CoverCloud Travel Insurance Review

Key policy features

  • Three levels of cover to choose from
  • Winter sports and cruise cover available
  • 24/7 emergency helpline
  • Available to people up to the age of 90

Find out if CoverCloud makes it into our list of the best travel insurance companies.

Or, read on to learn more about:

  • What types of travel insurance does CoverCloud offer?
  • What optional extras are available from CoverCloud travel insurance?
  • How much does travel insurance from CoverCloud cost?
  • Does CoverCloud travel insurance cover medical conditions?
  • Does CoverCloud travel insurance cover over 65s, 70s and 80s?
  • Are discount codes available for CoverCloud travel insurance?
  • Customer reviews of CoverCloud travel insurance
  • Expert reviews of CoverCloud travel insurance
  • How to make a claim
  • Other insurance available from CoverCloud

What types of insurance does CoverCloud offer?

CoverCloud offers three levels of travel insurance:

Bronze Includes £10m for medical expenses, £5,000 for medical expenses within the UK, £1,000 for cancellation, £1,000 for cutting your trip short, £100 for missed departure, £1,000 for abandoning your trip, £1,000 for personal belongings and baggage (£150 limit per item/valuable), £200 for personal money (£200 cash limit or £25 for under 17s), £100 for passport and travel documents, £1m for personal liability and £2,500 for scheduled airline failure (annual multi-trip only). A £100 excess applies to some claims (£250 for medical expenses).

Silver Includes £10m for medical expenses, £500 for emergency dental treatment, £10,000 for medical expenses within the UK, £75 per day hospital benefit (up to £1,500), £2,000 for cancellation, £2,000 for cutting your trip short, £500 for missed departure, £2,000 for abandoning your trip, £2,000 for personal belongings and baggage (£200 limit per item/valuable), £100 per 12 hours baggage delay (up to £400), £300 for personal money (£300 cash limit or £50 for under 17s), £100 for passport and travel documents, £10,000 for personal accident, £10,000 death benefit (£1,000 for under 17s), £10,000 for loss of limb or sight, £10,000 for permanent total disablement, £1.5m for personal liability, £30,000 for legal expenses, £25 per day for pet care (up to £250), £2,500 for end supplier failure and £2,5000 for scheduled airline failure (annual multi trip only). A £75 excess applies to some claims (£100 for medical expenses).

Gold Includes £10m for medical expenses, £600 for emergency dental treatment, £15,000 for medical expenses within the UK, £100 per day hospital benefit (up to £2,000), £3,000 for cancellation, £3,000 for cutting your trip short, £1,000 for missed departure, £50 for every 12 hour delay (up to £350), £3,000 for abandoning your trip, £2,500 for personal belongings and baggage (£300 limit per item/valuable), £150 per 12 hours baggage delay (up to £450), £500 for personal money (£400 cash limit or £75 for under 17s), £300 for passport and travel documents, £20,000 for personal accident, £20,000 death benefit (£1,000 for under 17s), £2m for personal liability, £30,000 for legal expenses, £2,500 for end supplier failure and £2,5000 for scheduled airline failure (annual multi trip only). A £50 excess applies to some claims (including medical expenses).

For annual multi-trip policyholders, there is a limit of 31 max days per trip (17 days for winter sports cover). The maximum number of days under a single trip policy is 365.

See how CoverCloud compares to other providers in our list of the best travel insurance providers.

What optional extras are available from CoverCloud?

For an extra premium, CoverCloud customers can add several extensions to their policy: winter sports, golf, business, wedding, natural catastrophe, cruise and gadget cover.

All extensions have 3 levels of cover to choose from (Bronze, Silver and Gold), so you can tailor the policy to your needs.

How much does travel insurance from CoverCloud cost?

The cost of travel insurance varies widely depending on the personal details of the person travelling, the duration of the trip and the destination.

However, to give you an indication of costs, we’ve obtained the following quotes in January 2018: Single trip cover for a 35-year-old woman travelling to Spain for a week: Bronze - £10.50, Silver - £12.18, Gold - £18.03.

Annual worldwide (including the USA, Canada and the Caribbean) multi-trip cover for a couple in their 50s: Bronze - £102.03, Silver - £146.82, Gold - £164.01.

Does CoverCloud cover medical conditions?

Covercloud.co.uk does cover some medical conditions, but it is crucial that you declare any health conditions you suffer from fully when obtaining your quote. A decision will then be made as to whether cover can be offered to you and at what cost.

If you experience any changes to your health before the start date of your trip, you must contact the CoverCloud sales team on 0345 812 0033 or by emailing admin@covercloud.co.uk.

For more information on this see our article on getting travel insurance if you have a medical condition.

Does CoverCloud cover over 65s, 70s and 80s?

The maximum age for trips to all destinations is 90, for both single trip and annual cover. The maximum age for winter sports cover is 65.

Are discounts available for insurance from CoverCloud travel insurance?

Cashback site Quidco offers 9.6% cashback for any purchase on the CoverCloud website.

CoverCloud customer reviews

On Feefo, CoverCloud received 4.5 out of 5 stars, based on 265 reviews in the last year.

Expert reviews of CoverCloud

Independent financial researcher Defaqto rated CoverCloud’s Gold policy as 5 Star and its Silver and Bronze policies as 3 Star (for both single and annual trips).

A Star Rating indicates where a product or proposition sits in the market based on the quality and comprehensiveness of the features it offers.

A 5 Star rated policy has “an excellent product with a comprehensive range of features and a 3 Star rated policy “has an average level of features and benefits”.

How to make a claim

For all emergency claims while you are away, contact MAPFRE Assistance on +44 207 748 0507 (24/7 365 days a year) or email: irlcosiam@mapfre.com.

For all other claims, contact TCS Claims on +44 207 748 0508 (Monday to Friday 9am-5pm) or email: claims@travelclaimsservices.com.

Other services available from CoverCloud

CoverCloud offers gadget and pet insurance, as well as home emergency and appliance warranty cover.

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