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Cycling Travel Insurance

Rather than spending an age hunting for a specialist cycle insurance policy, book your travel insurance with Holiday Extras and save time and money. All you need to do is book once, and you'll have a policy that covers you for cycling and all the other essentials.

Whether you're touring through the countryside or challenging the Yungas road, getting a specific sports travel insurance policy should be a priority. Please note: our travel insurance policies do not offer cover for competitive sports or any sporting competitions

Compare cycling travel insurance cover levels

If you're unsure of which bracket of cover to select, we have compiled a table of the four different cover levels that are offered by our single trip and annual travel insurance policies:

Cycling insurance with medical conditions

Having medical conditions shouldn't stop you from enjoying your cycling holiday. At Holiday Extras we provide travel insurance policies tailored to meet your needs. We will consider all pre-existing medical conditions and proudly offer cover for the majority of conditions. For more information on obtaining travel insurance with medical conditions, visit the travel insurance with medical conditions page.

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Family cycling holiday insurance

It may be that you're taking the whole family on a cycling holiday, in which case you will want to have everyone insured. Take a look at our family travel insurance page for more information on getting cover for everyone. If you're interested in finding some of the best cycling holidays in Europe, check out this informative article written in the Guardian.

How to make a claim on your cycling insurance

Here's what you'll need before making a claim:

  • Proof of ownership - We will need to verify your ownership before we can help, so make sure you have such evidence to hand. Suitable evidence would typically be a receipt detailing your purchase of the bike.
  • Police report - Make sure you obtain a police report within 24 hours of the incident.

Breakdown cover

With our extra activities sports policy you're covered for search and rescue, should you find yourself stranded in the middle of nowhere.

Holiday Extras' top tips for cycling

  • Always wear protective head gear and clothing when cycling. Riding without a helmet will invalidate your claim.
  • Always securely lock your bike when you're not using it and don't leave it unattended for long periods of time.
  • Don't put yourself at unnecessary risk.
  • Pay attention to local advice when riding in rural areas.
  • Failing to follow any one of these basic steps could potentially invalidate your claim.

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