Africa travel insurance

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Africa travel insurance

if you’re after a trip away surrounded by beautiful beaches, delicious dishes and colourful culture then Africa is the holiday destination for you. why not explore the island of Zanzibar, home to white sandy beaches and beautiful blue seas or trek through the famous national parks in Tanzania? no matter if you’re looking for a relaxing break or a thrilling adventure, Africa is guaranteed to be a holiday destination you’ll never forget.

amongst all the excitement, don’t forget that one essential document; travel insurance. here at albert & eddie we take the stress out of finding a suitable travel insurance policy and we aim to match you with the right policy to suit your travel needs.

what does Africa travel insurance offer through albert & eddie policies?

  • all policies on albert & eddieoffer between £5 and £10 million* emergency medical expenses cover and repatriation (cover to bring you home if medically necessary).
  • 24/7 access to a UK based GP while you’re away on the majority of policies on offer – giving you peace of mind.
  • cancellation cover on all policies as soon as you purchase (giving you extra peace of mind)
  • standard protection against Covid-19 on most policies with the option to enhance your protection with Covid-19 policy extensions.
  • over 100 sports and activities covered as standard
  • plus, a wide range of extra add-ons that let you personalise your policy even further
  • frequently asked questions

    what does travel insurance for Africa typically cover?

    travel insurance for Africa gives you peace of mind, that should something go wrong either before or during your trip, you will be covered. from medical expenses to gadget cover, you can trust us to find you a policy to suit your every need.

    top tip: don’t forget to buy your travel insurance the moment you book your trip (or pay the deposit) so you are covered should you need to cancel your holiday or your trip is disrupted.

    to help you feel even more at ease all Africa travel insurance policies on albert & eddie give you cover for:

    activities: maybe you’re planning to hike up Kilimanjaro or safari through Zambia’s South Luangwa National park. no matter how you plan to spend your time, most policies on albert & eddie cover over one hundred different sports and activities. while some are covered as standard, it’s always best to check if you’ll need an extension or specific type of policy to include riskier sports. after all, it’s better to be safe than sorry.

    personal belongings: the policies here include cover for all your personal belongings from clothes and shoes to electrical items and jewellery. with the brands on albert & eddie you can rest assured that should your personal belongings get lost, stolen or accidentally damaged you are covered. however, depending on the provider and policy type, you may need to add on an extension to include protection for your gadgets.

    passport/documents: following the UK’s departure from the EU, take the time to check your cover to ensure your passport and travel documents are included in your cover. take a photocopy of your passport with you when out and about, or a digital copy on your phone, that way you’re prepared in the event of an emergency.

    does travel insurance cover medical assistance in Africa?

    yes! travel insurance will cover emergency treatment but will also cover repatriation (bringing you home), which will get you home if medically necessary after you have been discharged. being discharged from the hospital doesn’t always mean you are fit to travel, so your insurer will provide cover for accommodation until you are fit enough. remember to always give the emergency medical assistance team a call in the event of a medical emergency so they can guide you through the process.

    do albert & eddie policies include Covid-19 protection?

    Most of the policies we offer on albert & eddie include protection against Covid-19. for example, cancellation cover due being hospitalised as a result of a Covid-19 diagnosis. however, there’s also the option across all travel insurance brands on albert & eddie to enhance your protection with a Covid-19 policy extension.