Compare Travel Insurance For Pensioners

Compare the best quotes for travel insurance for pensioners side by side & find a cheap holiday insurance pensioners policy that gives you the cover you need. We make finding the best pensioners travel insurance deal quick and easy by listing all the companies that provide pensioner travel insurance and travel insurance for the elderly.
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 Max AgeOnline DiscountMedical ExpensesCover 
EuropeWorldwide Incl. USAWorldwide Excl. USAWinter Sports
Flexicover
Travel Insurance
75
years
10%
up to
£10,000,000
Tel 0800 954 8850 0800 954 8850
Purchase any Flexicover policy online, get 10% discount with code "MY10" and an automatic chance to win a prize worth up to £1,000! money.co.uk exclusive products.
CoverForYou
Travel Insurance
75
years
0%
up to
£20,000,000
The UK's Favourite travel insurance. Over half a million travellers covered in the last year. 5 Star Cover with 97% satisfaction.
JustTravelCover.com
 
Travel Insurance
Unlimited10%£10,000,000
Tel 0800 9882843 0800 9882843
No Age Limit travel insurance. Cover available for pre-existing medical conditions. Quickly compare a range of insurers on one website. Use Voucher code: MONEY10 to receive an exclusive money.co.uk additional 10% discount.
Spectrum
Travel Insurance
up to
85
years
10%
up to
£25,000,000
Purchase any Spectrum policy online and get a money.co.uk exclusive 10% discount and an automatic chance to win a prize worth up to £1,000!
Explorer Travel Insurance
 
Travel Insurance
up to
Unlimited
10%
up to
£10,000,000
Choose from Single Trip, Annual, Cruise, Winter Sports, Backpacker and specialist Over 65's & Medical Conditions Travel Insurance.
Barclays
Travel Insurance
up to
79
years
20%
up to
£10,000,000
20% Online Discount. T&Cs and exclusions apply.
Staysure.co.uk
Travel Insurance
up to
85
years
0%
up to
£10,000,000
Tel 0800 652 8161 0800 652 8161
High quality cheap travel insurance designed specifically to meet the requirements of the more mature traveller - 50+.
Columbus
Travel Insurance
up to
85
years
0%
up to
£15,000,000
Save an extra 5% through Money.co.uk, by clicking through on this link. FREE kids cover on annual policies.
TopDog
Travel Insurance
up to
85
years
10%
up to
£25,000,000
Purchase any TopDog policy online and get a Money.co.uk exclusive 10% discount and an automatic chance to win a prize worth up to £1,000!
Virgin
Travel Insurance
75
years
0%
up to
Unlimited
As a Virgin Money customer there's an added bonus - exclusive customer offers like 5% off Virgin Holidays and discounts on hire cars and airport parking.
LV=
Travel Insurance
up to
Unlimited
15%£10,000,000
Get a 15% discount on our travel insurance when you buy a new policy online.
goodtogoinsurance.com
 
Travel Insurance
Unlimited0%£10,000,000
Specialist cover for travellers with medical conditions - at a fair price. No age limits.
Go Walkabout Travel Insurance
 
Travel Insurance
up to
85
years
0%
up to
£10,000,000
Debenhams
Travel Insurance
75
years
0%
up to
Unlimited
Get a free £5 Debenhams gift card when you buy travel insurance. Over 40 adventure sports covered, unlimited cover for overseas medical expenses, plus kids go free! Terms and conditions apply.
Coverwise
Travel Insurance
up to
75
years
0%
up to
£20,000,000
Sainsbury's Bank
 
Travel Insurance
up to
Unlimited
20%
up to
£10,000,000
20% online discount for everyone. Additional online discount-exclusive to Nectar customers, giving you up to 25% off. A Nectar card and valid code required.
Saga
Travel Insurance
Unlimited10%£10,000,000
AA
Travel Insurance
79
years
10%£10,000,000
Great cover from the brand you can trust. Online discounts and discounts for couples and families available.
John Lewis Insurance
 
Travel Insurance
up to
Unlimited
20%
up to
£10,000,000
Jet2.com
Travel Insurance
up to
85
years
0%
up to
£10,000,000
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The Secret to Finding the Best Travel Insurance for Pensioners

Just because you can collect a free bus pass doesn't mean you should have to retire your passport; in fact you will now have more time than ever to enjoy travelling!

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However, that means that you will need to track down the best travel insurance for OAPs as you won't want to risk being stranded overseas if the worst happens.

But let's be honest, insurance isn't something to get excited about and finding cheap travel insurance for pensioners which doesn't compromise on quality is really what you want.

We take a look at some of the secrets to finding cheap holiday insurance for pensioners that doesn't leave you high and dry when you need it the most.

Shop around for elderly travel insurance

When you book your holiday you might be tempted to take out insurance at the same time, especially if they offer reasonable travel insurance for the elderly.

However, you may be better off if you take some time to look around and compare travel insurance for pensioners, rather than taking out a policy on the spot.

Whether you are over 65, over 70 or even over 80 there are plenty of travel insurers willing to offer cover so you don't have to simply accept the first quote you get.

Pay only for the insurance you need

If you are looking to find the cheapest travel insurance for pensioners, one way to slice the price is by making sure that your policy doesn't include unnecessary cover.

For example, do you have worldwide insurance when you only plan on visiting Europe? Or perhaps sports cover is included; by opting to remove this you could find the premium drops. Check what your insurance covers; you could well be paying for extras you won't ever need.

One size insurance policy doesn't fit all

Just because you qualify for travel insurance with a certain provider doesn't mean that they are offering you the best type of cover.

Just ticking a box to add insurance to your holiday can seem like the easiest option but you might find that you aren't covered quite as comprehensively as you thought.

For example, travel insurance for pensioners with health problems often requires a specialist provider. Mainstream providers often just exclude existing medical conditions which means you could be left to pick up the bill if you fall ill overseas.

You might even want to consider taking out annual travel insurance for pensioners if you take more frequent holidays or trips. It doesn't only work out cheaper but saves the hassle of arranging insurance each time you want to go overseas.

Supplement your travel insurance

Travel insurance is an essential wherever you are holidaying but if you are staying in Europe, it's a good idea to get an EHIC too.

The European Health Insurance Card – known as EHIC for short – is a document which proves you are a UK national and entitles you to receive free or subsidised medical treatment in EU member countries plus Switzerland.

There may be times when you don't need to claim on your pensioner travel insurance, particularly if you only have a minor injury or illness.

An EHIC will allow you to get the treatment you need as if you were a national of the country you are staying in. It is also useful even if you do want to claim on your cover as the EHIC can cut through red tape and make the whole process much quicker. Some travel insurers will require you to have a valid EHIC before you travel before they will offer cover.

An EHIC can't ever replace travel insurance as there's many things it doesn't cover but it can certainly help speed things up if the worst happens.

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