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Here are the main reasons to run a travel insurance comparison with

  1. At, we compare up to 48 travel insurance providers to help you find the policy that suits you best.

  2. Whether you're looking for a single or annual trip policy, backpackers insurance, cover for over 50s or pre-existing medical conditions, policies can be compared in minutes and you could have your documents emailed to you within an hour.
  3. To help you further, when you get a quote, we show Defaqto star ratings (a rating by the independent financial researcher) next to each provider, which could help you make a more informed decision, quickly.

  4. Going on a group holiday? Get a quote for multiple individuals in one go, even if you're not related - it's that easy!
  • Looking for family travel insurance? We've got you covered. Compare single trip, annual and backpacker policies covering up to two adults and eight children under the age of 18.
  • Once you've started a quote, simply select 'family', adjust the party size and add everyone's date of birth:
  • Travel insurance cover options selection

What is covered?

  • Emergency medical expense
    If you fall ill on holiday and need to seek medical assistance, travel insurance could cover the cost of treatments as well as transportation back to the UK if needed.
  • Baggage and personal possessions
    A policy could cover accidental loss, damage or theft of your luggage, other personal possessions and money.
  • Cancellations
    If your flight is cancelled or you have to cut your trip short due to family bereavement or illness, a policy could cover any costs.

  • It's worth looking for a policy that comes with enough cancellation cover to at least repay what you paid for the holiday. 
    Most policies offer a 24-hour helpline that provides worldwide support and advice to help you deal with your emergency

Find out what's excluded

  • Failure to report stolen or lost possessions
    Lost or stolen items should be reported to the local police within 24 hours, otherwise you may invalidate the terms of your cover if you try and make a claim.
  • Failure to declare pre-existing medical conditions
    Insurers may refuse claims if you fail to declare any pre-existing medical conditions for you or any of your travelling party.
  • Alcohol or drug related incidents
    Most policies are unlikely to cover incidents involving alcohol or drugs.
  • Activities and winter sports
    If you plan on taking part in activities like winter sports, check your policy wording to see whether they are covered.

    If your policy doesn’t cover it, you can look for policies including winter sports cover by selecting the option when getting a quote.

How much cover do I need?

  • How much is my luggage worth?
    The value of things like clothes, jewellery and gadgets can soon add up, meaning you may need more cover than you think. Try and work out roughly how much your luggage is worth before getting a quote to give yourself a better idea how much cover you may need.
  • I’m going skiing, will that affect my cover?
    First you should check whether winter sports or other adventure activities are covered by your policy. As well as cover against injury, you’ll want to check whether your gear is covered against loss or damage. Simply pick winter sports from the extras section when getting a quote to get a list of products that provide protection for you on your winter sports holiday.
  • I’m going on a cruise, will this make a difference?
    Cruise holidays may not necessarily be covered by all providers. You can tick the cruise holiday option when getting a quote to find policies that do.
  • More questions? Read our guides and FAQs for more information.

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