Globelink History Timeline

Globelink history timeline


We have launched our first-ever travel insurance iOS app.


Launch of all new website with improved and faster quote and buy facility. Launch of CDW Insurance.


We expanded our product range to offer Already Travelling Insurance. Globelink ranked 4.5 (Excellent) by our customers on independent review platforms.


We increased our policy age limits to 89 and increased the list of accepted Medical Conditions. Globelink Affiliate Programme redesign: enhanced service to affiliate partners through Progressive Commission Plan offering up to 20% from each sale.


Globelink 20th Anniversary Campaign launch with prize winning competitions. Policy enhancements: End Supplier Insolvency Insurance including Scheduled Airline Insolvency Insurance cover added as standard.


Redesigned Globelink website providing customers with enhanced usability; a quick and easy quote & buy facility and improved mobile interface.


Globelink team participated in the Over 50s Show 2014 in Estepona, Spain. Buying Globelink travel insurance became available on smartphones and tablets.


New website launch and new features: Annual multi-trip policy online renewal, 24 hour Emergency Assistance info by SMS, Blog, QR Code, Facebook Like Box, Social Media Icons.


Suggest-a-Name Competition was held and Globelink new logo was born – Gulliver Globelink.


We have reached 1 000 000 customers.


Return Home option, and Cancellation Top Up extra covers became available.


More extreme activities were included in the adventure activities list.


Event Cancellation and Excess waiver options available.


Option to add additional cover for Golfers to the Globelink travel insurance policy.


Optional Wedding Cover became available.


Introduced policies for people Working, Volunteering and Studying.


Globelink policies extended for longer Backpacking trips.


Cover for Australian, New Zealand and South African passport holders living in UK.


In 2002, we began providing travel insurance to people who live in all European Union countries.


Globelink became one of the very first travel insurance providers to offer online travel insurance quotations on our new website, and very soon progressed to our bespoke “Quote & Buy” system for customers to purchase their policy and receive documents by email.


On November 11, founded by David Deverson in a bid to provide cost effective, customer focussed Travel Insurance products and a friendly, personal service to all customers.

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Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, we’re temporarily not offering NEW SINGLE TRIP policies. You can still buy our ANNUAL cover, or an ‘ALREADY TRAVELLING’ policy if you’re currently away. Or you can visit our travel insurance partners for a SINGLE TRIP quote. Click here for transfer to their website.

If you are you an EXISTING SINGLE TRIP CUSTOMER - To EXTEND your SINGLE TRIP policy, please contact us to get an extension BEFORE your policy expires so you have continual cover: globelink@globelink.co.uk or by +44 1353 699 082.

For notification of when Single Trip policies are available, please leave you email and we will get back in touch.