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Award-winning travel insurance providers - we are extremely proud to offer comprehensive and reliable travel insurance covering a wide variety of policy options, from insuring customers with pre-existing medical conditions to providing additional sports and leisure, winter sports, golf, wedding, business, cruise and car hire excess cover.

Why choose Holiday Extras' Travel Insurance?

  • Competitive and reliable holiday insurance you can trust
  • Voted best travel insurance provider for 11 years running, with Globe Travel Awards
  • Under 18's receive free insurance cover with each paying adult
  • Tailored policies for customers with pre-existing medical conditions
  • Up to £10 million in medical cover and up to £5000 in cancellation cover

Travel Insurance Comparison

Below is a table to compare travel insurance for the key policy values when you book with Holiday Extras versus similar standard policies from other well-known travel insurance providers:

Holiday Extras Direct Line
Price* £17.83 £34.40
Medical £10 million £10 million
Cancellation £5,000 £5,000
Baggage £2,000 £1,500

*Prices based on 1 person aged 25 with no pre-existing medical conditions, travelling to Europe excl. Spain/Cyprus/Malta on a single-trip policy 23/06/18-30/06/18. Price correct as of April 2018.

Single Trip and Annual Trip Policies

As a ten-year award-winning travel insurance provider, Holiday Extras is great place to protect your holiday experience, your belongings and your pocket.

*Prices based on 1 person aged 25 with no pre-existing medical conditions, travelling to Europe excl. Spain/Cyprus/Malta, with Basic Cover from 23/08/18 until 30/08/18. Price correct as of June 2018.

**Prices based on 1 person aged 25 with no pre-existing medical conditions, travelling to Europe excl. Spain/Cyprus/Malta, with Basic Cover from 23/08/18 until 22/08/19. Price correct as of June 2018.

Our single trip policy provides cover for one trip of up to 365 days. With three levels of cover you can choose from our Basic, Standard or Premium packages, so you don't have to fork out extra for cover you don't need.

For the more frequent traveller, our annual travel policy provides cover for an unlimited number of trips across 12 months, given that each trip does not exceed 23 days with our Standard and Premium cover policies and up to 17 days per trip for our Annual Basic Cover policy.

Popular insurance policies Holiday Extras has to offer

*Price based on 2 adults (aged 18 and up) and 2 under 18s with no pre-existing medical conditions, travelling to Europe excl. Spain, Cyprus, Malta, Turkey and Greece from 31/07/18 until 07/08/18 with Basic Cover. Price correct as of July 2018.

**Prices based on 1 person aged 17 with no pre-existing medical conditions, travelling Europe excl. Spain, Cyprus, Malta, Turkey and Greece from 23/06/18 until 30/06/18 with Basic Cover. Price correct as of June 2018.

***Price based on 1 adult aged 65, with no pre-existing medical conditions, travelling to Europe excl. Spain, Cyprus, Malta, Turkey and Greece from 19/08/18 until 27/08/18 with Basic Cover. Price correct as of July 2018.

Types of Cover

Whatever your holiday plans, Holiday Extras can provide great value comprehensive and cheap travel insurance that's suitable for your needs. Whether you are looking to relax on golden sandy beaches for a fortnight or plan to travel the globe multiple times in one year, our holiday insurance offers protection for the whole duration of your holiday.

Basic Cover

Basic Cover

Cover for the essentials. Our cheapest level of cover providing essential levels of protection for a single trip.

Standard Cover Travel Insurance

Standard Cover

A comfortable choice. Offering a comprehensive policy with an enhanced level of protection for a one-off trip.

Premium Travel Insurance

Premium Cover

Our deluxe cover without the premium price. Providing the highest levels of protection for your holiday.

Basic Annual Travel Insurance

Basic Annual Travel Insurance

Multiple trips over 12 months. Perfect for the regular traveller. Basic cover for short trips throughout the year of up to 17 days at a time.

Standard Annual Travel Insurance

Standard Annual Travel Insurance

Great comprehensive standard cover for trips of up to 23 days each during a year.

Premium Annual Travel Insurance

Premium Annual Travel Insurance

Highest level of annual cover. Perfect if you are seeking the highest levels of cover for trips made throughout the year with a duration of 23 days or less.

Travel Insurance with Medical Conditions

Key benefits

  • £15 million medical cover
  • £5,000pp cancellation cover
  • £2,000pp baggage cover
  • Friendly 24/7 UK based helpline
  • UK, Europe & Worldwide cover

Organising your travel insurance can be a little daunting when you have an existing medical condition to declare - so we've designed our medical screening process to be as simple and straightforward as possible.

Enjoy affordable pricing that doesn't compromise on comprehensive cover, as well as a policy tailored to suit your specific needs and requirements, when you book through Holiday Extras.

If would like find out more about purchasing Travel Insurance when you have a Medical Condition to declare then please click here.

You can either book online and be guided through the medical screening questions step by step, or you can speak to one of our insurance experts based at our award-winning UK contact centre.

What is already covered?

