England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands
Albania, Andorra, Austria, Azores, Balearic Islands, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canary Islands, Channel Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, England, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greek Islands, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madeira, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia west of the Ural mountains, San Marino, Scotland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Wales and Vatican City State.
Anywhere except the following places: Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Barbuda, Belize, Canada, Cayman Islands, Caribbean Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grand Cayman, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Eustatius, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States of America, Virgin Islands (British and United States).
Anywhere in the world.
Cancellation cover provides cover for costs you've paid if you have to cancel a trip because of the sudden and unexpected illness of you, a close relative or travelling companion.
For single trip cover - cancellation cover begins from the cover start date shown on your schedule and ends when you start your trip.
For annual multi-trip cover - cancellation cover begins on the cover start date shown on your schedule or the date you booked your trip, whichever is later, and ends when you start your trip (or when your policy cover ends if earlier and the policy isn’t renewed).
A child is any insured person, other than the policyholder and the policyholder's spouse or partner, who is aged 21 years or under and named on the schedule. Children are automatically covered if travelling with the policyholder, the policyholder's spouse or partner, or an adult (aged 22 years or over) insured by the policy, or as part of an organised school, university or club trip accompanied by a responsible adult. Children aged 16-21 years can be covered when travelling unaccompanied if you select this option and it's shown on your schedule.
A colleague is a person in the UK who works for the same company as you and who, if away from work at the same time as you, would prevent the business from running properly. A director of the company must be able to confirm this in the event of a claim.
This cover is designed to reimburse you for costs you've paid if you have to cut your trip short because of the sudden and unexpected illness or injury of you, a close relative or travelling companion.
If you think you may have to cut your trip short, please tell us immediately by calling the 24 hour emergency medical assistance line. If you return home without having contacted us, we may not be able to pay your claim. Please check the policy for full details.
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Is to provide cover for unexpected emergency medical treatment costs and to arrange to get you back home if you're too unwell to continue your trip (please note that emergency medical treatment costs are not available if you only have UK cover because the NHS will cover these). No cover is provided if you're travelling to receive treatment or get medical advice or if you know you'll need treatment while you’re away.
Check your policy for the full terms and conditions.
The excess is the amount you must pay towards a claim before we'll make any payment and are shown on your policy schedule. If you have an Essential policy, we won't pay the first £75 of your claim. If you have a Premier policy, we won't pay the first £50 of your claim. This amount applies to each insured person but does not apply to all sections of the policy. Please refer to your policy for the full terms and conditions.
Exclusions are things that your insurance won't cover, such as fraud. Please refer to your travel document of insurance for full details of your policy’s exclusions.
No matter which destination or area of cover you select when you buy your policy, your LV= travel insurance will not cover you if you travel to somewhere the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise not to go to. Information from the FCO can be found at www.gov.uk/government/organisations/foreign-commonwealth-office or by calling 020 7008 1500.
Advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is available to help you prepare for travelling abroad. Spending some time reviewing and planning your trip by looking at the information on their Travel Aware page can help you stay safe and healthy while you're away.
Cancellation cover begins from the cover start date shown on your schedule and ends when you start your trip.
For all other sections, cover starts at the beginning of your trip and finishes on the cover end date shown on your schedule, or when your trip ends if that is earlier.
If you can't finish your trip as planned because of death, injury or illness or there's a delay to the public transport system that can't be avoided, we’ll extend cover free of charge until you can reasonably finish your trip.
Cancellation cover begins on the cover start date shown on your schedule or the date you booked your trip, whichever is later, and ends when you start your trip.
For all other sections, cover starts at the beginning of your trip and finishes at the end of your trip.
All cover ends on the cover end date shown on your policy unless you can't finish your trip as planned because of death, injury or illness or there is a delay to the public transport system that can't be avoided, in which case we'll extend cover free of charge until you can reasonably finish your trip.
If at any point in your life, you have suffered from:
If in the last 12 months you have had, or been recommended to have, any:
If you have selected automatic renewal, the renewal date is the date that your policy will renew and you have agreed to pay the appropriate premium to continue with the cover, unless you contact us before this date to cancel the policy. If you have selected manual renewal, the renewal date is the date that the policy cover will end unless you call to renew and continue the policy cover.
Your schedule includes the:
A journey that takes place during the period of cover which begins when you leave home and ends when you get back home, or to a hospital or nursing home in the United Kingdom, whichever is earlier. Trips within the United Kingdom must have either pre-booked accommodation, or be more than 25 miles from your home, or involve a sea crossing.
Jewellery, watches, glasses (including sun glasses), contact lenses, keys, hearing aids, any electric, electrical or electronic items or equipment including their accessories (e.g. mobile phones, laptops, games consoles, portable audio equipment, portable visual equipment, memory sticks, chargers, dongles), any kind of photographic or recording equipment and their accessories (including CDs, DVDs, tapes etc), items made of or containing precious metals or (semi) precious stones, furs, animal skins, antiques, binoculars, telescopes, musical instruments.
This cover has limits that may not be enough for expensive items such as photographic or video equipment. Our Premier policy provides up to £500 cover for your valuables and our Essential policy gives you up to £300 cover. Valuables must be kept with you at all times or locked in a safe or in your accommodation.
Winter sports can be added as an optional extra to your annual multi-trip policy for 17 days' worth of cover on the Essential policy and 31 days on the Premier policy.
By adding winter sports to a single trip policy, we'll cover you up to 31 days, if you need cover for longer please call us to discuss your requirements.
We cover you for off piste skiing and snowboarding when skiing within the ski area boundaries of a recognised ski resort and following ski patrol guidelines.
We don't cover bobsleigh, skeleton bobsleigh or luging, heli-skiing, ski acrobatics, ski flying, ski jumping, ski mountaineering, ski racing, ski randonee, ski stunting, ski touring or snowcat skiing.
* Medical expenses are subject to pre-existing conditions being screened and accepted