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Whether you're choosing a travel insurance policy for studying abroad, or going away for a long trip in the summer holidays, finding the right and affordable policy will make sure you safely enjoy every minute of it. We know it's not necessarily the most exciting part of booking your travels, but we all know it's an absolute must to ensure that added peace of mind.

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You might be young, fighting fit and medical cover might not seem like a priority, and without focusing on the worst-case scenario — you never know what's around the corner health-wise. Then you've got to think: what about your camera full of memories? Is your phone filled with snaps, contacts and useful apps? They, of course, need protecting too; should they be lost or stolen, gadget cover means they can be replaced.

Procuring the cheapest travel insurance policy might seem tempting, but it is important to understand the level of cover you need for your travels. You may be a serious adrenaline junkie in which case, seeking additional activity cover for extreme sports might a necessary addition to your student travel insurance policy.

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At Holiday Extras, we've created our travel insurance policies specifically for safe travels across the UK, Europe and worldwide. All of our policies include cancellation, missed flight and medical cover, as well as protection for over 100 sports and passport loss.

There are two types of policies (single trip and annual travel insurance) both with four levels of cover, providing both flexible and reliable choices when finding travel insurance to suit your adventure:

Bronze
Silver
Gold
Platinum
Baggage cover
£500
£1,500
£2,000
£2,000
Cancellation cover
£1,000
£2,500
£5,000
£5,000
Medical cover
£5 million
£10 million
£10 million
£10 million
Excess charge
£150
£100
£50
£0
Lost passport
£250
£250
£300
£500
Personal money
£300
£350
£400
£500
Wedding cover
X
X
£1,500
£1,500
Gadget cover
X
X
X
£500

Single trip travel insurance

Whether you're heading overseas for a work placement, studying a term abroad or exploring with your friends. Our single trip policy provides cover for one trip of up to 365 days.

Worldwide annual travel insurance policies

You might be travelling regularly this year for study, travel or a satisfying combination of both. Providing that you make regular trips home, our annual travel insurance policy offers protection for an unlimited amount of trips across 12 months — just be sure that each trip does not exceed:

  • 22 consecutive days for Bronze
  • 31 days for Silver and Gold
  • 45 days for Platinum

What's more is that our annual policies contain the same levels of cover as our single trip policies, so you're not losing out!

How do I book my travel insurance policy?

Our online booking system is quick and easy, perfect for comparing prices and choosing your policy. If you'd prefer to book via telephone, you can call our free and friendly UK call centre team to place a booking.

Additional cover options

Like any good traveller, it helps to have a rough itinerary. Filled with big adventure trails, scuba diving, mountain biking... you get the picture! With so many fun activities planned, it's important to make sure it's all covered under your chosen travel insurance policy. By checking your policy wording you will find 100+ sports already covered with Holiday Extras holiday insurance. For any sports or activities that you can't find in your policy but do wish to take part in, be sure to give us a call on 0800 316 0104.

Winter sports travel insurance

Hitting the slopes might be top of your to-do list. Before donning a pair of skis, be sure to purchase winter sports cover in addition to your regular policy. We provide cover for your own equipment and any you choose to hire, you are also protected should the piste be subject to closure.

Travelling the world with a pre-existing medical condition?

If you have a medical condition and looking to travel the world, it can still be affordable. Our insurance experts are on-hand to make sure your medical condition won't slow you down by providing comprehensive cover at a competitive price.

Be sure to have a read up on our pre-existing conditions pages for more information.

Planning gap year travels?

If you've decided to take a gap year or a long break before embarking on further education, visit our gap year travel insurance page for more information and to find a policy that suits how you want to travel.

Visit the HX Blog, it's packed full of tips for the avid student looking to travel. See if we can tempt you with 7 reasons to study abroad or spark an idea with some potential gap year travel routes.


Holiday Extras Cover Ltd and Holiday Extras Ltd are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Holiday Extras Cover Ltd 05058680 and Holiday Extras Ltd 01693250 are registered in England and Wales. Registered address: Ashford Road, Newingreen, Kent CT21 4JF.

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.