Axa travel insurance overview
Axa, which began in 1958, is one of the five largest travel insurers serving UK customers. It's also a household name when it comes to numerous other types of cover - such as car, home, and private health insurance.
- Find out more: the best and worst travel insurance
How good is Axa 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 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 Axa travel insurance?
We've rated hundreds of policy details to come up with a combined expert policy score.
In detail: every part of Axa's travel insurance rated
Table last updated in June 2021. Next update in June 2022.
To see how Axa's travel insurance compares to other policies check out our guide on the best and worst travel insurance.
Is Axa'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.
Axa travel insurance: how can I claim?
For emergency medical assistance call +44 1737 815626.
To make a claim call 0330 024 1308. 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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