10:35 12 July 2013
Travelling across the country or abroad is one of the nice things that people over 50 may be looking forward to. Experiencing other cultures, meeting different kinds of people, and just doing something out of the ordinary sounds exciting. To make your holiday as hassle-free as possible, you should seriously consider taking out travel insurance for over 50’s.
This type of policy offers protection against events that may otherwise drain your savings account or even your retirement fund. It covers medical treatment and repatriation back to the UK if you get injured or if you feel unwell while you’re on a holiday.
This also covers holiday cancellations if you are forced to cancel your trip for specific reasons like death in the family or getting sick. This will allow you to get a refund on all your bookings, which include airfare, accommodation, and tour packages. Check the policy for the level of protection being offered to ensure that you’re properly covered.
In addition, the policy will also cover baggage, money and personal possessions. If your belongings were lost or stolen while you’re on a holiday, your insurance company will come to the rescue.
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