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†Based on an individual aged 18 taking single trip cover for 3 days to France. Cover starts on 1st March 2019 and ends on 3rd March 2019. Annual cover from £10.55 based on an individual aged 18 taking annual cover for travel in Europe. Cover starts on 1st March 2019 and ends after a year. 

 

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Once you’ve chosen, you can purchase your policy and you’ll be covered for your trip.

Why is travel insurance important?

Taking out travel insurance can cover you against things that could go wrong when you’re abroad.  Having travel insurance is important as it can help you out if you lose your possessions, if your flights and accommodation are delayed or cancelled, or if you become ill or injured while on holiday or a business trip.

What does travel insurance typically cover?

Travel insurance policies usually provide cover for the following:

Cancellation & delay: Including missed departures and curtailment of your trip.

Medical expenses: This will cover any costs incurred if you have to visit a doctor or hospital abroad.  

Personal liability: If you cause damage to possessions or injure someone, cover is provided.

Emergency assistance/repatriation: If you need to be brought back to the UK due to injury, your costs will be met.

Baggage & belongings: Protection if your luggage or possessions are lost, stolen or damaged is provided as standard with most policies.

 

What is included in a standard travel insurance policy?

A policy tailored for your trip

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Single trip

Single trip cover is travel insurance you take out for one trip, for a specific destination and a set amount of time.

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Annual multi trip

Annual multi trip cover is better if you travel frequently, as it provides cover for as many trips as you want over a whole year.

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Worldwide

Worldwide travel insurance lets you travel to destinations across the globe, and it can either include or exclude the USA, Canada, and the Caribbean.

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Winter sports

Winter sports insurance covers you for things that might happen when you’re involved in winter sports, such as if you get injured while skiing.

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Backpackers

Backpackers insurance is ideal for when you’re travelling for a long stretch of time to a number of different locations.

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Family

Family travel insurance can be a good way to save on policy costs as it often includes cover for your children.

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Pre-existing medical conditions

With cover for pre-existing medical conditions you’ll be able to claim for medical treatment if a condition you had before taking insurance out flares up on holiday.

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Over 65s

Over 65s travel insurance is designed to provide affordable extra cover for people who might be more at risk of needing medical treatment.

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Cruise

Cruise travel insurance covers you for cruise-related claims, such as missed port, cabin confinement, or cruise activities.

Get a good travel insurance deal

You can get a travel insurance policy from as little as £4.69*. This is a small price to pay for cover that could potentially save you money, as well as giving you peace of mind that you're covered for those unexpected situations.

How to reduce the cost of travel insurance:

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Run a free travel insurance quote where you’ll be able to see how different policies stack up against each other.

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Decline optional extras

It’s worth checking if your gadgets are covered abroad by your home insurance, or if protection is provided through your bank account, credit card or employee benefits package.

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Type of policy

If you’re only planning to travel once or twice annually, single-trip cover might be for you, but if you’re going away any more, you might benefit from an annual multi-trip policy.

*Based on an individual aged 18 taking single trip cover for 3 days to France. Cover starts on 1st March 2019 and ends on 3rd March 2019. Annual cover from £10.55 based on an individual aged 18 taking annual cover for travel in Europe. Cover starts on 1st March 2019 and ends after a year.

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If you have an illness or medical condition for which you’ve had treatment, you need to provide details to your insurer. Heart problems, diabetes, cancer and respiratory illnesses (such as asthma) are among the conditions that need to be declared as they could be excluded from your policy, and not mentioning them could invalidate your cover.

If you have a condition, you may have to pay more for your insurance.

You can find out more about pre-existing medical conditions with our dedicated guide.

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