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Travel Insurance for Austria

Austria, the central European country filled with snow and picturesque charm, makes for a perfect weekend getaway. Whether you're visiting its capital, Vienna, or for a week-long skiing expedition, you won't be at a loss for amazing things to do in this idyllic country.

Along with your guidebook, camera and passport, don't forget to pack your travel insurance! You might be tempted to skimp on this important aspect of your holiday when ,along with your passport, this is one of the most vital items to go on holiday with.

At Holiday Extras we adopt a hassle-free approach to travel and want to make the process of booking your insurance as straightforward as possible. When choosing us as your holiday insurance provider you don't have to worry about getting bogged down with dozens of different policies. Holiday Extras travel insurance comes with three levels of cover on offer: Bronze, Silver and Gold.

Bronze
Silver
Gold
Emergency medical and repatriation expenses
£5,000,000
£10,000,000
£15,000,000
Cancellation
£1,000*
£2,500*
£5,000*
Curtailment and loss of holiday
£1,000
£2,500
£5,000
Personal possessions
£500
£1,500
£2,000
Passport and other documents
£150
£250
£350
Personal money
£300
£500
£750
Baggage Delay (outward journey)
£100
£150
£300
Missed departure
£500
£500
£1,000
Missed connection
£500
£500
£1,000
Personal liability
£2,000,000
£2,000,000
£2,000,000
Legal costs and expenses
£25,000
£25,000
£25,000
Scheduled airline failure
£1,000
£2,500
£2,500
End supplier failure
X
£2,500
£2,500
Pet Care
X
X
£500

*Or as specified on your schedule

How long can I stay in Austria without a visa?

You can visit Austria without a visa as long as you have a UK passport. You can stay in Austria without alternate arrangements for 3 months.

What documents do I need to travel to Austria?

You will only need your passport to gain entry to Austria. UK Emergency Travel documents are also accepted for entry and exit to Austria. However, you should always travel with your European Health Insurance Card in case you need emergency medical care and take out comprehensive travel insurance before you leave.

Top 5 things in Austria

1. Skiing

From Solden to St Anton am Arlberg, Austria is made for ski resorts. Picturesque villages and intermediate mountains fit for all the family, make Austria the perfect environment for winter skiing from January to March.

2. The Belvedere Museum

The Belvedere is a stately baroque palace with beautifully landscaped gardens. What's more, the Belvedere is home to the world's largest collection of Klimt paintings, the most famous of which is 'The Kiss'.

3. Vienna State Opera

Famous as a film location, the Vienna State Opera House is celebrating its 150th year in 2018/19. This makes it the perfect time to experience its majesty with one of its soaring performances.

4. Lake Wolfgang

For a romantic honeymoon location, this 10.5 kilometre lake is nestled between Salzburg and Upper Austria, making it one of the most Instagram-worthy water features in Central Europe.

5. Sigmund Freud Museum

To discover where psychology began and see the homes in which Freud wrote his famous theories, some of which are the basis for psychology today, the Sigmund Freud Museum is an intimate look at one of the great minds of the early 20th century.

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.