Travel insurance for longer trips

Going backpacking or on a longer trip? Take our travel insurance with you
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Why choose long stay travel insurance?

Going on a gap year, backpacking around the world or taking an extended break? Our long stay travel insurance is ideal 

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  • If you’re under 65, we'll cover you for up to 366 days away
  • If you're aged 65 - 79 years old we'll cover you for up to 90 days away
  • If you're 80 or over we'll cover you for up to 31 days away
  • Worldwide cover that insures you to travel anywhere in the world
  • We’ll cover a number of different activities from hot air balloon rides to scuba diving, to make it a trip of a lifetime

so, what's covered with our long stay travel insurance? 

We've got you covered, so you can concentrate on the fun stuff... like where to go and what to get up to

We have had our travel insurance with LV for many years and found the service excellent. In the last eight years we’ve had to make claims twice through unexpected illness, and LV have settled the claim once the necessary medical checks were complete. In our experience the true worth of any travel insurance is only obvious when you have to make a claim.

Our essential policy includes all of this as standard:

  • Up to £5,000 holiday cancellation cover
    If your holiday is cancelled, cut short or your any activities and excursions are called off for a reason you can't control (like illness)
  • No upper age limit on travel
    Age is just a number, right? 
  • 24-hour emergency helpline 
    You can call us to make a claim from wherever you are. You can also claim online 24/7 too.
  • Travel insurance with coronavirus cover
    If you test positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), we'll cover your medical and repatriation costs. Find out what's covered with our coronavirus cover
  • All pre-existing medical conditions considered
    Just make sure you let us know about them when you set up your policy

If you choose our Premier policy you'll get all of the above, plus:

  • Cover for delays and cancellations after 24 hours
    From bad weather to terrorism, ash clouds to strikes... basically, all the things we can’t control
  • Up to £1,000 if you miss your pre-booked transport
    Things like missing your flight because of a delayed train... it happens, but we'll sort it
  • Up to £10,000 cancellation cover
    This covers you if you have to cancel your holiday, cut it short or cancel any activities or excursions for a reason completely out of your hands (like illness)
We have had our travel insurance with LV for many years and found the service excellent. In the last eight years we’ve had to make claims twice through unexpected illness, and LV have settled the claim once the necessary medical checks were complete. In our experience the true worth of any travel insurance is only obvious when you have to make a claim.

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Travel with us and you're in safe hands 

  • Defaqto 5 Star rated Premier policy 

Now sit back, relax and start your travel quote

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