Many of us get the clicking idea of buying travel insurance at the last minute. For such people, UK airports are going to provide digital kiosks which will offer you a travel insurance policy at the same rate as online quotes. With this, you can buy the insurance in just three minutes. Yes! Insurer Columbus Direct has confirmed that it will be installing 30 digital kiosks at nine UK airports to offer last minute travel insurance.
The company had already done a trial at Gatwick Airport in August 2015 and got a satisfactory level of success. So, exactly after a year, it has announced to launch this travel insurance offering machines at various airports including Birmingham, Luton, East Midlands, Edinburgh, London city, Newcastle and Bristol.
According to Alison Wild, head of marketing at Columbus Direct, there has been a significant increase in the number of people buying last minute travel insurance. To grab this mind-set of people they are offering this facility. In her words “Travellers have long been buying foreign currency or picking up rental car at airports, so offering them the opportunity to purchase last-minute travel insurance just makes sense.”
The digital kiosks are expected to roll out by this summer and after which point anyone can actual buy travel insurance within minutes of travelling. However, it is always advisable to buy travel insurance from the time you book your tickets and do other bookings. This will help in the event of you cancelling the trip due to any reason. This way, you will not lose out on the money you paid for bookings.
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