Pregnancy Travel Insurance

Travel insurance with a single pregnancy up to week 28 covered as standard

Being pregnant doesn't stop you from travelling; in fact enjoying a relaxing holiday before getting ready to give birth could be just what you need. provides great value travel insurance for pregnant women. With pregnancy travel insurance you will be covered to travel up to week 28 of a single pregnancy, or week 24 of a multiple pregnancy as long as your airline or other transport provider is happy to carry you and you are not travelling against doctor's advice.

  • Medical expenses cover for a single normal pregnancy and normal childbirth up to week 28, for a multiple pregnancy up to week 24
  • From week 29 – 40 (or week 25 - 40 for a multiple pregnancy) cover for medical expenses & cancellation cover is only provided if complications occur
  • No extra charge for pregnancy travel insurance.
  • No need to declare your pregnancy when you buy

Travelling when pregnant - Pregnancy is not a medical condition, so you are able to travel until you are quite late into your pregnancy.  Our policies include emergency medical expenses cover for pregnancy and childbirth from week 0 to week 28 inclusive for a single pregnancy, 0 to week 24 inclusive for a multiple pregnancy whilst you are away.

From the start of week 29 to week 40 for a single pregnancy, or 25-40 for a multiple pregnancy, there is no cover for claims relating to normal pregnancy and normal childbirth or cancellation, however, medical expenses and cancellation cover will be provided if any of the following complications arise: Toxaemia, Gestational hypertension, Ectopic pregnancy, Post-partum haemorrhage, Pre-eclampsia, Molar pregnancy or hydatidiform mole, Retained placenta membrane, Placental abruption, Hyperemesis gravidarum, Placenta praevia, Stillbirth, Miscarriage, Emergency Caesarean, A termination needed for medical reasons, Premature birth more than 12 weeks (or 16 weeks if you know you are having more than one baby) before the expected delivery date.

Please note we will not cover denial of boarding by your carrier so you should check that you will be able to travel with the carrier/airline in advance.

It is essential, if at the time of booking your trip you are aware that you are pregnant, that you ensure that you are able to have the required vaccinations for that trip; no cover will be provided for cancellation in the event that, after booking you discover travel is advised against, or you are unable to receive the appropriate and required vaccinations for that country.  

Please make sure your Medical Practitioner and Midwife are aware of your travel plans, and that there are no known complications and you are fit to undertake the planned trip.

Both our single trip and annual travel insurance policies will cover you to travel until you are 28 weeks pregnant for a single pregnancy or 24 weeks for a multiple pregnancy. Our single trip pregnancy travel insurance will provide cover for individual trips up to 94 days, or if you travel regularly our annual cover could be more cost effective, providing cover for an unlimited number of trips in a year, up to 31 days each trip.

There is no need to declare that you are pregnant when you buy your travel insurance policy, and there is no extra charge, we know that it isn't a medical condition. However, if you have any complications or medical conditions which may or may not be related to your pregnancy, you must declare these when you buy your policy, or at the time you become aware of any issues to ensure that you have appropriate cover.

Travel Insurance Pregnancy Cover and benefits

Our pregnancy travel insurance policies provide the following benefits and much more:

  • 24 hour medical emergency support
  • Medical expenses up to £10 million
  • Loss of medication up to £300
  • Cancellation cover up to £5,000 (platinum policies)
  • Personal property up to £3,000 (platinum policies)
  • Three levels of travel insurance cover available
  • Scheduled Airline Failure (insolvency cover) included
  • Travel Dispute Cover available

We recommend that you read the policy wording for full details of our pregnancy travel insurance cover.

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