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Choosing the best holiday insurance for a single trip

Finding the best travel insurance policy may not sound exciting but it can ensure a stress-free holiday. We offer a range of policy levels, which can be supplemented with extra cover for gadgets, winter sports, extra sporting activity, car hire excess, wedding and declared pre-existing conditions. Starting from just £7.54* per week, our single trip policies offer cover for up to 365 days, ensuring that you're protected throughout the entirety of your trip.

What am I covered for?

A single trip can take many different forms, and with Holiday Extras you can select a policy that suits how you like to travel. Choose from the following cover levels:

Single Trip

  • Up to £10 million medical cover
  • Up to £5000 cancellation cover
  • Up to £2000 baggage cover
  • Friendly 24/7 UK based helpline †
  • UK, Europe & Worldwide cover

£7.54*

†If you need to seek medical attention whilst abroad, please ensure that you contact the 24-hour Emergency Assistance Service for help and advice before treatment, where possible. Full details can be found in the policy wording.

Additional cover

You can add further cover if necessary, for activities such as skiing or Car hire excess insurance, or you can choose a policy to cover declared medical conditions.

How do I book?

Booking is simple. You can book online to compare our competitive prices, choose a policy that suits you and complete your payment through an easy process. Should you require further assistance during the booking process, you can always speak to a team member based in our UK-based call centre.

Long stay cover for single trips

You can rely on the comprehensive cover provided by Holiday Extras' single trip policies, even on long-planned and long-stay trips. Our policies offer cover for up to 365 days, and you can add increased cancellation cover for extra peace of mind when booking far in advance.

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Top tips for single trips

  • Pack well in advance – If you embark on a single trip you'll need to ensure that you don't leave anything behind, particularly if you’re abroad for a long time.
  • Research the area – Make the most of your time away by planning an itinerary, and ensuring that you don't miss out on any of the star attractions.
  • Vaccinations – These often take weeks to take effect, so be sure to consult your doctor and receive all necessary inoculations in advance.
  • Consider extra cover – If you have a pre-existing medical condition, or are planning to engage in potentially hazardous activities, be sure to let us know – we'll offer you a cost-effective policy tailored to your trip.
  • Consider medication – If you have a pre-existing medical condition and you need to take medicine with you on your trip, then you can view our travelling with medication page to find out more.

Additional Cover

We want to make sure you have all of the protection you need. Our comprehensive additional cover options ensure you're covered for every item on your itinerary with a great value extra premium. Select as many as you like to add to your policy. With certain policy levels, like Gold and Platinum cover you receive gadget and wedding cover for free!

Equip your policy with winter sports cover if you're hitting the slopes, and gadget travel insurance to protect your tech. Our gadget cover now comes as standard with all platinum level policies.

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!

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!

Included with Gold and Platinum level policies

Additional Sports Travel Insurance

Extra Sports 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!

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!

Included with Platinum level policies

Car Hire Excess Cover

Car hire 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 Platinum level policy, you can increase your cancellation cover to £10,000 on a non-cruise policy and up to £20,000 for a cruise policy!


*Price based on 1 person aged 25 with no pre-existing medical conditions, travelling to Europe excl. Spain/Cyprus/Malta on a single-trip policy for 7 days. Price correct as of April 2019.

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.