Travel insurance guides

We’re here to help you get the cover you need for your trip abroad. Our guides are full of tips on choosing the right policy, how to save money and what exclusions to look out for.

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Do you need travel insurance?

Travel insurance gives you vital financial protection should something go wrong on your holiday. Here’s a closer look at what it offers and whether it’s worth paying for.

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Should you get single trip or annual travel insurance?

If you’re not sure which type of insurance to choose, take a look at the pros and cons of single trip and annual cover.

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How to get travel insurance as you get older

As you get older, finding the right cover for your holiday can be tricky and expensive. Here’s how to get the right travel insurance without paying more than you need to.

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What is backpacker travel insurance?

If you’re planning a gap year or a long holiday you may need to get specialist travel cover before your go. Here’s a closer look at backpacker insurance and what it offers.

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How to get the best family travel insurance

Family travel insurance offers protection for your whole family when you travel abroad. Here’s how to save money and protect your loved ones with a family travel policy.

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Your guide to winter sports travel insurance

If you’re hitting the slopes finding the right travel insurance before you ski is crucial. Here’s a closer look at winter sports ski insurance and what extra benefits it offers.

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What is the European Health Insurance Card?

If you’re travelling to the EU, you’ll need to carry a European Health Insurance Card with you. Here’s everything you need to know about the EHIC.

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How to choose the best travel insurance policy

With so many types of travel insurance and levels of cover to choose from, it’s difficult to know which is best. Here’s how to find the right cover for your trip.