Expert Recommends Travel Health Insurance—Especially for Seniors


AARP’s expert, widely respected travel columnist Peter Greenberg, highlights the need for travel health insurance when you are outside the U.S and suggests some providers.  He cites the fact that the U.S. State Department recommends that seniors purchase additional health insurance because Medicare does not cover you when you travel abroad. For more information on travel health insurance for seniors, check out this article from HTH Worldwide’s What You Need to Know series.


3 Responses

  1. Jo Ann Wallace

    April 6, 2015 3:30 pm

    Need info about travel insurance for trip interruption, trip cancellation, or evacuation from cruise ship ONLY for two 72-year-old people traveling to Hawaii from Atlanta. We have medical insurance and flight travel insurance. Total cost for hotel and cruise is $8900.

  2. Susanne

    March 20, 2012 2:32 pm

    You’re right – there are many things to consider when looking at booking a vacation, particularly for seniors. The article you link to here is a great resource. Thank you for sharing!


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