Travel insurance is required to cover medical expenses, trip cancellations and delays, lost or stolen baggage and personal liability whilst traveling.
Type of Insurance Cover
Travel insurance can be purchased in many forms depending on requirements. The main types are:
Travel insurance can be also be purchased for families and groups. There is also specialist insurance for different requirements; winter sports, cruises, backpacking, and business trips.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What type of travel insurance do I need?
- What details do I need to provide to get a quote?
- Is travel insurance compulsory?
This depends on the countries you will be visiting, the activities you will be doing and the length of your trip. You will also need to declare whether you want travel insurance for a single trip, multiple trips or for backpacking.
Travel insurance is not a legal requirement however it is strongly recommended. Medical costs can be astronomical in many countries. In addition to this, delays and cancellations or losing luggage or can ruin a trip.