Columbus Direct is a leading travel insurance specialist, established in 1988, and covering over 15 million travellers since. We have a history of innovation in the industry, including being the first company to sell travel insurance direct to the consumer in the UK and also the first to fully sell online (emailing policy documents immediately post-purchase). 

Customer satisfaction and value for money are the driving forces behind Columbus Direct and we pride ourselves on providing a quick, efficient and hassle-free service. 

Columbus has won multiple awards over the years including most recently the ITIJ Travel Insurance Intermediary in 2016 and the 2017 Best Direct Provider of Travel Insurance. Both of these awards have been won in earlier years and can be added to previous awards including Best Customer Focus Award from the Best Business awards and also Travel Insurance Provider award from the Personal Finance Awards.

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