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Golf Travel Insurance

Cover for your golf equipment if it's lost or stolen.

What's covered?

5 Star Travel Insurance from Admiral

5 Star rated Platinum level Travel Insurance

Our Platinum level cover has Defaqto's highest 5 Star rating.

What's covered with Golf Travel Insurance?

Admiral Golf Travel Insurance protects your golf equipment, including clubs, if they're lost, stolen or damaged while you’re away. It also pays for replacement equipment hire and lost green fees if you can’t get out on the course.

Admiral's Golf Travel Insurance extension can be added to get the following benefits:




Damaged, lost, or stolen golf equipment


(£150 Excess)


(£75 Excess)


(£50 Excess)

Replacement equipment hire

(£50 per complete 24 hrs)

Max £500 Max £500 Max £500

Lost green fees

(£50 per complete 24 hrs)

£500 £500 £500

Make sure your golf clubs are covered

Whether you have 18 holes pencilled in everyday or just a couple of rounds with your partner, Admiral Travel Insurance with our added Golf Travel Insurance upgrade offers the peace of mind you need before setting foot on the fairways.

If you're taking your own clubs why not add the Golf Club Travel Insurance upgrade to your Admiral holiday insurance to cover:

  • Damaged, lost or stolen golf equipment
  • Replacement equipment hire
  • Lost green fees

Admiral Gold & Platinum levels of cover with the Golf Travel Insurance upgrade will pay a maximum of £1,500 if your equipment gets lost, stolen or damaged and we'll also pay a maximum of £500 (£50 per complete 24 hours) towards the cost of hiring replacement clubs.

If you're taken ill while playing golf, or you get injured, rest assured all levels of cover offer up to £50 per complete 24 hours for non-refundable green fees, up to a maximum of £500.

What happens if my golfing holiday is cancelled?

In the unfortunate event your golf trip is cancelled, you'll be covered for any of the following reasons, with Admiral Travel Insurance (regardless of whether you add the golf upgrade or not):

  • Death, illness, injury or complications of pregnancy or childbirth of you, your travel companion, close relative, close business associate or anyone outside your home area you planned to stay with
  • Court cases and quarantine if you or your travelling partner, or anyone outside your home area you planned to stay with, is quarantined, called for jury service or as a witness and the court refuses to reschedule
  • Redundancy cover for you and your travelling partner if either is made redundant from the company you’ve been employed at continuously for at least 24 months
  • Armed forces and emergency services if you or your travelling partner is a member of the British Armed Forces or the emergency services and has authorised leave cancelled due to an unexpected emergency
  • Home damage you or your companion can’t travel if your home is burgled or seriously damaged by a fire, storm or flood within seven days of your departure
  • Passport or visa your passport or visa is stolen in a burglary at your home in the seven days before your departure and you’re unable to get a replacement in time

Depending on the level of cover you choose – Admiral Gold or Admiral Platinum Cover – you’ll receive up to £5,000 to cover costs.

How do I get a Golf Travel Insurance quote?

You can call 0333 234 9913 for an Admiral Travel Insurance quote and ask to add on the Golf Upgrade, alternatively you can buy online and select ‘Golf Upgrade’ during the quote process.

Your questions answered

We're sure you'll love our great products but maybe you have a few questions. You can find answers in this section.

What's covered under lost green fees?

We will pay up to £50 per day (maximum of £500) towards the daily allowance for non-refundable pre-paid green fees, golf equipment hire fees and tuition fees which are not used due to an accident injury or illness, and adverse weather causing the course to close.

How do I make a claim?

Call our claims team on 0333 234 9914 between 8am and 8pm Monday - Friday, or between 9am and 4pm Saturday. Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays.

If your equipment is stolen you must report it to the police within the first 24 hours.

It will help your claim if you can produce receipts for your golfing equipment, or a credit card or bank statement.

If you fall ill while you’re on holiday you must produce a doctor’s note if you are claiming for missed play due to ill health.

What golf equipment is covered with the upgrade?

We will pay up to the policy limits for any loss, theft or damage to the following equipment that you own: golf clubs, golf bags, golf shoes and a non-motorised golf trolley.

Do I need specialist golf travel insurance?

It’s not compulsory to have specialist golf travel insurance, but it’s a good idea to make sure you’re covered in case the worst happens. Our Golf Travel Insurance upgrade covers:

  • Damaged, lost or stolen golf equipment
  • Replacement equipment hire
  • Lost green fees

This is in addition to the cover you get with your standard travel insurance.

Getting the most out of your trip

Going anywhere nice?

Off to one of the destinations below? Take a look at our guides for some hints and tips on what you need to remember.

Travel insurance that suits you

Whether you're travelling solo, with your family, or with a little one on the way, read our guides to make sure our cover is right for you.

Travel Insurance upgrades

Whether you want the adrenaline rush of a skiing holiday, or fancy taking to the seas on a cruise, you'll need to add extra cover to your policy.