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Travel insurance for Under 16s

Good news! Now we sell policies where under 18's can travel alone with a fully comprehensive travel insurance policy.

Visit our HX blog for great travel advice and fun ideas to make the most of your holiday with small children.

Travel insurance for children travelling alone

Find a children's travel insurance policy packed with sufficient cover for peace of mind. Each policy includes cover towards medical treatment, lost baggage and unexpected cancellations.

If you need to seek medical attention whilst abroad, please ensure that you contact the 24-hour Emergency Assistance Service for help and advice before treatment, where possible, full details can be found within the policy wording.

Types of cover

If you're travelling with the whole clan, you'll be pleased to hear that all of our family holiday insurance policies extend their cover to your children, so you can choose from our three protection levels to find the standard of cover that suits how you like to travel:

How do I book?

Booking travel insurance for kids is quick and easy. Book online by simply filling in the insurance form above — click "Search" — and browse our available cover levels. If you're booking a child only insurance policy, then we've got a cheap and reliable quote for them ready to go. All you need to do is make one easy payment.

If you have any problems whilst booking, or you'd simply prefer to book via phone, you can contact our UK-based call centre to speak to one of our friendly insurance experts.

Travel insurance for children with medical conditions

Travelling with a pre-existing medical condition doesn't need to be any more stressful for yourself or the children. We're here to help policies available for children with pre-existing medical conditions. Visit our holiday insurance for children with medical conditions page to find out more.


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.