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Travel Insurance

Compare our travel insurance rates and make sure you’re protected on holiday including medical expenses, cancellation and baggage cover. Get your quote today!

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Are you looking for cheap travel insurance? We work with leading insurers to compare travel insurance policies to get you the right cover for your chosen destination. So, you can enjoy a stress-free holiday knowing that you’re correctly covered if the unexpected happens.

Call 0800 458 0459 to get your travel insurance quote in minutes.

Why choose Staveley Head for your holiday insurance?

  • Emergency medical cover up to £15 million
  • Cancellation cover up to the value of £12,500
  • 24-hour medical emergency assistance
  • All pre-existing conditions considered
  • Optional Cruise cover
  • Optional winter sports cover
  • Nil excess products available
  • Terrorism and Crisis management cover available

Our types of travel cover?

Single trip: This will cover you for one trip, for a specified destination and a set duration of time.

Annual multi-trip: Going abroad more than once? Our annual policy is better suited to more frequent travellers who require cover for as many trips as you need over the period of one year.

Family travel insurance: Looking go away with your family? Our policy can ensure you, your partner and children are correctly covered.

Travel insurance for over 65: We provide single trip policies with no age limit. If you’re a frequent traveller, we can provide an annual multi-trip policy for up to the age of 75 years of age.

What’s covered?

Medical expenses up to £15 million
Covers you for emergency medical treatment, repatriation and the services of a medical assistance company.

Personal liability up to £2 million
If you cause damage to possessions or injure someone.

Personal accident up to £50,000
Covers you and any individuals named on your policy for compensation in the event of an injury, death or disability caused by an accident.

Cancellation up to £12,500
Cover for any unused accommodation and travel expenses incurred as a result of having to cancel your holiday due to certain reasons.

Curtailment up to £12,500
Cover for unused portion of your travel and/or accommodation arrangements which were paid for before your departure if you have to cut short your trip.

Travel delay - £50 per 12 hours, up to a total of £350
Cover if your public transport to or from your country of residence is delayed for 12 hours or more.

Personal effects up to £3,000
Cover if the items usually carried or worn during a trip are lost, stolen or damaged.

Legal expenses up to £25,000
Cover for legal costs if you or a representative take legal proceedings in pursuit of compensation for illness, injury or death suffered on a trip.

What’s not covered?

Medical conditions
Existing before the purchase of your policy unless declared and accepted.

Medical treatment
That can wait until you return home.

Alcohol/drugs
Being under the influence of alcohol/drugs or self-exposure to unnecessary risk.

Claims arising
From prohibitive regulations by the government of any country.

Unattended money or valuables
For loss, theft or damage unless in a locked safe, locked hotel room, apartment or locked holiday residence.

Frequently asked questions about travel insurance

I haven’t booked my trip yet; can I still buy my insurance?
Yes, you can set your cover to start whenever you like. With pre-existing medical conditions, it’s often best to ensure you can get sufficient travel insurance before booking your trip.

I have a European Health Insurance Card. Do I still need travel insurance?
Yes. Whilst an EHIC card will ensure you receive the same level of treatment as a citizen of the country you’re in, it doesn’t cover you for things like cancellation or delay and it won’t provide repatriation cover if you need to return to the UK.

What if there are changes to my health after I’ve purchased my cover?
If there are any changes to the health of you or family members you must tell us before taking any future trips.

What happens if my travel provider goes out of business?
As optional cover, this can be added for the failure of a travel provider, where there’s no other protection already in place, however, this comes as standard on all gold policies.

Will my policy cover pre-existing conditions?
Our travel insurance will consider covering all pre-existing conditions providing you notify us when taking out the policy.

Can I set my annual insurance to start the day before my first trip?
Annual multi-trip policies can start as soon as a trip is booked as this ensures cover for loss of deposit and cancellation charges.

What documents do I need to take on holiday with me?
We recommend you take your travel insurance certificate and the relevant policy wording booklet in case you need to make a claim.

Can I get immediate cover?
Absolutely. Your travel insurance can start as soon as you want it to but to ensure you’re protected against cancellation and pre-trip illness, cover can be arranged as soon as your trip is booked.

Will my policy cover me on a cruise?
Yes, we can provide you with specific cruise travel insurance.

Will my policy cover pre-existing conditions?
Yes, but you must tell us about them during the quote process.

Does my policy cover winter sports?
We can include cover for winter sports as part of your travel insurance policy, although there may be a small additional charge to do so.

Other cover you may be interested in

Campervan insurance: We insure a range of models including DIY conversions, classic VW Campervans and Transporters. Discounts are given for limited mileage, compare our rates and get an online quote today.

Motorhome insurance: We can provide cover for American motorhomes, RVs and left-hand drive models. Discounts are given for enhanced vehicle security, get your instant quote online.

Caravan insurance: We insure touring and static caravans with discounts given for enhanced security, request your quote online today.

Breakdown insurance: Choose from our wide-ranging cover including roadside, recovery, homestart, nationwide and European assistance.

How to get a quote for your holiday insurance

Call our dedicated team on 0800 458 0459 and see how much you could save. Alternatively, get your quote online today.

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