Comparing travel insurance quotes so that you can choose the best offering does not have to be a tedious task. Essential Travel has made the process simple by comparing its features and costs with those of Thomson travel insurance.
Essential Travel's key features are compared with those of Thomson in the table below so that you know how much cover is offered.
|Cover Features||Essential Travel*||Thomson|
|Medical Expenses||up to £10 million||up to £10 million|
|Personal Liability||up to £2 million||up to £1 million|
|Hospital Benefit||up to £60 per day||Not covered|
|Cancellation and Curtailment||up to £5,000||up to £20,000|
|Baggage||up to £2,000||up to £2,500|
|Hijack||up to £1 000||Not covered|
|Missed Departure||up to £1,000||Not covered|
|Legal Expenses||up to £25,000||up to £5,000|
*from Superior Policies, figures are correct as of October 2012
Compare Our Prices with Thomson
The table below compares the insurance premiums from Thomson with those offered by Essential Travel.
|Prices||Essential Travel (Single)||Thomson Travel Insurance (Single)||Essential Travel (Family)||Thomson Travel Insurance (Family)|
|Single Trip Europe||from £6.94||from £8.99||from £13.90||from £17.99|
|Single Trip Worldwide||from £12.38||from £34.49||from £24.76||from £68.99|
|Annual Trip Europe||from £32.39||from £43.49||from £38.46||from £65.99|
|Annual Trip Worldwide||from £42.05||from £64.49||from £51.56||from £103.49|
* from Standard Policies, prices correct as of October 2012
- Save up to 23% when you choose Essential Travel's Single Trip policy to Europe
- Essential Travel's cover is more comprehensive in most cases, offering double the cover for personal liability as well as cover for missed departures and hijackings
- Thomson offers more cover for Cancellation and Curtailment
More about Thomson and Essential Travel
While Thomson sells holiday packages, we offer specialised travel insurance and travel extras. Essential Travel gives you more variety and flexibility when it comes to customising your policy to suit you, your family or party you're travelling in.
Thomson incorporated AXA Insurance in 2007 to offer travel insurance to UK residents. Essential Travel has been offering travel insurance for over 11 years.
Expert's Top Tip It's easy to compare our cover and prices when you get a quote - all cover features will be displayed for your reference.
We also offer customised policies with a range of optional extras. Take a look at our Superior cover to see what our best seller offers.
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