Should the very worst happen to you, your travelling companion or a loved one before you go, or even whilst youre away, our Essential Travel's Single Trip, Annual Multi Trip and Backpacker Trip types provide you with comprehensive cover.
If you pass away
If you pass away on your trip, your family will be able to submit a claim on your behalf for the following amounts of life cover:
|Essential Cover||Essential Plus||Superior Cover|
|Up to 15 years of age||£2,000||£2,000||£4,000|
|From 16 - 64 years of age||£15,000||£15,000||£30,000|
|65 years of age +||£2,000||£2,000||£4,000|
Included in the medical section of your policy, your family will also receive funeral benefits. Funeral expenses are costs relating to:
- General funeral expenses
- Conveying your ashes to your home
- Returning your body to your home
- Conveying your body to the funeral directors
If your travelling companion or close relative passes
Should your travelling companion or close relative pass away before or during your holiday and you wish to cancel your holiday or return home early, you will be covered for:
Cancellations/Curtailment (including emergency transport home): up to £5,000
24 Hour Emergency Assistance
All of our policies include access to a UK-based 24-Hour Emergency Assistance Helpline offering worldwide multi-lingual assistance - which means that you can be sure of our support any time, anywhere.
Experts' Tip - If you're travelling with a friend or family, make sure you give them a copy of your travel insurance details so that we can help should something happen.
Pre-existing Medical Conditions
You receive cover for a large number of pre-existing medical conditions that often have no extra charge. Extra medical cover is available for more serious Pre-existing medical conditions that you can easily add to your quote.