Making a Claim

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CLAIMS

If you purchased a Travel Plus policy prior to February 2021, please see this page for instructions on how to make a claim.

To make claiming on your travel insurance policy easier and quicker, you can download and print the relevant claim form using the links below.

We have also included some information to help you complete your claim form and identify the correct documents you will need to send to us.

Once you have fully completed the necessary forms, if applicable, please send them to the relevant address in the corresponding section below.

Please click the type of claim you wish to make against your Travel Plus policy. This will expand to show the information and documents you require.

Cancellation

What should I do?

Notify the travel agent/tour operator immediately you need to cancel and obtain a cancellation invoice. If you delay we will only pay for those that you would have had to pay on the date it would have been reasonable for you to cancel.

What documentation do I need to back up my claim?

Please complete and submit the form, ensuring the following original documentation is included:

  • Schedule of Insurance (if Annual Multi-trip insurance a copy would be sufficient)
  • Medical Screening Confirmation (where applicable)
  • Booking Confirmation
  • Cancellation Invoice
  • Medical Certificate (completed by the usual GP of the person whose condition gives rise to the claim)

Download a Cancellation Claim Form.

The fastest and easiest way to make a claim is online at: www.submitaclaim.co.uk/tpl

The process should take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete (depending on the type of claim).

Alternatively, contact our Claims Department at PJ Hayman & Company Limited:

Travel Claims Department
P J Hayman & Company Ltd
Stansted House
Rowlands Castle
Hampshire
PO9 6DX

Email: claims@pjhayman. com
Tel: 023 9241 9837

Once you have submitted a claim
Contact Claims Settlement Agencies
Write to: 308-314 London Road, Hadleigh, Benfleet, Essex SS7 2DD
Email: tpl@csal.co.uk
Tel: 01702 427251
Claims Settlement Agencies are open Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.

Curtailment, Medical and Other Expenses
What should I do?

  • Emergency Medical

Contact the 24-hour Medical Emergency Assistance provider immediately if you are admitted as an inpatient.

  • Curtailment/cutting short your trip

Contact the 24-hour Medical Emergency Assistance provider to confirm that the reason for cutting short your trip will be covered and that your expected additional expenses are reasonable.

What documentation do I need to back up my claim?

Please complete and submit the form ensuring the following original documentation is included:

  • Schedule of Insurance (if Annual Multi-trip insurance a copy would be sufficient)
  • Medical Screening Confirmation (where applicable)
  • Holiday Booking invoice showing the date the holiday/trip was booked to travel, travel dates, destination, amounts paid and purchase of your travel insurance (if applicable)
  • All Medical Receipts and Invoices (French medical accounts should be signed by you in the ‘signature de l’assure’ box before submitting them)
  • A Medical Report from the treating doctor
  • We are unable to accept costs which are not supported by proof of payment.

Ski Pack Claims

  • Written confirmation from the treating doctor that you were unable to use the remaining proportion of your ski pack
  • Original Receipts/Invoices for the Ski Pack items showing how many days they were booked for and the amount paid

For Curtailment Claims

  • The Medical Certificate completed by the usual treating GP of the person causing the claim
  • The Tour Operator’s report into the incident which caused the curtailment (where available)
  • Any flight tickets/boarding passes etc. which confirms the return home journey

Download a Curtailment Claim Form.

Download a Medical and Other Expenses Claim Form

The fastest and easiest way to make a claim is online at: www.submitaclaim.co.uk/tpl

The process should take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete (depending on the type of claim).

Alternatively, contact our Claims Department at PJ Hayman & Company Limited:

Travel Claims Department
P J Hayman & Company Ltd
Stansted House
Rowlands Castle
Hampshire
PO9 6DX

Email: claims@pjhayman. com
Tel: 023 9241 9837

Once you have submitted a claim
Contact Claims Settlement Agencies
Write to: 308-314 London Road, Hadleigh, Benfleet, Essex SS7 2DD
Email: tpl@csal.co.uk
Tel: 01702 427251
Claims Settlement Agencies are open Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.

Baggage, Personal Money and Documents

Damage to Baggage/Ski Equipment during your trip

Retain the items in case we wish to see them (note: You may not abandon any property to us). You will need to obtain an estimate for repair or a letter confirming that the damage is irreparable.

Delay of Baggage / Ski Equipment in transit

Retain your tickets/luggage tags and report the matter to the carrier and obtain a Property Irregularity Report form or its equivalent. If your personal baggage is delayed for more than 8 hours on your outward journey and you need to buy or hire essential items, ensure that you keep all receipts.

Loss of Baggage / Ski Equipment, Personal Money and Travel Documents during your trip

Notify the police as soon as possible (within 24 hours of discovery or as soon as possible after that) and obtain a written report and reference number from them. Also, report the loss to your tour operator’s representative or hotel/accommodation manager and if possible obtain a written report. You will be expected to provide proof of purchase/ownership and/or receipts or pre-loss valuations.

What documentation do I need to back up my claim?

Please complete and submit the form with the original documentation to support your claim including:

For all claims

  • Schedule of Insurance (if Annual Multi-trip insurance a copy would be sufficient)
  • Booking Confirmation
  • The original receipts/proof of pre-loss purchase for the items you are claiming for, in the event you are claiming for delayed luggage please forward all the original receipts for the emergency purchases (we are unable to return the receipts for the emergency purchases)

Claims for damaged items

  • Written confirmation from a trade’s person to confirm the cost to repair the item or to confirm the item is beyond economical repair

Claims where an airline/carrier is involved

  • Incident report to confirm loss/damage or delay has been reported to the carrier (as required) in the event the incident involves an airline this document is a Property Irregularity Report or PIR (we are unable to return this document)
  • Baggage delivery report/proof of delivery which will confirm the length of the delay to your baggage (we are unable to return this document)
  • Baggage tags and tickets

If your baggage has been irretrievably lost by the airline please forward

  • Written confirmation from the Airline to confirm the baggage has been irretrievably lost
  • Written confirmation from the Airline to confirm the amount of compensation due to you from them as a result of the loss of your baggage

If you have suffered a theft or lost items during your trip please forward

  • The original police report to confirm you have reported the loss (as required)
  • The local tour operator’s representatives report into the incident (where available)
  • Proof of the pre-loss drawings/currency exchange for the money you are claiming for

Download a Baggage and Money Claim Form.

