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Why do you need Travel Insurance for Barbados?

Barbados travel insurance covers you to travel to Barbados. This means should the worst happen while you’re away, you’ll have support for any medical issues, and you won’t have to pay for any unexpected medical bills. Travel insurance for Barbados will also cover you for cancellations and loss or damage to property. Most importantly, it’ll give you peace of mind.

Comprehensive cover when travelling to Barbados

Barbados is a tropical island in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies. Known as ‘the land of the flying fish’, its exotic wildlife and crystal clear waters provide the ideal location to experience the Caribbean. 

While you hope you have a blissful trip, unexpected circumstances can arise. Before travelling to Barbados, you should be aware that the standard of medical treatment available can vary. Repatriation from the island can also be incredibly expensive, costing up to £60,000. 

If Barbados is currently gracing the top of your travel wish list post-Covid, you’ll want to make sure you have comprehensive travel insurance so that your holiday is protected.

AllClear is here to help you travel with confidence. We cover for up to £15 million for emergency medical expenses.  Our policies include:  

How to choose the right level of cover for Barbados

Barbados is a sensational destination, offering you a trip worth protecting.   Look for a policy that includes the benefits below:

Emergency medical expenses – this type of Cover will help you avoid any unexpected medical bills resulting from a medical emergency while travelling. 

Repatriation to the UK – medical transport may be necessary for some serious medical emergencies. To cover the costs, you’ll need repatriation cover.

Cancellation and Curtailment – in case an emergency prevents you from going on holiday or means you have to cut it short.

At AllClear, you can have reassurance knowing that with our branded policies you’ll be covered for: 

  • Cost of emergency medical treatment 
  • Cancellation*and Curtailment
  • Cost of repatriation 
  • Legal protection cover

At AllClear, we believe customers deserve good value. So, we’ve included enhanced Covid Cover for FREE with all AllClear branded policies. Learn about the benefits enhanced Covid Cover can bring you below: 

Enhanced Covid-19 Travel Insurance for Barbados  

Did you know 1 in 10 (12%2) are planning to take more trips in the next 12 months than they did pre-pandemic?

With so many wishing to make the most of their travel opportunity, it’s essential to know how to keep safe.  

Chris Rolland, AllClear CEO, states that: “Enhanced Covid cover is one of the most important features that has arisen as a result of the pandemic. When it comes to travelling safety – you’ll want to make sure the policy you choose includes this as a benefit.”

Here are a few things we recommend:  

  • Have a clear understanding of Barbados’s entry requirements by checking the FCDO website
  • Check the ‘Traffic Light System‘ for quarantine requirements on return to the UK from Barbados. 
  • Buy quality travel insurance for Barbados that includes enhanced COVID-19 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

Will you be covered if you’re travelling during the COVID-19 pandemic?

There are three things to check so that you can make sure you're covered:

  • You must be fit to travel
  • The FCDO must NOT have advised against travel to your destination - check the FCDO travel advice
  • You must follow the local government advice for your destination, checking and following their guidelines and entry requirements

You can then be covered for emergency medical expenses and cancellation for a positive diagnosis of COVID-19, with AllClear travel insurance with enhanced Coronavirus cover. Existing policyholders should read our Frequently Asked Questions if your trip is affected by Covid-19.

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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. Freephone to get your quote on: or

Frequently Asked Questions about Barbados Travel Insurance

How much is Travel Insurance for Barbados?

When considering the price of travel insurance, consider what is included in your cover. Cheap travel insurance policies can often leave you unprotected. There’s no average price for travel insurance for Barbados as it will depend on your individual circumstances. Factors that influence this include your age, medical conditions and how long you’re planning to stay in Barbados.

What is the best time to go to Barbados?

To ensure you can make the most of the weather – you’ll want to go during the dry season. For an average temperature of 30 degrees, plan your trip between mid-December and mid-April. Before travelling, make sure you have checked the latest travel advice from FCDO.

Is Aruba or Barbados better?

Both destinations have their unique qualities. For beach walks and water sports such as wind and kitesurfing, Aruba is the location for you. If scuba diving takes your fancy, then Barbados is the better choice – the island itself is also larger and offers a wider range of beaches. 

No matter which island you choose, AllClear can help you travel safely with Caribbean Travel Insurance

Author notes

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

2 Based on the AllClear summer survey July 2021, 1440 respondents.

3 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.