Travel insurance specialist tifgroup has announced the addition of Covid-19 cover across a wide range of its insurance products. The uncertainty created by the global pandemic has had a huge impact on people’s travel plans, especially for the summer holidays.With Covid-19 leaving no corner of the world untouched, tifgroup has worked hard to include cover for events related to Covid-19 across a number of its products, giving holidaymakers the confidence that should their holiday be affected by the virus, they’re protected.
tifgroup, which also trades under brand names Holidaysafe, Alpha, Insurancewith, and Postcard, plus has partnerships with Boots and Holiday Extras, can now provide the following products:
Cancellation cover: if anyone named on the policy contracts Covid-19 within 14 days of their trip starting
Curtailment cover: if anyone named on the policy contracts Covid-19 during their trip
Medical expenses: should anyone insured fall ill with Covid-19 while on holiday (along as customers have not travelled against Foreign and Commonwealth Office advice (FCO))
Denied boarding: if anyone insured is refused boarding on the inbound flight by an airline due to having or a suspected case of Covid-1
A spokesperson for tifgroup said: “We’ve been working hard to make sure we can offer customers a travel insurance policy that provides them with peace of mind and reassurance, as they travel during these uncertain times.
“While other insurers may be reluctant to offer cover related to the coronavirus, we knew that it was the right thing to do for our customers so that they can enjoy a stress-free holiday knowing that they’re protected.