With flights to long-haul destinations increasingly becoming more affordable, a wide range of travellers are keen to explore as much of the world as possible. This is where long-haul travel insurance comes in; offering comprehensive travel insurance cover for a range of destinations located some distance away from the UK.
What countries are covered under my long-haul travel insurance policy?
The majority of countries around the globe are covered under your long-haul travel insurance policy, and you can choose between worldwide policies that exclude the USA, Canada and the Caribbean or those that include these countries.
This means that you have the freedom to travel to whichever part of the world you like, with a few exceptions, safe in the knowledge that you have cover in place.
What are the benefits of a long-haul travel insurance policy?
By taking out a long-haul travel insurance policy you are covered for a number of scenarios you may face on holiday. As an example if you fall ill or have an accident on holiday you will be covered for emergency medical and other expenses to a limit of £2 million under an economy travel insurance policy, and more on higher levels of cover.
You will also be covered for items in your luggage, from standard cover onwards, in the event they are stolen or go missing, giving you peace of mind that you will have the funds you need to replace your items to a pre-specified limit.
Other policy benefits include cover for personal money, passport & documents and delayed departure, which applies from standard cover onwards.
I do a mixture of short and long-haul journeys each year; will I be covered?
Travellers who take several trips throughout the year may benefit from taking out an annual long-haul travel insurance policy. Whether you are planning a weekend in Paris, or a luxury break to the Maldives you can be assured of cover under your long-haul insurance policy.
I am fan of cruise holidays; will I be covered under my long-haul insurance policy?
Your long-haul travel insurance policy gives you the flexibility of adding additional facets to your policy from winter sports cover to business sports cover.
Simply add cruise cover to your policy and you will benefit from features such as cover for missed shore and confinement from standard cover upwards.