Backpacking Tips & Advice

Explore the world of backpacking with our comprehensive tips and advice hub. Whether you're a seasoned backpacker or planning your first adventure, our expert insights cover everything you need to know. From essential packing lists and practical travel tips to guidance on planning a gap year trip, we have you covered.


Get ready to make unforgettable memories as you embark on your backpacking journey with confidence and knowledge.

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Backpacking Checklist You Shouldn't Travel Without

When backpacking there’s things you need and things you definitely don’t. Find out what’s essential.

Backpackers Tips & Guides

Digital Nomad Insurance: A Guide to Staying Covered While Working Abroad

Adopting the lifestyle of a digital nomad? We've prepared a guide to ensure you have adequate travel insurance coverage while living and working abroad. Read now!

Tips for Planning Your Gap Year Trip

Planning a gap year abroad can be as daunting as it is exciting. So we have put together a list of tips to help you plan a safe and enjoyable trip.

Essential Backpacking Travel Tips

Whether you're planning your first backpacking trip or you're a seasoned pro, these essential Backpacking Travel Tips will help you get the most out of your next adventure.

Guide To Solo Travel: 8 Tips for Travelling Alone

Planning to travel alone? Make sure you enjoy every moment of your solo trip. Use our guide for travel tips, packing, safety measures, making friends and much more.

Backpacking for Beginners: What to Pack for Backpacking in Europe

Read AIG’s “What to Pack for Backpacking in Europe” to get started. From the right pack to the right insurance, AIG has you covered every step of the way.

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