So it's official, more and more older people are travelling further on their holidays. The most popular countries for people aged over 85 has traditionally been countries such as Spain, France, Italy and Greece. These EU countries still take in the bulk of older travellers from the UK but increasingly they are seeking destinations further afield. Expected growth area include America, Australia and the Far East. The travel cover providers below all cover the over 85s worldwide.
Good to Go, Silver Package, overn 85s £63.60
Travel Insurance 4 Medical, Economy Extra Single, £68.60
Alpha Travel Insurance, Alpha 50 ST AFW, £44.82
Explorer Travel Insurance, for the over 85s, Gold Plus, £72.29
Travel Supermarket Comparison
Will give you a broad view of the whole of the travel insurance options for your longer stay trip.
Compare 400+ holiday insurance policies from over 50 travel insurance providers Cover from as little as £4.69*
Online quotes from £11.10
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Alpha Travel Cover Insurance (up to 99)
Up to £250 total valuables limit to replace your stolen or damaged items and cover your watches and sunglasses
- Single Trip & Annual Multi-trip policies to age 99
- Optional cover for over 2,000 medical conditions
- Independent travel on annual policies
Example Quote* - £47.21 (STC Trip)
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Get going, 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.
Will cover up to 85 years old
Example Quote* - £29.34 (Get Going Single)
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Single trip policies are available for up to 89 year olds
Over 50 pre-existing medical conditions covered for free
24/7 medical emergency helpline - we're there if you need us
Up to 99 Example Quote* - £40.99
AA Travel Cover Insurance (no age limits)
- Single trips have no upper age limits.
- Discount for AA members
- Medical expenses up to £10 million
- No excess to pay if you have to make a claim
Example Quote* - £53.51 (Single trip)
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- Get cover, even when you have medical conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, asthma, cancer, strokes, epilepsy, blood pressure and heart conditions, as well as many more.
Example Quote* - £37.22
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- They cover any medical conditions up to 99 years!
- They compare a number of different travel insurance companies to bring you competitve quotes
- UK based Call Centre team, no matter what the problem is, their dedicated team are here to help.
Up to 99 Example Quote* - £32.22
Travel Insurance for Medical (up to 99)
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
Quotes from- £59.22 (Med Policy)
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For a single trip policy: prices start from as little as 67p a day
Full cover for declared and accepted medical conditions
Specialist medical screening system
Emergency medical expenses up to £10,000,000
Example Quote* - £32.99
Good to Go for the over 80s
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
- Three levels of travel insurance cover available and No AGE LIMITS!
Example Quote* - £67.34 (Silver Policy)
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With Explorer you can choose from Single Trip, Annual Multi Trip, Winter Sports, Cruise and Older Backpacker Travel Insurance.
£5 million medical expenses cover
£5,000 holiday cancellation cover
Up to 99 Example Quote* - £37.49 (ES Single Trip Plus)
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Older people are now the largest group taking holidays and travelling from the UK!
The over 50s are now accounting for more than half (51%) of overseas holiday spend and 43% of all UK tourism spend, according to travel insurer LV.
Whilst the under 50s continue to struggle with belt-tightening, the over 50s spend £17.6bn on travel every year, and this figure is predicted to almost double in a decade.
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