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Discover the Benefits of Long Stay Travel Insurance

From €11.39 per month*, long stay or extended travel insurance is the best way to cover your tracks during extended trips and holidays away from Ireland. With AIG long stay travel insurance:

*Cover for one individual aged 18-35 travelling for 12 months to Europe on Budget Cover.  

Personal Accident cover

Look After Yourself 

With up to €5,000 cover for personal accident you can get on with enjoying your adventure.

Cancellation and Cutting your trip short protection

Don't Come Home Empty Handed

If you have to cancel your trip or you have to cut your trip short, you will be covered for up to €1,000

24 Hour emergency assistance

24 Hour Emergency Assistance

Our 24/7 emergency service can liaise with doctors, hospitals and guarantee medical charges in a medical emergency.


If you are looking for insurance cover for your gap year in Australia or that 6 month trip to South America, get a quote and purchase long stay travel insurance online today!

What is Long-Stay Travel Insurance?


Commonly known as long term travel insurance, this is an affordable policy designed to provide important travel insurance benefits when you are travelling abroad for long periods; between 3 and 12 months. These important benefits include cancelling or cutting your trip short, medical expenses, personal effects & baggage cover and even cover for lost passports which can be essential during longer trips. This type of insurance is only available to those between the ages of 18 and 35. Please see policy wording for full details.

What is Long Stay Travel Insurance?

Why AIG Long-Stay Travel Insurance?

It's almost that time for your big trip to the other side of the world, or maybe you plan to visit
one of the many vibrant European cities, but either way AIG's long-stay travel insurance is
there to keep you protected for up to 12 months abroad so you can see more of the world.
Enjoy your epic adventure knowing that we will always be there to help when you need us.

Medical Protection

Medical Protection

If you are hospitalized or fall ill while away, you can relax knowing that you could claim up to €1,000,000 in medical expenses

Lost Luggage? We'll help!

Lost luggage? We'll help!

With up to €500 in personal baggage cover and up to €150 cover for losing your passport, your belongings are secure.

We're there 24/7

We're there 24/7

With our 24/7 emergency assistance helpline we are always ready to help you when you need to claim.


It's important to know...

Our products are available for Republic of Ireland residents only.

You must be 18 years or over to purchase a policy.

Long stay travel insurance is only available for people up to the age of 35.

Our insurance policies do not cover pre-existing medical conditions, or travel to or through Afghanistan, Cuba, Liberia and Sudan, or countries where the Department of Foreign Affairs have allocated  a security status of 'avoid non-essential travel' or 'do not travel'. Other exclusions and conditions may apply so please check the Policy Wording for details.


Do you have a question?

You can find a list of our most frequently asked questions on our FAQ page. Otherwise you can contact our Travel team between 9am - 5pm on 1800 344 455.

If you need help with your existing policy or are looking to repurchase a policy, you can find all your relevant information on our Existing Customers page.


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**Cover for one individual aged 18-54 travelling for 1 day to Europe, on Single Trip Budget Cover.