Holiday Extras

Holiday Extras is a UK-based online company specialising in travel insurance and travel insurance add-ons. This includes standard add-ons such as winter sports and wedding cover, and more niche add-ons such as gadget insurance, extreme sports cover, car hire excess cover, and increased cancellation cover.

Their single and annual travel insurance policies are underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, however their gadget insurance is underwritten by AmTrust, and their vehicle car hire excess cover is underwritten by Allianz.

Their headquarters are based in Kent, UK and they have been selling travel insurance for over 25 years.

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Travel insurance

Ranked 36th of 38 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 42.91%
Customer trust 40.67%
Complaints performance 49.19%
Transparency rating 53.04%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Autumn 2022
46%

Travel insurance

Annual multi-trip insurance

4 stars
Medical excess i £100.00
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen- cover limit i £1,500.00
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £2,500.00
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £10,000,000.00
Mental health cover i
Personal money i £350.00
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £250.00
Cutting trip short cover limit i £2,500.00
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £2,500.00
Natural disaster relocation cover i
Natural disaster baggage cover i
Max trip duration i 31 days
4 stars
Medical excess i £50.00
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen- cover limit i £2,000.00
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £5,000.00
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £15,000,000.00
Mental health cover i
Personal money i £400.00
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £350.00
Cutting trip short cover limit i £5,000.00
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £5,000.00
Natural disaster relocation cover i
Natural disaster baggage cover i
Max trip duration i 45 days
2 stars
Medical excess i £150.00
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen- cover limit i £500.00
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £1,000.00
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £5,000,000.00
Mental health cover i
Personal money i £300.00
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £150.00
Cutting trip short cover limit i £1,000.00
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £1,000.00
Natural disaster relocation cover i
Natural disaster baggage cover i
Max trip duration i 22 days

Single trip insurance

4 stars
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £2,500.00
Medical excess i £100.00
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen - cover limit i £1,500.00
Cutting trip short cover limit i £2,500.00
Missed departure cover limit i £500.00
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £2,500.00
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £10,000,000.00
Personal money i £350.00
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £250.00
4 stars
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £5,000.00
Medical excess i £50.00
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen - cover limit i £2,000.00
Cutting trip short cover limit i £5,000.00
Missed departure cover limit i £1,000.00
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £5,000.00
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £15,000,000.00
Personal money i £400.00
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £350.00
3 stars
Cancelling before travel cover limit i £1,000.00
Medical excess i £150.00
Personal Possessions and Baggage - damaged, lost or stolen - cover limit i £500.00
Cutting trip short cover limit i £1,000.00
Missed departure cover limit i £500.00
Abandoning your trip cover limit i £1,000.00
Emergency medical cover and repatriation cover limit i £5,000,000.00
Personal money i £300.00
Combined passport & travel cover limit i £150.00

Travel insurance add-on: cruise cover

1 stars
Missed port departure cover limit i £1,000.00
Re-joining a cruise cover limit i £0.00
Cabin confinement cover limit i £500.00
Missed port departure excess i £150.00
Timetable/itinerary change cover limit i £0.00
Unused excursions cover limit i £500.00
1 stars
Missed port departure cover limit i £1,500.00
Re-joining a cruise cover limit i £0.00
Cabin confinement cover limit i £750.00
Missed port departure excess i £100.00
Timetable/itinerary change cover limit i £0.00
Unused excursions cover limit i £500.00
1 stars
Missed port departure cover limit i £2,000.00
Re-joining a cruise cover limit i £0.00
Cabin confinement cover limit i £1,000.00
Missed port departure excess i £50.00
Timetable/itinerary change cover limit i £0.00
Unused excursions cover limit i £500.00

Travel insurance add-on: winter sports

3 stars
Ski equipment owned cover limit i £350.00
Single owned item cover limit i £350.00
Cover limit for hire of ski equipment due to loss/damage/delay to own equipment i £300.00
Avalanche closure cover limit i £400.00
Piste closure cover limit i £400.00
Ski equipment owned excess i £150.00
Ski equipment hired i £350.00
Single item limit for hired equipment i £350.00
Unused ski pass due to illness or injury i £300.00
3 stars
Ski equipment owned cover limit i £350.00
Single owned item cover limit i £350.00
Cover limit for hire of ski equipment due to loss/damage/delay to own equipment i £450.00
Avalanche closure cover limit i £400.00
Piste closure cover limit i £400.00
Ski equipment owned excess i £100.00
Ski equipment hired i £350.00
Single item limit for hired equipment i £350.00
Unused ski pass due to illness or injury i £300.00
3 stars
Ski equipment owned cover limit i £350.00
Single owned item cover limit i £350.00
Cover limit for hire of ski equipment due to loss/damage/delay to own equipment i £450.00
Avalanche closure cover limit i £500.00
Piste closure cover limit i £400.00
Ski equipment owned excess i £50.00
Ski equipment hired i £350.00
Single item limit for hired equipment i £350.00
Unused ski pass due to illness or injury i £300.00