Travel Insurance to the UK

Generali Global Assistance provides the travel insurance you need for your UK trip. Travel to England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland with peace of mind for trip-wrecking events like natural disasters, lost travel documents, emergency medical treatment, and more.

When venturing to new places, it's always a good idea to take precautions. Let us take care of you, so you can enjoy a memorable experience in the United Kingdom.

Traveling to the UK: What Do You Need for Entry?

Your adventure to the United Kingdom should begin with checking the entry requirements.

Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid as long as you're staying in the United Kingdom and you should always have at least one blank page ready for the immigration stamp in your passport.

Tourist Visa

Citizens of many countries, including the US, are allowed to visit the United Kingdom without a visa, and travelers are permitted to stay for up to 6 months. Nevertheless, please check individual requirements according to your home country.

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Do You Need Travel Insurance When Traveling to the UK?

Travel insurance isn't required when visiting the United Kingdom, but as with any international trip, it's a smart choice.

What If You Get Delayed?

Travel delays can be an expensive headache and are often due to factors completely out of your control. These delays are often a side-effect of potentially trip-wrecking events, like a canceled flight or ending up in the hospital, scenarios that could result in extra hotel costs, unexpected transportation costs and more. That’s why our travel protection plans are designed to include Travel Delay coverage with every plan available here.

What If You Become Sick or Injured?

For those traveling to the United Kingdom, our travel protection plans cover many unexpected events, including illness and injury.

Medical & Dental Coverage

As avid travelers, we understand the importance of having the right protections in place for international adventures. With our travel protection for trips to the United Kingdom, coverage is included for medical and dental emergencies, giving you peace of mind from unforeseen medical costs. Whether you're traversing Northern Ireland's rugged landscapes or immersing yourself in England's bustling cities, you can rest easy.

Our travel protection plans cover most types of expenses related to emergency medical treatments for illness or injury that occurs during your trip and are physician-ordered, including:

  • Physician/nurse services

  • Charges for hospital confinement and services

  • Local ambulance services

  • Prescription drugs and medicines

  • Therapeutic services

  • Emergency dental treatment

Emergency Assistance & Transportation

Our travel protection plans include coverage for emergency medical transportation or evacuation when needed on your trip. *

What If You Have to Cancel Your Trip?

Traveling to the United Kingdom from the U.S. often requires months of preparation. It’s hard to predict what may come up during the time you’re waiting to depart. If you need to cancel your trip, you could lose a lot of money. Our travel insurance addresses this concern by reimbursing prepaid, non-refundable travel costs with Trip Cancellation coverage if cancellation of the trip results from a covered reason.

Covered Reasons to Cancel

As you plan to visit the scenic countryside of the United Kingdom or experience its bustling city life, safeguarding your trip costs with a travel protection plan should be an essential part of your trip planning. Our Trip Cancellation coverage, included with every plan, covers a wide range of unforeseen events*, including:

  • Sickness, injury and death

  • Common carrier cancellations and delays

  • Labor strike

  • Car accident

  • Jury duty

  • Home uninhabitable

  • Destination uninhabitable

  • Travel document theft

  • Mandatory evacuation

  • Military leave revoked

  • Job loss

  • Terrorist act

  • Host's life-threatening sickness or injury

  • Extension of the school year

  • Academic exams

  • New vaccination requirements

  • Organ match

  • Adoption

Cancel for Any Reason (CFAR) Coverage

As frequent global explorers, we recognize that unexpected scenarios may necessitate the cancelation of your long-planned trip. To compensate, we introduced the Cancel for Any Reason (CFAR) coverage as an option with our Premium Plan for trips to the United Kingdom. This flexible protection means that no matter the circumstance — be it a sudden work commitment, illness, or simply a change of mind — you can cancel your trip without incurring a total financial loss. Remember, ensuring a peaceful mind and a secure journey are at the heart of what we do at Generali Global Assistance. Stay protected and wander fearlessly.

Note: Trip Cancellation for Any Reason coverage is not available to residents of New York.

When Should You Get Travel Protection for Trips to the UK?

You should get a travel protection plan for trips to the United Kingdom as soon as you start booking your trip. The sudden cancelation of your trip or even just part of your trip could cause considerable losses, and that’s when travel insurance can first step up to help.

Learn more about our travel insurance available for UK trips by visiting an overview of our travel protection plans.

*All other plan requirements must be met.
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