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Under 18's & under 16's are entitled to free cover with a paying adult. Young adults and children are covered to travel alone from just £3.49*

Travel insurance for under 16's

At Holiday Extras, our smaller travellers get our smallest price - so you can make some savings on your family holiday. If you're travelling with your children, there's no need to spend more, kids are entitled to free cover, given that they are under 18 years of age and accompanied by a paying adult. Better still, from just £3.49 per week, under 18's can travel alone with a fully comprehensive travel insurance policy.

Travel insurance for children travelling alone

Find a children's travel insurance policy packed full of cover for peace of mind. If you're under 16 and travelling alone, you're still covered by our child only travel insurance policy. Each policy includes cover towards medical treatment, lost baggage and unexpected cancellations. We also have a 24-hour helpline on hand with a friendly voice ready to take your call and provide support.

Travelling alone

  • £2 million medical cover
  • £500 cancellation cover
  • £500 baggage cover
  • Friendly 24/7 UK based helpline


Travelling with adult

  • Up to £5 million medical cover
  • Up to £5,000 cancellation cover
  • Up to £1,500 baggage cover
  • Friendly 24/7 UK based helpline


Types of cover

If you're travelling with the whole clan, you'll be pleased to hear that all of our family holiday insurance policies extend their cover to your children, so you can choose from our three basic protection levels to find the standard of cover that suits how you like to travel:

Single trip travel insurance

  • Basic cover offers £500 per person in the event of cancellations, £2 million of medical cover and £500 baggage cover.
  • Standard cover provides £1,000 cancellation cover, £5 million medical cover and baggage cover at £1,500.
  • Premium covercan be chosen for high-level protection of £5,000 cancellation cover, £10 million medical cover and £2,000 baggage cover.

How do I book?

Booking travel insurance for kids is quick and easy. Book online by simply filling in the insurance form above - click "Get a Quote" - and browse our available cover levels. If you're booking a child only insurance policy, then we've got a cheap and reliable quote for them ready to go. All you need to do is make one easy payment.

If you have any problems whilst booking, or you'd simply prefer to book via phone, you can contact our UK-based call centre to speak to one of our friendly insurance experts.

Travel insurance for children with medical conditions

Travelling with a medical condition doesn't need to be any more stressful for yourself or the children. We're here to help with a policy equipped with extra medical cover for the kids that need it most. Visit our holiday insurance for children with medical conditions page to find out more.

Travelling with under 16's

Visit our HX blog for great travel advice and fun ideas to make the most of your holiday. We've got some great travel tips including, Claire Irvin's top tips for travelling with children.

*Prices based on 1 person aged 15 and below with no pre-existing medical conditions, travelling to Europe excl. Spain/Cyprus/Malta from 23/06/18 until 30/06/18. Price correct as of January 2018.