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Why do you need travel insurance for Malaysia?

When the unexpected happens, you’ll need support – that’s why travel insurance for Malaysia is essential. Comprehensive Travel Insurance for Malaysia will protect you and your holiday from cancellation costs. It will also help you to avoid any unplanned emergency medical bills when you are away.. 

AllClear branded policies include enhanced COVID-19 cover for at no extra cost. Travel safely to Malaysia with the UK’s most trusted Travel Insurance provider1.

Comprehensive cover when travelling to Malaysia

Comprehensive cover is essential when visiting Malaysia. Did you know that without the right level of cover in place, medical transportation from Malaysia to the UK via air ambulance can cost up to £85,000?

At AllClear, we offer flexible options that you can tailor, our policies:

With the right level of cover in place, you’ll be able to enjoy all that Malaysia has to offer. 

It’s  a vibrant destination, home to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, an array of exotic animals and plenty of secluded islands. 

Enhanced Covid-19 Travel Insurance for Malaysia

Since the pandemic, 34%2 of travellers surveyed stated that a break was needed for escapism. 

If you’re planning an escape to Malaysia (once restrictions are lifted),the Batu Caves, Gunung Gading National Park, Malacca Christ Church, and Manukan Island are just a places you could visit. 

While taking a trip to one of Asia’s most popular islands, it’s essential to stay prepared.

In the wake of the pandemic, Chris Rolland, CEO of AllClear Travel Insurance, stated that “AllClear has drawn on 20 years of industry experience to create one of the industry’s most comprehensive Covid-19 travel products on the market.”

So that you can travel safely and with confidence, we recommend that you:

  • Stay up-to-date with Malaysia entry requirements by visiting the FCDO website
  • Become aware of quarantine requirements on return to the UK by checking the ‘Traffic Light System and make any necessary arrangements
  • Buy reliable travel insurance that includes enhanced COVID-19 cover.

What should a Travel Insurance policy for Malaysia cover?

Comprehensive Travel insurance for Malaysia should cover the following: 

Emergency medical expenses – for each trip you take, it is important that the policy you choose includes cover for unforeseen medical emergencies. Remember, you must declare all pre-existing medical conditions during the screening process to ensure your policy is valid. 

Repatriation to the UK –  if you need to be medically transported back to the UK, this will help cover the costs.  

Cancellation and curtailment – should your trip be cancelled or cut short, this will keep you covered.

Baggage and personal property – should your personal belongings be lost, damaged or stolen while you’re away, this will help cover 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

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

Is there a travel ban to Malaysia?

There is currently a travel ban in place for British nationals hoping to enter Malaysia. Due to Covid restrictions, only certain exemptions apply. Before booking a trip or travelling to Malaysia – check the latest entry requirements

Do you need a visa for Malaysia from the UK?

You don’t need a visa to visit Malaysia, if you’re a British National. However you will need permission for the Malaysian Government to visit due to Covid restrictions. Make sure you check the latest entry requirements before making travel plans. 

Where is Malaysia located for travel insurance purposes?

Malaysia is  in Asia. You can select this region when buying worldwide cover or select ‘Malaysia’ for single trip travel insurance.

If you wish to experience more of Asia, then we can help keep you covered. At AllClear, we’ve provide travel insurance options for: 


Visit Asia travel Insurance by AllClear, for a full list of destinations in Asia where we offer our 5 Startar Defaqto rated cover.

Author notes

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

2 Based on research carried out on behalf of AllClear Travel. The sample size was 2,016 adults (nationally representative).
3 Based on 50,000 Trust pilot reviews 

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