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Save 15%* on Travel Insurance in our Winter Sale!
Plan your next trip today and save with our great travel offer.
At Columbus, we know your holidays are one of the most important times of the year, so why wait? Make the most of our Winter Sale with 15%* off Travel Insurance and book that long-awaited holiday today.
If you’re planning to travel a few times over the next year, annual multi trip travel insurance may be the best option to ensure you are covered for all your trips. You can go away as many times as you like, as long as each trip is within our selected trip limit – you can choose from 31, 45 or 60 days. So what are you waiting for, get your quote today!
Tailor your insurance for your next trip by choosing from our three levels of cover, Bronze, Silver and Gold.
- Up to £15 million Emergency Medical Expenses2
- Up to £5,000 cancellation cover2
- Up to £2,500 baggage cover2
- £5,000 Scheduled Airline Failure
- Over 150 sports and activities covered for free
- Free airport lounge access if your flight is delayed for 1 hr or more1
We also understand the importance of having cover in place in respect of coronavirus (COVID-19) therefore our policies provide the following cover as standard.
Before you travel, cancellation is covered if you, a close relative or travelling companion contract coronavirus and are unable to travel provided you test positive within 14 days of the start of your trip.
During your trip, you will be covered for medical expenses and repatriation and we’ve also included cover for curtailment (if you need to come home early) due to you or a close relative becoming ill due to coronavirus, as well as cover for missed departure if you fail or are waiting for an unplanned health screening at your departure point.
To find out more about our COVID-19 cover click here.
We’re pleased to be able to offer extra protection through our COVID-19 Traffic Light Cover add-on which provides peace of mind for our customers while travelling. The add-on covers specified additional costs that could be incurred, if during your trip the UK government unexpectedly moves your destination to the red list.
To find out more about our COVID-19 Traffic Light Cover Add on click here
Award Winning Insurance
Columbus have been covering travellers for 30 years, with a wide range of policies available, no matter what you want to do, wherever you are in the world, we’ll look after you.
Whether you’re travelling for work and need business travel insurance, off for some fun on the slopes and require winter sports cover, or just heading off to soak up the sun, Columbus will ensure you’re covered. So pack your bags, deliver a killer presentation, find that fresh powder or bag the perfect sun lounger, there’s an adventure waiting, and we’ve got a policy for you!
However, it’s not just all about you - our family travel insurance and group cover also looks after your loved ones and friends, so you’re able to travel with peace of mind. Our flexible policies mean you’re free to explore and be adventurous, because it’s your world, so enjoy it!
Our world is full of beautiful countries, and each country has their fair share of equally beautiful cities. So whether you’re travelling near, and only require European travel insurance, or ticking off cities a little bit further afield, Worldwide travel insurance is there for you too.
Not only do we want you to enjoy your travels with maximum protection this winter we’re also offering 15%* off our travel insurance policies. So, what are you waiting for, get a quote today.
Cover for pre-existing medical conditions
If you or someone travelling on your travel insurance policy has a pre-existing medical condition(s), it is important that you declare the condition to ensure that you have full cover in place. We can offer cover for a wide range of pre-existing medical conditions so you can travel with the peace of mind that you’re covered. Pre-existing medical conditions are not covered unless they are declared to us, agreed by us and an extra premium is paid (if required).
If you have a pre-existing medical condition, you can also access a directory that has been set up by Moneyhelper on behalf of the Financial Conduct Authority, this provides easy access to details of companies that specialise in providing cover. The directory can be accessed by clicking here or by calling 0800 138 7777.
Take us with you when you visit ski resorts around the world
There are many ski resorts across Europe and the rest of the world, providing plenty of options when deciding which pistes are the best match for you. Popular locations include Austria, Italy, Switzerland and the USA.
France is also known for its world class slopes and scenic views, making it an ideal location if you want to enjoy the snow. Ski resorts like Chamonix, Courchevel and Flaine provide pristine conditions to suit beginner, intermediate and expert skiers.
Before you set off on your winter sports trip, make sure that you have ski insurance in place so that you are protected if you face the unexpected. It can be added to your travel insurance policy and includes cover for search and rescue, piste closures, and if your equipment is lost, stolen or damaged during your holiday.
Terms and conditions apply:
(*)15% discount offer available until 11.59pm on Monday 13th February 2023. Discounts do not apply to Columbus Direct products purchased through third parties. This offer can not be used in conjunction with any other offer, discount or promotion.
(1)The policyholder can register both themselves and up to four travelling companions for Columbus Direct’s Airport Delay services. They will then be eligible to receive free airport lounge access in the event a delay of one or more hours is announced for your flight. View terms and conditions here.
(2) Benefits shown are for Gold policies.
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Why Columbus Direct?
- FREE airport lounge access if your flight is delayed for more than 1 hour
- Over 150 sports and activities covered free
- Award-winning products and services
- Over 15 million customers since 1988