Find the answers to your questions here

It is important to ensure that you obtain the correct travel insurance for your needs. We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions which should help you ensure you obtain the correct policy. For advise on which policy would suit your needs please contact 010 211 4858.

It is advised to download the product Schedule of Benefits and T&CS document to review before purchase.

Travel insurance covers you for things that may go wrong on your holiday or business trip. These can range from small things such as if your luggage gets delayed, lost or stolen to medical emergencies such as if you require hospital treatment or repatriation.

It can be extremely expensive for medical treatment abroad and with the South African Rand being as it is it will could cost you hundreds of thousands of Rands if something goes wrong whilst abroad.

Easy Travel Insurance offers a variety of policies. Our policies fall into 2 categories – business and leisure. Our leisure policies range from Economy, luxury, Africa & Asia, Schengen, Youth to Senior cover. We also offer cover for corporate and business travel.

We also work closely with other South African travel insurance providers. Please email us should you require more options.

The Schengen Cover product only covers travel to the Schengen zone.

The Africa, Asia, Indian Ocean and Middle East product only covers travel to countries within these territories.

The Economy product covers all countries EXCEPT USA and Carribean.

The Worldwide Cover, Business Cover, Student Cover and Senior Cover policies covers all countries.

Please click here to obtain a quote online. Our system will display the list of available policies based on countries selected.

You are not covered if you travel in regions or countries where the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office has issued a travel warning. Click here to check regions that have travel warnings.

Unfortunately one of Linkhams’ requirements is to cover the entire trip. You need to take out a policy for the full duration. Easy Travel Insurance does work with another provider that will cover a portion of the trip – either the first or last leg of the trip. Please call for details.

Different products offer a different maximum number of days. Africa & Asia, Business, Schengen, Economy and Luxury products have a maximum duration of 180 days. Senior policies 71 years – 85 years can only be bought up to 92 days, 86 years – 90 years have upto 31 days . Youth Cover can be taken out for up to 365 days. Should you require longer duration please email us, we might have an alternative provider.

No, our policies can only be taken out in full.

If you require lost baggage cover you might want to consider requesting cover from your home contents provider.

Our outgoing travel insurance (Economy, Business, Luxury, Youth, Schengen, Senior) are only for residents or citizens of South Africa. Our South African Visitors travel insurance is available to non-RSA citizens only. It is not suitable for South Africans with dual nationality.

We do work with another provider that covers citizens of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Please email us for details.

Yes, you can purchase our Economy cover for upto 31 days, which includes emergency medical coverage only, Please call us on 010 211 4858.

Crew member of a ship, working on off-shore drilling rigs, undertaking non-casual employment abroad on a permanent or contract basis, big gaming hunting, deep sea fishing, hang gliding, ice climbing, rock climbing, running of the bulls, skydiving, shark cage diving, zorbing.

Please read our Terms & Conditions for a complete list.

Getting a quote is easy.

Please look at our website to see what policies are available. You can compare our policies to see the different benefits of each.

On the right hand side of all pages please click on the ‘Online Quote‘ button. You will be redirected to our quote wizard where you can view the premium payable. Should you wish to purchase simply complete the next steps. Your policy and visa letters will be emailed straight away.

Alternatively, contact Easy Travel Insurance


Telephone: 010 211 4858

Unfortunately, we can not cover you if you have already left South Africa.  No South African travel insurance provider will be able to offer cover as you have already started your journey.

We suggest you try World Nomads. They will be able to offer cover if you have already started your trip.

Click here to visit the World Nomad website.

Or use the quote tool below

Once you received your quote and entered all the required fields, you will be given an option to buy the policy by paying by credit card or debit card with a Mastercard or Visa logo.

If you select this you will be taken to secure server where you will be able to enter your credit card details and the payment will be processed.The policy documents will be emailed straight away.

To view the policy Schedule of Benefits please navigate to the products’ page (go to ‘Products’ at top menu, then click on any of the products below).

Scroll down to ‘Download the Details’  then click on the ‘Policy Schedule’ button. This will open the PDF version of the Schedule of Benefits.
The Terms & Conditions PDF is also available for download on the page.
You can also view the Schedule of Benefits of each product on the comparison page. Simply click on the PDF icon.

You will receive your policy by email at the email address that you give us, giving you instant cover. Simply print a copy for the embassy and take a copy with you when travelling for easy reference.

Unfortunately we don’t post policies.

Details on how to make a claim are contained in the document emailed to customers. Contact Africa Assist +27 (10) 211 6981

Our travel insurance is underwritten by Genric Insurance Company Ltd.

Easy Travel Insurance is a Registered Agent of Africa and Worldwide Medical Assistance Services, who are a registered Financial Service Provider, FSP number 44376. We have been selling travel insurance for South Africans since 2012. We also offer products from other South African travel insurance providers.

In case of emergency, Africa Assist provides worldwide, 24-hour medical assistance for all our policy holders leaving you with the peace of mind that your insurance cover gives you emergency medical protection wherever you are.

For emergency assistance please contact Africa Assist immediately: +27 (10) 211 6981 and quote your policy number.

Don’t worry if you have purchased the policy you are covered.The first thing to do is check your email’s spam or junk folder.

Please call  +27 (10) 211 4858 and they will resend the policy for you.

Africa Assist provides worldwide, 24-hour medical assistance for all our policy holders.

Contact 010 211 4858  in the event that you wish to cancel your policy.

Our policies have a 14 day money-back guarantee from the date of purchase provided your journey has not yet started, no visa has been obtained using this policy and no claims have been submitted; or this policy may be cancelled if the insured journey is cancelled and no claims have been submitted; or
this policy may be cancelled if no visa is obtained, no claims have been submitted, but the policy is no longer required.
The policy cannot be cancelled if a visa application was approved based on the travel insurance policy and the journey has not been cancelled.
The policy cannot be cancelled once an Insured Journey has started, or after the expiry date of the Insured Journey.

If you have made a mistake and purchased the wrong policy type or have the incorrect travel dates then you will have to contact our help desk on 010 211 4858.

or email

Yes, your policy can be extended as per the insurers discretion. An additional premium will be required and we will provide an endorsement on your policy for the extra days of cover.

Yes, we provide the 1 page letter which the Schengen embassies require. This is sent along with the policy documents.

Yes. You can purchase a South Africa Cover policy. Please note these policies don’t include medical emergency cover. Click here to view the South Africa Cover Schedule of Benefits.

yes we provide coverage for 86 years to 90 years subject to a medical declaration form submitted to the insurer.

Please click here to find out more.

Yes, the Economy Cover product is suitable for travel to USA and Carribean.

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