Where to find the best travel insurance for over 50’s?

Where to find the best travel insurance for over 50’s?

Here are a few tips for finding more affordable travel insurance for older travellers. When being an older traveller there are many advantages such as a reduced price to the access of many sights and attractions in Europe. However, there are many disadvantages as well. Travel Insurance, for example, can be significantly higher for the older people. It doesn’t just affect people over 50, it affects people over 40 and once you reach 65, some…

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Micro insurance on an app? It could save you money!

Micro insurance on an app? It could save you money!

Micro insurance could soon be using GPS to follow your every move and change your cover minute-by-minute. ‘On demand’ micro insurance will be provided by a new app, the company behind it says that essentially firms will be able to “micro-insure” a customer depending on where they are or what they are doing at any particular moment. The system would mean that a company could automatically change the type of insurance a customer has depending…

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Ageism by insurance companies

Ageism by insurance companies

Age discrimination (Ageism) by insurance companies It has been reported that older people are being discriminated against when renewing home and vehicle insurance, this is called Ageism. Ageism is a problem and it needs to stop! The Association of British Insurers (ABI) published figures last week that show premiums for those aged 66 to 70 are now £241, increasing to £255 for ages 71 to 75 and £291 for 76 to 80. Once you reach…

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Over 50s Life Insurance: Why it is Important to Plan for the Future

Over 50s Life Insurance: Why it is Important to Plan for the Future

Over 50s Life Insurance: Why it is Important to Plan for the Future. According to a study by the International Longevity Centre, funded by Age UK, Britain has more than 12,600 centenarians and this number will rise to 500,000 within the next few decades. With many of us living much longer nowadays, the temptation may be to put off thinking about life insurance until later. But life insurance is important for many reasons. In a report by over-50s life insurance…

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What to do if You’re Involved in an Accident That Wasn’t Your Fault

What to do if You’re Involved in an Accident That Wasn’t Your Fault

What to do if You’re Involved in an Accident That Wasn’t Your Fault. There is a stigma against elderly drivers in the UK. Every year, we hear ‘humorous’ stories of senior drivers travelling up the motorway on the wrong side and suchlike. Sometimes, it’s not so funny, as people are often injured and the accidents can be quite traumatic. This in turn has led to calls for restrictions to be imposed upon senior drivers for the…

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What to do if you have a Fall in a Public Space

What to do if you have a Fall in a Public Space

What to do if you have a Fall in a Public Space. Having a fall in a public place, whether it’s in a park or on a pedestrian crossing, can result in a wide variety of different injuries. You could break your wrist, or you could even have a serious, life-altering injury. If you’re thinking of making an injury claim for the injury you have suffered in a public space, there is a certain protocol that you…

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Over 50s Car Insurance Soars

Over 50s Car Insurance Soars

Over 50s Car Insurance Soars The price for insuring you motor vehicle, especially for female motorists, is set to rise even more over the next twelve months due to the latest EU ruling. Last year we saw an approximate 26% increase in the price of the average Over 50’s motor insurance policy. With the latest ruling from the EU, stating that Men have been discriminated against for being charge more for motor insurance than female…

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