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Travel Insurance quick quote

Single Trip: For those planning only one trip in a year.
Annual:For those planning more than one trip in a year.
Gap:For longer term breaks and gap years.

Annual policies could save you time and money compared to purchasing a Single Trip policy. See our FAQs for more details.

European Cover:
The following countries are included within the definition of Europe: Albania; Andorra; Austria; Azores; Balearics; Belarus;Belgium; Bulgaria; Canary Islands; Channel Islands; Corsica; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Egypt; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Gibraltar; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Israel; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Madeira; Malta; Moldova; Monaco; Morocco; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Republic of Ireland; Romania; Russia west of the Ural Mountains; San Marino; Sardinia; Sicily; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Tunisia; Turkey; Ukraine; and the United Kingdom area*.

Worldwide Cover:
All countries worldwide including the United Kingdom area*.

Worldwide Cover excluding North America and the Caribbean:All countries worldwide including the United Kingdom area* but excluding North America and the Caribbean.

North America.
The United States of America and Canada.

The Caribbean
Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Bermuda; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Navassa Island; Netherlands Antilles; Puerto Rico; Saint Barthelemy; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Martin; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; the US Virgin Islands; and includes cruising in waters around these islands.

*Please refer to Important Notes about your Policy, for limitations which apply to trips solely within the United Kingdom area. This can be found under Policy Terms and Conditions.

Individual Adult

- a single traveller

Couple

- two adult travellers

Family

- a maximum of two adults
and their children

Please note a Family policy can only have a maximum of 2 adults.

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Gap Year / Backpacker Travel Insurance

Moneywise

Perfect for gap years, sabbaticals, career breaks and extended travelling around Europe and Worldwide for up to 24 months.

Whether you are having a career break or heading out in search of adventure around the globe, American Express Gap Travel Insurance offers great protection for your peace of mind. 

American Express Gap Travel Insurance covers individuals, couples and families who wish to travel and stay abroad for longer periods of time and require high levels of cover.

With our Gap Travel Insurance you can cover:

  • Long trips bought on a European basis for durations of 3 to 24 months
  • Worldwide cover excluding travel to North America, Canada and the Caribbean from 3 to 12 months
  • Worldwide cover inclusive of travel to North American, Canada and the Caribbean from 3 to 9 months
  • All Gap/Backpacker policies allow a 14 day return to the UK if required.

Gap Travel Insurance is available up to age 49 years inclusive.

  • Comprehensive European and Worldwide backpacker cover
  • 14 day return home to the UK permitted
  • Personal Assistance Services included as standard
  • Up to £10million Medical Emergency and Repatriation Service
  • Cancellation or Curtailment up to £5,000
  • Up to £2,500 if your Personal Baggage is lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed
  • Additional options can be purchased; Compare our products.

Whether you’re a student planning a gap year when you finish university or looking to take a sabbatical from work and see the world, American Express Gap Travel Insurance offers comprehensive cover. 

Whether you’re a student planning a couple of trips throughout the year in between term times, or a gap year when you finish university, American Express has a variety of Travel Insurance policies to suit your needs. Find out more

Whether you’re helping out at an orphanage or giving your time to a conservation project,it’s important to remember that someone’s got to look out for you too. 

American Express Travel Insurance provides cover for a wide range of volunteering activities.To find out more about the cover provided as well as the limitations relating to volunteering abroad, please refer to the policy terms and conditions or visit our volunteer’s page for more information.

If you are seeking a new adventure working abroad or you are simply bartending in your gap year away from home, our Travel Insurance policies can cover you for working abroad.

There are various types of working activities covered such as teaching, fruit-picking and bartending for no additional premium.

To find out more about the cover provided as well as the limitations relating to working abroad, please refer to the policy terms and conditions or visit our working abroad page for more information.

For more product information refer to our Compare our products page.

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