So how does a single trip travel insurance policy work?

If you are only planning on taking one holiday or excursion during the entire year, then selecting a single trip travel policy can often be the cheapest route to getting insured. Cover can last as long as 365 days, equally, you can be insured for as little as one day, depending upon your travel plans. It really is that simple.

At Columbus Direct, we offer a huge variety of products for you to choose from, ensuring you remain fully protected, regardless of your adventures. We can even offer cover online for pre-existing medical conditions and cover for more senior travellers, with an upper age limit of 85 on all our single trip policies.

Other than providing great value travel insurance, our main aim at Columbus Direct is to ensure you are properly protected when you jet away on your travels. Perhaps your trip entails wandering the streets of Dubrovnik, arm in arm with your loved one, with a guidebook in your pocket, or sampling the gastronomic delights of Rome. Maybe you’re planning to dip your toe in the Pacific, build sandcastles with the kids or try riding a temperamental camel in Egypt. No matter what the adventure, our Single Trip Travel Insurance could work for you.

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Key benefits of our single trip insurance include:

  • Our policy can protect you from 1-365 days.
  • Cover for up to £15 million provided for medical expenses.
  • Insurance may be available if you have a pre-existing medical condition.
  • We provide cover for up to 150 sports and activities free of charge.
  • Free Scheduled Airline Failure Insurance (SAFI).
  • Your baggage will be insured for up to £2500, including your valuables and delayed baggage.
  • Optional – Winter sports, ski and snowboard cover can be included.
  • Optional – Gadget cover can be added. You can be eligible for single trip insurance up to the maximum age of 85

Your trip away needs to be special, something you will remember for all the right reasons. Let us take on the responsibility and risk associated with the unknown, so you don’t have to think about it.

We want to be your safety net when you go off on your travels, so it’s important there are no holes in your protection. With an extensive range of policies to choose from, make sure you select the cover that’s right for you. We’ve devised a simple process to help you do just that. If in doubt, just ask, that’s what we’re here for.

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