Holiday insurance

Monday, 5th September 2016

One in Four Brits Uninsured on Domestic Breaks

Tweet As staycations continue to rise in popularity, a survey of almost 2,000 Brits has revealed today that one in four holidaymakers leave themselves exposed to potential financial loss by not taking out a basic holiday insurance for UK breaks. According to the research, commissioned by, 22 per cent … Read more

Wednesday, 1st June 2016

Brits Drastically Underestimating Healthcare Costs Abroad

Tweet Half of Brits don’t purchase travel insurance US medical treatments underestimated by up to £65,000 Spanish medical treatments underestimated by up to £21,000 With the summer holidays just around the corner, new research* has exposed worrying disparities between the perceived and the real costs of holiday healthcare, as well as … Read more

Friday, 16th May 2014

Stuart Gray – Joins the Holiday Extras team

Tweet Holiday Extras recently welcomed Stuart Gray as Compliance Executive in its insurance team. Stuart will be responsible for ensuring Holiday Extras and its appointed representatives comply with regulatory requirements and that the best outcomes are achieved for their customers every step of the way. Before joining Holiday Extras, Stuart … Read more

Tuesday, 13th May 2014

Jenni Groves – Joins the Holiday Extras insurance team

Tweet Holiday Extras has appointed Jenni Groves as Key Account Manager in its insurance team. Jenni’s role will be to strengthen the existing relationship with key partners, bringing on board new clients and helping to improve the online performance of the Essential Travel brand. Over the last five years, Jenni … Read more

Tuesday, 3rd September 2013

Allianz Global Assistance teams up with Holiday Extras Insurance

Tweet Holiday Extras has strengthened its Holiday insurance offering with a new underwriter, one of the world’s leading travel insurance providers, Allianz Global Assistance. The new partnership means that Holiday Extras customers will enjoy the same great service that they are used to receiving from the award-winning holiday add-ons expert. … Read more

Thursday, 10th January 2013

Good news for agents helping older travellers plan a winter escape

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Tweet Latitude insurance from Holiday Extras This winter, agents can help older clients or those with medical conditions to find well-priced travel insurance with Holiday Extras’ specialist policy, Latitude. Latitude is available to customers booking through a travel agent who are declined a standard Holiday Extras insurance policy. Retail agents … Read more

Thursday, 13th December 2012

Book travel insurance early

Tweet advises holidaymakers to book travel insurance early  As Christmas and the peak January holiday booking season approaches, is urging travellers to book their travel insurance early or risk losing out. Whether travelling during the festive period or later next year, without the cancellation cover that insurance … Read more

Monday, 10th December 2012 launch gadget cover in time for Christmas

In flight entertainment

Tweet Holidaymakers can protect their much-loved gadgets with a new policy from award-winning insurance provider Holiday Extras. The Silver Gadget Policy, which costs £15, insures up to five electronic items to the value of £2,000. The cover is valid for 17 days, and will pay out if any item is … Read more

Monday, 26th November 2012

Winter-warming prices for Scotland’s 50-plus holidaymakers

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Tweet Older travellers in Scotland need not pay over the odds for insurance and other travel extras when planning an overseas break this winter with Latitude insurance is designed for travellers aged between 50 and 85 and those with pre-existing medical conditions. Launched earlier this year, Latitude’s single trip … Read more

Monday, 6th August 2012

Worry-free holidays start with Latitude

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Tweet Travellers can enjoy a fret-free trip with Latitude by Holiday Extras, a travel insurance designed for people with medical conditions. According to recent research, a third of UK adults admitted that they don’t intend to buy cover for their overseas trip. And those holidaymakers who don’t take out a … Read more