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Austria Travel Insurance

A German speaking country in Central Europe, Austria is known for its mountains and impressive architecture and history.

Vienna is a popular destination and has some very famous historical individuals such as Mozart, Strauss and Freud to name a few.

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Summary of Cover

Section & Cover Silver Gold Platinum
Cancellation or Curtailment £1,000 £3,000 £7,500
Medical and Repatriation £10,000,000 £10,000,000 £10,000,000
Personal Baggage £1,500 £1,500 £2,500
Laptop Cover £500 £500 £500
Gadget Cover* £1,000 £1,000 £1,000
Personal Money £150 £500 £750
Delayed Departure £100 £1,000 £1,000
Missed Departure £250 £500 £1,000
Legal Expenses £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Scheduled Airline Failure £1,500 £1,500 £1,500
Missed Connection Cover** £1,500 £1,500 £1,500
Terrorism Cover Extension** £2,000 £2,000 £2,000
Standard Excess*** £100 £50 £35

*The Gadget Cover can be added on the quote page at an additional premium.

**AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL PREMIUM: This extra cover is only available by contacting us and we can add this to your policy. 

***The excess payable does vary depending on the claim benefit.

Please read the full Terms and Conditions of this policy offered by JS Travel Insurance.

This Travel Insurance policy for Austria is underwritten by Travel Insurance Facilities and Insured by Union Reiseversicherung AG, UK. Travel Insurance Facilities are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Union Reiseversicherung AG are authorised by BaFin and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Travel Insurance Extras

Single Trip

Extension Benefit Europe (per person) Worldwide (per person)
Excess Waiver £5.00 £5.00
Missed Connection £5.00 £5.00
Terrorism Cover £7.00 £13.00

Annual Multi Trip

Extension Benefit Europe (per person) Worldwide (per person)
Excess Waiver £36.00 £36.00
Missed Connection £10.00 £10.00
Terrorism Cover £16.00 £24.00

Excess Waiver

By purchasing the excess waiver option, the excess on the policy is reduced to £0 and you would therefore not be responsible for making a payment toward a claim.

Missed Connection

This extension provides additional travel insurance cover in the event you miss a connecting flight, ferry, cruise ship, train or motor vehicle as a result of a delay to your initial outbound transport.

Terrorism Cover

This extension provides additional insurance cover to enable you to cancel or cut short your trip if a terrorist act occurs within a 40 miles radius of your pre booked accommodation and you no longer wish to travel.

Popular Destinations in Austria


The birthplace of Mozart, this town is filled with musical history and cultural monuments, and is Austria’s fourth largest city. Visit the medieval fortress on the hill, or breathe in the beautiful alpine scenery.

If you’re a fan of ‘The Sound of Music’, you’ll recognise many landmarks in this city, as most of it was filmed in Salzburg, and the famed ‘Von Trapp’ family home is now a hotel !


There is so much to do in this bustling city that a cup of tea and a delectable pastry in the afternoon (and morning !) will definitely be necessary.

Vienna holds more than 200 elegant balls each year, where you can waltz the night away to a host of Austrian born composers such as Strauss, Mozart, and Zemlinsky.

Vienna also maintains many Art Galleries, so if your ears need a break, head down to the Kunsthistorisches’ Collection of lovely old paintings for some peace and quiet.


Dubbed the ‘Capital of the Alps’, Innsbruck, translates to ‘Bridge over the Inn’.

An all weather holiday destination, Innsbruck offers city adventures and mountain escapades. Traditional, yet cosmopolitan, it remains a favourite of tourists for years !

Located in the Region of Tirol, there is plenty to do besides Winter Sports.

Visit one of Innsbruck’s many cathedrals and museums, and the Alpenzoo, featuring many species of wild birds, bears, and beavers, as well as dedicated enthusiasm to the ‘Save the Bees’ campaign, there is fun for the whole family.


Cruise along the Lake of Salzkammergut. A beautifully romantic town, it is filled with lovely clean lakes, lush hills, and breathtaking mountains.

Lovers of the film ‘The Sound of Music’ will also recognise parts of this resort, as it was featured in the movie plenty of times. If you’re a true fan, visit all the famous landmarks from the film across Salzkammergut and Salzburg.

St Anton am Arlberg

Take to the slopes in St Anton am Arlberg, largely regarded as the top Ski Resort in Austria !

Located in Tyrol, this resort has varying levels of slopes for even the most skilled, and beginner level Skier, making it perfect for everyone.

In the summer, go Hiking up the landscape and enjoy views for miles around, basking in the sun. Pack a picnic for when you reach the top of the mountain to get a real sense of this alluring Austrian town.

Popular Sports and Activities







Travel Risks in Austria

A high risk of Avalanche is present in Austria, so make sure you have the correct Equipment when Snowboarding and Skiing, as well as a comprehensive Travel Insurance. You can purchase Safety Equipment through our Snowsafe website.

Petty thieves can also operate in the area, so keep your belongings in your sight at all time.

It is also advised that you leave your Passport in your hotel safe, and carry a photocopy around with you.

Embassy | Consulates

British Embassy in Austria

Address: Jauresgasse 12, 1030 Vienna, Austria

Telephone: +43 (1) 716130


Visa Requirements for Austria

Nationals of the European Union do not require a Visa, you are allowed to stay in Austria for up to 90 days.

EHIC (European Health Insurance Card)

Your EHIC card will cover you for Emergency Medical Care in Austria, however you should have a Travel Insurance policy before you leave the United Kingdom, as an EHIC card is not a substitute for a Travel Insurance policy.

Pre Existing Medical Conditions

If you have pre existing medical conditions and you plan to travel to Austria, we are able to provide you with a policy.


Please check the Terms and Conditions for any Restrictions or Exclusions.

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