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If you suffer from epilepsy or related conditions such as fits or seizures you can travel with the ease and comfort knowing that you are fully covered by adding extra medical cover for your condition to any of our Single Trip, Annual Multi Trip or Backpacker policies.
Nearly half a million people suffer from epilepsy in the UK and there are over 40 different types of epilepsy. To ensure that you have the correct travel insurance for your particular form of epilepsy we ask our customers to fill in our easy medical screening questionnaire. You will receive a tailor made quote specifically for epilepsy, which can be added to your policy.
During the medical screening process, you will be asked a few confidential details about your conditions so that we can adjust your policy accordingly. Questions will include and are not limited to:
If you are over 74, please see our Over 74s travel insurance page.
Experts' Top Tip - It's important to have your medical history on hand to assist you in answering the above questions about your condition.
By customising your policy to include travel insurance for epilepsy, you are ensuring that you have less to worry about should your epilepsy cause any complications.
All travel insurance policies include:
Don't want to add extra protection for epilepsy?
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 epilepsy from your policy after you have completed the easy online medical screening process.
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As you make your way through the booking process you can customise your annual holiday insurance policy - with the option of adding extras such as winter sports, hazardous activities and business trip cover.
By adding Winter Sports to your Single, Annual or Backpacker policy you can take part in over 26 winter sports and be covered for:
Medical: you will be covered for emergency medical expenses that occur should you have an accident and require medical attention including cover for mountain rescue, helicopter rescue costs and repatriation
Equipment: Winter Sports cover also provides peace of mind against any theft, loss or damage to your personal or hired equipment as well as any pre-paid fees.winter sports cover → winter sports cover →
Regardless of your handicap, cover for your golf equipment and pre-paid green fees can be added to your policy giving you nothing else to work on except your game.
Simply add extra golf protection to your Single, Annual Multi or Backpacker Trip policy to add extra protection for:
Self employed or working for a company, if you travel for work you can add extra protection against accidental loss, theft or damage to your business equipment to your Single, Annual Multi or Backpacker Trip policies.
Business cover protects equipment such as cameras, mobiles, laptops that you may need to work or have with you in meetings.business trip insurance →
Sail the seas worry-free by adding extra cover for missed port, cabin confinement and unused excursions to any of our Single, Annual Multi or Backpacker Trip travel insurance policies.
Cruise cover will add extra protection for:
If you're planning on tying the knot abroad, extra cover for accidental loss, theft or damage to your your wedding clothes, rings, gifts and photos can be added to your Single, Annual Multi or Backpacker Trip policy, to help ensure that your special day is everything its meant to be.
Should you need to claim on your travel insurance an Excess is the amount that you'll have to pay before we pick up the rest of the bill.
Avoid paying any excesses by adding the Excess Waiver option to your Single, Annual Multi or Backpacker Trip policy.find out more →
If you've packaged your holiday yourself (without the help of a travel agent) add the Indepentent Traveller add-on will provide cover for additional scenarios such as:
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