Travel Insurance for Senior- Always Expect the Unexpected

The vacation season has arrived and the pre-planning of the location and destination is started. It is believed that one fourth of the whole population in travelling abroad is the old age or senior people group. Senior people are very curious about the location they are visiting, the number of days of their trip or travel and the what types of activities they will get to do in that location. Due to all these curious things, people forget about their health and they forget about their insurance and medical cover. Everybody is curious about the new experiences, which are going to happen in the trip and forget the facts that they might suffer from any medical emergency or can fall from the stairs on the ground or can come in contact with the bus or any harmful animal also. Therefore, before anything one should always pre-plan the travel insurance for senior people.

There are different types of the insurance companies who give different types of medical covers but select the best one. But how will you get to know about the best policy. The below mentioned points will help to know that which points and policy should be covered in a good travel insurance

Accident and health coverage-One of the most important and necessary coverage is the accidental and health coverage. Bad happening especially accidents do not tell before coming in the way, so even it happens then also one can be without worries because of the travel insurance. As the older people are at greater risk of suffering from cardiac arrests, strokes and asthma attacks, so if anyone is having the medical cover then there is no need to worry about the bills of the hospital. Some of the hospitals in abroad want the prepayment of the bills and if you do not have any travel insurance, do not need to worry.

Life insurance- Most of the deaths occurs while travelling the foreign countries and if you have a good medical cover, then you do not need to worry about it but if you do not have any life insurance policy then it is the matter of concern. Before getting any travel insurance done, always read it carefully especially the terms and conditions of the policy. One should ask the agent about the time of the policy and in how many and which country, it is valid.

Liability travel insurance– Not even young people but older people also love to travel either to enjoy the trip or for certain professional reasons. People get cars on rent in the foreign countries as well and travel. This is OK if you have travel insurance because one might met with an accident while travelling but if you do not have any insurance cover then it is the matter of a serious concern.

So, it is good to play games in life but do not think your life a game so always expect the unexpected and get an travel insurance today itself.

Aniket Singh
Aniket Singh works for Apple Inc. in California. He comes armed with a treasure trove of experience and knowledge gained through his internships abroad. Singh loves to talk to students during their formative years so that they can avoid anything that is not helpful to long-term growth. Singh holds a BTech degree in Electrical Engineering from the IIT, Madras, Chennai, and a Master’s degree in Wireless Systems from Politecnico Di Torino in Torino, Italy. He has interned at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom and Ecole Polytechnic Federale de Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland during this studies. For a rewarding internship and career, take the first step. Visit him at www.aniketsingh.com Check out his book at Intern Abroad This Summer