Columbus Direct is a travel insurance specialist which was established in 1988 and has a history of innovation in the industry, including being the first company to sell travel insurance direct to the consumer in the UK.
Customer satisfaction and value for money are the driving forces behind Columbus Direct and we pride ourselves on providing a quick, efficient and hassle-free service. Since launch, more than 15 million customers have trusted Columbus Direct with their insurance needs.
Columbus has won multiple awards including the National Insurance Awards for Travel Insurance in 2022, ITIJ Travel Insurance Intermediary of the year in 2019, 2016, 2013 and 2012, Your Money Award for the Best Direct Travel Insurance Provider in 2019 and 2014.
The key benefits you will enjoy with Columbus:
from three levels of cover Bronze, Silver and Gold depending on your travel needs.
Up to £15m for emergency medical with Gold cover
Up to £5,000 for cancellation with Gold cover
Up to £2,500 for baggage with Gold cover
Over 150 sports and activities covered as standard
Optional extras available including cover for winter sports, cruise, gadget, COVID-19 and extended trip disruption cover.
FREE airport lounge access if your flight is delayed for 1 hour or more*
(*)The policyholder can register both themselves and up to four travelling companions for Columbus Direct’s Airport Delay services. They will then be eligible to receive free airport lounge access in the event a delay of one or more hours is announced for your flight.