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Plan your next trip today...
At Columbus, we know your holidays are one of the most important times of the year, so why wait? Why not plan that long-awaited holiday today?
If you are planning to explore one of the many European countries make sure you have travel cover in place before you start your journey. If you are visiting Provence in southern France to enjoy the many coastal walks or planning a trip to the Italian Peninsula to visit one of its beautiful cities, don’t leave home without European travel insurance to ensure you have peace of mind during your travels.
If you are going further afield to destinations such as Thailand or Egypt in search of that much needed sunshine or little bit of adventure, don’t forget to make sure you have the right cover in place so you can truly relax while you’re away.
Travelling 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 your selected trip limited – you can choose a maximum trip duration of 31, 45 or 60 days. So, what are you waiting for, get your quote today!
Get cover for your next trip by choosing from our three levels of cover, Bronze, Silver, and Gold. With additional cover available for gadgets, winter sports and more, you can make sure you have the right insurance in place to suit your needs, so you can relax and enjoy your time away.
- Up to £15 million Emergency Medical Expenses2
- Up to £5,000 cancellation cover2
- Up to £2,500 baggage cover2
- Over 150 sports and activities covered for free
- Free airport lounge access if your flight is delayed for 1 hr or more1
- New COVID-19 upgrade available.
- New Extended Trip Disruption cover available.
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.
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:
(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.
(3)Where discounts are offered they do not apply to Columbus Direct products purchased through third parties. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, discount or promotion.
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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