DiscountMax Trip DurationMedical ExpensesCover 
OnlineChildEuropeWorldwide Incl. USAWorldwide Excl. USAWinter Sports
Flexicover
Travel Insurance
up to
10%
31
days
£10,000,000
Tel 0800 954 8850 0800 954 8850
Purchase any Flexicover policy online, get 10% discount with code "MY10" and an automatic chance to win a prize worth up to £1,000. money.co.uk exclusive products.
Staysure.co.uk
Travel Insurance
0%
up to
104
days
up to
£10,000,000
Tel 0800 652 8161 0800 652 8161
High quality cheap travel insurance designed specifically to meet the requirements of the more mature traveller - 50+.
Spectrum
Travel Insurance
10%
up to
100
days
up to
£25,000,000
Purchase any Spectrum policy online and get a money.co.uk exclusive 10% discount and an automatic chance to win a prize worth up to £1,000.
Barclays
Travel Insurance
20%
up to
60
days
up to
£10,000,000
20% Online Discount. T&Cs and exclusions apply.
Columbus
Travel Insurance
0%
up to
365
days
up to
£15,000,000
FREE kids cover on annual policies.
TopDog
Travel Insurance
10%
100
days
up to
£25,000,000
Purchase any TopDog policy online and get a Money.co.uk exclusive 10% discount and an automatic chance to win a prize worth up to £1,000!
Alpha Travel Insurance
 
Travel Insurance
15%
364
days
£10,000,000
CoverForYou
Travel Insurance
0%
up to
365
days
£10,000,000
Over half a million travellers covered in the last year. 5 Star Cover with 97% satisfaction [source: feefo].
Explorer Travel Insurance
 
Travel Insurance
10%
up to
365
days
up to
£10,000,000
Choose from Single Trip, Annual, Cruise, Winter Sports, Backpacker and specialist Over 65's & Medical Conditions Travel Insurance.
LV=
Travel Insurance
10%
up to
366
days
£10,000,000
10% online discount on LV= Travel insurance. Choose from 'Essential' or 5 Star Defaqto rated 'Premier' cover. Winner of the Best Travel Insurance Provider at the Personal Finance Awards 2013/2014.
Virgin
Travel Insurance
0%
up to
365
days
up to
Unlimited
Kids are covered free, up to 3 kids under 18 per insured adult and we include lots of extras as standard - like cover for over 40 adventure activities and winter sports cover included automatically in annual policies.
Go Walkabout Travel Insurance
 
Travel Insurance
0%
up to
558
days
up to
£10,000,000
Saga
Travel Insurance
10%
90
days
£10,000,000
Aviva
Travel Insurance
20%
up to
120
days
£10,000,000
Travel insurance direct from Aviva - save up to 20% when you buy online (Minimum price applies).
Coverwise
Travel Insurance
0%
up to
90
days
up to
£20,000,000
insurefor.com
Travel Insurance
0%
up to
365
days
£10,000,000
Sainsbury's Bank
 
Travel Insurance
30%
up to
60
days
up to
£10,000,000
30% online discount on Sainsbury's annual travel insurance and 20% off single trip policies. Additional online discount exclusive to Nectar customers gives you 35% off your annual policy and 25% off your single trip policy.
Protect your bubble
 
Travel Insurance
0%
up to
365
days
£10,000,000
Single Trip cover in Europe from just £3.61, Annual multi-trip cover from just £23.66. Full details of cover are on our website.
Tesco Bank
Travel Insurance
0%
up to
90
days
up to
£10,000,000
20% Guaranteed discount for Clubcard customers who buy online. Guaranteed discount is made up of an online and Clubcard discount. Discounts do not apply to options you can add to your policy. Online and Clubcard discounts are subject to a minimum premium.
Elect Travel Insurance
 
Travel Insurance
0%
up to
122
days
up to
£10,000,000
Annual Multiple Trips starting from as low as £39.67 (or as low as £76.98 for over 65s) for Worldwide inclusive of USA
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How to Find Cheap Travel Insurance for Children

by Steve_Sims

Buying child travel insurance is a must-do for families heading off on a trip overseas or parents with a youngster going on a school trip abroad.

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There are two different types of children's travel insurance - you can either include a child on a family policy or take out child only travel insurance.

However, before you start comparing quotes, the first point to work out is exactly who qualifies as a child. 

You'll know from holiday brochures and buying flights that the age of a child varied between different firms. 

For travel insurance, a child is generally someone aged less than 18 years old - but some policies will only offer travel insurance for children under 16.

If your child is celebrating a birthday while they're away, check with the companies offering holiday insurance for children how this might affect the cover before you buy.

Once you are past the age issue, arranging insurance should not pose too much of a problem.

If you are travelling as a family, add them to your family travel insurance policy and check the terms and conditions to make sure the insurer is offering the cover you need for the whole party.

Travel insurance for children travelling alone is widely available and aims to provide cover for youngsters on school trips or making their own way to see friends or relatives who will meet them at their destination.

When you buy a policy, go for one that provides adequate cover for your child, not just the cheapest option.

Like most travel insurance, the policy should be tailored to make sure all the activities your child is likely to take part while away are covered - for instance skiing and snowboarding for winter trips.

Often travel insurance bundled with a package holiday offers basic cover at an uncompetitive price, so shopping around for a policy that offers the features you want at an affordable price is better.

Don't forget that travel insurance for children under 18 is unlikely to cover college or university students - they are likely to need a standard single trip travel insurance, or annual travel insurance cover instead.