Flight Delay Extension

Jetting off on holiday is an exciting feeling, but in recent years flight issues and delays have become more frequent and apparent, as many of us have unfortunately experienced!

Did you know around 120 flights were delayed by three hours or more every day in 2022?*

In 2023 alone we have experienced forest fires, car park fires, earthquakes, floods and many more crazy events causing countless delays for many passengers.

So, if you’re a bit apprehensive and worrying about your next flight away being delayed then we don’t blame you, so you will be glad to hear that Holidaysafe has partnered with DelayOk to help give you some extra peace of mind with DelayOk’s flight delay insurance policy extension.

DelayOk offers you the ability to insure your flight against delay from £7.58¹ per passenger inclusive of IPT. Just fill out a quote here make sure you select a Holidaysafe product, and add on flight delay insurance as an optional add on under the policy extensions section.

We’re offering different levels of flight delay cover depending on the policy level you choose, see below for a breakdown on the delay refund you may receive:

  • £75 cover as an optional extra on Standard
  • £100 cover as an optional extra on Premier
  • £125 cover as an optional extra on Premier Plus
  • £150 cover as an optional extra on Platinum

To protect your next flight with DelayOk flight insurance click here today!

What’s the need to buy DelayOk insurance cover?

DelayOk helps provides protection against a delay to your flight, for your peace of mind, paying out £75 – £150 in the event of a delay of 3 hours or more. Having flight delay cover takes the pain and hassle out of being delayed.

Is it difficult to make a claim?

You don’t even have to claim from DelayOk. They will do all the tracking so will know when the 3 hour delay is triggered and can send you a confirmatory message.

Money is paid quickly with no fuss and no hassle from having to make a claim, with no excess to pay.

Are there any reasons why the £75 – £150 would not be paid?

There is no cover for connecting or cancelled flights.

The benefit will not be paid if you were the cause of the delay, or if you bought the policy when the delay was already known.

The benefit is also unavailable if the delay was related to an act of war or invasion.

Please check the policy document for full details.

What about my children? Can I insure against delay for them too?

Only UK residents over 18 years of age are able to take out DelayOk protection, but yes, if you’re the lead passenger taking out the insurance cover, you can cover as many additional family members as you like.

How long will it be before I receive the £75 – £150 for being delayed 3 hours or more?

If you have already submitted your bank account details, straight away, otherwise DelayOk will schedule your payment as soon as you provide your payment details.

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☆The Which? Best Rate feature applies to Holidaysafe’s Premier cover, based on a 24-day Single Trip policy with Worldwide cover, including the USA. The table was last updated on Which?’s website on 30/06/2023.

*Source of data; CAA data for 2022. Reported Delays of 3 hours or more.

¹Pricing based on an individual, aged 30, travelling to Spain, for 7 days, if purchased within 93 days of travelling on a Holidaysafe Standard Single Trip policy for both In and Outbound Flights. Prices correct as of January 2024