views [2767]

I was on a boat trip south of Thailand and the boat almost capsized when it hit some rocks that ruptured the outside.   The boat started leaning heavily to one side and my suitcase happened to be on deck because we were leaving that day.   All the ... Read more >

Tags: baggage, boating, insurance claim, thailand, travel insurance, true claim stories, world nomads

Intestinal Worms!

THAILAND | Thursday, 15 May 2008 | Views [3410]

Intestinal worms are parasites that love the gastrointestinal tract. God only knows how I got them, maybe from unwashed food or dirty water, but I didn’t really care, I just wanted to get rid of them! I ended up in hospital in Chiang Mai, in northern ... Read more >

Tags: chiang mai, doctors, hospitals & health, intestinal worms, parasites, thailand, true claim stories, world nomads

Here’s a tip: never pat a monkey

THAILAND | Thursday, 8 May 2008 | Views [14400] | Comments [1]

Here's a tip: never pat a monkey, even if it's on a leash: they can be vicious. I was out wandering with a friend on Haad Rin Beach, Koh Phangan Island, when we ran into a local walking his pet monkey. My friend bent over and patted the monkey and the ... Read more >

Tags: claim, hospitals & health, medical, monkey, rabies, thailand, true claim stories, world nomads

Bad karma for Thai Camera thief

THAILAND | Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Views [5086] | Comments [1]

All I can hope is that bad karma will follow whoever stole my camera. Grrr. I was shopping on Khao San Road late one evening when I realised my camera had been stolen from my zipped-up bag. The street was really crowded, as usual, with tourists and ... Read more >

Tags: bad karma, camera, claim, khao san road, luggage, thailand, true claim stories, world nomads


THAILAND | Thursday, 10 Feb 2005 | Views [3697]

After the tsunami hit Khao Lak, the British FCO and local agencies were evacuating all foreign nationals in the area, due to the complete devastation. We were evacuated out of the area by truck to Takuapa, and then north to Bangkok as advised. My girlfriend ... Read more >

Tags: beaches & sunshine, khao lak, thailand, true claim stories, tsunami

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