Travel Insurance with Covid-19 cover as standard
Always check your policy schedule and terms and conditions, as our policy coverage has changed since the COVID outbreak, depending on when you bought your policy.
New policies sold from the 7th October 2020 include, as standard:
Cancellation cover if you’re diagnosed with Covid-19 within 14 days of your booked departure date
Cover for emergency medical treatment and repatriation if you contract Covid-19 while abroad
Unlimited medical expenses if you choose Platinum single trip or annual multi-trip cover
Don’t forget to check the latest Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and local government travel advice before you go. Our policy does not provide cover if you travel to a destination where the FCDO advises against ‘all but essential’ travel unless you have purchased the Enhanced Covid-19 add on.
For full details of the Covid-19 cover provided on new policies take a look at our policy booklet.
Enhanced Covid-19 cover add on
We now have the option to add Enhanced Covid-19 Cover to your policy, for added protection when you travel. If you add this extra cover, you will be protected if you visit anywhere in Europe even if the FCDO advises against all but essential travel, solely as a result of COVID 19. Adding Enhanced Covid-19 Cover is only £11 extra for a single trip and £15 for an annual multi trip and covers everyone on the policy. To add this additional protection just select the ‘Enhanced Covid-19 Cover’ when you quote.
The Enhanced Covid-19 Cover also includes:
- Full cover if you visit Europe even when the FCDO advises against all or “all but essential” travel if the advice solely relates to COVID-19
- Cancellation due to self-isolation if you are contacted by UK Test and Trace System
- Cancellation should you have an adverse reaction to a COVID-19 vaccine
- Cancellation for incomplete COVID-19 vaccinations due to illness
Please be aware this cover is only available to those customers who are travelling to a country within Europe and have taken the UK recommended vaccinations when offered to them. If you have not been offered a vaccination due to a shortage in supply, you would not be covered.
For full details and exclusions of the Covid-19 cover provided on new policies take a look at our policy booklet.
What is travel insurance?
Before you jet off, consider protecting yourself against holiday mishaps with Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Insurance. Often referred to as holiday insurance, travel insurance could help cover the cost of any unexpected medical expenses or damaged personal items while you’re abroad. It could even reimburse you if you need to cancel a trip or cut it short.
Our travel insurance can be tailored to make sure you have the right level of cover in place. That means you can focus on what matters most – enjoying your holiday.
Why choose Sainsbury’s Bank?
- Nectar members save up to 20% on all travel insurance policies. Discount doesn't apply to premiums for pre-existing medical conditions, enhanced gadget cover or enhanced Covid-19 cover.*
- We'll double the Nectar points you get on your Sainsbury's shopping and fuel for 12 months when you buy annual travel insurance by 31/05/2022 †
- There’s three levels of cover to choose from – Silver, Gold or Platinum
- Cover for unlimited medical expenses if you choose Platinum annual or single trip cover
- 24/7 helpline available in case of medical emergencies
- Cover for a wide range of pre-existing medical conditions
Compare travel insurance: which policy is right for you?
Wherever your adventure takes you, you should think about taking travel insurance too. Explore our travel insurance policies for your next holiday.
What about pre-existing medical conditions?
All Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Insurance policies can be tailored to cover many pre-existing medical conditions.
A pre-existing medical condition is an injury, illness, disease or other medical condition that happens before your holiday starts.
You need to declare it before you get your quote. You’ll also need to let us know about any new medical conditions that arise before your policy starts. And if the nature of a condition you’ve declared changes, you need to let us know about that too.
Ready to get your travel insurance quote?
Whether you’re looking for comprehensive travel insurance or affordable holiday insurance for a single trip, we can help.
Buy travel insurance online or by phone so you can enjoy your well-deserved break knowing that you’re covered.
Already have travel insurance with us?
If you already have a travel insurance policy with us and need help with something, visit our customer support section.
Not a Nectar member?
No problem; just download the Nectar app or register at nectar.com.
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