Getting started

Travel insurance is not included in the price of your trip, so to get a quote we would recommend you contact a local provider. Our customers of different nationalities have suggested a few below. There are two types to be aware of:

  • Medical and Emergency Insurance: this is essential and you should not travel without it.
  • Pre Trip Cancellation Insurance: this is relatively inexpensive, and provides financial protection in case of cancellation by you. As it covers the period between you putting down a deposit and starting your trip, it isn't often necessary if you book close to your departure date. 
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What your travel policy should include?

Every travel policy should include these standard requirements: 

  • Cancellation and curtailment charges
  • Financial failure
  • Emergency medical and other expenses
  • Hospital inconvenience benefit
  • Personal accident
  • Loss of limb(s)/sight
  • Permanent total disablement
  • Baggage & passport
  • Personal money and documents
  • Personal liability journey
  • Disruption including airspace closure
  • Delayed departure or trip cancellation
  • Death
  • Missed departure/connection
  • Travel risks: hijack/mugging etc
  • Legal expenses
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Insurance tips by nationality