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Over 80s travel insurance from LV=

If you’re over 80 and looking for travel insurance, you might be surprised to learn that LV= offers a choice of cover for over 80s travellers. Both options include emergency medical expenses and cancellation cover, and we consider all pre-existing medical conditions.

Get your over 80s travel insurance quote today.

Defaqto 2017 - 5 Star travel insurance

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Why choose LV= over 80s travel insurance?

  • We provide up to £10 million emergency medical cover (excluding UK cover)
  • Benefit from up to £10,000 cover if you have to cancel or cut short your trip because of illness
  • All pre-existing medical conditions considered
  • Emergency prescription medication can be covered
  • There’s no upper age limit on LV= travel insurance
  • Choose between Essential and Defaqto 5 Star rated Premier cover

Tailor your travel insurance to suit you with our optional extra cover, including insurance for your baggage, personal belongings and money.


Buy your over 80s travel insurance online for a great saving

Get a travel quote for your next trip and we'll take 10% off your price if you buy your cover online.



Got any questions about LV= over 80s 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 80s?

Q. Are pre-existing medical conditions covered with LV= Travel insurance for over 80s?

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

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