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Cancer travel insurance

Travelling abroad might not seem so easy for people who have pre-existing medical conditions such as cancer. However, cancer travel insurance is available to buy at, what are for many are, affordable prices. Find the best quotes today so that you can stop worrying and enjoy your travels to the fullest.

Benefits of cancer travel insurance

The main benefit of this type of insurance is that it allows travellers who have cancer to go abroad with peace of mind and without having to worry about extra medical costs in case something happens. With this service, people with cancer are free to enjoy themselves as any other person on holiday does.

For many the opportunity to relax when away from some of the day to day pressures of life can aid recuperation from cancer.

Travelling with cancer travel insurance

Travellers with cancer will almost certainly have to pay more for their travel policies. Specific needs require specific deals, and this normally increases the price. For this reason it is important that you shop around to find the very best type of cancer travel insurance.

How expensive is travel insurance when you have cancer?

For a certain price, travellers with specific medical conditions will be able to travel abroad knowing that if anything happens they are covered and have an insurance company supporting them. How much it costs depends on your individual circumstances, where you are travelling to and what your health issue may be.

However, the best prices and premiums could be found simply by shopping around and comparing cancer travel insurance.

Tips for finding the best cancer travel insurance

Something to bear in mind when looking for relevant travel insurance to cover a specific health condition such as cancer is to remember that you should always tell the truth when making an application for insurance.

If you do not reveal you full state of health and make a claim on your insurance at a later date, it could be invalid and you'd be left to cover full medical and repatriation costs back to the UK.

Where can I purchase cancer travel insurance?

Cancer travel insurance can be purchased in many ways. You can even get a quote online or over the telephone. These days there are numerous platforms available, so purchasing travel insurance when in bad health is a procedure that can be solved within minutes.

This information is based on journalistic investigation and research. It is not financial advice. Any information should be considered in regard to specific circumstances. Any suggestions followed up are done so at your own risk and your own research is key.

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Standard Travel Insurers providing optional cover for cancer

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Choice of cover options
Covers ages to 79 (74 for Annual policies)
Single trip policies to 122 days (30 days for over 70s)
Online screening for a wide range of cancers

Columbus Direct
Travel insurance with cancer for ages to 99 (Single Trip online) or 74 (AMT)
Link for 2% off Single Trip policies
Link for 5% off Annual Multi Trip (AMT) policies
Optional cover for Natural Disasters incl. Volcanic Eruptions

Insurance including cover for cancer
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Both single trip and annual policies available for unaccompanied children those up to 85 y.o.

Specialist Insurers offering travel insurance covering cancer

All Clear Travel
No age limit on Single Trip Policies (AMT limit 65)
Can cover almost any pre existing medical condition, any age or any destination
Can cover those who have a terminal prognosis
Can cover travelling companions

avanti travel insurance
Cruise cover included free
Covers ages to 85 (75 for Annual policies)
5% off Travel Insurance policies using a voucher code - click for further information
Specialists in over 50's Travel Insurance
Wide range of cancers and severities covered

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Specialist insurance for medical conditions
No age limit on Single Trip Policies (AMT limit 65)
Covers wide range of pre existing medical conditions including Mental Health, Severe & Terminal Conditions
Cover for those undertaking chemotherapy or radiotherapy

Staysure Insurance
Single Trip age limit 86, Annual 81 and Long Stay 76 years old
Over 220 pre existing medical conditions covered free
Travel Insurance for the 50+ with cancer / other condition
Long-stay policies, up to 550 days for under 65s

Our panel of travel insurers can help those looking for travel insurance covering almost all types of cancer including:

Anal cancer, Bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma), Bladder cancer, Bone cancer, Bone cancer (secondary), Bowel cancer, Brain tumours, Brain tumours (secondary), Breast cancer in women, Breast cancer (DCIS), Breast cancer in men, Breast cancer, secondary, Colon and rectal cancer, Cervical cancer, Children's cancers, Endocrine tumours, Eye cancer (ocular melanoma), Fallopian tube cancer, Gall bladder cancer, Head & neck cancers, Kaposi's sarcoma, Kidney cancer, Larynx cancer, Leukaemia, Leukaemia (acute lymphoblastic), Leukaemia (acute myeloid), Leukaemia (chronic lymphocytic), Leukaemia (chronic myeloid), Liver cancer, Liver cancer (secondary), Lung cancer, Lung cancer (secondary), Lymph node cancer (secondary), Lymphoma, Lymphoma (Hodgkin), Lymphoma (non-Hodgkin), Melanoma, Mesothelioma, Myeloma, Neuroendocrine tumours, Ovarian cancer, Oesophageal (gullet) cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Penis cancer, Prostate cancer, Pseudomyxoma peritonei, Skin cancer, Small bowel cancer, Soft tissue sarcomas, Spinal cord tumours, Stomach cancer, Testicular cancer, Thymus cancer, Thyroid cancer, Trachea (windpipe) cancer.

This information is based on journalistic investigation and research. It is not financial advice. Any information should be considered in regard to specific circumstances. Any suggestions followed up are done so at your own risk and your own research is key.

Any prices or features of policies were checked and correct as at 30th October 2012.