Essential Travel Ltd
Essential Travel is an online travel insurance provider based in Kent.
Established in 2001, Essential Travel provides a wide range of different types of travel insurance - including backpacker and cover for those with medical conditions.
In 2014 it was bought by the Holiday Extra Group - a holiday booking company. Holiday Extra also sells own-branded travel insurance products.
Essential Travel's insurance policies are underwritten by White Horse Insurance, which is an Irish insurance firm owned by travel firm Thomas Cook.