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: Can I get live assistance with a quote or purchase? Are there medical conditions that are not covered by travel insurance? Should I buy travel insurance if my trip is within the USA? Does TravelSafe cover my frequent flier miles? Do any policies cover trip cancellation/trip interruption as a result of work related reason or business commitments?