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Why do you need Travel Insurance for Austria?

Travel Insurance for Austria will put your mind at ease when travelling. A comprehensive medical travel insurance policy will cover you for unexpected medical emergencies, repatriation back to the UK and cancellation costs. This type of cover will allow you to travel to Austria with confidence.

At AllClear, we include Superior rated Covid-19 for FREE with AllClear branded policies, so that you can rely on us to keep you safe when travelling.

Comprehensive cover when travelling to Austria

Austria is a powerhouse of art, music and culture. But if you love nature, Austria also offers breathtaking alpine summits. So, whatever you get up to, make sure your trip is covered.

With Travel Insurance for Austria by UK’s No.1 for Travel Insurance2, AllClear, you can benefit from:

Covid-19 Travel Insurance for Austria

Our latest AllClear data suggests a travel boom in early2022.  A 46%3 rise in those planning a holiday abroad in the next  12 months, compared to last year.

Chris Rolland, CEO of AllClear Travel, said: “While it’s clear that currently, some parts of Europe are experiencing a rise in case numbers, we remain hopeful for the months to come.  It’s important to prioritise safety when travelling, so always opt for a policy that includes Covid-19 cover.”

Are you one of the many hoping to make the most of your travel opportunities? If so, AllClear can help. All AllClear branded policies included Coronavirus cover that has been rated Superior by a leading independent UK consumer champion.

When planning your trip to Austria, we recommend that you:

  • Stay up-to-date with Austria’s entry requirements before travelling
  • In advance, check to see if there are curfews or social distancing measures or any other local restrictions in place
  • Buy Superior COVID-19 cover

What should Travel Insurance for Austria Cover?

For peace of mind when you travel, look for a policy that includes:

Emergency Medical expenses cover – The GHIC scheme operates in Austria, meaning UK citizens can access emergency medical care. However, not all treatment is covered, so you could still find yourself out of pocket if you don’t have comprehensive travel insurance with emergency medical expenses cover.

Repatriation – Located in south-central Europe, repatriation from Austria can be expensive, costing up to £16,000. Ensure that the policy you choose includes repatriation cover.

Cancellation cover – Protect yourself against any irrecoverable financial loss due to having to cancel or cut short your trip by taking out a policy that includes cancellation cover.

Personal property cover – When travelling, losing an item can be upsetting, especially when it’s your luggage. While abroad, protect your possession with personal property cover.

Benefits of AllClear Cover

Gold Gold Plus Platinum
Emergency medical expenses and Repatriation costs Up to £10m Up to £15m Up to £15m
Cancellation* and Curtailment Up to £2k Up to £15k Up to £25k
Extended cover 30 days FREE 30 days FREE 30 days FREE
Friend or relative to travel from your home area to stay with you if you fall ill with Covid-19 Up to £2k Up to £2k Up to £2k
Travel Delay Up to £100 Up to £350 Up to £500
Recuperation stay
Cost of return flight due to COVID-19
Personal Belongings Up to £2k Up to £2.5k Up to £3k
Personal liability Up to £2m Up to £2m Up to £2m
Legal protection cover Up to £50k Up to £50k Up to £100k
* If you buy a policy which includes cancellation cover
All these figures are per person and per trip

Planning and protecting your holiday abroad

Things to know before you go:
  • Remember to check the latest travel advice from the FCDO for your destination. You will have no cover if you choose to travel against FCDO advice, unless that advice relates specifically to Covid-19 (check our Covid FAQs  for more details)
  • Check any entry requirements and quarantine requirements for your chosen destination
  • Choose a Travel Insurance policy that includes Covid-19 Cover
  • For information on how Covid might affect your trip, visit our dedicated FAQs page

Join the UK’s most trusted Travel Insurance provider1

It’s time you had Travel Insurance that you can trust.  99%4 of customers would recommend AllClear to family and friends.

Excellent Company

“We have been insured with AllClear for several years. Travel insurance is something we don’t often think about when we go on holiday, but it is essential as we found out. We have had to claim on this insurance after two separate serious leg injuries in Austria and Germany. AllClear were very professional and helped us through this difficult time. They were in touch with the hospital directly organising treatment, discharge and flights home plus a taxi to the door, they arranged everything perfectly and kept me informed all the time.” – Mr Grene.

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Simple 3 step quote process

1. Call us or click a quote button on our site

Once you are ready to start the quote process, the first step is to provide your personal details and information about your holiday plans.

2. Complete our simple medical screening process

You then declare the medical conditions for you (and any other travellers) and answer the specifically designed medical questions.

3. Get your quotes

You will then get your quotes and can either proceed to buy, or save your quote, at this stage.

Frequently asked questions

What does the GHIC cover in Austria?

In Austria, healthcare operates on a two-tiered system. Austria’s two-tiered healthcare system is mainly publicly funded through taxes, enabling everyone access to treatment for free. Citizens can pay to have supplementary healthcare as part of the second tier.

Visitors can access emergency medical treatment from the Austrian health care system if they have a GHIC . However, the system doesn’t cover all aspects of treatment, so Travel Insurance is also essential.

What is the best month to go to Austria?

For green valleys and blooming flowers, visit Austria in the spring. For Christmas markets and skiing, the best months to visit Austria is between November and February.

Planning to ski in Austria?

Austria’s world-renowned ski-resorts are scenic. Thanks to the lift networks, you can ski all day with ease before making your way to the snow-dusted Alpine villages. At AllClear, we offer Winter Sports Cover so that you can have peace of mind.

Discover the benefits of AllClear Annual Multi-trip Policies

Want to explore more in 2022? If you’re considering more than 2 trips an AllClear Annual Multi-trip policy could be cost and time effective. One less thing to think about in your holiday preparations, with all your trips covered for a whole 12 months.

Discover the benefits of AllClear Single Trip policies

Not a frequent traveller? An AllClear Single Trip policy will protect you one trip at a time.

Author notes

Written by Lydia Crispin, MA Content Creator at AllClear
Edited by Letitia Smith, M.Sc. Content Manager at AllClear

2  Ranked first Overall for Travel Insurance on SmartMoneyPeople.com from over 14,300 independent customer reviews on 27/01/2021.

3 The research was carried out by YouGov on behalf of AllClear on 26 October 2021 among a nat rep sample of 2,011 adults. The survey was conducted online.

4 Based on 166 AllClear customers surveyed in April 2021.

[1] Based on Trustpilot reviews of all companies in the Travel Insurance Company category that have over 25,000 reviews as of May 2021.