Cover your entire family with our travel insurance

Making sure your family is well looked-after is as important when travelling overseas as it is at home. That's why we're making it extra easy to sort out reliable family travel insurance for your next holiday. Get great value cover for yourself, your partner and your kids.

In fact, Columbus Direct can cover up to three dependent children (aged 2-18) and up to two dependent infants (aged 0-1) who are named on the policy at no extra cost (excl. any optional pre-existing conditions cover) when they travel with their parent or grandparent.

Additionally, for every travel insurance policy that covers more than 1 adult, you get an automatic discount on the entire policy.

We also offer certain cover for pregnant travellers who meet the criteria. Check out our pregnancy travel insurance page for more details.


Our family travel insurance policy covers:

Worldwide destinations and many popular locations for New Zealand families, such as Australia, Europe and the USA.

Get cover with a range of inclusions; medical, baggage, flights and more. Check out our What We Cover page for more details.

Get started with an online travel insurance quote today. Simply select from the single trip or annual multi trip options and fill out the details for your online quote.

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Why Columbus Direct?

  • 24/7 emergency medical assistance helpline
  • Over 15 million travellers covered worldwide
  • 19 day money back guarantee*
  • No credit card surcharge
  • Secure online purchase process

*Provided you haven't travelled or claimed.

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