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Travel insurance for over 50s travellers from LV=

If you’re over 50, it’s not always easy to find a travel insurance policy to suit you.

LV= offers Essential and Defaqto 5 Star rated Premier cover for over 50s travellers, plus we also consider all pre-existing medical conditions.

Get your over 50s travel insurance quote and see how much you could save.

Defaqto 2017 - 5 Star travel insurance

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Why choose LV= over 50s travel insurance?

  • We consider all pre-existing medical conditions
  • Emergency prescription medication can be covered
  • Emergency medical cover of up to £10 million (excluding UK cover)
  • Up to £10,000 cover if you have to cancel your trip because of illness
  • Cruise cover is included on all annual policies
  • Choose the level of cover to suit you - we offer Essential and Defaqto 5 Star rated Premier cover

You can also tailor your cover with our optional extras, including baggage, personal belongings and money cover.


Want to save money on your over 50s travel insurance?

Get a travel quote and buy online and we’ll give you a 10% discount on your price, which means you’ll have more spending money to enjoy on your travels.



Got any questions about LV= over 50s travel insurance?

Are there any age restrictions on your policies?

Q. Are there any age restrictions on your policies?

A. The single trip policy has no upper age limit. Our annual policy is only available to travellers who are aged 79 and under. You can also choose from two different levels of cover - Essential or Premier.

The maximum trip length under an annual multi-trip Premier policy is 90 days or 31 days under an Essential annual multi-trip policy. On a single trip for over 65s, the maximum trip length is 90 days.

Are pre-existing medical conditions covered with LV= Travel insurance for over 50s?

Q. Are pre-existing medical conditions covered with LV= Travel insurance for over 50s?

A. Even with a pre-existing medical condition, you may still be able to get travel insurance with us. However, you must tell us about all pre-existing medical conditions before you take out the policy.

Is emergency prescription medication covered?

Q. Is emergency prescription medication covered?

A. If you run out of prescription medication because you were unable to return home as planned we can cover the costs of additional medication. If you've taken out optional baggage cover and you lose your medication, we'll cover the cost of replacing it. Full details can be found on the Document of Travel Insurance.

What's the difference between Essential and Premier cover?

Q. What's the difference between Essential and Premier cover?

A. We offer two levels of annual travel insurance to suit your needs - Essential and Premier.

Our Essential policy offers up to £10 million emergency medical cover, £5,000 cancellation cover and £25,000 personal accident cover.

Premier offers everything that Essential does but increases cancellation cover to £10,000 and has additional benefits including:

  • Cover for delays and cancellations after 24 hours caused by for example, bad weather, ash clouds or strikes
  • Up to £1,000 if you miss your pre-booked transport eg if you miss your flight because of a delayed train

Buying LV= travel insurance is quick and easy


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