If you take out a Holiday Extras Travel Insurance policy, below is just some of the great comprehensive cover you can expect to be included at no extra premium.

Sports Travel Insurance

Sports Travel Insurance

Great cover for sport-lovers!
We include cover for 100+ sports in all of our policies at no extra charge!

Certain sports are only covered with an additional 'hazardous activities' cover premium. Please check the policy wording.

Student Travel Insurance

Student Travel Insurance

Safeguarding your studies!
Everything you need for a safe term abroad including personal possessions cover.

Golf Travel Insurance

Gap Year Travel Insurance

Planning the trip of a lifetime?
Stay safe on your ventures volunteering, interning and exploring the globe.

Water Sports Travel Insurance

Water Sports Travel Insurance

Make a splash without too much cash!
Our policies already include cover for scuba diving, water-skiing and water-polo. Plus many more!

Childrens Travel Insurance

Children's Travel Insurance

Free children's travel insurance with a paying adult!
Get great cover for all the family with free insurance for under 18's on an adult's policy.

Under 18s Travel Insurance

Under 18's Travel Insurance

For those seeking to explore the world!
Our policies already include cover for people under 18 years of age, so book online today and start your expedition!

Additional Cover

We want to make sure your policy is kitted out with all of the protection you need. Use our comprehensive additional cover options to ensure you're covered for every item on your itinerary with a great value extra premium.

Equip your policy with winter sports cover if you're hitting the slopes, gadget travel insurance to protect your tech or comprehensive business travel insurance before your business trip. Whatever the journey, we'll make sure you have the right protection you need to suit your trip.

Winter Sports Travel Insurance

Winter sports Cover

Brrrrilliant prices, just like our cover.
Cover yourself for your skiing trip and if you're hitting the slopes with extra cover for ski equipment, piste closure and avalanche cover!

Cruise Travel Insurance

Cruise Travel Insurance

Set sail with the right insurance.
Protecting your cruise trip from missed port departure, cabin confinement and unexpected itinerary changes.

Available with pre-existing medical cover insurance policies only

Golf Travel Insurance

Golf Travel Insurance

Tee off with the best insurance policy.
Make green fees the least of your worries. Just focus on that hole-in-one.

Available with Standard or Premium Cover

Business Travel Insurance

Business Travel Insurance

Working with peace of mind.
Keeping your laptop, work phone and presentation materials safe.

Available with Standard or Premium Cover

Wedding Travel Insurance

Wedding Travel Insurance

Your big day needn't be stressful.
We've got the dress, rings and gifts covered so cue the wedding march!

Available with Standard or Premium Cover

Additional Sports Travel Insurance

Hazardous Activity Cover

Taking on an extreme sport?
Cover yourself for additional sports that are not included in your ordinary policy with this added cover extension!

Available with Standard or Premium Cover

Excess Waiver Travel Insurance

Excess Waiver Insurance

Avoid paying excess in the a claim.
Enjoy complete peace of mind and avoid paying excess by adding Excess Waiver to your policy.

Available with Standard or Premium Cover

Gadget Cover Insurance

Gadget Cover Insurance

Insure your gadgets with Holiday Extras!
Make the most of comprehensive insurance for your gadgets - including your smartphones and tablets, in the event of loss, theft or damage!

Car Hire Excess Cover

Accidental Damage Excess

Avoid paying extra car hire excess charges.
Make a one-off extra payment on your policy for damage excess for your rental vehicle and enjoy excess cover; including windcreen, tyres and rental vehicle key cover.

Increased Cancellation Cover

Increased Cancellation Cover

Security if your plans change last minute.
If you are taking out a single trip policy with premium cover you can increase you cancellation cover with an added premium!

Need some great holiday ideas?

If you're thinking about travelling this year and need some inspiration, or have already booked your trip and are wondering where to go next? Check out our fantastic 2 minute video guide on superb destinations you could choose from and explore - from the bustling streets of Budapest to the bright lights of New York City!


Holiday Extras Travel Insurance reviews

Below is a sample of recent reviews from our customers who booked their holiday insurance with us. To read more customer reviews and ratings, visit our Holiday Extras Travel Insurance reviews page.

'Pleased that my holiday insurance requirement was dealt with efficiently and quickly.'

- Mrs Blizard (10 out of 10)

'Very easy. Clear instructions. Excellent experience.'

- Mr Gatt (10 out of 10)

'Very easy and not complicated website.'

- Mrs Hilton (10 out of 10)

'I got a reasonable quote in no time and purchased in minutes.'

- Mr Duncan (8 out of 10)

'Very easy to book no issues at all am definitely coming back to book again.'

- Miss Gillies (10 out of 10)

Frequently asked questions

Remember, you can book your policy online any time or via our UK call centre.

Visit our FAQs page for more information.

For even more information and everything you need to know about your travel insurance policy, visit our terms and conditions page.

Policy Wording

We're proud partners with Allianz Global Assist, the world-leading insurance providers behind all of our policies. For more information on our policies and exactly what's included in your cover, please consult our non-medical policy wording or our pre-existing medical policy wording.