Portugal travel insurance

‘viajar é o melhor remédio’ – ‘travelling is the best medicine’

Portugal travel insurance

known for its deep history of exploration and discovery, and only a short flight from many European countries, Portugal is one of the most popular beach holiday destinations in Europe. so, whether you’re seeking stunning coastal scenery, sandy beaches, or buzzing cities to discover, Portugal has something to offer for all.

with its rich culture, picturesque landscapes, and outstanding traditional cuisine (don’t miss trying the famous Pastel de Nata custard tarts while you’re there), Portugal welcomes visitors with its friendliness and charm and is an ideal spot for a memorable holiday, be that solo travel, with friends or family.

get a quote with albert & eddie today and make sure you have a travel insurance policy that suits your needs.

what cover does Portugal travel insurance offer through albert & eddie?

travel insurance policies for those travelling to Portugal are specifically designed to include all of the standard protection you’d expect in a regular travel insurance policy, such as cancellation cover, cover for your possessions and emergency medical expenses, as a few examples.

however, most brands available through albert & eddie also come with the option to enhance your protection with additional cover for things like Covid-19 and cruises too.

all Portugal travel insurance policies at albert & eddie include:

  • up to £10 million in case of a medical emergency, depending on the policy selected
  • cancellation cover which starts as soon as you purchase on all single trip policies, and from the start date you choose on all annual multi trip policies (giving you extra peace of mind)§
  • 24/7 access to an assistance team in the case of a medical emergency
  • over 100 sports and activities covered as standard
  • cover for UK, European and Worldwide trips, as long as you are not travelling against the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office’s travel advice
  • plus, a wide range of extra add-ons that let you personalise your policy even further

please remember: you should always take your GHIC/EHIC with you if you are travelling in Portugal!

frequently asked questions

what’s covered under travel insurance policies on albert & eddie?

all policies available through albert & eddie offer cover for cancellation, emergency medical expenses, repatriation (bringing you back home if medically necessary in the event of illness or injury), lost or stolen personal items, cash, travel documents, and so much more as standard. nevertheless, it’s important to be aware that there are various levels of cover available across all of the brands on the website – so please keep this in mind while selecting the policy that is best for you.

most of the policies available on albert & eddie also include cover for over 100 sports and activities as standard – so if you’re into surfing, or going for a hike to explore, then we’re sure to have the perfect policy for you.

it’s really easy to find cover that fits your trip here at albert & eddie. just provide us a few details about you and your trip (consider how much the holiday will cost, any sports or activities you want to take part in, and if you have any health issues that we should be aware of, and we’ll show you our brands that are able to fulfil your travel needs. it’s really important that you accurately and honestly let us know about any medical conditions you have, otherwise your claim may not be covered.

does travel insurance cover medical assistance when in Portugal?

in most cases, both the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) and the new Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC), which was created when the UK left the EU, will provide discounted or even free state-provided healthcare in Portugal in a medical emergency. however, if you need to be transported back to the UK due to a medical emergency, your EHIC/GHIC won’t cover these costs. this is where your travel insurance policy steps in.

the majority of policies available through albert & eddie will cover for the cost of emergency medical expenses in Portugal as well as repatriation costs should it be medically necessary to bring you home. however, it’s crucial that you inform us of any existing medical conditions when you take out a quote, as failure to do so could mean that you’re not covered for any claim you later submit.

§cancellation cover limits may vary between our brands. please check your policy wording for more information.