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Cruise Extension

Based on advice from Public Health England, the FCO is currently advising against ALL cruise ship travel for British travellers due to the ongoing pandemic. Please note that we cannot provide cover for anyone to travel against the advice of the FCO. Please check with your cruise provider before purchasing a policy.

Cruises are the ultimate luxury holiday and are growing in popularity among travellers of all ages. With 5-star comfort, fine dining, service and entertainment, a cruise holiday will often exceed the standards and value for money of an all-inclusive package deal. Convenience is often a deciding factor when booking as travellers are able to visit multiple places and not have the added stress of airport queues, having to pack your bags each time or the dreaded jet lag!

Why it's important to have specialist cruise cover

It is important to remember that a cruise is a little different to your standard holiday, and therefore requires a specialist cruise travel insurance policy. Whatever sort of cruise you're planning, the Alpha Travel Insurance cruise extension has no upper age limit on our Single Trip policies, so you can simply relax knowing we've got you covered.
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Alpha Travel Insurance offers a bespoke cruise extension that is tailored to suit your individual needs which can be added on to your existing Single Trip or Multi-Trip travel policy. Our cruise cover gives you complete control over the type of insurance you need at fantastic value for money - just choose your policy, choose your excess and add your cruise cover!

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Cruise insurance product information

An Alpha Travel Insurance Cruise extension provides the following key benefits among other areas:

How do I buy Alpha cruise extension cover?

If you would like to purchase the Alpha Cruise Extension, please get a quote and you can add the extension when you reach the policy options page. Alternatively, if you already have a Single Trip or Multi-Trip travel insurance policy with us, please contact us and we will be more than happy to add this on to your policy.

Please note that we are currently only able to provide cover for one cruise per Single Trip policy and a maximum of 31 days cruising on Multi Trip.

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Commonly asked cruise travel insurance questions

If you have any unanswered questions about our cruise cover, we have collected some of the most frequently asked questions below which we can happily help you with:

Why do I need specific cover for cruise holidays?

You need specific additional cover for cruise holidays as they can be very different from the standard beach or city break. For one, missed port stops and cabin confinement are not covered on a standard policy, and if the worst were to happen and you require emergency medical attention, you may need to be airlifted to the nearest mainland hospital for care.

What activities are covered in this policy?

All of our policies come with Activity Pack 1 included, for anything else, add whatever additional pack you may need!

Is there a limit to the cover I can get on a cruise extension?

Yes, unfortunately at the moment, we can only provide cover for cruises up to the value of £1,250/person.

Do I have to buy cruise extensions every time I travel?

Nope, one cruise extension added onto your multi-trip policy will give you up to 31 days of cruising for the 12 months, on single trip policies, of course, you need to add it on to each policy you get!

Can I buy a cruise extension to cover my whole family?

Of course! If you have a family policy with us, then the cruise extension will cover the whole bunch of you on the policy.

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