Admiral travel insurance

Admiral is a Cardiff-based insurance company with over 30 years experience in insurance. It currently offers 3 levels of travel cover, with a range of optional extras to choose from.

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Why choose Admiral travel insurance?

  • Flexibility with 3 cover levels to choose from
  • Various optional extras so you can tailor your policy to your needs
  • Cover for young and older travellers, insuring holidaymakers up to 85 years old

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Who is Admiral?

Established in 1993, Admiral is a FTSE-100 financial services group offering a broad range of insurance products.

Within the travel insurance space, Admiral offers both single trip travel insurance and annual travel insurance, with 3 levels of cover to choose from.

Who underwrites Admiral travel insurance?

Admiral travel insurance is underwritten by Admiral Insurance (Gibraltar) Limited, regulated and authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (firm reference no. 220858).

Admiral travel insurance policy details

Admiral offers 3 levels of travel insurance1. Admiral is the most basic offering and is typically the cheaper option. Admiral Platinum is the most comprehensive policy type, generally costing more than the other cover levels. Before buying travel insurance we recommend looking at the policy details to make sure you're getting the cover you need.

Admiral

  • Up to £10m emergency medical treatment and repatriation
  • Up to £1.5k cancellation cover
  • Up to £1k for lost, stolen or damaged personal belongings
  • Up to £300 for replacement money or travel documents
  • Up to £10k personal accident cover
  • Up to £3m personal liability cover
  • Up to £20k legal assistance

Admiral Gold

  • Up to £15m emergency medical treatment and repatriation
  • Up to £3k cancellation cover
  • Up to £2k for lost, stolen or damaged personal belongings
  • Up to £400 for replacement money or travel documents
  • Up to £15k personal accident cover
  • Up to £3m personal liability cover
  • Up to £20k legal assistance
  • Up to £1k catastrophe cover

Admiral Platinum

  • Up to £20m emergency medical treatment and repatriation
  • Up to £5k cancellation cover
  • Up to £2.5k for lost, stolen or damaged personal belongings
  • Up to £500 for replacement money or travel documents
  • Up to £25k personal accident cover
  • Up to £3m personal liability cover
  • Up to £30k legal assistance
  • Up to £1.5k catastrophe cover

1Correct as of May 2024

Can I get Admiral travel insurance if I have a pre-existing medical condition?

Admiral offers travel insurance for pre-existing medical conditions. But, if you have a more serious medical condition, you might not be able to find cover.

You must declare any medical conditions you have when buying your policy. Otherwise your policy will be invalidated.

If you can't find suitable cover, the Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) can help. They have a directory of brands that offer cover for customers with medical conditions. You can find the list of providers on the MoneyHelper website. Or you can call them for impartial advice on 0800 138 7777.

Admiral travel insurance optional extras

Cruise travel insurance

Admiral cruise travel insurance offers cover for:

  • Missed port departures
  • Cabin confinement
  • Unused excursions due to illness or accident
  • Cruise interruption due to medical needs
  • Cancellation cover

Ski travel insurance

Admiral offers ski insurance, or winter sports insurance, as a policy upgrade. This covers:

  • Lost, stolen or damaged ski equipment
  • Piste closure
  • Accommodation fees due to delays caused by avalanches
  • Replacement ski equipment hire
  • Ski pack cover if you become ill or injured

Gadget travel insurance

Admiral gadget insurance covers:

  • A range of gadgets, including phones, sat navs, and e-readers
  • Up to £1,500 cover
  • Stolen gadgets, like phones, laptops, and cameras
  • Accidental damage
  • Lost gadgets

Adventurous sports insurance

If you're planning any adventurous sports during your trip, Admiral's policy add-on covers:

  • Sports like snorkeling, ziplining and archery are available for no extra fee
  • Emergency medical treatment
  • Sports like canyoning, hiking, or shark diving for an additional fee
  • European or worldwide cover available
  • Covid-19 cover

How do I make a claim on my travel insurance?

If you need to make a claim on your travel insurance, you can do so by logging into your account on the Admiral website.

You can also call Admiral's claims line on 0333 234 9914. Lines are open Monday-Friday between 9am-5pm.

Admiral travel insurance contact details

You can contact Admiral's customer service team via telephone on 0333 234 9913. Lines are open Monday-Friday between 9am-5pm. There's also a webchat available on their website.

Admiral is a trading name of EUI Limited, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (firm reference no. 309378), registered at:

Ty Admiral,
David Street,
Cardiff,
CF10 2EH

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2Correct as of March 2024