Holiday insurance

A Decade of ‘Best Insurance Provider’​ for Holiday Extras

The announcement was revealed at the “Oscars of the travel industry”, The Travel Weekly Globe Awards,  held at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Thursday 11th January. Lucy Huxley, Editor in Chief of the Travel Weekly Group, was joined by comedian Harry Hill to reveal the night’s winners to over 1300 travel agents. With

Holiday Extras’ New Insurance Partnership with Dawson and Sanderson

Holiday Extras Insurance announce a new and exclusive partnership with discount holiday suppliers, Dawson and Sanderson, who operate 22 branches across the North East including,  Newcastle, Doncaster, Humberside and Manchester. The deal means that Dawson and Sanderson agents will be able to issue Holiday Extras’ Insurance policies to their customers as part of a holiday

One in Four Brits Uninsured on Domestic Breaks

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 of those polled didn’t think they

Brits Drastically Underestimating Healthcare Costs Abroad

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 confusion over what the EHIC card

Stuart Gray – Joins the Holiday Extras team

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 spent 10 years at HSBC working

Jenni Groves – Joins the Holiday Extras insurance team

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 has worked for Essential Travel –

Allianz Global Assistance teams up with Holiday Extras Insurance

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. Lee Taylor, Chief Sales Officer for

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Good news for agents helping older travellers plan a winter escape

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 earn 20% commission on every Latitude

Book travel insurance early 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 provides, customers are at risk of

In flight entertainment launch gadget cover in time for Christmas

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 stolen or accidentally damaged. The insurance