Insurance Providers for Freelancers

Specialist insurance brokers.

We cannot recommend specific companies, but the following brokers specialise in conflict, high risk insurance and/or are known to be sympathetic to the needs of freelancers.

Insurance providers for freelancers

AKE INTERNATIONAL

Tel: +44 (0)20 3816 9970
Email: enquiries@akegroup.com

AKE are specialists in war and terrorism insurance for those working in hostile environments.

BATTLEFACE INSURANCE

Tel: +44 (0)20 3608 1283
Email: contact@battleface.com

Battleface is an innovative travel insurance product that protects travellers internationally, including in the world’s most challenging destinations. To keep travellers informed, there is face, a travel safety e-zine. face connects readers with people in the field, covering a range of security and travel topics.

ELLIS CLOWES

Contact: Tom Ellis or Tim Nagle
Tel: +44 (0)20 7220 0130
Mobile: +44 (0)78 8772 6130
Email: t.ellis@ellisclowes.com or tnagle@ellisclowes.com

Ellis Clowes specialise in high-risk territories.

HIGH RISK VOYAGER TRAVEL INSURANCE

Tel: +44 (0)14 8380 6686
Email: enquiries@voyagerinsurance.com

Voyager can provide instant high-risk online travel and medical insurance cover for travel to such areas (including Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia and all FCO advised against travel zones, etc.) through their High Risk Voyager Travel Insurance that has been developed in conjunction with global risk managers and security advisors specialising in assisting freelance newsgatherers, photographers, volunteers and aid workers. The product is backed by a 24/7 leading global emergency and security assistance service and their global network of providers.

For more details or to get an instant high risk voyager travel insurance quote or cover, click here. Use the Voucher Code RORY5 and a donation will be made to the Rory Peck Trust on every policy sold and, additionally, you will receive a 5% discount off your High Risk Voyager premium.

INSURANCE LINX

Tel: +44 (0)13 278 10570
Email: david.green@insurancelinx.co.uk

Insurance Linx offers a specialist scheme (Crisis Insurance) for those travelling to dangerous areas or those with dangerous professions. Policies can be tailored to individual needs and are available on a short- or long-term basis.

MEDIA INSURANCE BROKERS LTD

Contact: Richard Moore
Tel: +44 (0)20 7287 5054
Mobile: +44 (0)77 7094 8047
Email: richard.moore@mediainsurance.com

MIB specialise in film and television production insurance.

REPORTERS SANS FRONTIÈRES

Email: insurance@rsf.org or reporter@viaescapade.com

In partnership with Escapade Travel Insurance, Reporters Without Borders provides a complete health insurance and repatriation for journalists and reporters for almost any country, war zones included.

SAFE PASSAGE INTERNATIONAL

Tel: +1 (303) 988 9626 / 1-800-777-7665
Email: info@spibrokers.com

USA-based Safe Passage International offers travel insurance for both corporate clients and non-profit organisations. Under its Security First plans, the firm offers accident insurance, including risks posed by war and terrorism, as well as plans covering kidnap, ransom, and extortion.