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 TIF, 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 30th of 39 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 51.22%
Customer trust 47.93%
Complaints performance 49.19%
Transparency rating 49.72%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Spring 2022
50%

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

Travel Insurance Covid-19 Cover

2 stars
Cancellation cover for if policy holder has covid (confirmed either by test result or doctor's note) within 14 days of departure date? i
Cover for change in the FCDO advice whilst on trip? e.g. between when you fly out and come home?
Does the policy cover medical cover if you catch Covid-19?
Cancellation cover for if travel companion has covid-19 (confirmed either by test result or doctor's note) within 14 days of departure date? i
Cancellation cover due to a close relative having covid-19 and is admitted to hospital (this person is not travelling but you cancel trip to stay near them)
Cancellation/curtailment: bereavement of a close relative due to Covid
Cancellation/curtailment cover if denied boarding by airline because displaying symptoms?
Cover for all aspects of the policy, (EXCEPT cancellation and curtailment) for change in the FCDO advice between when you book and departure?
No additional premium to extend policy due to getting covid-19 (for days of trip extended)

Holiday Extras

Gold (With Denial of boarding cover)

2 stars
Cancellation cover for if policy holder has covid (confirmed either by test result or doctor's note) within 14 days of departure date? i
Cover for change in the FCDO advice whilst on trip? e.g. between when you fly out and come home?
Does the policy cover medical cover if you catch Covid-19?
Cancellation cover for if travel companion has covid-19 (confirmed either by test result or doctor's note) within 14 days of departure date? i
Cancellation cover due to a close relative having covid-19 and is admitted to hospital (this person is not travelling but you cancel trip to stay near them)
Cancellation/curtailment: bereavement of a close relative due to Covid
Cancellation/curtailment cover if denied boarding by airline because displaying symptoms?
Cover for all aspects of the policy, (EXCEPT cancellation and curtailment) for change in the FCDO advice between when you book and departure?
No additional premium to extend policy due to getting covid-19 (for days of trip extended)
1 stars
Cancellation cover for if policy holder has covid (confirmed either by test result or doctor's note) within 14 days of departure date? i
Cover for change in the FCDO advice whilst on trip? e.g. between when you fly out and come home?
Does the policy cover medical cover if you catch Covid-19?
Cancellation cover for if travel companion has covid-19 (confirmed either by test result or doctor's note) within 14 days of departure date? i
Cancellation cover due to a close relative having covid-19 and is admitted to hospital (this person is not travelling but you cancel trip to stay near them)
Cancellation/curtailment: bereavement of a close relative due to Covid
Cancellation/curtailment cover if denied boarding by airline because displaying symptoms?
Cover for all aspects of the policy, (EXCEPT cancellation and curtailment) for change in the FCDO advice between when you book and departure?
No additional premium to extend policy due to getting covid-19 (for days of trip extended)
1 stars
Cancellation cover for if policy holder has covid (confirmed either by test result or doctor's note) within 14 days of departure date? i
Cover for change in the FCDO advice whilst on trip? e.g. between when you fly out and come home?
Does the policy cover medical cover if you catch Covid-19?
Cancellation cover for if travel companion has covid-19 (confirmed either by test result or doctor's note) within 14 days of departure date? i
Cancellation cover due to a close relative having covid-19 and is admitted to hospital (this person is not travelling but you cancel trip to stay near them)
Cancellation/curtailment: bereavement of a close relative due to Covid
Cancellation/curtailment cover if denied boarding by airline because displaying symptoms?
Cover for all aspects of the policy, (EXCEPT cancellation and curtailment) for change in the FCDO advice between when you book and departure?
No additional premium to extend policy due to getting covid-19 (for days of trip extended)

Holiday Extras

Platinum

1 stars
Cancellation cover for if policy holder has covid (confirmed either by test result or doctor's note) within 14 days of departure date? i
Cover for change in the FCDO advice whilst on trip? e.g. between when you fly out and come home?
Does the policy cover medical cover if you catch Covid-19?
Cancellation cover for if travel companion has covid-19 (confirmed either by test result or doctor's note) within 14 days of departure date? i
Cancellation cover due to a close relative having covid-19 and is admitted to hospital (this person is not travelling but you cancel trip to stay near them)
Cancellation/curtailment: bereavement of a close relative due to Covid
Cancellation/curtailment cover if denied boarding by airline because displaying symptoms?
Cover for all aspects of the policy, (EXCEPT cancellation and curtailment) for change in the FCDO advice between when you book and departure?
No additional premium to extend policy due to getting covid-19 (for days of trip extended)

Holiday Extras

Bronze (With Denial of boaring cover)

1 stars
Cancellation cover for if policy holder has covid (confirmed either by test result or doctor's note) within 14 days of departure date? i
Cover for change in the FCDO advice whilst on trip? e.g. between when you fly out and come home?
Does the policy cover medical cover if you catch Covid-19?
Cancellation cover for if travel companion has covid-19 (confirmed either by test result or doctor's note) within 14 days of departure date? i
Cancellation cover due to a close relative having covid-19 and is admitted to hospital (this person is not travelling but you cancel trip to stay near them)
Cancellation/curtailment: bereavement of a close relative due to Covid
Cancellation/curtailment cover if denied boarding by airline because displaying symptoms?
Cover for all aspects of the policy, (EXCEPT cancellation and curtailment) for change in the FCDO advice between when you book and departure?
No additional premium to extend policy due to getting covid-19 (for days of trip extended)

Holiday Extras

Silver (With Denial of boarding cover)

1 stars
Cancellation cover for if policy holder has covid (confirmed either by test result or doctor's note) within 14 days of departure date? i
Cover for change in the FCDO advice whilst on trip? e.g. between when you fly out and come home?
Does the policy cover medical cover if you catch Covid-19?
Cancellation cover for if travel companion has covid-19 (confirmed either by test result or doctor's note) within 14 days of departure date? i
Cancellation cover due to a close relative having covid-19 and is admitted to hospital (this person is not travelling but you cancel trip to stay near them)
Cancellation/curtailment: bereavement of a close relative due to Covid
Cancellation/curtailment cover if denied boarding by airline because displaying symptoms?
Cover for all aspects of the policy, (EXCEPT cancellation and curtailment) for change in the FCDO advice between when you book and departure?
No additional premium to extend policy due to getting covid-19 (for days of trip extended)