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What we offer for over 65 travel insurance

Our travel insurance service provides a full range of options. Travellers over 65, including those with existing medical conditions, can obtain insurance quotes for all their needs including:-

 Short stay holidays, longer trips away e.g. winter vacations/ seeing relatives, annual travel insurance. Winter Sports holidays and Cruises

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The travel insurance requirements for the over 65 are many and varied. As a long-established Insurance broker, B Portwood & Co Ltd have specialised in the needs of the over 65 and have access to many schemes - some are fully quotable online, but a plethora of alternatives are available. Travel insurance is a complicated product, despite often being very cheap and we recommend that prospective customers contact us, so we can discuss the covers needed and provide the one most suitable for your trip. Our contact number is : 01207 509446


Offering online quotes for cheap travel insurance including the over 65, over 70, over 75 or over 80, B Portwood & Co Ltd provides a wide range of cover at a competitive premium. Single trips up to 12 months, up to age 84 inclusive. Annual travel insurance up to 60 days a trip.

Customers who buy travel insurance through Portwood's will find a policy that should meet their requirements including existing medical conditions (subject to screening)

Unusual travel insurance needs can usually be met. Higher cancellation cover (over £10,000 a person), uncertain returning dates (not over 365 days), cover for extending a trip or purchase after leaving the UK may be accommodated. Call us on 01207 509446 for assistance. Each case will be treated on its own merits. This may involve a long call and a delay in obtaining terms from underwriters.

B Portwood can offer travel insurance policies suitable for residents of the UK / Channel Island/ Isle Of Man who want a single trip for less than a year or want an annual travel policy for up to 90 days a trip. For other EU residents, an alternative travel insurance policy is available, however cover may be unavailable for the very old..

Travel insurance summary

Examples of what is available are shown below. Call us if there are any bespoke needs or you want to take advantage of our advice.

  • Available for travellers up to and including the age of 99 for single trips (depending on duration)
  • Annual travel insurance: includes a choice of 31, 45, 61 or 93 days per trip for travellers up to 85.
  • Single trip Insurance cover includes long stays, 365 days cover for up to and including age 84
  • Many levels of cover available depending on whether quality or price is the primary requirements e.g one policy offers
    • Bronze - £5,000,000 medical cover, £1,000 cancellation £500 luggage cover OR
    • Silver - £5,000,000 medical cover, £3,000 cancellation, £1,750 luggage cover OR
    • Gold - Unlimited medical cover, £10,000 cancellation, £2,500 luggage
  • Optional Additional benefits include: golf equipment, business equipment, hazardous activities, excess deletion, travel dispute cover, Natural Catastrophe, winter sports etc
  • Scheduled airline failure cover is included in some policies
  • Optional extras soon to be available include: Full terrorism cover, Excess deletion (where not available under the policy), European motor caravanning, Bespoke cover for fishing trips.
  • Cover for high levels of cancellation e.g. for cruise trips.

More information about travel insurance in general is available. We are always willing to discuss any queries or concerns you may have.

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B Portwood & Co Ltd are registered in England (785468) and are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for the arrangement and administration of non-investment insurance products. This can be checked on the FCA website or by calling 0800 111 6768. B. Portwood & Co Ltd are also a licenced credit broker.

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