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Travel Insurance for Cancer Patients

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  6. If you are aged 75 or over please visit our partner Vital Health

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  • Tailored to your condition
  • Online Medical Screening
  • Up to £10 million medical

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Travel Insurance for Cancer Patients

Your condition should not have to dictate whether or not you enjoy a relaxing holiday or the adventure of a lifetime. If you are living with cancer or you are in remission, you may qualify for extra medical cover added to any of our Single or Annual or Backpacker policies. Our travel insurance for cancer is tailored to your specific condition.

It doesn't matter where you are planning on travelling or for how long you've had a medical condition, we will assess your case on an individual basis. With worldwide coverage including North America, you are less restricted and more protected on holiday.

Adding Cover for Cancer

To add extra medical protection simply complete the quick and confidential medical screening process after you have chosen your cover. You just answer the simple questions on your condition. We will screen for your condition to ascertain whether or not we can cover you. If we are able to offer you additional cover, you will pay an additional premium for your condition.

Medical Screening Questions for Cancer

Here are examples of some of the questions you'll be required to answer during the online screening process:

  • What type of cancer do you (or did you) have?
  • Has the disease ever spread?
  • Where did this cancer start?
  • How frequently are you seeing a doctor about this?

Experts' Top Tip - Our Online Medical Screening process is a brief series of questions that you will no doubt know the answers to immediately, but have your medical history at hand just in case as it may have questions about medication you're on.

Customise your policy

You have the choice of up to 4 cover levels and 4 areas of cover so that you only pay for the cover you need. By completing our online medical screening process you will receive a tailor made quote specifically for your condition that can be added to your policy easily.

All travel insurance policies include:

  • Medical Expenses cover ranging from £2.5 million to £10 million
  • Hospital Benefit cover ranging from £300 to £1,200 per day
  • Personal Accident cover ranging from £7,500 to £30,000

Don't want to add extra protection for cancer?

If you have a medical condition we strongly advise that you declare it. However, if you do not wish to add the extra cover, you can choose to exclude cover for cancer from your policy after you have completed the easy online medical screening process.

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Add Extra Cover

You can customise your policy further with pre-existing medical condition cover, sports and a number of other specialist add-ons.

Do You Need to Declare a Medical Condition?

If you have a pre-existing medical condition it’s vital that you declare it or you could invalidate your entire policy. Insurers don’t like to think that you’ve hidden things from them and you may be surprised to find out that many common medical conditions such as allergies can be added without any additional cost. What’s more, you even have the option to declare a condition but then exclude it from your policy. What this means is that you’ve told your insurer about your condition but decided not to cover it, so you will be covered medically for anything unrelated to that condition.

Do You Need Extra Sports or Specialist Cover?

A decent policy will include cover for many sporty or adventure activities as standard. However the more adventurous or dangerous the activity, like winter sports, the more likely it is that you will need to purchase additional sports insurance. You can customise your policy further a number of other specialist add-ons.

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