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New York Travel Insurance

Are you in a New York state of mind? Well lucky for you there's no shortage of things to do in New York, the world's most iconic metropolis. By booking your travel insurance with Holiday Extras, you can enjoy the sights and attractions, safe with the peace of mind a New York travel insurance policy provides.

Compare travel insurance New York cover levels:

For more information, please check out our Policy Documents page with our downloadable Policy Booklets containing important information on what's covered.

Single Trip or Annual Multi-Trip?

Taking out a single trip policy or an annual multi-trip policy can be a big deciding point. If you're planning on more than one holiday a year, then taking out an annual policy might be in your better interest. Here's a table below weighing up the similarities and differences. For more information, check out our comparison page: Single vs. Annual Trip.

Travelling with pre-existing medical conditions

If you're thinking of travelling and have a pre-existing medical condition, it may be worth considering taking out a travel insurance policy for medical conditions.

Travelling without Medical Insurance

We understand that holidays are times to take a step back from daily life and for you to enter full relaxation mode. Unfortunately, sometimes accidents or unforeseen scenarios arise where you may require medical attention. Unlike European countries with the EHIC, the United States has no such nationalised health care plan for visitors. As a result, health care is incredibly expensive for both nationals and tourists alike. For more information on the associated risks of travelling uninsured, check out our page cost of travelling uninsured page.

What if I need to travel with medication?

If you know you're going to need medication for your trip, it's worth checking out our travelling with medication page full of helpful tips and advice.

Protect your valuables with gadget cover

If you are concerned about your electronic devices breaking, being lost, or stolen, it might be an idea to take out gadget cover to insure your devices.

New York travel

Do I need a visa to travel to New York?

  • British travellers may be able to fly into New York on a reciprocal visa-waiver programme, but ordinarily a US visa from a consulate or embassy is required for entry.

Top things to do in New York:

  • Experience the glamour and excitement of a show on Broadway, with greats like Hamilton, Wicked and Phantom to choose from.
  • Get a taste of the Big Apple. Whether it's from a Michelin Starred restaurant or a street pizza stand, you'll definitely leave NYC without any food-related regrets.
  • Times Square, known as the 'Crossroads of the World', offers boutique shopping and a thriving atmosphere in Midtown Manhattan. Or head to Staten Island to visit the Statue of Liberty, an iconic figure for immigrants throughout history, symbolising the core value of freedom associated with the United States.
  • If you fancy going further afield, why not hire a car or take the train to see Niagara Falls, three stunning waterfalls renowned for their colossal natural beauty.

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