March 26, 2011

Honeymoon Insurance

Honeymoon Insurance

No one wants to think of anything potentially going wrong on their honeymoon. We all want wonderful, picture perfect honeymoons with our new spouses. But if you’re travelling, honeymoon insurance is something that smart to have.

Just what exactly is honeymoon travel insurance? Honeymoon insurance insures the traveller for a short time, covering the period of the honeymoon holiday after your wedding.

Different honeymoon insurance companies cover different eventualities, so be sure that you get the appropriate insurance for your special trip. Some questions to ask your salesperson is if your policy will cover trip cancellation, missed connections, delays or emergency medical assistance. Most companies provide around the clock telephone assistance. Many policies will also cover lost or stolen luggage.

American Express, UK division offers a range of options for your trip, including European or Worldwide coverage, with options including or excluding North America and the Caribbean. Their single trip travel insurance is available for those up to 79 years old and those planning trips that are 93 days or shorter. Benefits covered are medical emergencies up to £10 million, cancellation to £5,000, personal accidents to £30,000, personal baggage to £2,500, cash to £500 and personal liability to £2 million.

Confetti, who you’ll find at, offers honeymoon travel insurance starting at £30 per couple. Their policy includes medical expenses up to £5 million per person, cancellation up to £5,000 per person and baggage up to £1,750 per person. Water sports such as snorkelling, scuba diving up to 15 metres and jet skiing are also covered. There are options to be covered for skiing, golf and hiking as well.

Cover-more, found at, offers single trip travel insurance for trips from three days to 12 months. With them, you’ll have 24 hour access to an emergency assistance team as well. Their travel destinations cover the UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, and worldwide coverage.

Essential Travel,, has a policy that includes up to £10 million in medical coverage, £3,000 for cancelled trips, over 70 different sports ranging from archery to scuba diving, and pre-existing medical conditions. You can choose from 4 different coverage levels and they allow trips that last up to 45 days. They also offer 24 hour medical assistance. Their policies start at £7.50 per week and their destinations include Europe, Worldwide including and excluding North America and the Caribbean.

All of Halifax’s,, insurance policies cover cancellations, medical bills, delayed flights, legal fees and more. There are also options for sports and destinations include the United States, Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean, China, Hong Kong and other destinations.

Destinations included in your honeymoon insurance vary by the insurance company. Make sure that their policy jives with your honeymoon plans! There are some travel insurance companies that will also help you plan your honeymoon trip, which may be something you want to look out for.

As with any trip, it’s important to have protection, so make sure you buy honeymoon insurance. You never know what could happen! Your honeymoon should be free of worry and compared to the cost of the wedding, the cost to insure your honeymoon is minuscule. Be sure to be covered, and be sure to read the fine print carefully.

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