Perhaps more renowned in the United Kingdom for its postal services the Post Office, under the umbrella ‘Post Office Money’, also offer a wide range of financial services to their customers, including insurance policies. The Post Office Travel Insurance policy is of interest to consumers who are seeking protection for travelling abroad.
Post Office Travel Insurance offers various policy options. First, cover is available for just one trip at a time. This trip could vary in length from a short venture to a longer holiday, up to a year long.
If you are going away more than once per year, then it is also possible to take out a multi-trip policy. This will cover you for each trip, which can be a maximum of 60 days.
For each of these options, you can also tailor the policy to fit with your particular requirements. For example, you can add cover for extra activities including golf and ski and winter sports. Cruising and even business cover can also be supplied. In addition, technological appliances such as mobile phones and laptops can be added for extra.
For the more adventurous traveller under 60 years of age, the Post Office offer a special Backpacker Travel Insurance policy which will provide you with insurance for 18 months. This is available to suit all price brackets with ‘economy’ and ‘super economy’ options available. Of course this policy covers the basics such as accidents and your valuable belongings, however it also reflects the needs of the backpacker by insuring various sports activities.
Post Office Travel Insurance also offer specialist policies to reflect different age groups, such as over 18s, over 65s and families.
Peace of mind is provided by the medical emergency helpline which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
It is possible to get a quote for your Post Office Travel Insurance online, via the company website, or by calling the Post Office Travel Insurance team. They are available every day of the week and at the weekends. Cover begins from the instant that you take out the Insurance policy. They can also cancel your policy.
Post Office Travel Insurance has won various awards including silver in the ‘best travel insurance provider’ category at the British Travel Awards.
Several of the Post Office Travel Insurance policies also have been given a 5 star rating by defaqto.