About Columbus Direct

Columbus Direct is an online specialist in international travel insurance, established more than 20 years ago. By selling directly to the customer, we can offer you travel insurance plans at great prices without compromising on coverage.

We strive to offer excellent value for money, high quality assistance and a quick hassle-free buying process that allows you to buy a travel insurance plan regardless of when you booked your trip / vacation. Since we were established in 1988, more than 10 million customers have chosen Columbus Direct.

Columbus Direct is part of the Collinson Insurance Group and sells travel insurance products in over 45 countries. Travel insurance plans for residents of the USA are arranged by Collinson Insurance Brokers and underwritten by National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa., a Chartis Company.

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About Chartis

Travel Guard is a Chartis company, a world leading property-casualty and general insurance organization, serving more than 40 million clients in over 160 countries and jurisdictions. With a 90-year history, one of the industry’s most extensive ranges of products and services, deep claims expertise and excellent financial strength, Chartis enables its clients to manage virtually any risk with confidence. Chartis is the marketing name for the worldwide property-casualty and general insurance operations of Chartis Inc. For more information on Chartis, visit:


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Collinson Insurance Group

Columbus Direct is part of the Collinson Insurance Group. For more information, please visit the Collinson Insurance Group website:

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