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One Way Travel Insurance UK

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  5. For UK and ROI residents only

From only £9.06 per Week

  • One way trips out of UK
  • Cancellation & baggage cover
  • Up to £10 million Medical Cover

From only £9.06 per Week

Affordable One Way Holiday Insurance

Emigrating via a scenic route or leaving the UK for an indefinite period of time? If you've got a one way ticket from Britain, we'll still offer you comprehensive insurance cover. Travel insurance for One Way Trips is valid for all British and Irish residents to ensure we see you safely on your journey.

How does One Way Travel Insurance work?

When taking out travel insurance for one way trips:

  • Your time spent travelling to your destination should extend for a maximum of three days including the date of departure, as the policy terminates at the end of the time-frame
  • The policy automatically lapses on the third day after your trip commenced
  • You are covered for single outward trips that start in the UK
  • Book your travel insurance in the normal way, selecting your final destination from the drop down list, then let Customer Services know that the trip is one way

Experts' Top Tip - If you intend to go on year-long trips, see Essential Travel's Backpacker travel insurance that covers you for up to 2 years.

Modify Your Cover

You have the choice of adjusting your cover. You can choose between the 4 cover levels and 4 areas of cover we offer, so that you only pay for the cover you need for your one way trip. You can also add extra protection for pre-existing medical conditions, sports, cruise, winter sports and more.

5 Easy Steps to Book Online

Booking online is quick and easy, even for first timers. Just complete our short 5 step process:

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Add Extra Cover

You can customise your policy further with pre-existing medical condition cover, sports and a number of other specialist add-ons.

Do You Need to Declare a Medical Condition?

If you have a pre-existing medical condition it’s vital that you declare it or you could invalidate your entire policy. Insurers don’t like to think that you’ve hidden things from them and you may be surprised to find out that many common medical conditions such as allergies can be added without any additional cost. What’s more, you even have the option to declare a condition but then exclude it from your policy. What this means is that you’ve told your insurer about your condition but decided not to cover it, so you will be covered medically for anything unrelated to that condition.

Pre-Existing Medical Conditions

Specialist cover can be added to your policy in minutes via our easy Online Medical Screening system.

Do You Need Extra Sports or Specialist Cover?

A decent policy will include cover for many sporty or adventure activities as standard. However the more adventurous or dangerous the activity, like winter sports, the more likely it is that you will need to purchase additional sports insurance. You can customise your policy further a number of other specialist add-ons.

Hazardous Sports and activities

If you want to play sport on holiday, make sure you do so safely by adding the correct sports grade to your policy.

100+ sports are covered at no extra cost on our policies!

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