Since its establishment, value for money and customer satisfaction have been the driving forces of Columbus Direct, as the company takes pride in offering an efficient and quick service. Choosing Columbus insurance, you can enjoy your trip assured that you are dealing with a trustworthy company. Columbus Direct is regulated by the Financial Services Authority and operates a claims charter. Columbus insurance specialists are members of the Financial Ombudsman Scheme and comply with the General Insurance Code of Practice.
First created in 1988 in the United Kingdom, Columbus Direct was launched in 2001 in Australia, earning a reputation for providing value for money travel insurance to clients worldwide. The company is owned by the Collinson Group, which is composed of eight independent businesses maintaining their values and identity, and gaining from experience and knowledge of each other.
Currently Collinson Group companies employ more than 500 staff of about 40 nationalities in seven countries and boast customers in over 120 countries worldwide. Provided by these companies is everything from customer loyalty programs and travel insurance to travel planning software. As one of subsidiaries of the Collinson Group, Columbus offers a range of travel insurance products to satisfy the most discerning clients. From complex Executive policy to simple Backpacker policies, Columbus is a travel insurance company that is able to meet individual needs of each of its customers. In order to give more choice to its customers and provide them with more good value products, Columbus Direct works with partners.
The simplest and the most flexible of Columbus insurance variations, Single trip Travel Insurance is priced at $9.95 and is tailored to the destination that a customer chooses and the length of a trip. It is cost efficient and simple if you don't plan any trips in the next year. Whenever you are planning unlimited trip for a whole year in Europe or all over the world, consider Annual Multi-trip Travel Insurance ideal for individuals, couples and families. Family and couple policies cover each person individually. One of the most popular Columbus insurance options, Backpacker Travel Insurance is available at $32.02 for four weeks in Europe.
It covers long trips abroad, ranging from a month to a year. Priced from $19.95, Ski Travel Insurance is a specialist winter sports insurance providing travelers with wonderful all-the-year-round cover for snowboarding and skiing. It also covers hired ski equipment, lift pass, and ski school costs. Travelers interested in more than sitting on a beach should consider Adventure Travel Insurance, priced at $12.44 and allowing you to enjoy bungee jumping and white water rafting among other great sports and outdoor adventures.
Those planning their vacations or short stays are offered Over 64 Travel Insurance with a number of benefits, such as emergency medical expenses up to $12 million, personal possessions up to $2,000, cancellation up to $3,000 and departure delay up to $200. Business travelers should take advantage of Business Travel Insurance, ensuring travel insurance protection, including membership in the largest airport lounge access program in the world - Priority Pass.