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Get full comprehensive travel insurance for everyone, with family policies starting from just £16.59*

Finding single parent travel insurance for a single parent family can sometimes feel a little tricky. Many family travel insurance policies only apply if there are two paying adults, and this can be impractical if you want to take your children on holiday as a single parent. At Holiday Extras we provide great packages for single parents so you can get great, affordable hassle-free cover!

Do I need travel insurance for my children?

With Holiday Extras, getting the whole family properly insured at a reasonable rate is easy, with a Bronze adult policy starting from just £7.54*. This is a great and convenient way of making sure they're covered for lost luggage, cancellation and repatriation cover.

If you were thinking about sending your kids to travel abroad on their own, take a look at our children's travel insurance page for more information. If you are a single parent looking for travel insurance for your child then we have great deals for child-only policies from just £7.54 with bronze level cover. Please see below for more policy benefits:

Children's travel insurance

  • Single Trip only
  • Up to £10 million medical cover
  • Up to £5000 cancellation cover
  • Up to £2000 baggage cover
  • Friendly 24/7 UK based helpline †

Levels of Cover

Bronze cover offers £1,000 cancellation cover, £5 million medical cover and £500 of baggage cover.

Silver cover provides £2,500 cancellation, £10 million medical cover and £1,500 of baggage cover.

Gold cover offers £5,000 cancellation, £10 million for medical costs and £2,000 of baggage cover.

Platinum cover offers £5,000 cancellation, £10 million for medical costs, £2,000 of baggage cover, £500 for personal money, passport and documents as well as free gadget and wedding cover.

Single trip and annual multi-trip policies for single parents

Our single trip policy provides cover for one trip of up to 365 days. With four levels of cover you can choose from our Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum packages, so you can apply for the right level of cover to suit your needs.

For the more frequent traveller, our annual multi-trip travel insurance policy provides cover for an unlimited number of trips across 12 months, given that each trip does not exceed 31 days with our Silver and Gold cover policies, up to 45 days per trip for our annual Platinum cover policy and 22 days for Bronze cover.

Best Travel Insurance for Single Parent Family?

It's a great idea to compare travel insurance before you book to get the best and cheapest deal for travel insurance for a single parent. Make sure you check the policy wording of each provider on either a single trip or annual multi-trip policy to see exactly what is covered. Providers will offer different levels of cover at different rates so make sure you research which one is best for you. Check out Holiday Extras' cheap Bronze, silver, Gold and Platinum levels of cover.

Holiday Extras specialise in providing the best travel insurance for your holiday. It's no wonder then, that we are a eleven-time award-winning travel insurance provider. You can book your single parent family travel insurance policy in full confidence that your holiday is in capable hands today!

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Travelling with pre-existing medical conditions?

If any of your family have a pre-existing medical condition, this shouldn't stop you from applying for travel insurance with us. When booking your policy, simply declare any medical conditions, and we can tailor a policy especially suited to your needs. Book your policy online, or call our UK-based contact centre to discuss your options with our friendly insurance team on 0800 316 0104 and quote WY992.

Additional Cover

Adventure Sports - If you are planning something a little more adventurous, you'll want to take a look at our additional policy cover. For more information, visit our sports cover page for a breakdown of all activities covered under our standard policy; including windsurfing and cycling. You can also find out about sports for the children that require an additional premium to be added to your policy, including kitesurfing.

Winter Sports - Perhaps you are planning a winter sports holiday? If so, take a look at our winter sports add-on, which covers a range of winter sports activities, including skiing and off-piste skiing.

*Prices based on 4 travellers with no pre-existing medical conditions, travelling to Europe inc Spain/Cyprus/Malta/Turkey or Greece for 7 days. Price correct as of April 2019.

† If you need to seek medical attention whilst abroad, please ensure that you contact the 24-hour emergency assistance service for help and advice. Full details can be found in the policy wording.


Holiday Extras Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered address: Ashford Road, Newingreen, Kent CT21 4JF. Company number 01693250.

Holiday Extras 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.