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Travel insurance for Under 16s

With Holiday Extras, get a reliable travel insurance policy with prices starting from just *. Good news! Now we sell policies where under 18's can travel alone with a fully comprehensive travel insurance policy.

Visit our HX blog for great travel advice and fun ideas to make the most of your holiday with small children.

Travel insurance for children travelling alone

Find a children's travel insurance policy packed with sufficient cover for peace of mind. Each policy includes cover towards medical treatment, lost baggage and unexpected cancellations. We also have a 24-hour emergency helpline on hand with a friendly voice ready to take your call and provide support: 0800 316 0104.

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 within the policy wording.

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 4 protection levels to find the standard of cover that suits how you like to travel:

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
Defaqto rating
2 Star rating
3 Star rating
5 Star rating
5 Star rating

How do I book?

Booking travel insurance for kids is quick and easy. Book online by simply filling in the insurance form above — click "Search" — 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 pre-existing medical condition doesn't need to be any more stressful for yourself or the children. We're here to help policies available for children with pre-existing medical conditions. Visit our holiday insurance for children with medical conditions page to find out more.


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.