Columbus Directis rated 5 / 5 based on 8986 Trustpilot customer reviews.
Easy and quick process
Easy and quick process. The customer service is excellent. Value for money!
Easy site to use and health declaration…
Easy site to use and health declaration listings are simple to find
Simple, straightforward process for buying travel insurance.
The cover is good and represents excellent value for money. Applying was very simple and the qualifying questions were a...
Highly recommended provider
Highly recommended provider, giving a wide and affordable spectrum of insurance options.
Dr. Kalina Jacyna
Easy to use site
Very clear and easy to use website and good cover offered on travel, including pre-existing medical conditions. Never ha...
Great value Travel Insurance tailored for you
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
Award Winning Insurance Provider
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.
Be clever with currency
Every time you swap one currency for another, you pay for the privilege through exchange rates, fees or interest. There are ways to get travel money for less:
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It wasn’t that long ago that we were all basking in the summer heatwave taking over the UK. But as fast as you can click your fingers, it’s all a distant memory, and the Autumn half-term is nearly upon us. But what better way to reduce the winter blues, than use the week-long October break to catch ... Read more
It can seem like vacations are for lovers. Honeymoons, babymoons, engagement trips, romantic getaways are everywhere. Cities like Paris and Rome promise holidays for the heart and posts of couples drawing hearts in the sand in the Maldives clutter up social feeds.
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