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Longstay Travel Insurance

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Wintersports Travel Insurance

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Why Choose Alpha?

  • 24/7 emergency assistance
  • 14 Day cooling off period
  • Kids go free on family policies
  • No upper age limit
  • And many more

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*Prices based on adults being aged 20 years old and children aged 17 years old or under. All prices are subject to change based on seasonality.

Welcome to Alpha

Welcome to Alpha Travel Insurance

The world is a large and exciting place that is just waiting to be explored and enjoyed. Alpha travel insurance has been specifically designed to be simple and straightforward – unusual for an insurance company we appreciate, but let’s face it, life is complicated enough. From our simple to follow website, through to our policy wordings, we have gone to great lengths to make everything clear and easy to understand.

Whether you are planning a gap year, taking a sabbatical, or simply getting away for a few days, our cheap holiday insurance policies will provide you with peace of mind at surprisingly affordable premiums.

Alpha travel insurance stands out from the crowd because there are no ‘gimmicky extras’ in our policies. We simply give you the cover that provides the protection you need for your trip.

We have also done away with the concept of offering different levels of cover at different prices – we believe that this is unnecessarily confusing and can mean that travellers do not always have the protection they think they have or need.

Get your travel insurance quote today and buy online.

Reasons to Choose Alpha

There are many reasons why you should choose Alpha to join you on your next adventure:

  • The ability to choose your product and which excess you want to pay in the event of a claim, without removing important elements of cover;
  • A multi-lingual speaking and Doctor managed emergency medical helpline – available 24 hours a day, every day of the year;
  • Bespoke online medical screening system;
  • Discounts for groups, families and single parent families and children 17 or under travel FREE on family policies;
  • Over 100 sports activities included FREE of charge, with many more able to be added;
  • Cover for your mobile phone, e-reader, tablet (including iPhone) with our specialist gadget insurance options, which includes a dedicated UK repair centre;
  • 14 day cooling off period;
  • And much more!

To see for yourself why thousands of travellers each year choose Alpha Travel Insurance, simply get your free online quote today or contact us for more information.

Latest News

Important Information for Customers Travelling to the USA

Between Saturday 17th and Monday 19th September numerous explosive devices were discovered in New York and New Jersey. One bomb was detonated in Manhattan, injuring 29 people, the other devices were found by police before they could hurt anyone. Everyone at Alpha was extremely shocked by the attempted attacks, and our sincerest wishes go out […]

Important Information for Customers Travelling to France

The Air Traffic Control (ATC) Unions have announced more strikes on the 14th and 15th September, totalling over 13 strikes in eight months. Broadly speaking, the ATC Unions are striking against staffing and pay issues, and, although airlines are calling for tougher regulations, it seems that each strike will continue to cause misery for millions […]

Important Information for Customers Travelling with British Airways

If you are an Alpha customer who is concerned about the recent computer glitches with the British Airways check-in system, please read below.

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Important Information for Customers Travelling to Spain

If you are an Alpha customer who is concerned about the recent forest fires in Benidorm, please read below.

Important Information for Customers Travelling to New Zealand

If you are an Alpha customer who is concerned about the recent earthquake in New Zealand, please read below.

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Safari, where to travel and have A’frican good time.

Safari, just the word sounds exciting and so it should. Safari means an expedition for hunting or exploring. Let’s forget the hunting part and focus on the exploration. For many of us it’s not the first option we consider, when scrolling through the Internet to plan our next big trip or perhaps even our made-to-remember […]

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‘A baboon stole my phone!’ – 7 weird ways travellers have lost their gadgets

Going on holiday soon? If so, the chances are that you’ll be packing a few valuable gadgets into your hand luggage. Aside from your phone, these might include an MP3 player, tablet, e-reader, perhaps a laptop, and even a fancy camera. Each one is essential, naturally. It’s unsurprising, then, that a study carried out by […]

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7 helpful travel apps you must download before you go abroad

There are tonnes of great travel guides that you should definitely read before you go away, but what about when you’re actually abroad? Travel apps are growing in popularity, providing a great source of information on everything from what to eat and where to go, to navigating a city and tracking your finances.

Solo Travel Survey

At Alpha we like to stay on top of travel trends, so we want to find out what our customers think about solo travel, to ensure we’re offering the best cover and services possible.

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Festivals Feature – Full Moon Party!

The season of festivals might be nearly finished here in the UK, but there’s nothing to stop you travelling to other countries where there’s different types of festivals and celebrations all year long! This week we’re looking at the ever popular and well known Thai Full Moon Party, which everyone knows is one of the […]

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10 Travel Quotes that Will Make You Drop Everything

Who can deny they love an inspirational travel quote. Here at Alpha we love feeling the motivation that comes from reading someone else’s experienced words. Here are 10 of our favourite quotes that will make you drop everything and go travelling, complete with even more inspirational photographs of the world for that little extra push…

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Explaining Holiday Cancellation Insurance

You have decided on where you want to go, how long you want to go for and what you are going to do when you get there. You have paid for your tickets, your hotel and other extras. You have remembered to put the dog in the kennels and cancelled the milk and newspapers. All […]

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Understanding Worldwide Travel Insurance

It is now so much easier to travel the World. Cheaper air fares and faster trains have brought distant lands within easy reach of us all. Travelling to exotic places and getting the feel of ‘local life’ is very exciting, but it brings its own perils because not everywhere is a sophisticated as our own […]

European health Insurance Card enables to receive healthcare freely in a country of the 'European Economic Space' (EES) during a short period (holidays, studies, business trips . . . ), according to the legislation of the concerned country. Individual and nominative, even the children aged less than 16 year old must have one. It is valid for a period of one year and can be obtained for free at the health insurance fund.
What is European Travel Insurance?

Are you one of the surprisingly large number of travellers who believe that you do not need to buy travel insurance for your trip to Europe? Whilst you may feel that the only good thing to come out of our membership of the European Union is the access to the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), […]

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Have I Got the Correct Cover?

Travel insurance is an important addition to your trip; without it, you could potentially be faced with costs for delayed flights, lost baggage or even hefty medical bills! When purchasing holiday insurance for your trip, it is important that you check you are getting the correct cover. With a range of policies to choose from, […]

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