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Can I Buy Travel Coverage If I’m Over 65?

Updated: Jun 4

Whether you enjoy cruises or road trips in an RV, you know having the freedom to travel whenever and wherever you want is one of the best things about retirement. However, your travel insurance costs may rise as you get older.

As with any form of insurance, the price of travel insurance depends on risk. Since older travelers are at a higher chance of illness or injury while traveling, the cost of travel insurance increases with age. It is common to experience sticker shock when you receive your quote for an upcoming trip, especially if you and your spouse are 65 or older.

Luckily, it is possible to have comprehensive coverage without high prices with an ARREVA membership. Our three membership options provide access to various services to allow you to choose the right amount of protection for your travel needs.

Do I Really Need Travel Coverage If I’m Over 65?

To put it simply: yes. Even if you have spent your entire life traveling and are in excellent health, you never know what can happen while traveling. Travel insurance for travelers over 65 protects your health, finances and safety in situations that can be potentially catastrophic.

For example, say you are 75 and planning a nine-day cruise to Italy, France and Spain. Instead of investing in travel protection, you decide to use the money toward a dining plan upgrade. While visiting Cannes, France, on your cruise, you begin to feel chest pain and need to visit the hospital because of a heart attack. From this facility, you transfer to a hospital closer to home. By the time you return home, you may pay more for care and transportation alone than your entire trip.

It is not worth risking your health or finances by traveling without protection, especially if you are over 65. At REVA, we assist thousands of travelers each year. Whether you are looking for travel insurance for travelers over 60, 70 or 80, we can help with various medical emergencies, from fractures to pulmonary and respiratory issues.

Can I Get Travel Coverage If I Have Health Problems?

Your medical history and chronic medical conditions do not affect the cost of travel insurance. ARREVA also provides coverage to members with preexisting conditions. A preexisting condition is an injury or illness that within 120 days before purchasing a membership:

  • Causes the member to seek medical examination, diagnosis, care or treatment

  • Presents symptoms

  • Requires the individual to take medication as prescribed by their doctor

ARREVA's travel insurance for travelers over 80 also includes trip interruption benefits to reimburse you for non-refundable trip costs if you need to cancel due to your preexisting condition.

Experience Coverage Without Age Bias With ARREVA

At REVA, we want to ensure everyone can experience the joys of traveling with complete protection, which is why we offer travel insurance for travelers over 70 without age bias. Some of the coverage we offer includes:

  • 24/7 travel concierge assistance

  • 24/7 medical concierge assistance

  • Pandemic or epidemic non-hospital evacuation

  • Out-of-country medical benefit

  • Quarantine mid-trip confinement benefit

  • Emergency medical evacuation benefit

  • Security evacuation

  • Repatriation of remains

  • Natural disaster evacuation

  • Accidental dismemberment benefit

  • Accidental death benefit

  • Baggage delay

  • Personal property (stolen goods)

  • Trip interruption benefit

  • Family reunion benefit

  • Emergency reunion benefit

Travel With Greater Peace of Mind With ARREVA Today

Whether you’re 65, 75 or even 85, it’s never too late to travel and have new experiences. With an ARREVA membership, you can see the world with the peace of mind that you have coverage for a medical emergency. To learn more about our travel insurance for travelers over 60, please reach out to us today!

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