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Seniors travel insurance

Cover for senior travellers

Our seniors travel insurance will keep you protected no matter where your holiday takes you. Cover-More offers worldwide travel insurance so whether you are staying domestic or going abroad our extensive resources are available 24/7 to answer questions and support you if unforeseen medical emergencies happen. To help stay healthy and active while on your holiday, Cover-More has some helpful information for seniors looking to travel the world. Read our Seniors Travel Insurance FAQs for more information. 

Quality travel insurance you can customise to your needs

The 'golden years' aren't meant for sitting at home, it's time to travel the world! What’s stopping you from booking your next great adventure? Our policies are world-class for seniors. So if you’re over 65 and want great quality cover for your travels, get a quote for Cover-More Travel Insurance.

Choose your policy 

If you travel often, our annual multi-trip policies^ may be ideal for you. You can purchase 12 months’ cover, for trip durations 30 days. For Domestic annual multi-trip policies, we cover journeys more than 250 km from home. If you are on a budget, you can choose from a variety of excess and cancellation levels to adjust your cover and premium. Get a quote online today and see how affordable protecting your travel dreams can be.

Do I need travel insurance? 

There are a number of reasons why travel insurance is important and even more reasons for seniors. You may not be as fit and healthy as your used to be and medical costs overseas can be huge. A trip to the hospital for gastro in New Zealand may be covered by the government healthcare or your private health insurance, but in the USA, it can cost you upwards of $100,000. The quickest way to ruin a trip is for you to come home with a big bill.

Your chances of robbery have increased too, with thieves targeting older travellers. Make sure you and your belongings are protected on your trip.

Senior couple looking at map

Why pick Cover-More 

We provide you with great value for money. Our plans offer these benefits popular with senior travellers:

  • 24/7 emergency medical and travel assistance
  • $Unlimited overseas medical and dental cover
  • Luggage and personal effects benefits
  • Cover and assistance for if you lose travel documents, including credit cards and traveller’s cheques replacement
  • Travel delay expenses
  • TravelGP – access to an Australian-based doctor while you’re overseas


At Cover-More we want our customers to feel confident on their travels that if things go wrong, we can be there to provide help and support. Our TravelGP service provides you access to an Australian-based doctor while you’re on your trip. TravelGP is ideal for when you’re feeling unwell but not sick enough to go to the hospital. Through TravelGP we can provide prescriptions, tips for getting better and advice on doctors or hospitals to visit near you.

Watch the TravelGP video below for more information.


Existing medical conditions

Don't let an existing medical condition* stop you from seeing the world. Cover-More offers your automatic cover for a variety of existing medical conditions, (subject to requirements) with our policies:

  • Acne
  • Allergy
  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Bunions
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Coeliac Disease
  • Congenital Blindness
  • Congenital Deafness
  • Diabetes
  • Glucose Intolerance
  • Ear Grommets
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastric Reflux
  • Goitre
  • Graves’ Disease
  • Gout
  • Hiatus Hernia
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (High Cholesterol)
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Menopause
  • Migraine
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Peptric Ulcer
  • Plantar Fascilitis
  • Raynaud’s Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stenosing Tenosynovitis (Trigger Finger)
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Underactive Thyroid / Overactive Thyroid

Please read the Policy Wording for full details and conditions.

If your existing medical condition is not listed, we still may be able to cover you. Complete our online assessment form when you get your quote, or call our team on 0800 500 225.

Senior couple with champagne on boat

Do I need to add Cruise Cover?

Cruises are great for senior travellers. Visiting multiple locations from the comfort of a luxury liner makes for a relaxing holiday. If you are going on a cruise, you need to add cruise cover and pay an extra premium to be covered. It’s important to know that once you set sail, medical or hospital expenses (domestic or international), aren't covered by the government. Adding the cruise cover extra when setting up your policy can protect you against lost luggage, cancellation, and unforeseen medical expenses.

Money back guarantee

When you purchase a Cover-More policy, you’re covered by our money back guarantee**. If you change your mind and need to cancel within 15 working days of purchase, you can get a full refund. This is providing you haven’t departed on your journey and haven’t made a claim already.

Let’s talk

What are you waiting for? Get out there and explore the world knowing Cover-More can protect you on your travels. Get a quote online, or call us on 0800 500 225.

^ Policy availability subject to age, departure date, trip duration and area of travel. Policies may not be available to all travellers and limits may be applied to travellers over 70 years old.

* You can find a full list of automatically covered conditions in the Policy Wording of your chosen policy.

** Money back guarantee available if you cancel your policy within 15 business days (excluding public holidays) provided you have not departed on your journey or made a claim on your policy.