expanded Travel Insurance

Sainsbury's Bank Travel Insurance

Coronavirus outbreak

All new and existing Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Insurance policies cover you for emergency medical treatment and/or medical repatriation if you contract COVID-19 during your overseas trip. This cover is only provided if you are travelling to a destination where there’s no restriction from the FCO.

Policies sold after 13 March 2020 do not provide cover for any other claims related to COVID-19, including cancellation.

If you have any questions, we recommend that you check our FAQs section before calling us.

Need a little extra?

You can choose optional add-ons such as winter sports cover to make sure you’re insured for what you need.

  • Up to 20% off for Nectar members*
  • We'll double the Nectar points you get on your Sainsbury's shopping and fuel when you buy annual travel insurance†

Policies to suit your needs

Not sure which cover’s right for you? Whether you're heading off on a single trip or you’ve got a few holidays planned this year, there’s a policy to suit you.

Single trip

Single trip cover is a great option if you're planning just one trip away.

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Annual multi-trip

Traveling more than once a year? A great choice is our annual multi-trip policy – it could save you time and money.

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Extended stay

If you’re planning a longer trip like a gap year or round-the-world adventure then extended stay cover is our best option for you.

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Find out more about some of our key benefits and optional extras.

Over 55s cover

Our travel insurance can be tailored to suit your requirements and could be perfect for older travellers. We can help cover your medical conditions too.

Medical cover

Enjoy your travels without worrying about unexpected medical bill while you're away. Our cover can be tailored to cover a wide range of pre-existing conditions.

Winter sports cover

Off to enjoy the slopes? We offer optional cover specifically created to help protect you and your winter sport equipment whilst you’re away.


Helpful Guides

Useful information to help you when you are traveling abroad.


Coronavirus FAQs

Foreign travel advice - Check for any travel risks before you go. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office provides advice for anyone going overseas. If you do travel to a region which the FCO advises against visiting, it is more than likely to invalidate your travel insurance.

Guide to flying with children

Guide to Air Passenger Duty

European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)

Delayed flights

Loss and theft of important documents abroad

Travel Disruption

Missed Flights

Declaring pre-existing medical conditions

Travel Insurance with pre-existing medical conditions

Getting Travel Insurance when you're over 55

Travelling whilst pregnant

Winter sports

*20% discount applies when you tell us your Nectar card number. Discount does not apply to the premium for pre-existing medical conditions or enhanced gadget cover. Offer may be altered or withdrawn at any time without prior notice.

†Double Nectar points 1. Only available to customers buying a Sainsbury's Bank Annual Travel Insurance policy. 2. You need to tell us your Nectar card number when you apply; and scan or swipe that card, or input your card number, with each Sainsbury’s purchase. 3 .Double points begin on your policy's cover start date. If you don't tell us your Nectar card number until after your cover start date, double points will begin on the date you tell us. 4. Double points stop when the policy is cancelled or you stop paying premiums. 5. Each Nectar account can only collect points from one annual multi-trip travel insurance policy. 6. It’s only the base points you collect at Sainsbury’s that are doubled. Bonus points won’t be doubled, nor will any points from Argos, Habitat, Sainsbury’s Bank (including travel money purchases), Sainsbury’s Energy or any other Sainsbury’s service. 7. By the 10th of each month, you'll get a bonus point award equal to the total of your qualifying points during the previous month, up to a maximum of 20,000 points. 8. Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd award the points from this offer. No cash alternative is available. 9. We reserve the right to change or cancel this offer without notice.

Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Insurance is underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE (GLISE) a German insurance company. UK Branch office: Plantation Place, 30 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3AJ, company number SE000083. Authorised by Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority: register number 769884. Details about the extent of GLISE’s authorisation and regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority, and regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority are available from the insurer on request.

Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Insurance is sold and administered by Hood Travel Limited, registered at Companies House 08318836. Hood Travel is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under registration number 597211. Hood Travel Limited’s registered address is at 1st Floor Maitland House, Warrior Square, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 2JY. Hood Travel is an insurance intermediary providing a non-advised service. We act for and on behalf of the insurer.