Buy Travel Insurance for Great Britain from India Online
The countries of England, Wales and Scotland make up Great Britain. Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, this island is one of the most visited places owing to its rich history, heritage, and scenic glory. Great Britain is also an ideal destination for work and education. If you are travelling to Great Britain from India, you will need a Travel Insurance plan to accompany you.
Digit’s International Travel Insurance for Great Britain covers and benefits you in unpredictable situations such as flight delays, loss of passport, baggage loss, medical emergencies, political unrest, and other mishaps.
With Digit, you can purchase your plan online and hassle-free within a few minutes. Our digital experience makes everything from buying insurance to making a claim online super simple and hassle-free.
Is travel insurance mandatory for Great Britain?
Yes, a comprehensive travel insurance is necessary for Great Britain when travelling from India. It should also cover all overseas medical costs, including medical repatriation/evacuation, repatriation of remains and legal fees. Digit's International Travel Insurance plan offers medical coverage that makes it the ideal plan to have.
What is the cost of Travel Insurance for Great Britain from India?
A $50,000 Great Britain Travel insurance plan from India for one adult starts from ₹225 only (excluding GST).
What’s great about International Travel Insurance for Great Britain by Digit?
Zero Deductibles - You don't pay anything when you make a claim – it's all on us.
Adventure Sports Covered - Our coverage includes activities such as scuba diving, bungee jumping & sky diving (only for a duration of 1 day)
Immediate Monetary Compensation for Flight Delays - We don’t want to waste your time any further. That’s why, when your flight is delayed for more than 6 hours, we give you an immediate compensation of ₹500-1000.
Smartphone-enabled Processes - No paperwork, no running around. Just upload your documents when you make a claim.
Missed-call Facility - Give us a missed call at +91-7303470000 and we’ll call you back in 10 minutes. No more international calling charges!
Worldwide Support - We’ve partnered with the world’s largest health & travel insurance network Allianz, to support you seamlessly across the globe. T&C apply*
Great Britain Travel Insurance Plans that fit your needs
Offers coverages for the most common mishaps that can be encountered on an international trip.
This plan not only covers you for the most common mishaps on your trip but also keeps you protected from each hiccup, so your trip goes just how it should!
Emergency Accidental Treatment & Evacuation
Accidents occur at the most unexpected times. Unfortunately, we can’t save you there, but we can surely help you get the best treatment. We cover you for immediate medical treatment that results in hospitalization.
Emergency Medical Treatment & Evacuation
God forbid if you fall ill during your trip in an unknown country, don’t panic! We will take care of your treatment costs. We will cover you for expenses like hospital room rent, operation theatre charges, etc.
We hope this cover is never required. But for any accident during the trip, resulting in death or a disability, this benefit is there for support.
Daily Cash Allowance (Per day/Max 5 days)
When on a trip, you manage your cash efficiently. And we do not want you to shell out anything extra for emergencies. So, when you are hospitalized, you get a fixed daily cash allowance per day, to manage your daily expenses.
Accidental Death & Disability
While this cover has everything like the emergency accidental treatment cover, it has one extra layer of protection. It also covers death & disability while boarding, de-boarding or are inside the flight (Touchwood!).
Emergency Dental Treatment
If you encounter acute pain or meet with an accidental injury to your teeth on the trip, resulting in emergency dental treatment provided by a medical practitioner, we will cover you for the expenses incurred due to the treatment.
Smooth transit covers
If unfortunately, your trip gets cancelled, we cover the pre-booked, non-refundable expenses of your trip.
Common Carrier Delay
If your flight gets delayed by more than a certain time limit, you get the benefit amount, no questions asked!
Delay of Checked-in Baggage
Waiting at the conveyor belt is annoying, we know! So, if your checked-in baggage is delayed for more than 6 hours, you get the benefit amount, no questions asked!
Total loss of Checked-in Baggage
The last thing that can happen on a trip is your baggage getting lost. But if something like this happens, you get the benefit amount for the entire baggage getting permanently lost. If two out three bags are lost, you get a proportional benefit, i.e. 2/3rd of the benefit amount.
Missed the flight? Don’t worry! We will pay for extra accommodation and travel needed to reach the next destination shown on your ticket/itinerary if, you miss a pre-booked onward flight because of a delay in the flight.
Loss of Passport
The worst thing to happen in an unknown land is to lose your passport or visa. If something like this happens, we reimburse the expenses, if it is lost, stolen or damaged while you are outside of your country.
If on a bad day, all your money is stolen, and you need emergency cash, this cover will come to your rescue.
Emergency Trip Extension
We don’t want our vacations to end. But we don’t want to stay in a hospital too! If due to an emergency during your trip, you need to lengthen your stay, we will reimburse the cost of hotel extensions and return flight rescheduling. The emergency could be a natural calamity in your travel area or an emergency hospitalization.
In case of emergency, If you had to return home early from your trip, that would be really sad. We can’t fix that but we will cover charges for alternate travel arrangements and non-refundable travel costs like accommodation, planned events and excursion expenses.
Personal Liability & Bail Bond
Due to an unfortunate incident, if there are any legal charges against you while you are travelling, we will pay for it.
