Man and woman on their honeymoon. They are holding hands walking along the beach at sunset.

Honeymoon Insurance

As well as taking out a wedding insurance policy to cover the wedding itself, you also need to think about adequate insurance for your honeymoon.

Honeymoon insurance is generally just another name for travel insurance and you'll probably find that most travel policies are adequate for covering your honeymoon.

Honeymoons are often not like traditional holidays though. For example, people often choose to do adventurous activities such as bungee jumping, scuba diving, horse riding and skiing, and it may well be the case that these activities are not covered by a standard travel insurance policy.

It's also often the case that people choose their honeymoon destinations with a view to exploring more remote, adventurous or exciting destinations which might not be chosen for normal holidays. This may involve additional risk factors, such as the region being politically sensitive, or prone to natural disasters such as floods, volcanoes, earthquakes and tornadoes. Read the small print carefully and if necessary, add on some additional cover.

Single Trip or Multi Trip?

Single trip travel insurance, as the name suggests, covers you for a single trip. This is often the cheapest way of buying cover but if you're planning on travelling again with the next 12 months it may work out more economical to buy a multi trip policy that covers you for a full year.

What Is Honeymoon Insurance?

Honeymoon insurance, much like travel insurance, protects you in four main ways:

However, different policies and insurers will offer different options, terms, conditions and restrictions, and so it's important to read the small print carefully.

Man and woman in a hot tub drinking champagne on their honeymoon.

How Can I Get The Best Deal On Honeymoon Insurance?

It's important to be aware that the best deal as far as honeymoon insurance is concerned may well not be the cheapest. Be prepared to pay more for a better level of cover - you'll be very glad of it if you need to rely on it in an emergency. Remember, honeymoon insurance is there to protect you if the absolute worst happens, and it's exactly when the absolute worst does happen that you don't want to find you're unprotected because you wanted to save a few pounds on your premium.

Having said that, there are a few things you can do to help lower the overall cost of your honeymoon insurance:

Finally, if you're having your wedding abroad as well, you'll need to think about making sure that items such as your wedding dress and wedding presents are also covered, either by an extended wedding insurance policy, or your honeymoon insurance.

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