Cyprus travel insurance

  • Unlimited medical emergency expenses¹
  • Up to £10K cancellation cover
  • 24/7 emergency medical helpline
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Travel insurance Cyprus

It’s important to get travel insurance for Cyprus before you set off. That way you’ll be covered if you need to cancel your trip, or if something unexpected happens while you’re in Cyprus.

Think about:

  • The cost of your trip – if you have to cancel, it’s important to know that you can get your money back
  • The activities you’re likely to be doing – if you’re planning anything really extreme, we can offer you extra cover with our hazardous activities travel insurance
  • How much medical coverage you have – no one wants to think about getting ill or having an accident abroad but, unfortunately, it does happen
  • And don’t forget to check the latest travel advice for Cyprus from the FCDO

We can cover your kids for free!

If you’re going away with your children, we can cover them on your policy at no extra charge, whether you buy an annual policy or single trip cover.

Useful bits

Emergency? Call us:
+44 (0)207 748 0060

For everything else, contact us.

We cover over 50 activities!

All of our travel insurance policies come with cover for over 50 activities and sports as standard, so you can get up to more on your trip.

What’s covered with travel insurance to Cyprus?

All of our travel insurance policies cover over 100 sports and activities and if you’re up to anything particularly adventurous, we have extreme sports cover as an add-on. We also consider all medical conditions and have no upper age limit, so get in touch today or simply get a quote online.

We also offer a range of benefits, some of which include:

  • Medical expenses and hospital benefit
  • Personal accident and liability
  • Cancelling and cutting short your holiday
  • Abandoning your trip
  • Delayed departure
  • Accommodation cover
  • Personal belongings and baggage
  • Personal money, passport and travel documents
  • Legal expenses

To help you have the best holiday, we’ve put together some useful information that we think you’ll want to know before your trip to Cyprus.

Currency Euro
Official language(s) Greek, Turkish
Continent Europe
Capital Nicosia
Population Approx. 1.2m
Plug type Plug type G
Driving side Left-hand side

Spring – March to May

Summer – June to August

Autumn – September to November

Winter – December to February

Laws Local laws and customs

Do I need a visa for Cyprus?

If you’re a British citizen travelling to Cyprus, then you don’t need to apply for a visa. However, if you’re planning on staying for longer than three months, then you’ll need to check entry requirements with Republic of Cyprus High Commission in London.

Cyprus travel insurance FAQs

Is Cyprus in Europe for travel insurance?

Yes, annual multi-trip travel insurance for Europe will cover Cyprus. If you’re only going away once this year, you can choose single trip travel insurance just for Cyprus.

Is Northern Cyprus in Europe for travel insurance?

Yes, Northern Cyprus is covered under European travel insurance. Remember that if you’re visiting as part of a cruise, you’ll need to add cruise travel insurance to your policy.

Do I need travel insurance to go to Cyprus?

Wherever you’re going, it’s important to have travel insurance. As well as emergency medical expenses, you will be covered for lost baggage, missed departures and lots more.

Can I get travel insurance for Cyprus?

Everyone can get travel insurance for Cyprus. Our policies have no upper age limit and we have travel insurance for pre-existing medical conditions. Cyprus is covered under our Europe travel insurance, or you can choose a single trip policy just for Cyprus.

Is EHIC valid in Cyprus?

If your EHIC hasn’t yet expired, it will be valid in Cyprus. If it has expired, you’ll need to apply for a new Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) The GHIC will cover emergency medical expenses, but there are other costs that won’t be covered. It’s important to still have travel insurance in place to cover things such as repatriation.

Healthcare in Cyprus

British citizens should have their free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) or Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC), which can be used in Cyprus. This will cover any necessary treatments you may receive at public healthcare centres or hospitals on your trip. However, it’s important to remember to still have travel insurance in place to be able to cover the costs of any unexpected medical treatment the EHIC/GHIC might not cover, including repatriation costs. You can find more information about healthcare in Cyprus here.

 If you have pre-existing medical conditions you must declare these before you buy your policy to ensure you’re fully covered.

Medical & Emergency Assistance in Cyprus

If something happens while you’re in Cyprus and you need emergency treatment for an illness or injury, we’re here to help.

All travel insurance policyholders have access to our 24-hour medical assistance team.