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Do You Need Fuerteventura Travel Insurance?

At the time of publishing (4 December 2020), in regard to Covid-19, the FCDO travel advice is not against Fuerteventura along with the other Canary Islands. Check the FCDO travel advice for Spain – including the islands – for updates.

If you have any pre-existing medical conditions, travel insurance will give you the peace of mind you need if you were to have a medical incident abroad. It’s extremely important, during this Coronavirus pandemic more than ever, to ensure that you have a policy in place to avoid unnecessary complications and large expenses that you could incur for receiving treatment abroad. We recommend purchasing your travel insurance as soon as you book your holiday as this way, you’d be able to ease your mind knowing that cancellation cover will apply immediately should you be forced to cancel your trip.

As Spain is part of the European Union, if you have a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), you’ll have access to free state-provided medical healthcare. This means if you need medical treatment, you’ll receive the same as a Spanish national. However, the EHIC card does not include being repatriated back to your home country and does not cover all medical treatment. As we prepare to leave the EU, from 31st December 2020 your EHIC card will not guarantee you cover which is why it is extremely important to have comprehensive travel insurance as well.

Comprehensive Cover for Travelling to Fuertaentura

Fuerteventura boasts unmissable views starting with its sandy beaches and clear waters to its historical cliffs and coves. You might want to kick back and relax with a little peace and tranquility or maybe you want to get straight in the water. Whether it’s windsurfing or water-skiing, you’re going to want to make sure you have the best travel insurance to cover any problems that may arise.

Fuerteventura travel insurance will cover you no matter your age or if you have pre-existing medical conditions. AllClear travel insurance offers cover of up to £15 million in emergency medical expenses, cover for cancellation and curtailment of your trip and for personal property for possessions which could unfortunately become lost or stolen. If you want to guarantee that you have the best form of cover for your holiday, you’re going to want to make sure you have comprehensive cover.

We also make a wide range optional extras available. If you’re looking to save these memories on a phone or laptop, have a look at our gadget cover. Or maybe you want to know that if you did need to make a claim, there’s no additional costs and we can guarantee this with our excess waiver. Whatever you may need, we have it right here for you.

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

Frequently Asked Questions about Fuerteventura Travel Insurance

Do you need medical insurance for Fuerteventura?

Medical travel insurance is advised as one may require medical assistance abroad, whether it relates to pre-existing conditions or for something unforeseen.

How can you get travel insurance to Fuerteventura?

If you would like to purchase a travel insurance policy, you can run a quote on the AllClear website, or you can call one of our call centre experts.

When does your cover start?

Cover begins on the date your travel begins. If you opt for cancellation cover to be included then this will start the moment you purchase your policy.

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