Yorkshire Times
Voice of the North
Phil Hopkins
Arts & Travel Editor
9:00 AM 20th July 2020

New Covid-19 Insurance Cover From Jet2

A new insurance policy which includes Covid-19 cover for cancellations and medical claims abroad, has been launched by and Jet2holidays.

The new product, which is 5* Defaqto rated, gives customers more assurance ahead of their holidays and has been automatically added to all policies purchased since 9th April 2020. It includes:

Medical cover in the event of contracting Covid-19 whilst abroad.
Cancellation cover should a customer or another individual on the booking test positive for Covid-19 up to 14 days before travel.
Cancellation cover if a customer or another individual on the booking is hospitalised due to Covid-19 up to 28 days before travel.
Cover if a customer or another individual on the booking is not allowed to board their flight as a result of a positive Covid-19 test or raised temperature.

Full details on the policy can be found at: Terms and conditions apply. and Jet2holidays resumed its flights and holidays programme on 15th July.

Everything from onboard cleaning to in-resort care is in line with official Covid-19 guidelines, and the company is only travelling to the safest destinations, where its teams and hotel partners are ensuring everything is in place for a healthy and happy holiday. Read more about this here: and

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays said: “The launch of this insurance policy will enhance the trust that our customers have in us. We always advise them to take out appropriate travel insurance, and thanks to the launch of this policy customers can include Covid-19 cover at the same time as booking a holiday in just a few simple clicks.”