Ireland Travel Insurance
Relax we've got you covered, with great deals on travel insurance.
- Safe and secure online booking
- 24 hour, 365 day emergency assistance
- 3 levels of cover to choose from
- Single trip and annual policies available
Ireland Holiday Insurance
We have years of experience in ensuring your holiday goes smoothly. Ensure that your travel plans are protected from the moment you book our Ireland Holiday Insurance.
Choose Enough Cover
Our Ireland holiday insurance policy gives you coverage in line with Thomas Cook's belief in safe travel. That is why we offer you 3 different policy protection levels to choose from.
- Bronze - is suited for basic cover while on holiday and helps you protect the essentials
- Silver - this gives you increased benefits and is perfect for mid-range travellers
- Gold - our premium option that comes with the most cover and is perfect for all types of travel
Experience Extensive Protection
To give all our holidaymakers equally comprehensive cover, we have included a range of policy features included on our policies. The following features are included under our Gold policy level:
- Emergency medical cover of up to £10 million
- Personal Accident of up to £60,000
- Baggage of up to £3,000
- Personal money and passport cover
- 24 hour emergency helpline
For more detailed information on our cover levels, please read our policy wording to the left of this page.
Sports Cover for Adventurous Ireland Holidays
All our policies also come standard with a range of sports and activities coverage ranging from archery, to scuba diving and even white water rafting.
We are fully committed to safeguarding our customers on holiday. With this in mind, we offer 24 hour help and support.
You can benefit from emergency assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by calling our multilingual service at +44 (0)871 895 0100 or +44 (0)173 340 2046, from anywhere in the world.
Can We Help You?
Our booking system is quick and straightforward. Three simple steps are all it takes to arrange your comprehensive travel insurance:
- Select your trip type, destination and policy start and end dates in our quote form
- We'll load your quote and offer you various cover level options. Simply choose your favourite!
- Enter your payment details. A confirmation will be emailed to you within seconds
Need extra support? Our experienced travel team is happy to help with arranging your travel insurance whenever you need it. Just contact us with any queries - we would be delighted to help you.
The Lyrical Emerald Isle
From mythical leprechauns and lyrical city avenues to emerald hills and brightly painted pubs, Ireland is a place that attracts musicians, romantics and serious beer-drinkers in their hordes.
It has a history dating back to 6,000 BC that began with the settling of a mid Stone Age people, followed 4,000 years later by the arrival of southern European tribes who established a neolithic culture.
Despite being divided between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, modern Ireland is a diverse, bustling, modern country boasting numerous sites worth exploring.
Places of Interest
Croagh Patrick in Mayo and Downpatrick Cathedral, Downpatrick
The first spot is a mountain where St Patrick, credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland, fasted for 40 days in 441AD while the latter is believed to be his burial location.
Croagh Patrick is in Murrisk village, Mayo, approximately 260km from Dublin and 300km from Belfast. Downpartick Cathedral is 2 hours north of Dublin and 40 minutes south of Belfast.
Originally built in the 13th century on a site previously settled by the Vikings, who fought various battles against the Irish, the castle functioned as a fortress, a prison, treasury, courts of law and the seat of English Administration in Ireland for 700 years.
It's located off Dame Street in Dublin.
Potato Famine Remembrance Centres
The great famine of 1845-59, caused by a potato blight, is one of Ireland's biggest catastrophes because one of its consequences was the mass emigration of over two million Irish people to America, UK, Australia and Canada.
You can learn about the potato famine by visiting the Ulster American Folk Park in Omagh, County Tyrone; The Famine Museum in Strokestown Estate, County Roscommon; The Cobh Heritage Centre and the Famine Commemoration Centre in Skibbereen, County Cork.
A Choice Of Festivities
However, the above is just a small glimpse at attractions that Ireland offers. There are countess activities available all year long: from the St Patrick's Day Festival to the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival.
Helpful Information on Ireland
Passports and Visas
UK citizens do not need a visa or a passport to enter Ireland, but your airline or sea carrier will require you to produce a proof of identity such as a driving licence with an accompanying photograph. Please enquire about this when making your booking.
English and Irish are official languages in the Republic of Ireland while English is the official tongue in Northern Ireland. Ulster Scots (Ullans) is another language spoken in Northern Ireland.
Emergency Numbers: Republic of Ireland
- Dial 112 or 999 for police, fire and ambulance assistance
- Dial 1800 66 77 88 for AA vehicle breakdown assistance
- Dial 1800 535 005 for RAC Motoring Service vehicle breakdown assistance
- Dial 1890 365 700, courtesy of the Irish Tourist Assistance Service (ITAS), should you become a victim of crime
Emergency Numbers: Northern Ireland
- Dial 999 for police, fire and ambulance assistance
- Dial 0800 88 77 66 for AA vehicle breakdown assistance
- Dial 0800 828 282 for RAC Motoring Service vehicle breakdown assistance
- Dial 44 28 90 328152 (0845 30 30 900 after 5pm, on weekends and public holidays), courtesy of Victim Support, should you become a victim of crime
- Should you require the assistance of the British Embassy while you are in Ireland, below are its contacts
- Street address: 29 Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
- Telephone:(353) (1) 205 3700 (main switchboard)
- Website: http://britishembassyinireland.fco.gov.uk/en
Thomas Cook Retail Limited is an Appointed Representative of White Horse Insurance Ireland Limited, which is authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland. Thomas Cook travel insurance is underwritten by White Horse Insurance Ireland Limited. To check this you may visit www.centralbank.ie.
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