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Overseas Weddings are becoming a more glamorous and popular choice for many couples. We provide wedding insurance for most worldwide travel destinations with a choice of cover for weddings costing from £3,000 up to £50,000.

Cover is comprehensive and includes cancellation and expenses, if you have to cancel or unexpectedly curtail your wedding, rearrangement, supplier deposits in the event of financial failure by a supplier and delayed travel. More essential benefits are provided by our wedding insurance for full details please take a look at our Overseas Wedding Insurance policy information. Here you will be able to see exactly what each plan has to offer and the great benefits and peace of mind that overseas wedding insurance provides.

For more general queries about our wedding insurance you may be able to find the answer in our Overseas Wedding Insurance FAQs which provides details on commonly asked questions about our product.

Our overseas wedding insurance policy covers weddings and receptions overseas, it also covers an overseas wedding and then a reception back in the UK.

The following great features are also part of our Overseas Wedding Insurance package:

  • Cover can be activated up to 2 years prior to the wedding date
  • Eight bands of cover starting at under £21 (one off payment)
  • Our wedding policies also cover civil partnerships
  • Cover for wedding attire, luggage & property, delayed travel, plus much more
  • No excess on most sections of cover
  • Cover available for couples where either partner is a serving member of the armed forces and they are unexpectedly posted overseas

Wedding Insurance from E&L® offers excellent peace of mind and great benefits. The average cost of a wedding is £20,000*. This is a huge sum of money and it makes sense therefore to protect your special occasion by taking out E&L's overseas wedding insurance.

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Get an online wedding insurance quote today and save 35% off your premium.

* You and Your Wedding Magazine research, June 2008.

Overseas Wedding Policy Information

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Cancellation and Expenses

For all irrecoverable expenses in respect of catering, accommodation, transport, flowers, photographs or hired attire incurred due to unexpected cancellation or curtailment, including 50% re-arrangement expenses to avoid cancellation.

£3,000 £8,000 £10,000 £15,000 £20,000 £30,000 £35,000 £50,000
Supplier Deposits

We will cover your non-refundable deposits, in the event of financial failure of the suppliers or if the entertainers fail to appear.

£5,000 £6,000 £7,000 £8,000 £9,000 £10,000 £10,000 £10,000
Wedding Attire

For loss or damage while in your possession and occurring prior to the wedding commencement (unless hired - max. 48 hours after commencement) or financial failure of your suppliers.

£4,000 £5,000 £6,000 £7,000 £8,000 £9,000 £9,000 £10,000
Photographs

For all expenses incurred in the retaking of the official photographs due to loss or damage of film, faulty materials or non-appearance of the professional photographer.

£3,000 £4,000 £5,000 £6,000 £7,000 £8,000 £8,750 £10,000
Video or DVD

For all expenses incurred in the retaking of the official video/DVD due to loss or damage of film, tape, disc, faulty materials or non-appearance of the video/DVD operator.

£3,000 £4,000 £5,000 £6,000 £7,000 £8,000 £8,750 £10,000
Presents

For Loss or damage seven days prior to the wedding and up to 24 hours after the wedding at your home/parent's home/reception/or in transit between these locations.

£4,000 £5,000 £6,000 £7,000 £8,000 £9,000 £9,000 £10,000
Rings

For loss or damage occurring from the inception of cover up to the beginning of the reception.

£3,000 £4,000 £5,000 £6,000 £7,000 £8,000 £8,750 £10,000
Cake

For loss or damage occurring from the inception of cover up to the beginning of the reception at your home/parent's home/reception/or in transit between these locations.

£3,000 £4,000 £5,000 £6,000 £7,000 £8,000 £8,750 £10,000
Personal Accident

For accidental bodily injury resulting in death or permanent total disablement.

£8,500 £9,500 £10,500 £11,500 £13,500 £15,000 £15,000 £15,000
Wedding Cars and Transport

Failure of transport due to breakdown, accident or non-appearance when a contract is in force.

£4,500 £5,500 £6,500 £7,500 £8,500 £9,500 £9,500 £9,500
Professional Counselling

Cover for the cost of GP recommended counselling should your wedding be permanently cancelled due to either of the couple's death or either party electing not to proceed.

£400 £450 £500 £550 £600 £650 £700 £800
Legal Expenses

Legal costs and expenses incurred by you in defence of a claim for breach of statutory duty arising from the wedding or reception.

£6,500 £7,000 £7,500 £8,500 £9,000 £9,500 £9,750 £10,000
Public Liability

Legal liability to a third party for the damages and costs arising from an incident at your wedding, reception or evening function.

£2m £2.25m £2.25m £2.5m £2.75m £3m £3m £3m
Wedding Flowers

For loss or damage occurring from the inception of cover up to the beginning of the reception at your home/parent's home/reception/or in transit between these locations.

£3,000 £3,500 £4,000 £6,000 £7,000 £8,000 £8,750 £10,000
Wedding Stationery

Cost of replacement due to loss or damage.

£1,000 £1,250 £1,500 £1,750 £2,000 £2,250 £2,250 £2,250
Luggage and Property

Loss or damage on the day of the reception at your home/parent's home/reception/or in transit between these locations.

£750 £1,000 £1,250 £1,500 £1,750 £2,000 £2,000 £2,000
Wedding Documents

Loss or damage to documents within seven days of departure to your wedding destination or whilst abroad for your wedding/honeymoon

£1,000 £1,250 £1,500 £1,750 £2,000 £2,250 £2,250 £2,250
Delayed Travel

Compensation or costs incurred following unexpected and unavoidable travel delay.

£3,250 £3,500 £3,750 £4,000 £4,250 £4,500 £4,500 £4,500

Excess

The excess is the amount you pay towards a claim. There is no excess on any sections of cover other than Public Liability where it is £109.

The following discounts are available on E&L® Overseas Wedding Insurance:

  • online discount

The total maximum discount per policy is 35%.

Introductory discounts provided only apply to new policies taken out online.

To be eligible for E&L® Overseas Wedding Insurance the following conditions must be met:

  • The policyholder is a UK resident aged over 18 years
  • The wedding ceremony date must not be more than 2 years or less than 21 days from the date of policy inception

Please see the Overseas Wedding Insurance Policy Wording for full eligibility criteria.

Policy Summary

The policy summary gives an overview of the benefits our overseas wedding insurance provides

Overseas Wedding Insurance Policy Summary

Policy Wording

The policy wording outlines full details of our overseas wedding insurance terms and conditions.

Overseas Wedding Insurance Policy Wording

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Register a Claim

Several of our claim forms are available to download online in PDF format. After completing the form you will be provided with a download link to your requested claim form which you can simply print out, fill in and either fax or post to us.

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