Specialist business cover for working abroad, with added benefits

If you travel regularly on business then Columbus has an excellent travel insurance policy for you. Available as annual travel cover only, our policy covers you for specified business equipment such as laptops, as well as allowing you to send a replacement business colleague to an overseas meeting if you cannot make it for reasons covered by the policy. Our Platinum policy also gives you access to over 600 airport VIP lounges with a FREE Priority Pass membership.

Country of residence
Country of Residence
Destinations & dates
Policy type
Policy start date
Traveller details
Group type
Number of travellers
Age of party member 1
Age of party member 2
Age of party member 3
Age of party member 4
Age of party member 5
Age of party member 6
Age of party member 7
Age of party member 8
Other options
Add Winter Sports cover
Add additional Sports & Activities
Promotion code
If you have a reference code please enter here

We want to offer everyone insurance for their holidays...

...but, for anyone we can't help, we have partnered with Goodtogoinsurance.com. If your age is not shown above please get a quote by clicking here or by calling 0844 887 0751

Summary of our business travel insurance policy

Travelling on business comes with its own opportunity and risk. With a business travel insurance policy from Columbus Direct you can travel safe knowing that you're protected should the worst happen, and that your business won't suffer as a result. We include cover for business equipment such as laptops, and to round off the whole package* we'll give you membership to Priority Pass - which means that you can get into over 600 airport VIP lounges world wide - just to make your time at the airport as productive and pleasant as possible.

  • Business equipment and money
  • Replacement employee
  • Airport lounge access*
  • Annual travel insurance cover - go as often as you like
  • Cover up age 74
  • Pre-existing medical condition cover available

To see the cover available, and to see the price of business travel insurance from Columbus Direct, fill out the details on the page above and click ‘show price’.

Description of all benefits and cover levels

Our business travel insurance policy offers you the normal range of travel insurance including some specific benefits for business travellers, such as for example cover for business equipment and documents. Our business travel insurance policy is available as an annual policy only, which covers you for all travel during the entire year.

The business-specific cover is described in the table below. Please note that it includes a free membership to the world's largest independent airport VIP lounge access programme.

These are the benefits offered by Columbus:

Comprehensive standard travel insurance cover

Our business travel insurance policies include all standard travel insurance benefits that are included in single trip travel insurance policies.

Business equipment: £1,000

We will cover your business equipment in case of theft, damage or loss.

Business documents: £500 - £1,000

If specific business documents (that are vital to carrying out your business) get stolen, lost or damaged, we will cover the replacement of these documents.

Replacement Employee: £1,000 - £2,000

You are covered for additional travel and accommodation costs incurred for a business colleague to replace you on a business trip.

Airport Lounge access: Free membership*

Membership to the world's largest independent airport VIP lounge access programme, Priority Pass.

Some of these benefits offered by our trip travel insurance policies are subject to an excess: Cancellation, curtailment, medical expenses, baggage, loss of passport, missed departure, abandonment, valuables, cash and documents all have an excess applied. The value of the excess varies depending on the cover level purchased.

*Price based on an individual aged 18-49 travelling to Europe on Annual Multi-trip executive Silver cover.

All benefits are subject to the terms, conditions, exclusions and limitations of the policy, all of which can be found in our policy wording. You can also view our Policy Summary document which includes a summary of the key features and significant exclusions and limitations of the policy, together with other useful information about your policy.

Click the link below to view the policy wording:

Policy Wording Policy Summary

If you want to know how much our single trip travel insurance costs, get a quote here.

* Available on Executive Platinum policy only

Columbus Direct is rated 4.7 / 5 based on 258 customer reviews