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What to look for when buying specialist travel insurance

If you have an existing medical condition or disability, finding travel insurance to suit you can seem like a daunting task. Being refused cover from standard holiday insurance providers may have even put you off the idea of travelling altogether in the past. This is where Free Spirit can help. As one of the leading … Read moreWhat to look for when buying specialist travel insurance

Travel insurance terminology explained

What is the difference between ‘specialist’ and ‘standard’ travel insurance? As a specialist travel insurance provider, Free Spirit is dedicated to providing holiday insurance for people of all ages and cover for most medical conditions and disabilities (subject to medical screening) so that you have full protection both before and during your trip. This means … Read moreTravel insurance terminology explained

Can we help you with specialist travel insurance?

Here at Free Spirit, our philosophy has always been to offer customers a personal service with a human touch. Click here to meet the team! Whilst you can go online and get a Free Spirit quote, we are always available between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday to answer any questions (we are closed Bank … Read moreCan we help you with specialist travel insurance?

4th February is World Cancer Day 2017

World Cancer Day is a global event that takes place on 4th February every year that unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer. It aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising education & awareness about the disease, pressing governments and individuals across the world to take action. In the … Read more4th February is World Cancer Day 2017

Passports – Some Interesting Facts…

The passport is a great leveller. Everyone needs one for travel (apart from the Queen, as all British passports are issued in her name). Whenever you’re going, wherever you’re going, you’ll need to bring your passport! The history of the passport is older than you might think, with the earliest known references dating from 450 … Read morePassports – Some Interesting Facts…

The Festive Wonderland at Europe’s Christmas Markets

Last month we looked at our favourite European destinations to visit this autumn. Today, we’re highlighting the joys of visiting Europe during November and December, with its many beautiful and traditional Christmas markets. From Germany and Austria to Belgium and Sweden, it’s an opportunity to soak up the culture of each region with beautifully decorated … Read moreThe Festive Wonderland at Europe’s Christmas Markets

29th September is World Heart Day 2016

World Heart Day on 29th September 2016 is the World Heart Federation’s (and the world’s!) biggest platform for raising awareness about Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs). CVDs are diseases of the heart or blood vessels, commonly referred to as heart disease or stroke. A lot of the lifestyle choices for better heart health may seem obvious, but … Read more29th September is World Heart Day 2016

Mary Holt celebrates her 70th birthday

On August 9th 2016, Free Spirit celebrated the 70th birthday of one of their longest serving members of staff, Mary Holt (Manager) who joined in June 2000. Since then, Mary has received much praise from the clients she has helped to arrange travel cover for, allowing them to enjoy breaks and holidays. Awards for ‘Personal … Read moreMary Holt celebrates her 70th birthday

Free Spirit features in Mail on Sunday for specialist travel cover

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 moreFree Spirit features in Mail on Sunday for specialist travel cover

Top tips for buying travel insurance if you’re over 65

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 moreTop tips for buying travel insurance if you’re over 65

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