European travel

If you’re planning a trip to Europe it’s important that you consider the benefits of cheap travel insurance to cover your intended destinations as well as get the right cover to include everything you plan to do whilst travelling abroad.

To get a quote for Single Trip travel insurance in Europe, click here or call us on 02392 419 044. We are open Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, closed Bank Holidays.

Comparing insurance cover for travelling to Europe

We appreciate that price can be a key influencer for making a decision on which travel insurance provider you take out your cover with – that’s why we place value for money and low prices at the heart of our European policies.

Activities

If you are going to take part in any activity on holiday you need to make sure your travel insurance will cover that activity. Here at 24/7 travel insurance, all our policies come with over 100 activities included for free.

If you would like to speak to someone to ensure you activity is covered on your policy, please contact us.

Single trip or multi trip European cover?

Single trip travel cover can be a great initial cost saver when you know that you will be going on just 1 trip over the next 12 months. If you are a more frequent European traveller and find yourself constantly buying last minute travel insurance before you fly, you may be surprised by the amount of money you can save with multi-trip European travel insurance.

Duration

Our Single Trip policy can cover you up to 90 days. You must know your departure and return date to purchase cover and the premium is based on the the length of your trip.

Our European annual policy will cover you for an unlimited number of trips over the next 12 months providing you are not over 65 years of age. Each trip can be up to a maximum of 22 days with Silver cover (maximum of 32 days with Platinum and Diamond cover).

Backpackers going to Europe can purchase Backpacker & Longstay cover for up to 18 months. You must not be over 55 years of age. Perfect for working abroad, gap years or an extended trip.

Note: 24/7 winter sports policies differ to those duration above. Please view the winter sports page for more information.

Planning your holiday to Europe

Whether you are flying tomorrow or pre planning a European break for next year, there are lots of ways to make the most of your trip. Why don’t you:

  • Use internet search engines to find places to see and things to do in your European destination?
  • Look for city guides in the book shop?
  • Browse through forums for hints and tips from travellers who have already been to your destination?
  • Speak to friends and family – they may have been to your intended country already?
  • Pop in to your local travel agents for information and advice?

We have created an easy to digest infographic for cities that never sleep in Europe:

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Do EHICs mean I am covered for European travel insurance?

No.

The European Health Insurance Card (or EHIC) is not a replacement for specialist or comprehensive travel insurance.  Whilst an EHIC can enable you to receive lower cost and sometimes free medical cover within Europe this is only applicable to state provided treatment and is not likely to cover everything that you would expect to get within the UK through the NHS.

You are also likely, in many situations, going to have to contribute towards the costs of any medical treatment and associated costs.

There are also a number of other situations covered within comprehensive travel insurance policies like damage, loss or theft of personal possessions, the cost of claiming including legal fees for any compensation and areas like your own legal liability should you accidentally cause injury to another person or damage to property (and many other circumstances).

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