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Austria Travel Insurance

A German speaking country in central Europe, it is known for its mountains and impressive architecture and history. Vienna is a popular destination and has some very famous historical figures such as Mozart, Strauss and Freud to name a few. Known as a winter destination, it is becoming more and more popular for summer trips and short breaks.

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Travel Insurance Premiums for Austria

Here are some example quotes based on a 25 year old travelling to Austria (excluding pre - existing medical conditions).

Single Trip (One Week) Single Trip (Two Weeks) Annual Multi Trip
£7.63 £10.02 £29.58

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 £1,000 £1,500 £2,500
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

Popular Destinations

Salzburg - Enrich your mind in Salzburg, 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 atop 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!

Vienna - Unwind in a quaint cafe in Austria’s capital, Vienna. 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.

Innsbruck - Dubbed the ‘Capital of the Alps’, Innsbruck, Austria, 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 skiing. 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.

Salzkammergut - Cruise along the lake of Salzkammergut, Austria. 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, and maybe recreate a few of the scenes! Be sure to book a spa treatment in this relaxing town, and experience the world standing still for as long as you’re there.

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, hike 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.

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

It is also illegal in Austria to wear any clothing or object that conceals the face, so make sure you are aware of this law before entering the country.

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

Email:

Vaccinations | Immunisations for Austria

Courses and Boosters are up to date as recommended for life in the United Kingdom - including, Seasonal Flu, MMR, Vaccines required for pre existing medical conditions.

Courses or Boosters: None.

Vaccines to be considered: Diphtheria; Tetanus; Tick Borne Encephalitis.

Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate: Not Required.

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.

Useful Websites and Important Information

Brexit Information

A JS Travel Insurance blog post regarding Brexit, and the changes it may make to your holiday.

Fit for Travel

Information on how to stay safe and healthy abroad.

Holiday Weather

Daily worldwide forecasts and weather averages for your holiday.

Foreign Travel Advice

Information on safety, local laws, entry requirements, and more.

Barrhead Travel

Offers last minute holiday deals, as well as luxury and long stay trips!

This Travel Insurance 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.