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 more Top 10 medical conditions covered by Free Spirit 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
Medical travel insurance for a holiday should be as tailored to you as possible. If you have an existing medical condition or disability, it’s even more important that your travel insurance is specialist and wide-ranging, and includes every aspect of cover you may need. That way, you can get on with the important task of … Read more Comparing medical travel insurance
Nearly every other day we hear about incredible feats of physical excellence and endurance – whether this be world record breakers or someone who has achieved greatness in sport. A lot of the time these accolades seem to be the preserve of the young, the fit and the healthy. Every now and then we’re left … Read more Age is just a number
For many people, a holiday is something that must be saved for and even then it can feel like quite an expensive luxury. This means that when you have finally booked your break, you can begrudge the idea of having to pay out more money for travel insurance that you might not even use. However, … Read more How does medical travel insurance work?
On 4th June 2017, the Taxi Charity For Military Veterans† – run and funded by London’s cab drivers – took hundreds of World War II veterans on a final trip back to the beaches of Normandy. The trip included a remembrance service at the Pegasus Bridge Museum and trips to Bayeux and the beach at … Read more Free Spirit helps British WWII veterans return to Normandy
In most cases, standard holiday and travel insurance can be rather limited in what it covers. There can be many restrictions in terms of the medical conditions or disabilities that standard insurance will cover, and most standard policies will have an age limit. Free Spirit is proud to be different – we were the first … Read more What does holiday and travel insurance cover?
This year’s National Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week will take place from 19 – 25 June 2017. It’s an important week for raising awareness and understanding what is frequently considered to be an invisible illness. Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease which causes inflammation across multiple joints, resulting in severe pain for sufferers. It’s hard to … Read more Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week
Don’t let your medical condition hold you back from visiting Spain The number of UK visitors travelling to Spain has hit record high numbers in recent years with 9.6 million people travelling to the European sunshine spot each year. It’s easy to see why – Spain is a short flight away with trips available from … Read more Destination guide: Spain
May marks Stroke Awareness Month, designed to raise knowledge about a condition which affects approximately 152,000 people each year. Here at Free Spirit, we aim to assist people who have suffered a stroke, enabling them to take holidays either in the UK or abroad with the knowledge that they have the right travel insurance in … Read more Stroke Awareness Month