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!
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 dream … Read more How 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 more Guide 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 more Don’t let a fall ruin your 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
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 more Defaqto 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 more Dee & 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 more When 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 more Mary Holt answers your FAQs about specialist travel insurance
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 more Specialist travel insurance for serious medical conditions