Download a Delayed Baggage Claim Form.

The fastest and easiest way to make a claim is online at: www.submitaclaim.co.uk/tpl

The process should take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete (depending on the type of claim).

Alternatively, contact our Claims Department at PJ Hayman & Company Limited:

Travel Claims Department
P J Hayman & Company Ltd
Stansted House
Rowlands Castle
Hampshire
PO9 6DX

Email: claims@pjhayman. com
Tel: 023 9241 9837

Once you have submitted a claim
Contact Claims Settlement Agencies
Write to: 308-314 London Road, Hadleigh, Benfleet, Essex SS7 2DD
Email: tpl@csal.co.uk
Tel: 01702 427251
Claims Settlement Agencies are open Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.

Delayed Departure, Missed Departure/Missed Connection

What should I do?

You need to obtain a letter from the airline, railway company or shipping line (or their handling agents) which shows the scheduled departure time, actual departure time and the reason for the delay. If You are delayed getting to Your Departure Point, You must provide proof of the delay (e.g. a Police or motoring organisation report) and provide receipts for necessary expenses incurred.

What documentation do I need to back up my claim?

Please complete and submit the form with the original documentation to support your claim including:

  • Schedule of Insurance (if Annual Multi-trip insurance a copy would be sufficient)
  • Booking Confirmation
  • A written report from the appropriate authorities confirming the disruption to your pre-planned travel arrangements
  • Letter from the Airline/Carrier confirming the duration of the delay and the reason for the delay
  • In the event of your Planned Travel Arrangements being disrupted please forward the Original Receipts/Proof of Payment for the incurred additional travel expenses (only)

Download a Travel Delay Claim Form.

Download a Missed Departure Claim Form.

The fastest and easiest way to make a claim is online at: www.submitaclaim.co.uk/tpl

The process should take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete (depending on the type of claim).

Alternatively by contact our Claims Department at PJ Hayman & Company Limited:

Travel Claims Department
P J Hayman & Company Ltd
Stansted House
Rowlands Castle
Hampshire
PO9 6DX

Email: claims@pjhayman. com
Tel: 023 9241 9837

Once you have submitted a claim
Contact Claims Settlement Agencies
Write to: 308-314 London Road, Hadleigh, Benfleet, Essex SS7 2DD
Email: tpl@csal.co.uk
Tel: 01702 427251
Claims Settlement Agencies are open Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.

Legal Expenses & Advice

Please contact the Emergency Helpline & Claims Service:

By telephone: 0800 923 4217 (if phoning from abroad: +44 (0) 800 923 4217)

Or in writing:

Lyons Davidson Limited,
Victoria House,
1 Victoria Street,
Bristol.
BS1 6AD.

Gadget Cover

Contact Davies Group, the claims administrator for Gadget Cover. Please contact them as soon as reasonably possible (but ideally within 48 hours) from discovery of the incident (or in the event of an incident occurring outside of the United Kingdom, on returning to the United Kingdom).

Alternatively, you can start your claim by emailing or calling the claims team:

Email: gadgetclaims@davies-group.com.

Telephone: 0330 102 8698. If you are phoning from abroad: + 44 (0)330 102 8698.

The line is open from 8:30am to 6:30pm Monday to Friday, and from 8:30am to 1pm Saturdays.

End Supplier Failure
Contact IPP Claims at Sedgwick, the claims administrator for End Supplier Failure, as soon as reasonably practicable.

Telephone: 0345 266 1872 or if you are phoning from abroad: + 44 (0)345 266 1872.

The line is open from 09.00 – 17.00 Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.

Email: Insolvency-claims@ipplondon.co.uk.

Post: IPP Claims at Sedgwick, Oakleigh House, 14-15 Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3DQ.

Travel Consumer Dispute
Claims must be notified within 30 days of returning from the trip which is the subject of the dispute and may give rise to any claim under this policy. Failure to do so could lead us to decline that claim.

Telephone: 01384 377 000 or if you are phoning from abroad: + 44 (0)1384 377000.

The line is open from 09.00 – 17.00 Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.

If your type of claim is not listed above and you would like to speak to the Travel Claims Department, please call 023 9241 9837.

Alternatively, email claims@pjhayman.com.

When will my claim be settled?

You can usually expect to receive one of the following within 5 working days of us receiving your completed claim form:

  • A cheque to cover your claim.
  • A request for more information and why we need it.
  • An explanation of why your claim is not covered under the terms of the policy.

Documentation

Please Note – scan & photocopies are acceptable, however, we do always encourage you to retain the original documentation in case we require any particular documents to be sent in for inspection or retention. Examples where this would be required are high-value claims (for prevention of fraud) where we are required to retain originals for a certain period of time.

Contact Us

If you would like to speak to the Travel Claims Department, please call 023 9241 9837.

Alternatively, email claims@pjhayman.com

When do I notify you?

The notification must be made within 31 days or as soon as possible thereafter following any bodily injury, illness, incident, event, redundancy or the discovery of any loss or damage which may give rise to a claim under this policy.