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Travel Insurance America/ USA for over 75s

America is the bane of travel insurance. If you are elderly or over 75 the cost of travel insurance to America can be prohibitive - especially if you have medical conditions and are wishing to travel to America..

Travel insurance to 'America' is normally the highest rating  that insurers use for travel Insurance. Please note, however, that this may not just refer to the 'USA' and you should be aware that the following countries MAY also be rated at the same rate. If you are in doubt or would like us to look for a quotation for one of these countries Please contact us on 01207 509446.

  • United States of America (USA)

  • Canada

  • Mexico

  • Countries in the Caribbean

Click Here for our Online Quotation System - but please call us as well.

Information about cheap travel insurance rates for the over 75, 70, 75 or 80 going to America

Travelers over 75 but 85 or younger, with or without medical conditions can find rates for cheap travel insurance to America through our Redwood product. These rates are cheaper than can be found on aggregator websites or offer substantially better cover.

If you want a quote for travel insurance for America  then follow travel insurance America for our main quotation page - you can buy travel insurance online. (we can quote for any age, including over 75, 70, 75 or 80 - in fact we have no upper age limit for single trips and 85 for annual multi trip insurance)

Visa Requirements

The Electronic System for Travel Authorization requires every traveler to the USA to provide details of name, gender, date of birth, address where they are staying in the USA, passport number and a declaration that they are not engaged in certain activities - such as the holocaust, drugs, espionage etc. This system has now been in force for several years. Once authorisation has been given then at the airport each traveler is checked to ensure that they have applied and been cleared.

Sections of a travel insurance policy

A travel insurance policy has many sections: 


Our home page for cheap travel insurance Back to our main cheap travel insurance page for more information. We offer a full range of travel insurance - for instance if you want annual travel insurance then our Annual Travel Insurance usa page has appropriate information. As mentioned we quote for the elderly, travel insurance for the over 75 - see our Travel Insurance for the elderly (over 75, , over 75 or over 80) page. We also quote for long stay travel insurance - see Long Stay Travel Insurance and, for students or young people on their gap year needing backpacker insurance, backpacker Travel Insurance is available. For other regions e.g. for australia see travel insurance australia, for european travel see european travel insurance and for worldwide cover see worldwide travel insurance as appropriate.

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Specialised travel insurance needs.

over 75?

Even if you are over 75 we can meet your travel insurance needs for to 365 days away or 93 days a trip for annual travel insurance. So if you are over 75 more information about our travel insurance for the over 75 policies, terms and conditions, including cover for medical conditions. Alternatively you can obtain an over 75 travel insurance quotation online - or call us for free help.


When travel insurance is still available for up to 365 days for a single trip, winter sports, or annual travel insurance for 93 days a trip. Further information about travel insurance is available with instant quotes and buy online.

Over 75?

Still no problem - the over 75 can still obtain long stay travel insurance for a year and winter sports covers. It doesn't matter if going to the USA, Worldwide or just Europe and medical conditions can be covered. You can obtain an over 75 travel insurance quote through our online quotation system and buy online.

Over 80?

Our unique Redwood travel insurance is suitable for travelers over 80 with online screening for medical conditions, with single trips for 366 days available. More information on over 80 travel insurance is available though our dedicated page.

Winter Sports

Winter sports cover for travel insurance is available up to 85. Information about winter sports travel insurance is available including various activities, with cheap premiums, especially for the USA and Canada.


Cheap backpacker travel insurance is available. Cover is more limited but backpacker travel insurance can be exceedingly cheap especially with a large excess.


About Us

B Portwood & Co Ltd are brokers based in North East England - we have two offices, at Consett and Bishop Auckland. We have been established for nearly 50 years and built our reputation not only on offering the right products but also ensuring that our well trained staff look after our customers really well and help them with any problems or queries they may have.

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