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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
  • Get free health information and GP access any time of day or night, directly from your mobile - in partnership with Babylon, the UK's leading digital healthcare service
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Columbus have been covering travellers for over 30 years, offering a wide range of policies with an array of options when exploring the globe.

No matter where you’re heading, or the reason you’re heading there – business or leisure; Columbus will ensure you’re covered. Whatever your reason for travel; Taking in the sights, soaking up the rays, hitting the slopes , backpacking, or making that business deal, Columbus have a policy for you.

Travel with peace of mind, the way it should be when you’re heading abroad, with comprehensive cover for you, your friends, and your loved ones. We ensure you’re free to explore and adventure; it’s your world, enjoy it.

Stroll through some of the most beautiful cities on the planet, and experience life like a local. Whether they’re in Europe or Worldwide, our Award-winning service gives you the freedom to choose.

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Less common but amazing places to visit in the USA

The United States is always a favourite holiday destination for Brits, who venture across the Atlantic to explore New York, Florida, California and many other well-known states. The attraction of America is understandable, as they speak the same language and we feel a familiarity having read out it ... Read more

Get a helping hand on your holidays from our health partner, Babylon Health

So you’ve booked your holiday and started counting down the days until you travel. You’ve packed your bag and purchased those little essentials. More than likely, you’re travelling for some time to relax and enjoy yourself at your chosen destination, but you don’t ever imagine falling ill or getting... Read more

20 tips for travelling around the world. Everything you need to know

Round the world holidays are on the bucket list for many, but for those who are making it a reality (or those who just love to day dream) we’ve come up with our best travel tips.  Whether you are on a tight budget or planning a lavish travelling extravaganza, we’ve got you covered to help you stay s... Read more