You have probably been shopping around for travel insurance providers to quote and compare. You may have come across travel insurance offered by the Post Office and considered it. Essential Travel has compiled a comparative list of features and product prices to simplify the process for you.
View the difference between the cover levels for the Post Office and Essential Travel below.
|Cover Features Compared||Essential Travel*||Post Office|
|Medical Expenses||up to £10 million||up to £10 million|
|Baggage||up to £2,000||up to £1,500|
|Cancellation and Curtailment||up to £5,000||up to £5,000|
|Personal Liability||up to £2 million||up to £2 million|
|Missed Departure||up to £1,000||up to £1,000|
|Legal Expenses||up to £25,000||up to £25,000|
|Hospital Benefit||up to £1,200||up to £800|
*from Superior Policies, figures are correct as of October 2012
The following table illustrates the differences in online premiums between Essential Travel holiday insurance and Post Office travel insurance.
|Prices||Essential Travel* (Single)||Post Office (Single)||Essential Travel* (Family)||Post Office (Family)|
|Single Trip Europe||from £6.94||from £16.60||from £13.90||from £33.20|
|Single Trip Worldwide||from £12.38||from £37.02||from £24.76||from £74.04|
|Annual Trip Europe||from £32.39||from £40.45||from £38.46||from £64.34|
|Annual Trip Worldwide||from £42.05||from £59.75||from £51.56||from £88.24|
*from Standard Policies, prices are correct as of October 2012
- You SAVE up to 58% if you book Essential Travel's single trip policy to Europe
- The policy features are similar, but with Essential Travel offering higher cover for personal belongings and baggage and hospital benefit
- Kids under 2 travel FREE on ALL our family policies, resulting in even lower rates
About Essential Travel and Post Office Insurance
Essential Travel is one of the UK's leading travel insurance providers and has provided over 5 million customers with fully comprehensive and affordable travel insurance since 2002.
Post Office provides a range of public and private services including travel insurance, passports, licences and car tax. Its network forms part of the Royal Mail Group.
Experts' Top Tip Remember, if you book an annual policy with Essential Travel, as an added benefit, you will also be entitled to an exclusive 10% discount on your Airport Parking for the duration of your policy!
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