Long stay travel insurance for the over 65
Providing essential protection for independent travellers, long stay travel
affords necessary cover for explorers visiting abroad for periods
exceeding 90 days. Maximum duration age dependent, varies considerably
from 5 months - 18 months. Similar to backpackers
travel insurance (covers gap year students) except maximum age higher, better benefits
provided. Premiums proportionately cheaper. Use button below to compare costs, terms
Or call us on 01207 509446 for advice on our wide range of long stay
travel insurance products for the over 65.
Announcement for people over 65, over 70, over 75, over 80 wanting long
stay travel Insurance
On 1st April 2012 we
launched a new insurance policy that will offer the following. Cover is available for over
3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 months as well as shorter periods.
Long Stay travel Insurance
for ages 80 to 85: 12 months (365) days maximum duration
Long Stay travel Insurance
for ages 75 to 79: 12 months maximum duration
Long Stay travel insurance
for ages 70 to 74: 12 months maximum duration
Long Stay travel insurance
for ages 65 to 69: 12 months maximum duration
Annual travel insurance to
age 74: Up to 93 days per trip.
Ideal for the over
60's going to Spain or Portugal for the winter.
Information about long stay travel insurance rates for
the over 65, 70, 75 or 80
Travelers over 65 but 85 or younger,
with or without medical conditions can find rates for cheap long stay
travel insurance through our Redwood product
The policy includes many optional
extras and there is medical screening to cover pre-existing conditions. It is pretty cheap for
short stays as well! 81-85, 2 weeks in Europe, No Excess: £49.42, Worldwide Inc USA/ Canada,
£87.40 £100 excess: No Excess: £96.14. (£59.43 medical cover only with a £100 excess)
Stay Travel Insurance - over 65- quote and buy online.
Rating Factors. Why cheaper?
The following explain why long stay travel insurance is cheaper than
Pre-booked accommodation probably not needed on long
Resulting cancellation costs limited
Independent streak resulting with hazardous/ dangerous
sports/ activities - insured separately?
Typical staying reasons for long time: visiting parents/
offspring, gap year travel, Voluntary Service Overseas (including teaching)
Lower baggage costs - travelling light.
Results: Premiums cheaper proportionately
for long journeys than standard travel insurance. BUT benefits reduced.
Availability of long stay travel insurance depends on policyholder's age.
Upto 45: Some cheaper backpacker insurance policies also
quote - compare insurance rates above. Example: Gap Year
Upto 65: normal insurance rates, 12 or 18 months maximum
duration. Example: Career Break.
Over 65: See above for 12 months travel insurance cover
up to 85 inclusive
Over 85: 13 Weeks Worldwide, 5 months Europe: Insurance with no upper age-limit,
subject to travel period.
for long stay travel insurance depend upon regions visited. Insurance
for occasional travel in higher-rated areas maybe covered through
Europe: Mainland Europe (Including Russia West of Ural
Mountains). Mediterranean Islands. May include Canary islands, also North African
Countries bordering Mediterranean. i.e. Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Israel,
Lebanon, Syria. Not Guaranteed. Comparison quotation system includes automatic adjustment
for each insurance definition of Europe.
Australia, New Zealand: Obviously Australia and New
Zealand - a long journey. Check Insurance wording includes stop-over cover if intending
short break elsewhere. Probably required Medicare registration on arrival.
Worldwide: Anywhere other than American Region. Short
stays in America en-route e.g. South America, Mexico could be allowed.
America: United States of America, probably Canada/
Caribbean Countries. Long trips expensive especially elderly. Again compare cheap prices
online with travel insurance quote system.
conditions disclosure compulsory. Results from insurance comparison include screening
line. Travel length may result in higher insurance costs especially covering severe illnesses
(heart attack, stroke). Better terms for milder conditions cholesterol, mild diabetes.
Check insurance includes hazardous activities on long trips.
Examples: bungee jumping, white water rafting or even just casual
work abroad. Winter Sports activities, ski-ing, heli ski-ing, luge, tobogganing, snow zorbing,
snow kiting etc cost extra. Suggest an Adventures Insurance
Policy covering dangerous sports etc for limited periods.
B Portwood & Co Ltd
B Portwood is an Insurance Broker based in Northern England.
44 Medomsley Road, Consett; 145 Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland.
Long stay travel insurance is arranged at Consett Office : Telephone 01207509446 during normal
Other long stay travel insurance links
Long Stay Travel Insurance to America
| Long Stay Travel Insurance to Australia | Long
Stay Travel Insurance Worldwide | Long Stay Travel Insurance to
Europe | Single trip
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