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Date: 28/03/2014

Gadget travel insurance for your travels

It seems that wherever you go in the world these days, you're connected. Smartphones, tablets, laptops....we're all online, all the time. Think about your last trip abroad and how many gadgets you took with you - most people travel with at least a couple of devices. From digital cameras and e-readers to tablets and smartphones, you might find you're travelling with hundreds or even thousands of pounds worth of kit.

Protect your gadgets

It's all too easy to spill a cocktail on your laptop, crack the screen of your smartphone or drop your e-reader in the pool when you're relaxing on holiday, so how do you ensure your devices are protected? Whether you're hiking through China or lying on a beach in the Caribbean, offers gadget insurance that will protect all your gadgets, and it won't cost the earth.

What's in it for me?

Travel insurance for gadgets can be expensive, but with, gadget travel insurance starts for less than £5, and you'll benefit from up to £3,000 worth of cover for your devices. You can choose from 3 levels of cover, depending on whether you need cover for up to 3, 5 or 7 gadgets, so you can tailor your policy to suit your individual needs. You’re covered for accidental damage, malicious damage and theft - if any of your devices are stolen they will be replaced and damaged gadgets will be repaired.

Why take out gadget insurance?

Travel gadget insurance is essential for anyone heading off on holiday with their gadgets this year and is also a good idea for those travelling on business. Bear in mind that many smartphone insurance policies won't cover you if you're travelling abroad. When you consider that the latest model of iPhone can cost in the region of £700 to replace, it's easy to see why gadget travel insurance offers such great value for money. Travelling with three or four gadgets means these costs can quickly add up, and you could find costs spiralling if you have to pay to replace several devices, not to mention the inconvenience.

When you're trekking through the jungle to reach Mayan ruins, the last thing you want to worry about is smashing the screen on your smartphone or damaging your iPad. With gadget insurance, you can relax and focus on enjoying your holiday, safe in the knowledge that your gadgets will be protected should the worst happen.