Over 65 and Planning a Holiday with your Family? What to Consider in Travel Insurance

After many years of hard work, at the prime age of 60, one can say the most rewarding gift of all is that of having a wonderful time alone with the loved ones far away from the home country. Grandchildren can prove to be fun when they accompany you during a trip, their energy and zeal will always keep your head up at all times. Their eager and ambitious nature will always amaze you. To pursue an effective travel successfully, having a suitable travel cover is the bottom-line.

Features to consider when choosing the best travel insurance cover

Coverage of preexisting conditions

Depending on the nature of travel, the terms and conditions of travel policies will always vary. Among the common types of insurance covers for travel are: single trip policies designed to cater for only one trip and the annual trip policies which caters for the many trips that one is likely to make during the course of the year. In case of any accidents or delays during the trip, the client is in a position to claim the agreed amount as per the conditions set which are legally binding both to the insurance provider and the client.(Image by ITIC: Travel & Health Insurance Conferences)

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Activities covered in the cover

A good travel cover will always cater for the stated conditions in full, one of them being reimbursement of nonrefundable funds to clients upon cancellation of a trip or when they decide to travel back earlier than ascertained, the other being the medical cover that will cater for all medical needs to clients while traveling.  According to the information institute, research shows that a moderate insurance cover only costs you 7% of your total travel cost.

Travel accompanied by children

While one can opt to go for a trip with family members, most of the travel insurance policies are flexible and will always provide for family travel insurance cover. This cost will vary depending on the number of family members. The policies outlined in this type of polices cover for health problems, accidents in addition to catering for the hospitalization bills and drugs and many other types of uncertainties in the course of the trip.

Trip cancellation policy.

Trip cancellation can affect either the travel service provider or the client. For clients, the travel cancellation policy allows them to claim their funds upon delay or cancellation of a flight. This majorly applies to those clients who had earlier on booked for travel flights for their future travel plans. In some cases, a predetermined trip cancellation requires clients to make a notice 28 days prior to the date of travel.(Image by ITIC: Travel & Health Insurance Conferences)

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In  Conclusion

Travel can mean exciting adventures for you ahead during the trip. Because of this, it’s important to choose and determine the best kind of travel insurance deals for over 65’s.  Depending on the nature of your travel, whether traveling alone or with family, the number of trips a year the insurance costs will vary. Moreover, the conditions and features in the policy varies depending on their area of coverage.


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Author: Shawn Leers

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