Are you going to Madeira soon?

If you are going to Madeira, make sure you get the best travel insurance for you and your holiday. Some things to think about before you purchase are:

What is covered with travel insurance to Madeira?

All our policies cover over 100 sports and activities, so you can get up to more on your holiday. We also offer a range of benefits, some of which include:

For more information about what’s covered in our travel insurance for Madeira, have a read of our policy documents here.

We want to make sure that you have a great holiday to Madeira, so we’ve put together some fun facts and other important information that we think you’ll want to know before your trip.

Most common languages spokenPortuguese
PopulationApprox. 268 thousand
Plug typePlug type F
Driving sideRight-hand side
SeasonsSpring – March to May
Summer – June to August
Autumn – September to November
Winter – December to February
LawsLocal laws and customs

Do I need a visa for Madeira?

No, you don’t need a visa to travel to Madeira as a British citizen. You can stay in Madeira for up to 3 months as a tourist, and if you’d like to stay for longer, then you must apply for a Registration Certificate from the local Camara Municipal (Town Hall).

What travel insurance do I need for Madeira?

As with our Portugal travel insurance, we can cover Madeira either under a single trip policy, or as part of annual multi-trip travel insurance

Healthcare in Madeira

UK citizens should carry a free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) or Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) which can cover you for necessary medical treatments in public healthcare centres in Madeira. However, it’s always important to make sure you have adequate medical travel insurance in place as the EHIC or GHIC doesn’t cover for repatriation, ongoing medical treatments or non-urgent treatments.

Find out more about healthcare in Madeira here.

Medical & Emergency Assistance in Madeira

If something happens while you’re in Madeira 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.

  1. Unlimited emergency medical expenses available on Black level policies.
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