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Travel Bonds Insurance

Bonding by insurance to free up cash while meeting your regulatory requirements, recognised by the main travel bond trade associations, from Towergate Travel.

  • ABTA Partner+ for travel bonds
  • Free up working capital
  • UK-based support
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Why choose travel bonds insurance with Towergate?


Range of travel bonds

We can quote for most types of travel bonds (subject to application & financial criteria).


Available travel bonds

Available travel bonds include ABTA, BCH, ATOL & ABTOT.


Free up working capital

Through the pandemic many markets left the sector meaning many Bonding options/ solutions were removed or withdrawn which meant the tying up of important cash via organisations such as banks.


ABTA Partner+ for travel bonds

A recommended ABTA Partner+ for travel bonds.

About travel bonds insurance


Bonding insurance for travel agents and tour operators

We welcome bonding applications from all types of travel travel organisations. Bonds are a form of financial guarantee and consumer protection, and we can add value to the placement process with our expertise, knowledgeable staff and full market access. We have placed travel bonds on behalf of many high-profile operators.


Total access to the limited available markets

We have access to all the markets, however this is still very limited for travel bonds in the UK. Our expertise and knowledge of the ever-changing market help us to find the right quote for you.


Wide range of travel bonds available

We can quote for most types of travel bonds, including ABTA, BCH, ATOL & ABTOT. At Towergate Travel we have over 50 years’ experience in the sector and can help find the right travel bonds for you.


A recommended ABTA Partner+ for travel bonds

We are one of a select few brokers awarded ABTA Partner+ status and are endorsed by ABTA for our products, knowledge and services.

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Travel bonds insurance FAQs

Any tour operator which offer a package holiday for sale in the EU (irrespective of destination) must comply with the Package Travel Regulations which came into effect on 1 January 1993. One of the most onerous responsibilities is the need for the tour operator to provide security for passengers’ holiday payments prior to and up to the completion of the package holiday, in the event of the financial failure of the organiser.

Tying up your capital in bank bonds can be prohibitive to your travel company’s growth and the process can be very bureaucratic. Bonding by insurance represents a much easier way of meeting your regulatory requirements. What’s more, if you want to adjust your bond mid-term, this can be arranged simply.

As one of the market leaders in financial protection we can help you protect your legal financial obligations to your customers. We have access to specialist underwriters who understand this complex area of risk, and so can select an appropriate risk carrier (sometimes exclusive to Towergate) to suit your needs.

We are also in a Government steering group for tour operators insurance and are therefore aware of the latest regulations and public information so we can help tailor your policies to meet your requirements.

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