Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel insurance update
The spread of coronavirus has resulted in considerable disruption to travel plans. It has also caused some insurers to make changes to their policies.
You can find the latest updates and answers to your questions in our dedicated article on coronavirus and travel insurance.
The table below shows what coronavirus-related cover Admiral provides. As the situation is changing rapidly, we recommend checking Admiral's website before buying.
- Find out more: coronavirus news and advice from Which?
Admiral travel insurance overview
Admiral, which was started in 1993, is the only FTSE listed company headquartered in Wales.
How do we rate insurers' coronavirus cover?
In October 2020 we contacted 73 travel insurers and quizzed them on whether their policies cover coronavirus-related incidents.
You can find a comparison of insurers' coronavirus cover here.
Specifically we wanted to know if four scenarios would be covered: needing treatment for coronavirus abroad; having to cancel because of a positive test; having to cancel because of self-isolation, or having to cancel because of government advice.
We didn't rate insurers on their customer service, other policy elements, or value for money.
We rated insurers' coronavirus cover from basic up to complete:
Is Admiral's travel insurance coronavirus-proof?
We've rated insurers' coronavirus cover, and explained what they offer, including any relevant exclusions.
How does Which? rate Admiral's customer service?
Due to the disruption and limits on travel caused by the coronavirus pandemic, we were unable to rate any insurers' customer service this year.
Look out for new customer scores coming in mid-2021.
Admiral travel insurance: how can I claim?
For emergency medical assistance call +44 292 010 7777.
To make a claim, call 0333 234 9914.
Before calling for cancellation claims, you should contact your travel agent and/or airline to seek a refund or to move your trip.
You'll need your policy document when you call.
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