Christmas is now just a few short days away and soon it’ll all be over for another year. For many of us, the end of the festive season means turning our thoughts to our next trip away and the British winter can certainly give us all the more incentive to do so! Thankfully, there are … Read moreThe 10 best destinations for winter sun in January
Travelling the world can be one of the most fulfilling aspects of later life. When you have the time, freedom and means to experience new places, there should be nothing to stop you taking the trips you may have always imagined. Even if you have a pre-existing medical condition or disability, here at Free Spirit … Read moreTips for specialist travel insurance for over 70s
At Free Spirit, we’ve designed our online application system for medical travel insurance to be as simple as possible. We’ll ask for information about you, your pre-existing condition and/or disability and your trip, which is easily submitted via our online form. In many instances, we can give you a no-obligation specialist travel insurance quote straight … Read moreGuide for buying specialist travel insurance online
Every June, sees the Age UK national awareness week for falls and Age UK also offer advice to older people, their relatives and carers about how to prevent a fall. Approximately a third of people over 65 may suffer a fall each year and this rises to half of those aged 80 and over. Falls … Read moreDon’t let a fall ruin your holiday, Free Spirit travel insurance is on hand to help.
As you may have noticed, Free Spirit’s ‘Super Duper’ cover has been awarded a 5 Star Rating from Defaqto, for both its Single Trip and Annual Multi-trip travel insurance policies. Recently, Defaqto visited the Free Spirit offices to give us an overview of the Star Ratings and the advantages it brings to consumers. What’s more, … Read moreDefaqto awards Free Spirit ‘Super Duper’ cover a 5 Star Rating!
Dee Marquette-Slight and her husband Graham have always loved to travel. All their lives they have enjoyed exploring new places and travelling extensively all over the world. However, in October 2014 Dee and Graham had to cancel many trips that they had planned when Dee was diagnosed with neuroendocrine cancer. This is a rare form … Read moreDee & Graham: given the freedom to travel by Free Spirit
Any kind of trip or holiday away from home requires planning, but if you have a pre-existing medical condition or disability, you may have more to organise than other travellers. Securing specialist travel insurance that covers your particular condition or disability before you go is a must, but when is the right time to think … Read moreWhen to buy medical travel insurance
When it comes to needing specialist travel insurance to cover your specific medical condition(s), we are only too aware of how many questions this can trigger. Whether it’s understanding what the insurance covers or knowing how the medical screening process works, we believe it’s important to help answer all your questions so you have all … Read moreMary Holt answers your FAQs about specialist travel insurance
Following the news that Monarch have gone into administration we would like to clarify the insurance position. Package Holidays – travellers should contact their Tour Operator or Agent to obtain a refund or, if already abroad, Administrators have confirmed they will honour the return trips at no extra cost. Monarch was part of the Civil … Read moreFailure of Monarch
As a specialist travel insurance provider, we help thousands of people every year to take a holiday or travel abroad, safe in the knowledge that help will be available to them should they need it. This is of course a real benefit to those looking for cover, as many standard travel insurance policies exclude pre-existing … Read moreTop 10 medical conditions covered by Free Spirit travel insurance