Travel insurance for the elderly, over 70, over 65 and medical conditions
We specialise in over 70 travel insurance for people
up to 85 (annual trips) and unlimited singe trips.
When you are over 70 you may find it hard to obtain a quote for
travel insurance. Especially online many insurance companies stop at the age of 65. Not us! As
Insurance brokers we can provide travel insurance even for people aged over 70 - in fact there is
no upper age limit on some of our travel insurance policies.
For an immediate over
70 travel insurance
quote click here.
Our travel insurance quotation system allows you to buy immediate
cover - even if you are over 65. However you should call us or the medical screening lines shown if
you have any pre-existing medical conditions to ensure that
cover can be provided. Please note that if you do not contact us the policy will be sold on a
non-advised basis, which means that it is up to you to check that the travel insurance is suitable.
As travel insurance for the over 70s is a specialist market it may be a good idea to contact us so
we can check your needs and make a recommendation as to the correct travel insurance policy to buy.
New policy launches providing over 65 travel insurance
The over 65 will be delighted that a new travel insurance policy has
been launched on 1st April 2012. The policy - branded Redwood
specifically caters for the mature traveller offering cover for travel up to 365 days for people up
to and including 85 and annual travel insurance - with a choice of 31, 45, 61 and 93 days a trip to
the age of 74.
The Redwood policy is currently unavailable. you may
The rates have been specifically chosen so the price is cheaper,
especially for travel outside Europe than can be found on travel insurance comparison websites (two
weeks for someone over 80 to America is less than £100) with generous discounts for excluding
baggage and cancellation cover if not needed. The excess is also lower (choice of £100, £50,
£25) and can be deleted if not desired.
If you don't need advice about your needs
then you may Obtain
an online travel insurance quotation at a reduced price.
Alternatively please feel free to call us on
01207 509446 during normal office hours. Our experienced staff will be
only too please to discuss your insurance options and we may be able to arrange
immediate cover for your travel insurance policy.
Existing Conditions - medical screening or online applications when 65?
As the over 65 frequently have existing conditions much travel
insurance will depend on acceptability criteria. Our insurance products provide a plethora of options
including on-line screening, if the user is comfortable utilising the facility or bespoke medical
screening through an operator. Each insurance policy we offer has its own method of providing cover for
existing conditions (information is provided on the results page of our quotation system).
Regions: Europe, Australia, Worldwide, America/ Canada/ Caribbean
Since we offer a range of insurance policies, the over 65 will find a
competitive travel insurance policy wherever in the world they wish to travel. Please note, however
that this variety means that the traditional regions (UK/ Europe/ Australia/ Worldwide Excluding
USA and Worldwide Including USA) may have some overlap especially when visiting the Middle East/
Northern Africa - some insurance companies rate these countries as 'Europe' whilst others rate them as
'worldwide'. Our recommendation would be to select 'Europe' as the area and then include the
More about travel insurance generally and Portwood in Particular
As well as providing the over 65 with travel insurance, B Portwood
& Co Ltd offer a wide range of other policies. Our cheap insurance quotation system automatically selects
those policies that meet any particular demand or need. For instance - if you need cover for a long
stay then our long stay travel insurance policies will quote - providing cover up to 18 months if
Backpacking - cheap and cheerful travel insurance cover - not for the over 65!
This also applies to backpackers - there are several policies aimed
at the young traveller - usually providing limited cover but including many hazardous activities -
we offer quotes from PJ Hayman, Citybond, Coe Connections amongst other leading companies.
Winter sports and annual travel policies for the over 65.
The other two categories are winter sports and annual insurance.
Annual policies are now available up to 93 days a trip for people up to 74 and 31 days a trip for
travellers up to 85. Winter sports policies are available for people up to 85 - however in this
case it is imperative that you check that the winter sports you intend to partake in are covered -
anything out of the unusual e.g. heli ski-ing should be reviewed carefully by reading the policy -
or contacting us if you have any queries.
to our main cheap travel insurance page
Specialised travel insurance needs.
Even if you are over 65 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 65 more information about our travel
insurance for the over 65 policies, terms and conditions, including
cover for medical conditions.
When over 70 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 over
70 travel insurance is available with instant quotes and buy online.
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
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 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