Cruising has evolved over the years and now appeals to all generations. You can still take part in the traditional pool deck entertainment, card games and quizzes, but you can also experience other activities as well, such as Broadway style shows, fine dining, health spas or maybe a round of golf? Cruises are the new … Read moreHow to choose the right cruise for you
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.
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 moreFlying Tips for Senior Travellers
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
Having a serious medical condition can have a significant impact upon a person’s life, particularly if it’s a condition for which there is no cure. Yet, while someone with long-term medical issues will already know about the challenges it places on living a normal life, it’s clear that it shouldn’t stop them from being able … Read moreSpecialist travel insurance for serious medical conditions