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Over 70s travellers from LV=

Travel insurance offers peace of mind if you’re holidaying in the UK or abroad – but it’s sometimes difficult to find suitable cover when you're over 70 years old.

At LV=, we offer over 70s travellers the choice of Essential and Premier cover and we consider all pre-existing medical conditions.

Get your over 70s travel insurance quote and choose the cover that’s right for you.

Defaqto 2017 - 5 Star travel insurance

Or call our UK call centre on

0800 022 3919

Existing customer contact details

8am - 8pm Monday to Friday
9am - 5pm Saturday and bank holidays
10am - 4pm Sunday

Calls may be recorded

Why choose LV= over 70s travel insurance?

  • Emergency medical cover of up to £10 million (excluding UK cover)
  • Up to £10,000 cancellation cover if you’re too ill to travel
  • All pre-existing medical conditions considered
  • Emergency prescription medication can be covered
  • Benefit from cruise cover if you buy an annual policy
  • A choice of cover to suit you – Essential and Defaqto 5 Star rated Premier cover

Enhance your travel insurance with our optional extras; winter sports and baggage, personal belongings and money cover.


Buy your over 70s travel insurance online and save money

When you buy online, we’ll give you a 10% discount. Why not get a travel insurance quote and see how much you could save?



Got any questions about LV= over 70s 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 70s?

Q. Are pre-existing medical conditions covered with LV= Travel insurance for over 70s?

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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