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Get comprehensive cover for under-16's from just *

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. From just * 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 emergency helpline on hand with a friendly voice ready to take your call and provide support.

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

Single trip travel insurance

  • Bronze - provides cancellation cover of £1000 per person, medical cover of £5 million, and £500 baggage cover.
  • Silver - provides £2,500 cancellation cover per person, £10 million medical costs, and £1,500 baggage cover.
  • Gold - provides £5,000 of cancellation cover per person, £2,000 baggage cover, and £10 million in medical cover.
  • Platinum - provides £5,000 of cancellation cover per person, £2,000 personal possessions cover, £10 million in medical cover and £500 personal money, passport and documents 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.


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.