We Explain Multitrip.com Travel Insurance for Children

Now that school is out, a lot of parents are planning family holidays. Multitrip.com Travel Insurance urges that you take out a travel insurance policy that suits you and your family’s needs. We have gathered together FAQ’s for parents insuring their children with Multitrip.com Travel Insurance.

How much is Travel insurance for children?

Multitrip.com Travel Insurance is the same price for both adults and children. However if you plan on travelling together we advise you to take out a family travel insurance policy. Children are FREE on our Family Travel Insurance policies.

What is the definition of a ‘Family’ when booking Travel Insurance?

A family is considered 2 co-habiting adults/spouses (aged under 66 years) and their dependent children under 18 years of age or under 24 years if living at home and in full time education.

What is the maximum age to be considered a ‘child’? 

Any person under the age of 18 (or under 24 if living at home and in full time education) is considered a child by Multitrip.com.

Can a child and adult travel separately?

On a Multitrip.com Annual Multi Trip policy the named adults/spouses can travel separately/independently. Children under 16 years of age cannot travel independently. Children 16 years of age or over are covered to travel independently from their parents provided they are travelling on an organised school or college trip only and with a responsible adult aged 18 years or over.

Can children under the age of 18 travel alone under a single trip policy?

Yes but they must have a policy in their own name and they will be charged the full adult rate.


Multitrip.com provides Cheap Travel Insurance to our Irish Customers. Our single and annual multi-trip European and Worldwide policies offer excellent value on the Irish Market. So before you check in make sure you check us out for the best online deals!

  • A family multi-trip policy covering travel to European destinations with our Essential level of cover can be purchased on-line from €37.95. To avail of this price, the family (as defined above) must all hold private health insurance with VHI, Laya Healthcare or Aviva and which must include a minimum of €55,000 medical cover abroad.

Our Annual Essential policy includes:

  • 24/7 Emergency Medical Assistance
  • Unlimited number of trips abroad during period of insurance (maximum trip duration 31 days).
  • Cancellation or Curtailment, Emergency Medical Expenses, Baggage, Personal Accident and much more.

Optional Extra’s offered: Winter sports and Travel Disruption are available upon payment of additional premium.


Log onto www.multitrip.com to view our full range of policies and optional extras available on each.