Do I need travel insurance for my holiday to Ireland?

When you’re going on holiday to Ireland, it’s a good idea to have travel insurance.

Although it’s only a short distance away, having the right cover will help you if something unexpected happens.

As specialists in insuring people with pre-existing medical conditions, we believe that insurance is worth doing right.

That’s one of the reasons why we’ve been voted as the Most Trusted Travel Insurance Provider for both 2017 and 2018 by Moneywise**.

From helping you in a medical emergency, to covering things like stolen possessions and delayed flights, it’s important that you’re confident that the cover you’ve chosen is right for you.

Travel insurance to Ireland with pre-existing conditions

Go on holiday with full peace of mind by covering your pre-existing conditions.

Having a medical condition can increase your risk of something unexpected happening while you’re away. With 1 in 20 people claiming on their Annual Travel Insurance in 2017***, it’s more common than you might think to have to make a claim.

So it’s important to make sure that your conditions are covered on your insurance.

Telling us about your conditions is simple. We’ll ask you about the conditions you’ve had, or have had medical appointments for, in the past two years when you’re getting your quote either online or over the phone.

What does our travel insurance cover?

Basic Comprehensive
  • Medical emergencies and repatriation up to £5m
  • Cancellation and cutting your holiday short covered from £500 with optional upgrade to £3,000
  • Baggage claims up to £300
  • Cash lost or stolen up to £250
  • Excess £85 – £100
  • Medical emergency and repatriation up to £10m
  • Cancellation and cutting your holiday short covered from £5,000 up to £15,000
  • Baggage loss up to £2,500
  • Cash lost or stolen up to £500
  • Legal protection cover of up to £25,000
  • Excess £65

Do I need a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) for Ireland?

When you’re going on holiday to Ireland, it’s important that you take a free EHIC with you.

Unlike most other European countries if you don’t have an EHIC, you may still be entitled to free or subsidised healthcare in Ireland if you can show proof that you’re a UK resident.

Where you’ve had to use your EHIC but still have an excess bill to pay, we’ll help to cover the costs and will even remove our excess cost.

Although the EHIC is really useful when you’re going on a European holiday, it’s not a substitute for good travel insurance.

Get your travel insurance for Ireland today

Talk to us today on 0800 033 4902. Or, you can get a quote online in just a few minutes below.

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*£15,000 cancellation cover available on Comprehensive policies subject to further underwriting criteria.

**Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2017 & 2018, based on the biggest survey of financial consumers in Britain.

***5.04% of Annual Travel Insurance policy holders claimed in 2017.