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James Jordan asked 80 different companies for travel insurance before finding World First

28 May 2010 07:18

I wanted to visit the United States to see my daughter, I am 77 and have angina and high cholesterol and was recently treated for skin cancer. Perhaps not surprisingly, I have had great difficulty finding travel insurance cover. I applied to more than 80 insurers. Only two offered cover but they required premiums of £1,500 and £2,500 for the three-week trip. Finally, I came across World First, a friendly Devon-based company, which offered me cover, including for my heart condition, for £275.

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