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Single Trip Travel Insurance

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  5. For UK and ROI residents only

From only £9.06 per Week

  • Great value & easy to book
  • Medical, cancellation & baggage
  • UK, Europe & Worldwide
  • Online medical screening
  • 24hr Emergency Assistance

From only £9.06 per Week

Why Choose Single Trip?

Perfect for weekend breaks or longer holidays

Single Trip Policies are ideal for any UK resident up to 74 years of age (65 if you're doing winter sports) looking to protect 1 trip of up to 87 days long. Single Trip policies can be booked 365 days in advance.

Only pay for the cover you need!

You can customise your policy to suit your holiday with the choice of 4 cover levels and 4 areas of cover so that you only pay for the cover you need. You can also add extra protection for pre-existing medical conditions, sports, golf, cruises, business and weddings and more if you need it.

New Hand Luggage Only Policy

If you travel with hand luggage only, you can now Save 10% on your Single Trip travel insurance policy. Simply click on the button below to take you to the special hand luggage only quote form.

find out more & Save 10% !

Experts' Top Tip - One way Insurance: If you've got a one way ticket we offer one way policies for single outward trips that start in the United Kingdom.

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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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