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TRAVEL INSURANCE - NEW COVID COVER AVAILABLE NOW!

We have further enhanced our COVID Insurance to now include cover for cancellation before departure if anyone who is insured on the policy or a member of their household has to isolate at home due to COVID 19 (NHS Track & Trace).

 Abandonment cover has also been added if anyone insured on the policy were denied boarding by their transport provider on the outward journey of your trip due to having or being suspected of having an infectious disease including COVID-19.

 

What are customers now covered for in respect of COVID-19?
(Available on Gold, Platinum policies, Gold cruise, Cruise medical, Staycation and Coach policies)

Cancellation 

  • Cancelling your trip if you catch COVID-19 before travelling
  • Cancelling your trip if a travelling companion or family member were hospitalised or died due to COVID-19
  • Cancellation before departure if anyone who is insured on our policy or a member of their household has to isolate at home due to COVID 19
Curtailment
  • a travel companion, were diagnosed with an infectious disease during your trip (including contracting Covid-19)
  • a family member were hospitalised or died due to COVID-19 during your trip
Abandonment
  • You, or anyone insured on this policy, were denied boarding by your transport provider on the outward journey of your trip due to having or being suspected of having an infectious disease including COVID-19 (Platinum only or optional cover)
Medical
  • Cover for emergency medical treatment abroad, should you contract COVID-19, as long as you have not travelled against the advice of the FCO.
  • Repatriation if medically required
Public Hospital Benefit
  • During your trip abroad, you were confined to your trip accommodation on medical advice.
  • costs of your pre-paid unused excursion that you are unable to go on during your trip due to having to isolate as a result of an infectious disease including COVID-19
Denial of boarding on the return journey
  • Cover for additional accommodation and transportation costs should you be denied boarding on the return journey due to having, or being suspected of having, an infectious disease (including COVID-19).(Platinum only or optional cover)
Important note - Our Travel Insurance policies will only provide cover for countries to which the FCDO no longer advises against all but essential travel. Please click here for up to date advice - https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice
You can still purchase a policy for a country where the government is advising against non essential travel if travelling in the future and be covered for cancellation of non COVID related travel. Should the FCDO update the countries status and move to non essential travel permitted your policy will be valid for travel however if the FCDO still advises against all but essential to that country the policy will be invalid should the you still choose to travel.

To find out more, contact your local Althams Travel branch or contact our sales team on

0800 917 9997 / sales@althams.co.uk

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