Coverage option suggested above is only indicative and is based on market study and experience. You may opt for any additional coverages as per your requirement. Please call us at 1800-258-5956 in case you want to opt for any other coverages or wish to know further details.
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What's not Covered?
While ours is a travel insurance that covers most things that could go wrong on vacation, we are completely open in all that we do. Understanding what your travel insurance does not cover is just as critical as knowing what is covered. The following are some exclusions that our travel insurance will not cover:
We can't cover diseases or illnesses already diagnosed (pre-existing conditions) or if your doctor has already recommended no travelling.
Daily cash allowance of up to 5 days is only valid for those hospitalised during their holiday in a foreign country.
Death or disability won't be covered after 365 days of the accident that has caused it.
Adventure sports are covered if you're doing it for one day. This doesn't include weeklong treks, hikes or professional-level adventure sports that go on for more than one day.
Acts of War are not covered.
Flight delays aren't covered if your airline already informed you about the same at least 6 hours in advance.
Delay of checked-in luggage is not covered if the delay is due to customs.
Any missed connection where the time gap between scheduled arrival of incoming flight and scheduled departure of connecting flight was less than the time required.
Thefts won't be covered if the police of the respective aren't notified within 24 hours.
Trip extensions due to childbirth or related matters can't be covered.
Trip abandonments due to pre-existing illnesses or health conditions can't be covered.
Trip cancellations due to rejection of visa are not covered.
With us, get access to VIP claims
After you buy our international travel insurance for Great Britain, you live tension free as we have a 3-step, completely digital claims process!
Give us a call at 1800-258-5956 (if in India) or drop a missed call at +91-7303470000 & we’ll call back in 10 mins.
Upload the required documents & your bank account details, on the link sent.
We’ll take care of the rest!
Why do you need travel insurance for Great Britain from India?
Destinations like Great Britain are popular tourist zones. Hence, it is common for mishaps like thefts, baggage loss, flight delays and other such things to occur. Securing yourself with travel insurance reduces the risk of financial loss in these times.
Accessing healthcare in parts of Great Britain is not free. Travellers/visitors are charged 150% of the NHS national tariff for treatment. Purchasing our travel insurance can help cover that cost.
You can access multiple benefits from Digit's Travel insurance when travelling to Great Britain from India. The various coverages you can get through our travel plan provides comfort and protection and reduces travel stress internationally.
Compare Great Britain Travel Insurance Quotes
Whilst comparing travel quotes from different travel insurances for Great Britain, make sure you are aware of the following:
The medical benefits available and the limit of the Sum Insured for each
Terms of claims. The terms and conditions can often be tricky and very hard to come by. Read the fine print carefully.
The claims process by checking the company's previous claim records. After all, that's the whole point of insurance, right?
Know more about Great Britain before your Trip
When it comes to visiting a destination for its rich history and heritage, Great Britain stands apart from the crowd. Its marvellous architecture, breathtaking views and world-class festivals attract tourists from all across the globe. So, whether you plan on taking a long walk by the majestic lakes or having a swell time in one of the famous British pubs, this place has it all.
If you are planning to visit Great Britain, keep reading this article. Here, you will find necessary information needed to make your journey a trip to remember.
What is the Best Time to Travel to Great Britain?
The best time to visit depends on what you want to experience. If you want to experience the British summer, the best time to visit is from June to August. In case you want to avoid the peak season rush, you can plan your vacation during the months of March to May.
What Are the Things to Do and Places to See in Great Britain?
The best things to do while visiting Great Britain are:
Visit the Stonehenge in Wiltshire
Take a stroll through Hyde Park
Taste the curry in Birmingham’s famous Balti Triangle
Take a ride in the famous London tube
Climb Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK
The best places to see while in Great Britain are:
Big Ben in Westminster’s Abbey, Central London
London Eye, in Lambeth by the Thames River
Trafford Centre, Manchester
Windsor Castle, Berkshire
Madam Tussaud’s Wax Museum, London
Canterbury Cathedral, Kent
Visa Requirements for Great Britain for Indians
You have to apply for a tourist visa to travel to Great Britain. The entire process takes about two weeks; however, the best practice is to keep three weeks in hand.
Entry Information for Indians in Great Britain
When you arrive at Great Britain airport, the authorities will check your passport and visa in order to confirm your identity. Now in 2022, you do not have to take any Covid-19 test, fill out a UK Passenger locator form or quarantine yourself when you arrive. However, these rules apply based on whether you are fully vaccinated or not.
What Safety Precautions to Take While Visiting Great Britain?
Here are a few safety precautions that you can take while visiting Great Britain:
Keep photos of your passport and all your important documents
Leave copies of your documents at home, and details of your holiday with a trusted person.
Take a note of your “in case of emergency” (ICE) details
Take note of the travel safety warnings, local laws and customs
Check out details of the nearest Indian Embassy or Consulate
Having a travel insurance policy is crucial, especially when you are travelling abroad. It provides financial coverage for any unwanted expenses that you may face due to medical emergency, theft, loss of valuables, flight delays and more.
Indian Embassy in Great Britain
In case you land in trouble while you are holidaying in Great Britain, contact the Indian Embassy for help.
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