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Very Easy and comprehensive phone application process

Found Colombus application very easy to complete. Took 15 minutes, via a handsfree call wh... Read more
5 stars

Ross Ogden


Columbus was the choice for us. Cheaper as a premium package compared to other competitor... Read more
5 stars

Jodie N

Easy to deal with, and existing medical condition friendly..

I have two pre-existing medical conditions and while this isn't enough of a burden, trying... Read more
5 stars

Kell W

Columbus Direct is rated 4 / 5 based on 93 Trustpilot customer reviews.


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Why Columbus Direct?

  • A trusted brand for more than 25 years
  • Travel insurance from Australia's specialists
  • Over 15 million travellers covered worldwide
  • Policies underwritten at Lloyd’s
  • Award-winning products and services
2013: Travel Insurance Intermediary of the year award by the ITIJ2011: Best Travel Insurance Provider award from the Personal Finance Awards 2012: Best Travel Insurance Provider award from the Your Money Direct AwardsBest Online Travel Insurance Provider award from the Your Money Direct Awards 

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