Madeira Travel Insurance
- JS Travel insurance can cover you for travelling to Madeira as a family, couple or individual. We will also provide cover whilst you're taking part in a sport or activity.
- If you injure yourself or need medical attention or whilst taking part in a sports or activity, we will cover the Medical Expenses and Repatriation back to your country of residence, if deemed necessary.
- Cover starts from when you leave your country of residence, until you return to your country of residence.
- If you have a pre existing medical condition, we should be able to provide you with a policy. Please call us on 0800 047 5065 for a quote.
- Travel Insurance Premiums for Madeira
- Summary of Cover
- Popular destinations and holidays
- Popular sports & activities
- Travel Risks in Madeira
- Embassy | Consulates
- Vaccinations | Immunisations for Maderia
- Visa Requirements
- EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) Available
- Useful Websites & Information
Travel Insurance Premiums for Madeira
Here are some example quotes based on a 25 year old travelling to Madeira (excluding pre-existing medical conditions).
|Single Trip (One Week)||Single Trip (Two Weeks)||Annual Multi Trip|
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|
|Scheduled Airline Failure||£1,500||£1,500||£1,500|
Popular Destinations and Holidays
Funchal - Marvel at the abundance of ‘Funcho’ (Fennel) that gave Funchal its name, encountered by the early colonizers. Funchal is filled with museums and crystal clear waters, making it a holiday destination for everyone. It is a capital city with an urban and modernized character, as well as keeping its traditional roots. Situated between the sea and the incredible mountains, Funchal has an incredible location that’ll please the hiker and the swimmer alike.
Calheta - The municipality of Calheta is home to over 12,000 people, and located between the southern and western end of Madeira. Calheta has plenty to do, such as a beautiful sandy beach and marina. Calheta’s warm climate makes it a popular destination for holidaymakers all year round. Make sure to get a guided tour of the sugarcane mill and factory, which still produces honey and brandy. Honeycake is a Madeiran delicacy, so be sure to sample some on your tour. Calheta also hosts a gorgeous UNESCO World Heritage natural park, which is perfect for taking a stroll in on a hot day.
Sao Vicente - Hike through the forests of Sao Vicente, Madeira. Characterised by the lush, dense trees and local flora, The Laurel Forest is now a UNESCO World Heritage site, due to the importance of laurel in the diversity of flora and fauna. In the heart of Sao Vicente, you’ll find an indigenous park filled with gorgeous flowers, perfect for a picnic. Be sure to visit the small chapel of Sao Vicente, located inside a basalt rock at the foot of a gentle stream that runs through the town.
Porto Moniz - Relax in the natural swimming pools of Porto Moniz, Madeira. Made of volcanic lava, these salt water pools are crystal clear and perfect for swimming, and includes a children’s pool, play area, and disabled access. Porto Moniz is also famed for its small fishing town, specialising in whaling, a practice that was popular until the 1980s. Hiking here is particularly pleasant, with beautiful viewpoints and scenic coastlines, many come for the pools and stay for the relaxed nature of this small town.
Popular Sports and Activities
Travel Risks in Madeira
A large danger that is present in Madeira is the dangerous hiking trails. Be sure that you carry the correct equipment when hiking, including food and water in the event you are stranded. Before you travel, make sure that you have the correct insurance policy to cover you in the case of an accident.
It is easy to get lost on Madeira island, and most of the locals don’t speak English; it is imperative you bring a map of the area and keep it on you always.
Be wary of pickpockets operating in touristy areas, and keep an eye on your belongings at all times.
Embassy | Consulates
Address: Rua de São Bernardo 33, 1249-082 Lisbon, Portugal
Telephone: +351 21 392 40 00
Vaccinations | Immunisations for Madeira
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:
Courses or Boosters: None.
Vaccines to be considered: Tetanus.
Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate not required.
Visa Requirements for Madeira
Nationals of the EU do not require a Visa, you are allowed to stay in Madeira for up to 90 days.
EHIC (European Health Card Insurance) Available
Your EHIC card will cover you for emergency healthcare in Portugal, 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 & Information
Information on how to stay safe and healthy abroad.
Daily worldwide forecasts and averages for your holiday.
Information on safety, local laws, entry requirements, and more.
Hand picked, personalised luxury holidays to Madeira
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.