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July 6, 2009

P J Hayman removed age limits on “Free Spirit” travel

by Gill Montia

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P J Hayman has announced changes to its Free Spirit policy in a move that should allow more people with pre-existing medical conditions to travel abroad.

The specialist travel insurer has removed age limits, which were previously 85 years and 79 years respectively, for single trip and annual multi-trip policies.

The firm has also reduce rates for cancer cover by up to 8%; for example a 63-year-old with breast cancer with secondary spread will now pay £261.63 for 17 days’ cover in Europe, a saving of almost £25.

The insurer claims to cover 96% of cases referred, including many terminal cases that are subject to individual underwriting.

It also offers Bond Plus Financial Failure Protection on it’s Free Spirit product, which provides cover of up to £1,500 if the holiday has to be cancelled due to the financial failure of the travel or accommodation provider.

Last Month, P J Hayman hired the Wriglesworth Consultancy to promote its existing range and new initiatives to both consumer and trade audiences.

 

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