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With three decades of experience in the travel insurance industry, Columbus Direct is a trusted brand that’s known for its versatile low-cost travel insurance policies, which are available for both domestic and international trips. Their policies are available to travellers of up to 84 years old, and you can add your kids to the policy at no extra cost. Plus, you get 24/7 access to emergency assistance, which is available internationally.

Overall rating 5/5
1 Reviews

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  • Review by Jules
  • Fri Mar 2018, 1:52 am
  • 3 comment

I always use Columbus when travelling. Thankfully haven't had to put in a claim yet, but they make it very easy to get insurance...Read More

I always use Columbus when travelling. Thankfully haven't had to put in a claim yet, but they make it very easy to get insurance.

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Columbus Direct FAQ's

What are my cancellation rights?

This depends which provider you go with. Most provide a 2 week cooling of period where you can cancel your policy.

I'm going overseas for two years, what policy can I buy?

There are some insurers that will cover this, we recommend 1Cover, Columbus Direct, Easy Travel Insurance, Fastcover, Insure and go (subject to approval), Simply Travel Insurance, TID and Worldcare.

How many people does one policy cover?

You can cover up to 8 people in one policy when you book online, but applications are available to add even more travellers.

Do kids really get free cover?

Yes. You can add up to 3 dependent children under the age of 18 at no extra cost, on condition that they’re accompanied by the policyholder during the trip, and are unemployed as well.

Is there an age limit on the policies offered by Columbus Direct?

Yes. The multi-trip policy is only available to travellers under the age of 69, while the single-trip policy can only be taken out by travellers who’re under the age of 84.

Is there a limit on the duration of the individual trips taken within the multi-trip policy?

Yes, individual trips within the multi-trip policy should not last longer than 60 days.

Are there any extras available on my cover?

Certainly! Columbus Direct offers optional cover for a wide range of adventure sports and activities, and you can increase your luggage cover for up to $750 per item.

Who are they underwritten by?

They are underwritten by Lloyds of London.

Four Fast Facts

No age limit

Multi trip age limit Under 65

Multi trip duration 90 days

Luggage cover $750 per item limit

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