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The Oldie Travel Insurance

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The Oldie Travel Insurance – comprehensive travel insurance especially for Oldie Readers, their friends and their relatives.

This unique insurance is specifically for those who struggle to find appropriate cover due to either their age and / or their health conditions.

Pre-existing medical conditions can be covered following acceptance after a medical screening, an additional premium may be required.

Packed full of comprehensive benefits and with a choice of cover levels and optional extras, this insurance will meet the needs of every traveller.

Cover is available for Singles, Couples, Families, Single Parent Families and Groups.

Maximum duration by age at inception of cover:

68 years or under

75 years or under

76 years or over

Single Trip

Up to 120 days

Up to 120 days

Up to 60 days

Annual Multi-Trip

Up to 60 days any one trip

45 days any one trip

Not available

Policy highlights include:

There are 2 levels of cover to choose from – Gold and Platinum – your choice will depend upon how much cover you need for cancellation or curtailment (this should be determined by the amount you will be paying for your holiday), whether you want increased benefit levels for certain sections of cover i.e. cancellation, curtailment, abandonment, your personal possessions, money, hospital inpatient benefits and whether you want cover for delayed departure.

Please refer to the Policy Wording to see these in detail. Whichever level of cover you choose BOTH LEVELS provide financial protection for each person insured for the following sums:

  • £10,000,000 Medical expenses
  • £2500 Theft, damage or loss of Mobility aids
  • £350 Emergency dental treatment
  • £300 To replace essential medication if lost whilst travelling.
  • £500 Missed Departure
  • £1000 Catastrophe
  • £1500 End Supplier Failure
  • £2,000,000 Personal Liability
  • £25,000 Legal Expenses
  • £500 Hijack
  • £500 Pet Fees
  • £300 Delayed Baggage
  • £15,000 Death, Loss of Limb, Loss of Sight, Permanent Total Disablement
  • £5000 Funeral Expenses

Optional Extras are also available to purchase these will cover you for:

  • Excess Waiver – for a very small additional premium you can protect yourself against paying all excesses that apply if you make a claim on this policy.
  • Winter Sports – protects you and includes generous cover for your equipment whether hired or if you are using your own.
  • Golfing Holidays – protects you and includes generous cover for your equipment and any pre-paid non-refundable Green Fees.
  • Weddings and Civil Ceremonies abroad – comprehensively covers higher values of jewellery, gifts and your wedding attire.
  • Natural Catastrophe Cover – this provides increased sums insured if due to a natural catastrophe you need to cancel your trip, incur additional expenses on your trip, require replacement accommodation or are delayed on your scheduled travel. If you are taking a River Cruise we strongly recommend that you purchase this cover in case of River Flooding which may lead to cancellation or curtailment.

Policy Documents

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We have teamed up with International Travel and Healthcare Limited who administer and manage this insurance for us. Click 'Get a Quote' to instantly arrange this insurance yourself.

If you would prefer to speak in confidence to one of their travel and health specialists they will be happy to answer questions and arrange your insurance over the telephone, please call FREE of charge on 0800 848 8833 or 01689 892 244 now. Opening hours are Mon-Fri 9am to 6.30pm, Sat 9am to 1pm.

The Oldie Travel Insurance is a trading name of Oldie Publications Limited with Co Reg No. 02649845. An Appointed Representative of International Travel and Healthcare Limited. Registered Office: c/o Mackrell Turner Garrett, Savoy Hill House, Savoy Hill, London. WC2R 0BU.

The Oldie Travel Insurance is managed and administered by International Travel and Healthcare Limited.

International Travel and Healthcare Limited are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (No. 433367).