There is nothing more exciting and exhilarating than skiing down a long blue run with beautiful scenery around you, the sun glistening in the snow and the wind in your face. For those of you who are regular skiers, you will know exactly what this feeling is like, and for those heading off to the … Read more Top tips for a happy winter sports holiday!
Just about everyone regardless of age loves taking foreign trips but as most seasoned travellers know all too well, it can be arduous on your body especially if you are a senior traveller. Some of us may grumble about cramped airline seats or simply becoming disoriented from navigating our way through airports so here are … Read more Flying Tips for Senior Travellers
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 more Mary Holt answers your FAQs about specialist travel insurance
With more free time and generally fewer responsibilities, your latter years are perfect for seeing the world and the travel industry is finally picking up on this. An increasing number of travel companies and organisations are catering for the “mature traveller”. While big steps have been made to help improve services for older travellers, it … Read more Top tips for over 80’s travel
Free Spirit was featured in the Mail on Sunday on 23rd July 2016 as one of a few specialist travel insurance providers being able to help people of any age with serious health problems get cover to travel. Peter Hayman, Managing Director of Free Spirit, was quoted in the article: ‘In terms of cost, it … Read more Free Spirit features in Mail on Sunday for specialist travel cover
You’ve bought travel insurance every year and made sure you are covered for every holiday you have taken, but what happens now you’ve turned 65? Are you able to renew your insurance with your existing provider, or do you now need to look at purchasing ‘Over 65 travel insurance’ from a specialist provider? Check the … Read more Top tips for buying travel insurance if you’re over 65
In today’s modern life it can be difficult to balance work and family time; and with more and more people working full time with longer hours, it can be too easy to forgo the visits to see family if they don’t live locally to you. Of course our spare time is precious and for most … Read more Travel insurance for multi-generation holidays
You may find yourself with fewer responsibilities and a little more time on your hands when you reach 65 and the thought of travelling abroad may seem more appealing. You may want to experience warmer, sunnier climates, visit a famous landmark or just sample some of the best cuisine the world has to offer. It … Read more Don’t let your health or age stop you travelling if you are over 65
When you think of a typical backpacker, you think of students on a gap year, their guitar in one hand and a tattered lonely planet guide in the other on a mission of self-discovery. While this may be relatively accurate for most, there are however some expectations to this rule. With fewer responsibilities, more free … Read more Think you are too old to travel, think again!
As a mature traveller, you’ve probably experienced holidays and trips unimaginable to the youth of today. Trekking through the rainforests of the Amazon, climbing mountains in the Alps or backpacking across Asia…the younger ‘you’ was not daunted by travelling far and wide to experience something new. A few years on, you’re still that same thrill … Read more Why age shouldn’t stop you travelling