Travel insurance: who would be considered a ‘close relative’?

When it comes to travel insurance, there’s a pretty strict definition of what counts as a “close relative”.

Here’s the (pretty hefty) list. To be a close relative, someone has to be your:

  • Mother
  • Father
  • Sister
  • Brother
  • Fiance(e)
  • Wife
  • Husband
  • Civil partner
  • Domestic partner
  • Daughter
  • Son
  • Grandparent
  • Grandchild
  • Mother-in-law
  • Father-in-law
  • Son-in-law
  • Daughter-in-law
  • Sister-in-law
  • Brother-in-law
  • Stepfather
  • Stepmother
  • Stepdaughter
  • Stepson
  • Stepbrother
  • Stepsister
  • Next of kin
  • Guardian
Updated on December 6, 2019

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