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Barbados Travel Insurance

Part of the Commonwealth and situated in the Caribbean, Barbados is a popular destination. The capital Bridgetown is a favourite for Cruise Liners to dock.

Best known for its beaches and warm sea, Barbados also has many attractions such as the Botanic Gardens and Plantations.

It does seem very much like the United Kingdom in the Caribbean as daily rituals are afternoon tea and it is famous for the Cricket matches that take place on a regular basis.

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

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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 Limit £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 scheme is underwritten by Red Sands Insurance Company (Europe) Limited (Red Sands), registered in Gibraltar under number 87598, registered office at Level 3, Ocean Village Business Centre, 23 Ocean Village Promenade, Gibraltar. Licensed and regulated by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission under the Financial Services Act 2019 of Gibraltar.

Popular Destinations in Barbados


The capital of Barbados is its main port and is located on the island’s southwest coast.

Carlisle Bay is home to 6 shipwreck dive sites, so be sure to visit one of these and take part in Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in the azure, crystal clear waters.

Also filled with historical importance and British Colonial architecture, Bridgetown is a great town to explore the culture of the island.

Offering a lot by means of shopping and food, be sure to sample the local cuisine, almost exclusively comprising of fresh, local ingredients that make a delicious meal.


Located in the parish of Saint James on the west coast of the island, Holetown is a small village worth visiting. First settled by the British in 1625, this town is steeped in rich history.

A relaxed town compared to the relatively bustling capital of Bridgetown, stroll along the promenade and enjoy empty beaches, perfect for swimming and sunbathing.

Holetown becomes a busy hub every February, hosting the Holetown Festival, a colourful display of local crafts, music and parades

Popular Sports and Activities


Scuba Diving

Go Karting



Horse Riding

Travel Risks in Barbados

Barbados is a fairly safe country, and most Tourists enjoy better security than the locals. It is important to keep your belongings in eyesight at all times, as pickpockets can sometimes operate in built up areas.

Be careful when trying water sports, and never swim out further than you can swim back.

Barbados enjoys hot and sunny weather all year round, so make sure to pack plenty of water and suncream when going outside.

Embassy | Consulates

British High Commission, Bridgetown

Address: Lower Collymore Rock, PO Box 676, Bridgetown, Barbados

Telephone: + 1 246 430 7800

Email: ukinbarbados@fco.gov.uk

Visa Requirements for Barbados

British Passport holders don’t need a Visa to visit Barbados.

Pre Existing Medical Conditions

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


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

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