Post Office Travel Insurance

Whether you’re heading off for a weekend city break in Europe or for a long term adventure backpacking around another continent you may be wondering if Post Office travel insurance can provide you with the cover you want. Before you decide you can check out the comparison tables below to see what cover policies from various different travel insurers could offer you.

ProviderOnline DiscountMedical CoverSpecial Features 
n/aup to £10 million Get Quotes >
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5%Up to £15millionAward winning travel insurance - Over 50 adventure sports included as standard - medical cover for pre-existing conditionsGet Quotes >

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ProviderOnline DiscountMedical CoverSpecial Features 
n/aUp to £20 millionDefaqto 5 Star Travel Insurance from Admiral. Single, Annual, Winter Sports, Golf or Cruise. Choose the cover to suit you. Choose from Admiral, Admiral Gold or Admiral Platinum Cover.24‑hour emergency helpline Get Quotes >
n/aUp to £10 millionUp to £10,000,000 emergency medical cover, up to £5,000 cancellation cover and kennel/cattery fees paid, up to £750 lost or stolen passport, up to £50,000 legal expenses, cover for lost or stolen money. Winter sports and golf club cover available for additional premiumGet Quotes >
10%up to £10 million10% online discount on LV= Travel insurance. Choose from Essential or 5 Star Defaqto rated Premier cover which offers up to £10,000 cancellation cover, all pre-existing medical conditions considered, no upper age limit for single trips, cruise cover automatically included on annual policies. You can choose to add cover for baggage and winter sports.Get Quotes >
n/aup to £15 millionAward winning Single Trip Travel Cover - Kids Go FREE - Airline Failure Insurance includedGet Quotes >
n/aup to £10 millionNo Age Limits. Specialise in offering competitive travel cover for people with pre existing medical conditions and over 65s. Also cover travelling companions on the same policy. Get Quotes >
n/aup to £10 millionOver 50s Travel Insurance Specialist - Experts in pre existing medical conditions - Best travel insurance Customer Service Awards 2013 (UK Broker Awards)Get Quotes >
n/aUp to £10,000,000 FREE £5 Debenhams gift card when you take out a single trip policy or FREE £10 gift card when you take out an annual multi-trip policy. Prices from under £11 for single trip. Free cover for kids.Get Quotes >
20%up to £10 million3 types of cover available. Cancellation cover up to £8,000. Personal belongings cover up to £2,500.Get Quotes >

The Post Office Travel Insurance has varius options for: Single trip insurance,  multi trip insurance and backpacker’s insurance and is underwritten by Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) SE and Europäische Reiseversicherung A.G. (ERV), and administered by Collinson Insurance Services Limited. They provide travel insurance for: individuals, couples, young persons, groups and families.


Post Office Single Trip Travel Insurance features:

  • 5 choices of cover from Super Economy to Premier Plus
  • Optional golf cover
  • Optional cruise cover
  • Optional business trip cover
  • Optional winter sports cover



Post Office Annual Multi-Trip features:

  • 5 choices of cover
  • Choices of duration – you can go away for up to 183 days in the policy year with up to 60 days cover for each trip
  • Optional cover for snow sports
  • Optional cover for cruises
  • Optional business trip cover
  • Optional cover for golfing holidays



Post Office Backpacker Insurance features:

  • 2 levels of cover – Super Economy and Economy
  • Optional cover for Winter sports
  • Optional excess waiver cover
  • Up £2m emergency medical cover



Post office travel insurance was voted the winner of ‘Best Travel Insurance Provider’ in each year from 2006 to 2014 by the British Travel Awards. However before you decide on a policy you should shop around policies from different providers to try and find the policy that suits you best. When looking into travel insurance it’s important that you make sure that your policy will cover you for the things you will be doing when you’re travelling, even if you need to purchase optional extras. For example if you are going skiing it is wise to ensure your policy will provide cover for winter sports. You will find that different insurers may have different eligibility criteria’s for who and what they are willing to provide travel insurance for.  


You can use the comparison tables on this page to help you look at what different providers may be able to offer you and you can click the links to apply online.