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Senior Citizen Travel Insurance

Updated on August 4, 2010

Senior Citizens still Travel

Never too old to hit the road!
Never too old to hit the road!

Senior Citizen Travel Insurance

You're never too old to travel! Even with the high cost of healthcare driving up travel insurance rates there are still ways to travel and feel safe and protected. It easy to think you're 'over the hill' and too old to travel especially when some of your trusted advisors are telling you to settle down and stay home. However, the autumn years of life can be one of the best times to get out, explore and learn about the wonderful planet we call home.

Travel Insurance for Seniors may be getting more expensive but there are still ways to get the coverage you need.

Tips for Senior Citizens searching for Travel Insurance

Getting tip top Senior Citizens Travel Insurance at a reasonable cost can be a bit of work but with the right attitude and a few places to start you'll be winging your way around the globe in no time!

Tip #1 - Insurance Coverage that may extend from your retirement benefits package. Many people who have worked where extended benefits were part of your pay plan will find they have extra retirement benefits which continue after they leave work.

Tip#2 - Insurance through associations you may belong to. Everything from AARP, CARP in Canada to your automobile plans like AAA or CAA can offer very good group policy benefits for members.

Tip #3 - Check with your bank. Many banks and credit card companies no offer very good travel insurance plans at exceptional prices.

Tip #4 - Talk to an Insurance Broker. There are numerous insurance brokers who specialize in a variety of different insurance plans. Find one who specializes in travel insurance or insurance in general for seniors or retirees.

Seniors Travel Tips

Seniors Insurance in Australia

If you're from Australia there's a fantastic resource for Seniors - National Seniors. In Australia you can join at age 50 and take advantage of all kinds of benefits including Travel Insurance for Seniors. Check out this brief video intro (below) -

Seniors Insurance

Canadian Seniors Travel Insurance Tips

Whether you live in Toronto, Montreal or British Columbia this great little video with Terry Ritchie from the Globe and Mail offers some great tips for Canadian 'Snow birds' looking to travel south. Actually it's not just for Snow Birds these tips are helpful for any Canadian senior looking for travel insurance.

Insurance Needs for Seniors

Seniors Love Toronto!

Seniors Love Toronto!
Seniors Love Toronto!

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    • carrie450 profile image


      8 years ago from Winnipeg, Canada

      Great tips on travel insurance PAMark, thanks

    • PartyPlannerDeb profile image


      8 years ago

      Good tips. My mother in law is a traveler and has struggled with the whole issue of travel insurance every time she goes on a trip. It's getting pretty expensive for her. I will be sure to pass on your tips. Also, I have to say I love your photo of Toronto - beautiful!


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