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    Travel Insurance.

    Can anyone recommend a provider of travel insurance for those over 80 years of age.

    Unfortunately it has become very expensive so any advice would be much appreciated.

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    Try Liverpool Victoria (LV), being over 65 most insurers wanted shed loads of dosh but I got a decent deal from them for just hundreds for a year, they were far and away the best deal but 80 years of age might be a challenge these days.

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    If you book an organized trip or tour from a company they will probably require you to have travel and health insurance, if you book a return flight yourself with an airline and book your own accommodation online and sort your own connections out there is no such requirement.

    I know peeps that travel without any insurance of any kind, risky if you have a medical condition but sometimes it is the only way.

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    I believe that Staysure say that they will cover over '80s. Probably a different story when you ring them!! AGE UK Travel Insurance should be worth a call. You are likely to find single trip easier to get for the over 80's. No real logic there, (given the caveats in the multi trip policies), though. Good luck!

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    They will cover them but there will be a lot of noughts on the end of the number.

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    Thanks guys. Your thoughts on the matter are much appreciated.

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    I've used Virgin Money a lot. Decent price and good levels of cover when there are existing medical conditions (Mrs). Not sure about prices for the elderly but worth a look.

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    my wife has used an annual policy from Campbell Irving its about 150 for a year (late sixties)

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    I am 78 and took out travel Insurance with Staysure last year. I have had major surgery on my spine and a replacement knee joint plus other problems. After going through all my medical history the premium was quire hefty. I opted not to be covered for a number of issues and the premium then became fairly reasonable. I would suggest you give them a ring and discuss your medical history. I found them very helpful. If I remember rightly they email the policy to you.

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    Go to your Bank it see what they offer went to mexico last may had a good deal with Santander. Staysure advertise a good deal but when you start to answer the questions about your aliments the price goes crazy.

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