• Award winning travel insurance
    Single Trip
    Annual Multi Trip

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  • More than 30
    sports covered
    as standard

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  • 14 million €
    Medical cover
    to protect yourself
    and your loved ones

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  • 21 days Ski included
    with all Annual policies

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  • Buy online from wherever you are
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Columbus Direct can provide premium travel insurance cover in over 45 countries worldwide at competitive online prices.

Our products are designed to the highest international standards and offer cover that's often superior to local products at a considerably lower price!

Why choose Columbus Direct

In 1988 Columbus Direct became one of the first international travel insurance providers to sell directly to consumers.

We've covered millions of clients worldwide and don't compromise on cover.

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Getting a quote online is both quick and easy. See what benefits we offer and how much your policy will cost in just a few seconds.

If you're an expat or a local resident looking for better value for money, Columbus Direct can offer you single trip, annual, cancellation and ski travel insurance.



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Contact us

If you have any questions or if you would like to buy a policy over the phone, our customer service team will be delighted to help you:

By telephone: +44 (0) 870 033 9573

from abroad: +44 208 253 5087

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About Columbus

Columbus Direct is an online specialist in international travel insurance, established more than 20 years ago. By selling directly to the customer, we can offer you travel insurance at great prices without compromising cover.

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Cover levels

Columbus Direct offers excellent cover to make sure you can travel worry-free. Up to 14 million € medical cover, 7.500 € cancellation & curtailment cover and 3.750 € baggage cover are only a few of the benefits you could enjoy.

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Customer Reviews

Columbus Direct is rated 4.7 / 5 based on 258 customer reviews