Columbus Direct

Columbus Direct Travel Insurance

Columbus Direct is a leading travel insurance specialist, established in 1988 and with a reputation for innovation in the industry, being the first company to sell travel insurance direct in the UK and also the first to provide policy documents by email.

Having covered over 15 million holidaymakers since 1988, customer satisfaction and value for money are the driving forces behind Columbus Direct and we pride ourselves on providing a quick, efficient and hassle-free service.

Over the years Columbus has won multiple awards including the ITIJ Travel Insurance Intermediary of the year 2013, 2012 and 2008, The Best Customer Focus Award from the Best Business awards, Best Internet Travel Insurance provider from Your Money Direct, over 10 Which? Best Buy awards 2006-2009 and also the Best Travel Insurance Provider award from the Personal Finance Awards 2011 and 2012.

Columbus offer a range of travel insurance policies including single trip, annual, backpacker, business travel and winter sports. Here are just some of the benefits customers can expect:

• Cover for up to £15 million provided for medical expenses
• Cover for many pre-existing medical conditions available
• We provide cover for up to 150 sports and activities free of charge
• Free Scheduled Airline Failure Insurance (SAFI)
• Baggage will be insured for up to £2500, including valuables and delayed baggage
• Optional – Winter sports, ski and snowboard cover can be included