Is travel insurance designed primarily for senior citizens? Published by Chris Harvey November 5, 2007 Absolutely not. Travel protection is designed to provide coverage for unforeseen situations and emergencies that can happen to any traveler, regardless of age. Related articles: One of the members of our family is much older than the rest of us. Does that effect the premium? What does "baggage delay" cover? What is "International Medical" travel insurance? May I insure a family member joining us on our trip, but already out of the country? If a hurricane watch or warning is issued that may impact my travel plans, up to what point can I still purchase travel insurance?