Why Do You Need over 60’s Travel Insurance?
A travel insurance policy for over 60’s with a pre-existing medical condition is all about holidaying with peace of mind, wherever you go.
You might be thinking of retiring soon and thinking of all the places you’d like to visit? Start your dream destinations list today with the right cover from AllClear.
Maybe you’ve got your tickets and your passport, but what about the right travel insurance? It’s that extra layer of security that allows you to really unwind, knowing that even if something doesn’t go to plan, you’re prepared anyway.
We’ve got your back when it comes to lost luggage, delayed flights and, most importantly, medical emergencies.
It’s vital to declare all your pre-existing conditions when getting your travel insurance quote. Otherwise, you might not be properly covered in the event of a claim relating to your pre-existing conditions.
Our over 60’s cover can give you the freedom and confidence to travel the world. Make AllClear your travel companion for peace of mind.
What do our over 60’s insurance policy covers?
- Medical emergency expenses
- Cancellation/cutting short your trip
- Personal property
- Winter sports
- Golf cover
Should You Declare All of Your Pre-Existing Medical Conditions?
It is essential that you declare any pre-existing medical condition you may have whatever age you may be.
You can declare your medical conditions through our medical screening process via our website or by speaking to one of our trained professionals over the phone, who can help guide you through the process.
It is important to know that if you do not disclose any pre-existing medical conditions, your policy may not be valid, should you need to make a claim resulting from that medical condition.
What Do We Cover?
Medical bills and repatriation - in case you need any emergency treatment while traveling or need to be brought back to the UK in an air ambulance. This includes 24/7 access an Emergency Assistance Team, no matter where you are
Cancellation and curtailment - in case an unforeseen emergency means you have to cancel or cut short your trip
Travel delays - and other costs should you need to make alternative arrangements, in the event that any booked transport is heavily delayed or cancelled
Baggage and possessions - including your money, passports and travel documents in case they are lost, damaged or stolen while you are travelling. We can also cover more expensive gadgets (up to 7) such as mobile phones and tablets with a special add-on that provides £3,000 of cover
Airline or end supplier failure - included as standard on AllClear Gold and Gold Plus policies, to make sure you don’t lose money if your travel company goes bust and your holiday isn’t protected by the ABTA or ATOL schemes
Activities - we cover many sports and travel activities without any additional cost, plus include a wide range of optional extras to enhance cover for specific activities, ranging from golf cover to winter sports
No two holidays are the same, tailor your policy to suit your needs! Our optional extras are there to enhance your cover – ranging from Winter Sports cover to Gadget Cover. Upgrade your cover to ensure you have the level and quality you require.
Why Choose AllClear? The Key Benefits
- Medical expenses covered up to £15,000,000.
- Cancellation and Curtailment covered up to £5,000.
- Personal Belongings covered up to £3,000.
- All ages. All medical conditions. All destinations.
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Travel Tips for over 60’s
Whether you’re after a lazy beach break or the adventure of a lifetime, AllClear will make it happen. Our AlClear Gold and Gold Plus policies can include jet skiing, horse riding, scuba diving (up to 30 meters deep), safari and gorilla trekking, cycling, and if you fancy it, even camel riding!
Cancellation cover starts as soon as your policy, so booking your travel insurance early can really pay off. You can tick another thing off your pre-holiday checklist if you sort this early
Familiarise yourself with your travel insurance documents before travelling. A handy tip is highlighting all emergency numbers and contacts in case you need to use them or even saving them to your phone for ease of access
Taking medication? Talk to your GP about the adjustments required when travelling in different timezones and ensure you have sufficient medication to last the trip, plus a little extra in case of delays.
Lost your documents? Not to worry – speak to our friendly Customer Care Team via Live Chat or give us a call on 0800 640 4811, and we'll get you a copy of your documents in no time
Frequently Asked Questions About Travel Insurance for over 60’s
Does being over 60 affect how long you can travel for?
We’re pleased to say that no matter your age, you can travel up to:
Is repatriation included in your cover?
Yes – always! Cover for repatriation to your Home Country also extends to any other travelling member who is listed on your policy.
Can you get cover if you're on a waiting list for treatment?
Yes, just be sure to answer that you are on a waiting list for treatment during the Medical Warranty section of your quote.
Plus, if you’d like to be covered for cancelling your holiday due being on the waiting list, simply Waiting List cover as an optional extra.
Can someone else join your policy if they're under 60?
Yes they can.
Being on the same policy as a friend or family member also has the great benefit of mutual cancellation cover should one of you need it.
How often can you travel with over 60's travel insurance?
With our over 60’s annual multi-trip travel insurance, you can take any number of trips during the year. Rather than needing to tell us exactly where you’ll be, you only need to select your preferred region of the cover.
However, there are restrictions on the length of time you can be away for any one trip. You can see the maximum trip duration for each of our providers here.
Where can you travel to with AllClear’s over 60's travel insurance?
We cover all destinations. For a single trip policy, simply enter the name of the country you are visiting. For an annual policy, you have three regions to choose from: Europe, Worldwide excluding North America, and Worldwide including North America.
How is the cost of over 60's travel insurance calculated?
A number of variable factors are taken into consideration when calculating premiums. These include: The destination to which you are travelling (for example, Spain, the United States and Canada are among the more expensive countries in which to receive medical treatment); The duration of your trip; The type and severity of your medical conditions; Your age and the level of benefits being offered to you.
Quote premiums may vary by provider because they may offer different levels of cover, excesses and upgrades.
How do you know you are ‘Fit to travel’?
You don’t need to provide us with a certificate from your doctor, but you will need to confirm you’re fit to travel at the time of getting a quote or purchasing a policy. If you need to make a claim, you may require a letter from your doctor confirming that you were fit to travel at the time you purchased your policy, and the date when you were declared unfit to travel.
What if you purchase an over 60's travel policy then your medical conditions change?
If you’ve purchased an over 60’s travel policy and you need to amend something to do with your declared medical conditions then simply get in touch at the earliest possible opportunity and we will update your details.
It’s important to let us know any changes before you travel to ensure your policy is the most up to date and you’re still covered.
Do you need over 60's travel insurance if you have an EHIC?
With the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) you will receive treatment in any of the EU’s 28 states as a local citizen. However, this is based on treatments received in public, not private hospitals.
The EHIC isn’t a substitute for travel insurance. It doesn’t cover you for: