Older people in the UK, the new wave of Silver Surfers are making up an increasingly large groups of travellers to far away shores. These intrepid over 55s are becoming more adventurous than ever before and are going far further than the usual two weeks in Greece or Spain.
One of the biggest issues this new group of holidaymakers face is being able to find affordablle travel insurance to cover any medical costs they may incur. As you get older unfortunately the likeliehood of needing medical attention also creeps up and this is often represented in higher premiums.
Here are some of the example trips the the travel insurance provider below will cover:
- Travel Insurance Over 80 to Spain, France and Greece
- Older cover for trips to Southeast Asia
- Long stay travel insurance for the over 80s
- Long weekend insurance cover to European cities.
Good to Go
Goodtogoinsurance.com provides travel insurance cover to travellers of any age, with or without pre existing medical conditions. They can also cover your travelling companions on the same policy.
- Pre existing conditons such as Cancer, Heart Conditions, Diabetes, Stroke, Epilepsy and many more
- Single trip and annual travel insurance with no age limit
Example Quote* - £67.34 (Silver Policy)
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Get Going Travel Insurance
As specialists in medical travel insurance, they understand the difficulties of finding the right medical travel insurance cover at the right price. When you have an existing medical condition, whether it is asthma, high blood pressure or something more serious like cancer, they can provide peace of mind and cover
Example Quote* - £29.88 (Get Going Standard Single Trip)
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Travel Insurance for Medical Long Stay Cover
They specialise in providing travel insurance for people who have medical conditions but don't want to be held back by them. They offer full screening – either online or on the phone – for 1000s of conditions and can offer instant cover, wherever you are going.
Example Quote* - £33.00
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Jet 2 Travel Insurance
With Jet2Insurance.com single trip insurance you can have complete peace of mind for the duration of your holiday, from 3 days to 3 weeks or more!
Medical Emergency & Repatriation (up to £10,000,000), Cancellation, Curtailment & Trip Interruption (up to £3,500)
Example Quote* - £22.10 (Standard LONG STAY Single Trip)
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Insure for all for the older travellers
Many companies, especially on the internet, don't offer this protection to over 65s or senior citizens, but Insure for all do.
- Single trip policies for ages 65-99 online, Annual up to 74.
- Cover for individuals, couples or groups of up to 8 people
- Cover for many pre-existing medical conditions – subject to medical screening
Example Quote* - £56.14 (Single Trip Bronze)
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John Lewis Travel Insurance with no age limits
Optional Independent Traveller Insurance to provide cover when individual elements of a trip are booked separately, rather than as part of a package. This enhancement also provides cover for flights cancelled or delayed as a result of travel disruption caused by a volcano.
- No wardrobe worries - up to £2,500 for lost luggage
- Loss or theft of your passport covered as standard
- Travel cover for up to six months
Example Quote* - £69.00 (Plus Policy)
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