Travel insurance for the over 80
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OLDER PEOPLE TURNING TO THE INTERNET!
Older people are embracing the internet in larger numbers than ever before!
The over 50s are increasingly turning to the internet to look for overseas retirement holiday homes, says a Spanish specialist resort.
Gil Summers, co-founder of Sun Park Living, a private gated apartment rental resort for active over 50s on Lanzarote, says it has seen a huge increase in retirees – or ‘sun rockers’, as they are known, using social media.
“The majority of residents staying here at Sun Park Living are hugely active on social media, organising Skype sessions, updating their Facebook and Twitter pages with their daily activities here, uploading photographs on Pinterest and Instagram or videos to YouTube.
“This has been a huge and surprising boost to businesses for us, as our residents are sharing with others and showing them what they are missing by not being here. Often people come out after seeing how much a friend is enjoying their time at Sun Park Living through their social media feeds.”
It has been estimated that in 2009 the average cost of repatrisation in a foreign country, whereby a person is taken ill and is not well enough to fly home on their own, or has an accic=dent whereby they have to have a nurse with them on the flight home, is around £25,000!
People that travel without insurance are risking this sort of cost.
Travel insurance for the over 80s is now much easier to get as there are many companies that now cater for the over 80 market and for pensioners too.
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