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
Post Office Travel Insurance for the under 86s
For weekend breaks to one year trips Cruise cover provided as standard!
Optional extras - including ski, cruise & golf insurance
Choose from single trip, annual multi-trip or backpacker cover
24/7 medical emergency helpline
Example Quote* - £32.36 (PO Single Trip)
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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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Single Trip Travel Insurance covers anyone up to the age of 120!
Cancellation cover starts as soon as you take out the policy and ends when you’re back home again.
Ideal if you are planning on a long stay in the winter sun of Spain or Portugal, or further afield like Mexico or Thailand
Example Quote* - £29.00
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Staysure Travel Insurance for ANY AGE
5 Star reviews on Trustpilot than any other travel insurance provider.
Covering you for one trip to any worldwide destination, with no upper age limit
100% of claims are progressed to the decision stage within 2 days of receiving all documents
99% of global destinations covered
Example Quote* - £55.00
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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
Example Quote* - £40.99
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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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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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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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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