Our mission & what we do

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Specialist travel insurance for the over 50s and those with pre-existing medical conditions.

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Avanti was founded in 1996, and we’ve been operating on our core beliefs ever since, ensuring that every one of our customers has:

  • Peace of mind throughout their journey from quote to renewal
  • Exceptional customer service and assurance
  • Trustworthy, reliable travel insurance

Our tailored travel insurance policies are built around each individual’s circumstances with all pre-existing medical conditions considered. Our customers have the added security of being able to phone our 24-hour medical emergency helpline if needed.

There is no upper age limit on our policies. In fact, our average customer’s age is 69! We are delighted to hear about our customer’s exciting travel tales when they renew their Annual Multi-trip and Single Trip policies. Unlike some other insurance companies, there is no time limit to phone calls in our UK-based contact centre, so our fully trained agents are able to treat each customer in a caring and respectful manner.

If you are looking for quality, low-cost travel insurance and peace of mind when you travel, Avanti Insurance is here to help.

We aim to offer you the right travel insurance policy at the right price, whether this is online using our simple quote process, or over the phone with one of our friendly UK agents.

For flexibility and choice we offer a wide range of policies including Single Trip, Annual Multi-trip, Winter sports, Business and Cruise travel insurance. Our Family travel insurance packages and Group travel options ensure you get the best value policy for your money.

We strive to put the customer first. In fact, we have already helped over half a million customers find the right travel insurance policy at the right price.

When you call our offices in Braintree, Essex you will be treated with respect and sensitivity. We invest in training our staff to understand the requirements of our customers.

Avanti travel insurance policies are underwritten by White Horse Insurance Ireland dac, who are a wholly owned subsidiary of Thomas Cook Group plc. They are a travel insurance underwriting specialist established in 1999, authorised and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

Avanti Travel Insurance is a trading style of Avanti Insurance Limited. Avanti Insurance Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. (FCA Registration number 599282).


What our customers say




Charity of the year

For 2017 the Avanti team has chosen to support Dementia UK and we aim to raise in excess of £15,000 over the coming year.



British Travel Awards - Winner - Bronze

At Avanti, we believe in putting the customer first with inclusivity, fairness and accessibility so there is no upper age limits on any of our policies. These founding beliefs haven’t gone unnoticed as we have won several industry awards over the years.

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Why choose Avanti

Avanti Travel Insurance offers comprehensive travel cover, tailored to each passenger’s individual needs and budget. Listed are some of our most popular policy types

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