Travel Insurance Spain

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Spain is one of the most popular destinations among Britons, and for good reason. While it is a nation steeped in history and whose culinary delights entice and dance upon the tongue; it is the sunshine, beaches and idyllic isles that draw us thirsty Brits back year after year. While the majority will enjoy unequivocal fun in the sun, for others there will be trouble in paradise. So, when the proverbial hits the fan, it's best to have some kind of contingency. Fortunately, you can cover a whole manner of misdemeanours with Essential Travel.
Our tip top travel insurance for Spain is perfect for families and individuals. Even kids on their Spanish exchange can be covered with our children's travel insurance.

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No matter what you've got planned in Spain, you will want to ensure that you are covered. Our travel insurance can protect you and the whole family for cancellations, curtailment, emergency medical expenses, personal belongings and also a whole lot of activities with our sports cover. What's more, it is affordable, comprehensive cover which can provide extra add-ons for extra protection.

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For many, a holiday to Spain is an annual event, and with cheap, frequent flights and low cost accommodation; the ease of organisation makes it straightforward and simple. As a result, travel insurance can sometimes be overlooked. As with any destination, you're never safe from things going wrong; whether it's lost or stolen possessions, or if you're in need of medical attention. A comprehensive travel insurance policy will not only put your mind at rest but that of your loved ones too.

Our travel insurance for Spain can cover you whether you are planning a relaxing break or an adventure holiday, packed with extreme sports and activities.

Cancellation and curtailment

The cost of flights alone should be a good enough reason to buy travel insurance to Spain. If you are forced to cancel your trip before it even begins or cut it short for reasons beyond your control, our travel insurance policies can help you recover the costs for unused travel, accommodation and other pre-paid expenses and arrangements.

Missed or delayed departures

On selected policies you can claim up to £1,000 per person if you miss your train, ferry or flight due to circumstances beyond your control, such as industrial action, adverse weather conditions and closure of airspace.

Cover for baggage and belongings

No matter where you travel you are always at risk of losing, damaging or having your baggage and belongings stolen, and travelling to Spain is no different. With our Spain holiday insurance you can cover your baggage and belongings for up to £2,000.

Sports and hazardous activities

Golden sand, pristine beaches and warm weather make it ideal to get outside and exercise. Many travellers heading to Spain will want to scuba dive around the Balearics, bungee jump and tandem sky dive, most of which can be added to your cover at no extra cost. Our cheapest holiday insurance to Spain will automatically cover you for over 100 sports and activities as standard, including:

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Annual Multi Trip Travel Insurance

Annual Multi Trip Travel Insurance

Annual Multi Trip insurance is the ideal option for those who want comprehensive cover for all their trips this year, even those last minute adventures abroad.

Backpacker Insurance

Backpacker Insurance

Spain is a popular choice for youngsters & our backpacker insurance can cover 2 years continual travel to destinations such as Spain, as well as working, medical & baggage cover.

Sports Insurance

From bungee jumping and skydiving to weddings, cruises, golf, independent traveller cover, excess waivers and even business insurance. We have you covered.

As with all our policies you have the choice of three different types of trip:

Single Trip

A single trip policy can cover a UK resident aged up to 74 years old for 87 days continuous travel.

For those aged over 74, please visit our specialist over 74's travel insurance page.

Annual Multi Trip

If you plan on making more than two trips within the next 365 days, and not just to Australia, it may be best to compare quotes with our annual multi-trip policy. You can switch between prices for a single and annual multi-trip policy when you receive your quote, to decide which premium works out better value for you.


Our backpacker travel insurance is valid for up to 2 years continual cover and includes working and volunteering abroad. This is one of the most popular choices for those travelling around Europe.

Spain is one of the most popular destinations among Brits. Family holidays in the warm climes, holidays among friends on sandy beaches; it's the ideal place to participate in your favourite sports or take part in an activity you wouldn't normally try.

An Essential Travel insurance policy, can cover you for over 100 sports as standard at no extra cost, providing that you are taking part in a non-professional capacity. For the more adventurous travellers, you will be able to add more risqué sports and activities as you make your way through the booking process.

All sports and activities are assigned a sports grade that corresponds to the level of risk involved. The more extreme the sport, the higher the grade you will need.

As a guide, mentioned below is the type of activity you can expect from each sports grade:

  • Sports Grade 1 - Activities like cycling, jet-skiing and kayaking don't require extra cover. We cover 110 sports at no extra cost.
  • Sports Grade 2 - Activities such as bungee jumping, safari and motorcycling (and more) require extra sports cover to be added to your policy.
  • Sports Grade 3 - Activities like paragliding and tandem sky diving require extra sports cover to be added to your policy.
  • Sports Grade 4 - High risk activities such as canyoning and rock climbing require the highest level of sports cover.

It is very important that you declare a pre-existing medical condition to us when you take out an insurance policy for Spain. Failure to declare a medical condition which you later claim on could invalidate your entire policy. If you are unsure if your condition is covered, simply follow our online medical screening process when you get to our booking page.

What is a pre-existing medical condition?

Pre-existing medical conditions are those that existed before an insurance policy was taken out. Any disease or illness for which you have ever received medication, advice or treatment or experienced symptoms for.

As with all our policies, you can take out an individual, couples, family and group travel insurance policies for up to as many as 8 people. You can select the number of people you wish to cover at the start of your quote.

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Essential Travel is a trading name of Holiday Extras Cover Ltd. Holiday Extras Cover Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is registered in England and Wales. Registered address: Ashford Road, Newingreen, Kent CT21 4JF. Company number 05058680.

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