over 70s travel insurance

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over 70s travel insurance

enjoying a holiday should be something that you can experience at any age. and as you get older, you may find that the travel insurance protection needed for your holiday changes. for example, you may need extra protection for a new medical condition, or even additional cancellation cover for your trip.

at albert & eddie , we only suggest our travel insurance brands that are suitable to your holiday needs, meaning that you can travel with peace of mind knowing that you’re fully protected for the things that matter to you the most.

what cover do over 70s policies offer through albert & eddie ?

travel insurance policies for those over 70 are designed to include all of the standard cover available on a travel insurance policy, such as cancellation cover, personal possessions protection, and emergency medical expenses.

plus, at albert & eddie , we offer a specialist medical screening tool, which allows us to get a better picture of your overall health during the quote process and match you with travel insurance policies that suit your personal needs.

all standard over 70s travel insurance policies at albert & eddie include:

  • up to £10 million in case of a medical emergency, depending on the policy selected
  • cancellation cover which starts as soon as you purchase on all single trip policies, and from the start date you choose on all annual multi trip policies (giving you extra peace of mind)§
  • 24/7 access to an emergency medical assistance team
  • over 100 sports covered as standard
  • cover for UK, European and Worldwide trips, providing you do not travel against the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office’s travel advice
  • plus, a wide range of add-ons that let you personalise your policy

frequently asked questions

can I get travel insurance if I am over 70 years old?

age is just a number. so why should it stop you from travelling abroad? all you need to do is let us know a few details about you, your health and the trip you have planned and we’ll match you with a range of policies that suit your needs, where possible. just make sure you let us know about any medical conditions you may have during the quote process!

why does travel insurance get more expensive after 70?

some people find that the price of a travel insurance policy increases as they get older, but this can be due to a number of reasons, including your age, any medical conditions you have, where you plan to travel to and how long you travel for.

it’s relatively known that as you get older, you’re more likely to have medical conditions that need covering when you travel and this can sometimes cause your policy price to go up.

at albert & eddie, our specialist medical screening tool allows us to get a better understanding of your overall health. meaning that if you do need to declare a medical condition or two, then, where possible, we’ll only match you with specialist medical travel insurance policies that offer cover for your condition.

which is the best travel insurance for over 70’s?

the best travel insurance for you if you’re aged over 70 will entirely depend on your individual circumstances and exactly what you plan on getting up to during your travels. for example, you may need a policy that offers cover for your medical conditions. or, you may need cover that offers a higher cancellation limit if you’re going on a more expensive holiday. it’s really easy to find a policy that matches your needs here at albert & eddie. just let us know what type of holiday you plan on going on during the quote process, and a few details about yourself, and we’ll try and match you with a policy that suits your individual needs

does travel insurance include medical conditions for those over 70?

travelling abroad when you have a medical condition isn’t uncommon and shouldn’t stop you from enjoying a relaxing break. here at albert & eddie we use a specialist medical screening tool during the quote process, which helps us to get a better understanding of your overall health and allows us to match you with our travel insurance brand that can cover your conditions. an existing condition could be anything from something you take medication for to something you see your GP or a consultant for. it’s important to let us know about any conditions you have, as failure to do so could mean you’re not fully covered later down the line. simply answer a few questions about your health as accurately as you can during the quote process and we’ll match you with one of our brands that will cover your needs (or at least point you in the direction of someone else who can, if none of the albert & eddie brands are able to). 

do albert & eddie policies include Covid-19 protection?

most policies available through albert & eddie offer basic protection against Covid-19.

for example, most of the policies on offer will cover cancellation cover due to isolating or being hospitalised as a result of a Covid-19 diagnosis. plus, there’s also the option across most travel insurance brands on albert & eddie to enhance your protection with a Covid-19 policy extension if you’d like to.

§cancellation cover limits may vary between our brands. please check your policy wording for more information.