Travel Insurance covering Death | Essential Travel

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Death Travel Insurance

Should the very worst happen to you, your travelling companion or a loved one before you go, or even whilst you’re 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.

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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.

Holiday Extras Cover Ltd is underwritten by Travel Insurance Facilities plc which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered address 2nd Floor, 1 Tower View, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent. ME19 4UY. Company number 03220410.