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Looking for good quality holiday insurance when you have leukaemia?
As expert providers of travel insurance for pre-existing medical conditions, we appreciate how important it is for people to be able to travel with conditions, such as leukaemia, with the peace of mind that they have good travel insurance.
That’s why we consider all pre-existing conditions for our specialist medical travel insurance. We may be able offer cover to people with leukaemia, as long as you aren’t waiting for surgery, radiotherapy or chemotherapy and haven’t received a terminal prognosis, having been given a life expectancy by my doctor or medical professional.
We know that there are different types of leukaemia that may affect people and their daily activities differently. You might have just been told you are in remission and want a holiday to relax, or perhaps your condition is under control with medication. This is why we have our medical screening process, so you can tell us about the nature of your condition and how it affects your daily life.
When you’re ready, you can click the get a quote button to get a quote and pay online, or if you’d rather speak to us, you can call our UK contact centres for free.
When you’ve got Avanti Travel Insurance, if something does go wrong - we'll always aim to put it right. Good to know, especially if you’re travelling with pre-existing health conditions.
That’s Travel Reassurance!
Yes, it is essential for you to declare having leukaemia, or being in remission, when getting travel insurance so this can be considered in any cover we can offer you.
If you’re living with leukaemia, or are in remission, then we may be able to offer you our full cover if the following statements are true for you:
If your doctor is happy for you to travel with leukaemia, and all of the above statements apply to you, let’s get your travel insurance sorted today!
|Cancellation and cutting your holiday short||£1,000||£5,000||£7,500|
|Medical emergency and repatriation||£5 million||£10 million||Unlimited|
|Money and passport cover||£300||£500||£600|
|Personal liability||£2 million||£2 million||£2 million|
We’ll ask you a few multiple choice questions to help understand more about your cancer to work out the right level of cover for you. We’ll always respect your confidentiality and use the information to help cover you properly.
We will need to know what you have been officially diagnosed with, or have recovered from, out of the following types of leukaemia:
Here’s a few questions we commonly ask:
If you are planning a holiday or trip to Europe, you will need to get an EHIC as a condition of our travel insurance.
The EHIC is free and entitles you to free healthcare in most European countries when you use their state healthcare. Before you travel, check that your destination is covered by EHIC, so that you can be as prepared as possible.
Your EHIC is not the same as having good travel insurance for your medical conditions and won’t cover you for things that go wrong, such as having to cancel your holiday, or emergency transportation home. That’s where your travel insurance with pre-existing medical cover comes in. What your EHIC can do is reduce your medical costs where subsidised healthcare is available.
If you can use your EHIC, and you have had to pay a subsidised fee for your healthcare, we will remove the excess fee for your medical emergency claims.
If we are unable to provide you with the right level of cover to travel, then we can signpost you to alternative travel insurance providers.
You can contact The British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA) who will be able to assist you in finding travel insurance that’s suitable for your individual needs.
We can also signpost you to InsureCancer.com who can also be contacted on 0845 6490190. Insure Cancer specialise in providing cover for people with active, metastatic, relapsed or terminal cancer, as well as for people who are involved in clinical trials.
Yes, you will need to keep us updated if there are any changes to your medical conditions or if you are diagnosed with any new conditions, so these can be considered within your cover.
You will need to let us know about any changes or new conditions before you travel in order for us to consider them in your cover.
To update your policy you can speak to our Customer Services Team who will be happy to help you.
Talk to us today on 0800 888 6195. Or, you can get a quote online.