Visiting friends and family abroad

Whether you're visiting friends living abroad, or travelling back home for a family reunion, you'll want to make sure your trip is protected by a comprehensive travel insurance policy with coverage for medical emergencies, cancellations and lost baggage.

Why get travel insurance for visiting relatives abroad?

If you're planning a trip to visit relatives abroad, it can often feel like you're returning to a second home - and this feeling of comfort can sometimes mean we're inclined to take a more relaxed approach to travel preparations.

What travel insurance do I need for visiting family and friends abroad?

To choose an appropriate travel insurance policy, you'll need to take into account a few basic considerations, like where you'll be travelling to, whether you'll be travelling alone or in a group, how long you'll be away for and whether you have any pre-existing medical conditions. Answering all these questions accurately will ensure that you're sufficiently covered when taking a trip to visit the family.

The perks of family travel insurance

  • Adults named on the same policy can travel independently (ensuring that no under 18's travel unaccompanied).
  • One policy for the whole family means one payment - and only one policy to look after!
  • 24/7 Emergency assistance

How do I book?

Our competitively priced family travel insurance is easy to book. You can choose to book online by completing the booking engine above or via our UK-based call centre. It's free to call and you'll be able to discuss and compare our policies with a member of our insurance call centre team.

Visit our HX Blog for some top tips for happy family travels.

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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.

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