All information detailed within is applicable as of 09/07/21 and is subject to change based on the latest COVID-19 risk assessments, we will endeavour to keep clients up to date with the latest information.
The government has announced the return of international travel and summer holidays as fully vaccinated UK residents (and children under 18) will no longer need to isolate on return from amber list countries, starting 19th July. The advice against leisure travel is also set to be removed from this date.
Whilst you can now travel to both green and amber list countries, we must stress the importance of checking the latest advice from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office. If the FCDO are advising against all or all but essential travel to your destination, no cover will be provided by It's So Easy Travel Insurance policies, regardless of the countries tier in the traffic light system. There are some circumstances where we can cover essential travel, but you'll need to contact us to discuss your requirements.
Since the latest government announcement, the FCDO have updated their travel advice for a number of popular holiday destinations including France, Spain, Greece, Portugal and USA. Entry requirements and restrictions may still apply in some countries and travellers will be required to take a pre-departure COVID-19 test before travel and a PCR test 2 days after arrival.
The restrictions for travel to red list countries have not changed. Travellers will still be required to quarantine on return to the UK. No cover is available with It's So Easy Travel Insurance for travel to red list countries.
Our New Underwriters
We're pleased to announce that as of 7th July 2021, our pre-existing medical condition policies will be underwritten by White Horse Insurance Ireland dac. Existing policies will not be affected by this change and will continue to be underwritten by URV. There have been no changes to our policy cover, terms, conditions and limitations. If you have any questions about your cover please contact us on 0330 606 1422.
White Horse Insurance Ireland dac, registered in Ireland No. 306045. White Horse Insurance Ireland dac’s Registered Office is First Floor, Rineanna House, Shannon Free Zone, Shannon, County Clare, Republic of Ireland. White Horse Insurance Ireland dac is authorised and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. Deemed authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority. The nature and extent of consumer protections may differ from those for firms based in the UK. Details of the Temporary Permissions Regime, which allows EEA-based firms to operate in the UK for a limited period while seeking full authorisation, are available on the Financial Conduct Authority’s website, our FRN is 203320.
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