Jet2holidays adds Covid-19 insurance and Jet2holidays has launched an insurance policy which includes Covid-19 cover for cancellations and medical claims abroad.

The 5* Defaqto-rated cover has been automatically added to all policies purchased since April 9, 2020.

It can be added to new policies bought when booking with and Jet2holidays or added to an existing booking.

The insurance includes medical cover in the event of contracting Covid-19 while abroad; cancellation cover should a customer or another individual on the booking test positive for Covid-19 up to 14 days before travel; cancellation cover if a customer or another individual on the booking is hospitalised due to Covid-19 up to 28 days before travel; and cover if a customer or another individual on the booking is not allowed to board their flight as a result of a positive Covid-19 test or raised temperature. and Jet2holidays resumed its flights and holidays programme on July 15.

Steve Heapy, chief executive of and Jet2holidays said: “We are taking our industry-leading customer service and applying it to make sure that our customers have a happy and healthy holiday.

“It is no secret we are the airline and tour operator that has done more than anyone else to look after our customers through this difficult time, and the launch of this insurance policy will enhance the trust our customers have in us even further. We always advise customers to take out appropriate travel insurance, and thanks to the launch of this policy customers can include Covid-19 cover at the same time as booking a holiday in just a few simple clicks.”

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