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
  • FREE access to video consultations with a UK based GP, 24/7 – 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 slops , 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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Joyeux anniversaire Disneyland® Paris!

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In celebration of the only home we’ve got

Welcome to April. Welcome to Earth Month. This might be new to some folks, likely to be more familiar with Earth Day which is observed around the world as a way to heighten awareness of the natural beauty and fragility of the planet we live on. Earth Day has been celebrated since 1970 and is conside... Read more