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Columbus Direct is rated 9 out of 10 based on 10215 reviews on Trustpilot

First class service…

I have used Columbus for many years as they specialise in covering MOD personnel, but like all company's it's not until you make a claim they show… read more




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Easy to purchase and clear pricing

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Very trustworthy and reliable…

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Quick and easy to insure

Quick and easy to insure, docs sent by text and email so no paperwork and all at a reasonable price. Never had to claim, so can't comment on how… read more




Quick and easy service that allowed me…

Quick and easy service that allowed me to choose the cover that most suited my needs. Customer service is great and have recommended to family and… read more




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Why Columbus Direct?

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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.


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If you purchase travel insurance online you will receive a 10% discount off the price of standard cover.

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