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Columbus provides great value travel insurance and award winning customer service. With single trip cover starting at just £2.99 and annual policies from £22.50 get a quote today to see what you could save.
We always put customers first and whenever we can save money we try to pass that saving on to you. So, if you buy online rather than through our call centre you will save 10%!
An amazing 95% of the customers we have surveyed this year say they would recommend Columbus. Isn't it time that you took Columbus on holiday with you?
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Why choose Columbus Direct?
Columbus is one of the UK's leading Travel Insurance providers. Established in 1988, we were the first company to sell travel insurance direct to the consumer, cutting out the middle man and saving our customers up to 60% in the process. Over 20 years later we have covered over 15 million travellers all around the world with quality travel insurance.
We have a reputation for putting customers first and have won multiple awards for our cover and customer service, we are the current holders of both ITIJ Travel Insurance Intermediary of the year award and also the Best Travel Insurance Provider from the Personal Finance Awards.
Volcanic Ash Cover from £8
Don't let another Icelandic volcano spoil your holiday, get up to £7,500 of protection by including our new Volcanic Ash Cover with your policy.
Everyone on your policy can be covered for Travel Delay, Trip Abandonment and Missed Departure as a result of volcanic ash, all from just £8 per policy.
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