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Avanti Travel Insurance Reviews

Ratings based on 414 reviews Last review 1 month ago
4.83 / 5Amazing overall rating

Buy quality, low-cost travel insurance for the elderly from Avanti Travel Insurance, an over 50s and pre-existing medical condition specialist UK travel insurance provider. Smart Money People is the #1 place online for Avanti Travel Care Insurance...

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6th October 2019

Beware of hidden traps....

....that could leave you with no cover for any of your declared medical...

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....that could leave you with no cover for any of your declared medical conditions.

Prior to the medical assessment section is the sentence: “If you .... are awaiting surgery, or are awaiting to be discharged from post-operative checks then please call our specialist team free on 0808 281 3840 to discuss your quote.”

What they don’t tell you is that if, during the period of your insurance, you develop a condition which needs surgery, Avanti would, most probably, remove cover, not just for that condition, but for all declared conditions, leaving you with the option of travelling without cover or cancelling your holiday!

My husband is waiting for a very simple, non-urgent procedure akin to freezing and scraping off a mole. I ticked that he was awaiting “surgery”, no warning flashed up that they would not provide cover. I was then provided with a quote and invited to “buy now.” No warning anywhere, so it was reasonable to assume that he would be covered.

Fortunately I had a few questions about so telephoned. In the ensuing conversation about another issue, the agent just happened to mention that anyone on a waiting list would not be covered for any of their declared medical conditions!

Other companies make clear if they will not provide cover for anyone on a waiting list. The rep. told me there are some ops that are exceptions, but he wouldn’t give me examples, and if something as simple as the mole removal procedure doesn’t pass muster, then I can’t imagine what would.

I shudder to think that I could so easily have clicked to buy, and only found out he was not covered for any condition if/when we were away and needed medical assistance! So right up the creek without a paddle!

Appalling attitude lacking total honesty.

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4th October 2017

Best value for money of all the many insurers we checked out

I have pre existing medical conditions that can make travel insurance difficult and/ or expensive to obtain. Avanti were excellent. There website was clear and easy to use, it came up with a variety of possible options to choose from, everything was...

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I have pre existing medical conditions that can make travel insurance difficult and/ or expensive to obtain. Avanti were excellent. There website was clear and easy to use, it came up with a variety of possible options to choose from, everything was well explained and the premium quoted and terms offered were very good value for money compared with other sites. This is the second year we have insured through Avanti and will be using them again next year. We are definitely going to recommend them to our friends.