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Turkey travel insurance

Before buying travel insurance to Turkey, there are a few things you might want to think about:

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What’s covered with travel insurance to Turkey?

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

We want you to have the best experience as possible on your holiday, so we’ve put together some important information which you might need to know before your trip to Turkey.

PopulationApprox. 80 million
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 Turkey?

No. As a British citizen you can travel to Turkey visa-free and stay for up to 90 days. If you plan on staying longer than this, then you may need a visa.

You can find more information about visas and entry requirements here.

What travel insurance do I need for Turkey?

Travel insurance to Turkey is available either as single trip travel insurance or as part of annual multi-trip travel insurance. What’s right for you will depend on your plans. Let us know a little bit about you and your trip, and we’ll offer you a choice of products.

We can cover solo travellers, as well as groups and couples. We also offer family holiday insurance.

If you’re visiting Turkey as part of a cruise, you’ll need to add cruise travel insurance.

How much is travel insurance to Turkey?

Turkey travel insurance needn’t be expensive. The exact price will depend on how long you’re going for and the policy you choose. At InsureandGo, we have four levels of travel insurance for Turkey. We’re sure to have a policy to suit your holiday and your budget.

what continent is Turkey in for travel insurance?

At InsureandGo, Turkey is included in our European travel insurance. Our European policies cover Turkey, Egypt, Morocco, and many other countries. This means your holiday insurance to Turkey doesn’t have to be expensive.

Healthcare in Turkey

There are public and private healthcare services available while on holiday in Turkey. Private hospitals in Turkey are well looked after and provide good quality services and staff. Public hospitals offer well-trained and qualified staff, however the government-run hospitals don’t get much financial support, meaning the services aren’t always up to scratch.

Remember, European Health Insurance Cards (EHIC) and Global Health Insurance Cards (GHIC) are not applicable to Turkey, so make sure you have the appropriate travel insurance that covers medical expenses.

Find more information about Turkish healthcare here.

Medical & Emergency Assistance in Turkey

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

All travel insurance policyholders, or someone on their behalf, can contact our 24-hour medical assistance team.

Interesting facts about Turkey


* Discount excludes any premium generated to cover medical conditions or optional extras & is automatically applied. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Discount tiers of 5% for premiums between £0-49, 10% for £50-249, & 20% for £250+ apply. Offer ends at 23:59 on 29/02/24. T&Cs apply

  1. Unlimited emergency medical expenses available on Black level policies.
  2. Based on 2,050 responses, correct as of 22/01/2024