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Columbus Direct is rated 9 out of 10 based on 10161 reviews on Trustpilot

easy renewal process

always great service & straight forward renewal process read more

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SMcC

19/09/2019

easy to renew

easy to renew, competitive prices, and really helpful when I got appendicitis on holiday (in EU!) and needed some help read more

5

Payne

19/09/2019

I am covered

Great price and i love all the little extras also I have had a illness and had a choice whether to have this covered or not which was great other… read more

5

Kim Marsh

19/09/2019

At the age of 80 with some medical…Holiday insurance

At the age of 80 with some medical conditions to declare I found the questions very thorough but fair and my conditions were all covered for my… read more

5

Denise Lloyd

14/09/2019

Easy to set-up and policy covers…

Easy to set-up and policy covers everything I required - particularly like registering your flight beforehand and being able to use airport lounge … read more

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Mark Kilmartin

12/09/2019

Easy to Use Web Site

easy site to use even with having to declare medical issues read more

4

Robert

12/09/2019

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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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