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Azores Travel Insurance

The Azores, are a group of islands in the mid Atlantic and are governed by Portugal. The islands are full of amazing scenery, vineyards and mountains.

  • We provide full medical cover as well as repatriation back to your home in the United Kingdom or the Channel Islands.
  • Cover starts from when you leave your home, until you return to your home.
  • We can also provide cover whilst you're taking part in a Sport or Activity.
  • If you have a pre existing medical conditions, we can provide Travel Insurance for your trip to the Azores.

To get a quote by telephone or email, contact us on 0800 047 5065 (FREEPHONE) or 01273 773 017 info@jsinsurance.co.uk

JS Travel Insurance can now provide cover for your Gadgets, such as Mobile Phones, Tablets and Computer Game Consoles. You will be able to select this cover on the quote page of our website.

JS Travel Insurance provides cover for Residents of the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands.

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Travel Insurance Premiums for Azores

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

Single Trip (One Week) Single Trip (Two Weeks) Annual Multi Trip
£16.91 £20.37 £42.78

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

Sao Miguel - Be filled with astonishment at Sao Miguel's stunning crater lakes. Each one flowing with gorgeous turquoise waters, almost fairy-tale like. Sete Cicades is nearing ten miles in circumference, whereas Lagoa do Fogo has a mountainous backdrop! Visit a pretty fishing village and try the local seafood and cuisine in one of Sao Miguel's many restaurants. Its capital, Ponta Delgada, hosts a range of cathedrals and historic monuments, dating back to the 17th century. Sao Miguel is also lined with gorgeous beaches, perfect for sunbathing, swimming or snorkelling.

Pico - Brave a trek up Mount Pico, a the dormant volcano that gives Pico island its name. Although dormant, you won't be able to ignore the exhilaration of scaling partway of its 2351 metres, or even to the top if you're feeling courageous. After a long day of hiking, be sure to relax with a glass of one of Pico's local wines, or visit a vineyard and try a few samples! Dolphin and whale watching is also popular on this island, with many spotting these gorgeous, sleek mammals from their boat around the coast.

Terceira - Explore the Azores' third largest island, Terceira, Portuguese for 'third'. Home to the Azores' oldest city, Angra, which is UNESCO protected, you can escape the touristy areas like Sao Miguel, and have a quiet and unique experience. With acres of lush forestation to explore, a great location for avid bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts. There are also regular opportunities to swim with the Azores dolphins that frolic in the azure, blue waters

Sao Jorge - Hire a car to behold all of Sao Jorge's natural beauty. Its capital is a quiet harbour town, and the island is filled with picturesque cliffs and hiking trails, perfect for a warm summer's day. Fishing is a popular pastime on Sao Jorge, so see if you can nab a fishing boat and catch with the locals. While you're there, make sure to sample some of the regional cheeses, handmade on the island, famous for its strong, cheddar taste.

Santa Maria - Relax on the best beaches in the Azores, in Santa Maria. Santa Maria is the most southern island of the Azores, consequently making it the sunniest and warmest. It has rolling hills and amazing coves and cliffs, fantastic for you to sink your teeth into and explore. Santa Maria's claim to fame is its craftwork, with most residents owning a handmade patchwork blanket or quilt, spun on a loom on this very island. Sailing is also prominent here, and with Sao Miguel only a short boat ride away, it's possible to spend the day there and get back before nightfall!

Popular Sports and Activities

Horse Riding

Sailing

Travel Risks in Azores

You are unlikely to run into any problems when visiting the Azores, but you must always remain vigilant of thieves and pickpockets operating in built up areas.

Keep an eye on your belongings at all times and be aware of any scams. Have someone to remain on the beach with your valuables if you decide to take a dip into the Azure waters.

Taxi drivers have also been known to take advantage of foreigners, if your taxi doesn't have a meter, always agree on a price before getting in.

Embassy | Consulates

Honorary British Consulate of United Kingdom in S. Miguel (Azores) Portugal

Address: Rua Domingos Rebelo, 43A. 9500-234 Ponta Delgada. S. Miguel - Azores

Telephone: (351) (296) 628 175

Email: amgm@net.sapo.pt

Vaccinations | Immunisations for Azores

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

Vaccinations: Tetanus.

Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate: Not Required.

Visa Requirements for Azores

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

EHIC (European Health Insurance Card)

Your EHIC card will cover you for emergency healthcare in the Azores, but make sure you have the correct Travel Insurance before you leave the UK, in case you fall ill or have an accident.

Useful Websites and Information

Holiday Weather

Daily worldwide forecasts and weather averages for your holiday.

Fleetway Travel

Specialises in all inclusive and package breaks to the Azores.

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.


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