YOURLifeChoices receives many questions about travel insurance for older Australians and how to get the best deal. We understand the difficulties in getting travel insurance once you reach a certain age or have a pre-existing medical condition, so we decided to source the most relevant cover for our members.
Do I need travel insurance?
When you’re booking your trip, travel insurance may seem like just one more expense, but travelling without it could prove even more costly. Here are five reasons you should consider travel insurance.
What type of travel insurance do I need?
Even smaller incidents such as lost luggage or missed travel connections can have a disastrous affect on your holiday plans and budget. When choosing travel insurance, make sure it suits your needs so you’re not paying for something you don’t need, or need something you’re not paying for! YOURLifeChoices travel insurance checklist should help you get the right cover.
You are not necessarily covered by Medicare when travelling on a cruise ship in Australia.
Not all insurance companies will cover pre-existing medical conditions