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Why do you need travel insurance for Spain?

Travel insurance will provide you with the confidence you need to travel safely. To avoid unexpected medical bills or cancellation costs when travelling to Spain, you’ll need comprehensive cover.

AllClear policies offer flexible cover options and even include Superior COVID-19 cover for FREE.

It’s time that you travelled to Spain with the UK’s most trusted Travel Insurance provider1.

Comprehensive cover when travelling to Spain

Spain has always been a favourite holiday destination for us Briths. In fact, before the pandemic, 18.1 million of us travelled there to enjoy Spain’s scenery and culture. 

From vibrant cities such as Barcelona and Madrid to the rural south-western wine regions of Andalusia, Spain offers endless new experiences.

Whatever your trip to Spain may involve – it’s essential that you have comprehensive cover. Choose an AllClear Travel Insurance policy and we will: 

  • Help you travel safely 
  • Help you understand what policy you need and what cover benefits it includes
  • Answer your frequently asked questions before you travel

As the UK’s No.1 for travel insurance2, we’ve covered over 3 million people. When you join us, you too you can benefit from: 

Superior Covid-19 Travel Insurance for Spain

1 in 5 (20%3) travellers we surveyed revealed that they hope to go away four or more times in the next 12 months?

Whether you’re planning to travel as much as possible or simply take one to two trips – it’s important that you have the reassurance you deserve. 

With AllClear, we’ve included Covid-19 Cover with all AllClear branded policies for no extra cost.

To ensure that you have a care-free trip to Spain, we recommend that, as part of your holiday preparation, you:

  • Visit the FCDO website so that you can prepare for Spain’s entry requirements well in advance.  
  • Look into the ‘Traffic Light System‘ for quarantine requirements on return to the UK.
  • Buy quality travel insurance that includes enhanced COVID-19 cover. 

What should a Travel Insurance policy for Spain cover?

When making your choice, look for high-quality cover that includes the following: 

Emergency medical expenses – considers all pre-existing medical conditions and any unforeseen medical treatment that might be needed while you’re away.

Repatriation to the UK – offering you medical transport back to the UK; this is not covered under any other scheme like GHIC.

Cancellation and Curtailment – a good policy will also include cancellation cover should you need to cancel or cut short your trip, including circumstances where you’re required to self-isolate. 

Baggage and personal property – if your personal property, including your passport, is lost, damaged or even stolen, a good policy will cover you for losses and offer emergency help when needed.

At AllClear, you can travel with confidence, knowing that you’ll be covered for: 

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

 Discover our full list of benefits that we can offer you below:

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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Travel Insurance for the Spanish islands

Many Brits love to visit Spain year after year, whether it’s your first time or thousandth it’s always a fantastic experience. If you enjoy the Spanish culture and want to explore it further, we also offer comprehensive cover for:

La Gomera

Are you visiting your own property in Spain?

If you’re visiting your own property and are unsure about needing cover, then let AllClear help.

We offer Long-stay Travel Insurance, so you can make the most of your time in Spain from the comfort of your holiday home while having the protection of comprehensive cover.

We also offer annual multi-trip travel insurance, which would enable you to travel to your own property in Spain as well as to other destinations throughout the year. However, this type of policy limits the number of days you can travel on one trip to 45 days. 

To find out more, get a quote or speak to one of our specialists today! 

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Join the UK’s most trusted Travel Insurance provider1

Did you know that 97%4 of our customers rate us as ‘Excellent’ or ‘Great?’
Here’s what they have to say about us:

When you have medical issues, they are ready to help with form filling.

“When I travel abroad to see my son and daughter-in-law in Spain, I always use AllClear Travel. I have many medical issues, and their staff are very helpful and friendly when I need help to complete the medical section of their form. I find their prices on par with their competitors. AllClear Travel has never let me down. Have recommended them to my friends.” – Rosemary

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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 question

What is the hottest time to go to Spain?

If you’re seeking a sunny escape, the warmest months to visit Spain are June, July and August. 

On average, July is the hottest month, with highs of around 86.9°F (30.5°C). Discover other destinations that have great weather this time of year – on our weather Information page. 

Currently, Madrid, the capital of Spain is:

What does the GHIC cover in Spain?

The Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) entitles you to the same quality of healthcare that a Spanish resident has.However, there may be medical costs that GHIC cannot cover, such as repatriation costs. While the GHIC card is not a substitute for comprehensive travel insurance, it is useful. You can apply for a GHIC here

Do I need a visa to go to Spain?

If you’re planning a trip to Spain or other destinations in the Schengen area, you’ll be delighted to know that you can visit visa-free for up to 90 days. 

How do I get a visa for Spain?

If you wish to stay in Spain longer than 90 days you’ll need to meet the entry requirements set out by the Spain Government. To get a visa you should visit the Spanish consulate in the UK to find out what type of visa you require. 

How much is Travel Insurance for Spain?

A Travel Insurance premium will be based on several factors. These will include your age and any pre-existing medical conditions you may have. The duration of your trip and the local medical costs of your destination will also contribute to the final price. Any optional extras or the removal of excess will also have a contributing factor to your final premium. Call AllClear for a quote today on 0800 077 777.

Where can you get travel insurance for Spain?

You can call us for free on 0800 077 777 or start a quote online.

What areas are covered by Spain Travel Insurance?

The following areas are covered by Single Trip Travel Insurance for Spain and Annual multi-trip travel insurance for Europe:


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 Research-based those aged 61-65 that took part in AllClear’s Summer Survey, July 2021. 1440 respondents. 

4 Based on Trustpilot reviews received during 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.