Hawaii travel insurance
Before you buy travel insurance for your holiday to Hawaii, there are a few things to 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 extreme sports policy
- 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 Hawaii from the FCDO
If you’re up to anything particularly adventurous such as kite surfing 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.
Our Coronavirus Travel Insurance is rated Superior by a leading UK Consumer Champion. All of our policies will cover you if you catch Coronavirus.
What’s covered with travel insurance to Hawaii?
As standard, 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:
- 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 experience, we’ve put together some useful information that we think you’ll want to know before your trip to Hawaii.
|Official language(s)||English, Hawaiian|
|Plug type||Plug type A & B|
|Driving side||Right-hand side|
|Climate||Summer – May to October|
Winter – November to April
|Laws||Local laws and customs|
Surfing travel insurance for Hawaii
Whether it’s your first-time surfing or you’re an experienced surfer searching for the next big wave, you probably don’t want to spend too much time thinking about travel insurance for your trip to Hawaii.
Luckily for you, you’ve come to right place. Surfing is covered as standard under all our policies, and we make getting insurance as quick and simple as possible, so you can get on with planning your trip to Hawaii. Check out our surfing travel insurance page for more information and remember that, if you’re taking your own board away with you, you might need to add extra valuables cover to your policy.
Do I need a visa for Hawaii?
If you have a valid passport, then you should be able to get an Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) through the Visa Waiver Programme. An ESTA allows you to travel to Hawaii for up to 90 days.
Find more information about travelling to Hawaii here.
Healthcare in Hawaii
Healthcare in the USA is of a comparable standard to the UK, so repatriation shouldn’t be a huge concern – unless you are unable to continue your trip. The most important thing to be aware of is the extremely high cost of healthcare in the States, and to ensure you have adequate travel insurance for USA to cover any potential medical bills.
If you have a medical emergency whilst in Hawaii, dial 911 and ask for an ambulance. Be sure to contact your insurance provider as soon as possible; our medical emergency numbers can be found here and are available 24-7. Some US hospitals may ask non-US citizens to pay a deposit upon admittance, so make sure you have available funds in case you need to pay out-of-pocket initially.
Find more information about healthcare in Hawaii here.
Medical & Emergency Assistance in Hawaii
If something happens while you’re in Hawaii 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.