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  5. For UK and ROI residents only

From only £7.88 per Week

  • Customisable cover
  • UK, Europe or Worldwide
  • Single or Annual Multi Trips

From only £7.88 per Week

Holiday Insurance for Short Term Travel

If you're going on that much anticipated weekend away or city break, Essential Travel covers you for your quick getaways with your Single and Annual Multi Trip quotes. Short Term Travel Insurance will make sure your precious time off is without a worry.

How Does My Cover Work?

Your Single Trip policy:

  • Offers complete cover for one journey
  • Holidays abroad as well as city breaks in the UK
  • Can stretch up to 87 days of cover for one journey
  • Can be booked 365 days in advance

Your Annual Multi Trip policy:

  • Allows you to take as many short trips as you like
  • Covers you for a whole year as long as each trip starts and ends in the UK
  • Get an exclusive 10% discount off airport parking

Experts' Top Tip - If you've got a one way ticket, Essential Travel offers one way policies for single outward trips that start in the United Kingdom with our One Way Travel Insurance Cover.

Tailor-Made Cover for Your Convenience

Options are available to adjust your cover so that you only pay for the cover you need. You can choose between any of the 4 cover levels and the 4 areas of cover most relevant to your trip. You can also add extra protection for pre-existing medical conditions, sports, winter sports and more so that you can safely make the most of your short break.

5 Easy Steps to Book Online

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

Book your Travel Insurance in 5 easy steps

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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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Customers have scored Essential Travel on average 87% 100 based on 1066 reviews.

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