Avanti travel insurance overview
Avanti Travel Insurance was founded in 2009 and is now administered by the Howserv group of travel insurance companies. Avanti's travel insurance policies are underwritten by ERGO on behalf of Great Lakes Insurance SE.
Avanti is listed in the Travel Adviser Directory, compiled by the Money Advice Service and the Financial Conduct Authority, as specialising in covering serious medical conditions.
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How good is Avanti travel insurance?
How we analyse travel insurance
We analyse and rate 52 key elements of travel insurance policies to come up with the overall policy score. We assess how important each individual element is to travellers when choosing and using a travel insurance policy, and weight it accordingly when calculating our total policy score.
Initially, we score all of the product elements out of five, reflecting how competitive each provider is in this area compared with other insurers. Weightings are then applied to the higher and lower element scores to enhance/reduce their impact on the overall policy score.
Should you buy Avanti travel insurance?
We've rated hundreds of policy details to come up with a combined expert policy score.
In detail: every part of Avanti's travel insurance rated
Table last updated in June 2021. Next update in June 2022.
To see how Avanti's travel insurance compares with other policies check out our guide on the best and worst travel insurance.
Is Avanti's travel insurance coronavirus proof?
We contacted 86 travel insurers and quizzed them on whether their policies cover coronavirus-related incidents.
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've rated insurers' coronavirus cover, and explained what they offer, including any relevant exclusions.
Avanti travel insurance: how can I claim?
For emergency medical assistance call +44 1403 288 123 or +1 833 251 8487 for USA and Canada.
To make a claim call +44 (0) 1403 288 122. You can also make a claim online.
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.
- Find out more: how to claim on your travel insurance
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