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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.

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, registered office address: Ashford Road, Newingreen, Hythe, Kent CT21 4JF.

Holiday Extras Cover Limited is an insurance intermediary authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, registration number 828848. You can check this by visiting the Financial Services Register

Holiday Extras™ is a Trading Name of Holiday Extras Cover Limited. The insurance is underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited. Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited is a company incorporated in England and Wales with company number 13436330 and whose registered office address is 10 Fenchurch Avenue, London, United Kingdom, EC3M 5BN.

Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number 955859. You can check this by visiting the Financial Services Register