Peace of mind during your cruise holiday

Cruise holidays are often not covered by standard travel insurance policies and require special cover. Columbus Direct covers cruise holidays as standard on all of our policies.

To get a quote simply complete the detail below. We will assess your demands and needs based on these and only present products that meet your selections. In purchasing a policy you understand and accept that this product, all the policy documentation and surrounding services will be provided in English language. 

IMPORTANT: You should be aware that this policy does not provide cover for claims relating to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).


Suspension of Travel Insurance Sales
Given the evolving COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, and its unprecedented impact across the world, we have made the difficult decision to suspend sales of our travel insurance products at this time.

If you already have a Columbus Direct policy, this won't affect you. Your cover remains in place and you remain our number 1 priority. For further information as to cover provided in relation to coronavirus, please read our Coronavirus Alert.

Benefits include:

  • Buying online
    only takes 5 mins
  • Instant insurance
    certificate via email
  • Buy up to 1 hour
    before you leave
  • Secure data connection certified by Geotrust

  • Up to € 14 million
    medical cover
  • Up to € 7,500
    cancellation cover
  • Up to € 3,750
    baggage cover
  • Many sports and activities covered
  • Ski and snowboard
    cover available


TRAVEL ALERT: Global Coronavirus Outbreak. Restrictions apply to claims related to coronavirus. Find out more ...

More information on cruise travel insurance

Insuring your cruise holiday doesn’t have to cost more than any other type of holiday. All our travel insurance policies cover cruise holidays as standard, so you can save money and enjoy all the benefits included in our complete travel insurance package.

  • No extra premium required for cruise cover

To see how competitively priced our cruise travel insurance is, fill out the details on the form above and click ‘show price'.