Travel Insurance for Children
Have you been looking for great value children's travel insurance, but aren't sure how to go about buying for under 18s? It might be among a thousand other things on an ever-growing to-do list for your holiday.
We're all about making travel insurance as straightforward for you as possible. We want to help ensure the whole family can enjoy less hassle and more holiday, without compromising quality for cost.
Both of our Single Trip and Annual travel insurance policies offer flexible cover for your children at a great price. With the choice of three different cover levels, you can select the most suitable level of cover for your personal needs. It is important to note, if you want to buy travel insurance for children with Holiday Extras, they must travel with an adult and cannot travel independently under our cover.
Compare children's travel insurance cover levels
When you book children's travel insurance you will have a choice of three varying cover levels. Below is a breakdown of what you are exactly covered for. For a more in-depth overview of what each policy level offers, be sure to check out our policy documents page.
|Emergency medical and repatriation expenses|
|Curtailment and loss of holiday|
|Passport and other documents|
|Baggage Delay (outward journey)|
|Legal costs and expenses|
|Scheduled airline failure|
|End supplier failure|
*Or as specified on your schedule
Can children travel alone?
You might wonder at what age children can legally travel alone and where this stands with insurance.
Children are not able to travel independently on any travel insurance policy with Holiday Extras. However, with both our single and annual multi-trip policies, we've made sure every children's travel insurance policy is equipped with suitable levels of medical cover, lost luggage, cancellation and repatriation cover.
Travel advice for children going on holiday
If you'd like some more tips and advice on travelling with the kids or inspiration for the next family holiday, check out our other pages below:
- Travelling with a baby
- Child travelling alone
- Top tips on flying with your children
- Flying with a toddler
- Tips for boating with babies and toddlers
- Travelling by train with your children
- Travelling with a child who has chickenpox
- Getting through the airport with your child
- Top childrens' holiday activities
- Keeping the kids occupied on car journeys
- How to keep your children safe on holiday
- How to deal with a jet-lagged child
- Can a child travel alone on a ferry?
- What destintions should I avoid with my baby?
- Travelling with children with different surnames
- Can children travel alone in a taxi?
- Flying with a baby
- Can children travel alone on a train?
- When are the Uk School Holidays?
Holiday Extras Travel Insurance is sold and administered by Holiday Extras Cover Limited who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under registration number 828848.
Holiday Extras™ is a Trading Name of Holiday Extras Cover Limited
Holiday Extras Travel Insurance is provided by Taurus Insurance Services, an insurance intermediary licenced and authorised in Gibraltar by the Financial Services Commission under Permission Number 5566 and authorised to passport general insurance intermediary services into the UK and registered with the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK under registration number 444830.
The insurance is underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE. Great Lakes Insurance SE is a German insurance company with its headquarters at Königinstrasse 107, 80802 Munich. UK Branch office: 10 Fenchurch Avenue, London, EC3M 5BN, company number SE000083. Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK Branch, is authorised and regulated by Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht. Deemed authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number: 769884. Subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Details of the Temporary Permissions Regime, which allows EEA-based firms to operate in the UK for a limited period while seeking full authorisation, are available on the Financial Conduct Authority’s website.