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Arrhythmia travel insurance

Why it’s vital to cover your heart rhythm problems

No one likes to think that something may happen while travelling abroad, but being prepared with a comprehensive travel insurance gives you and your loved ones the peace of mind to relax and enjoy a foreign holiday just the way it should be!

Our arrhythmia travel cover makes it easy for travellers with heart conditions to get the protection they need. We can provide cover from angina to cardiomyopathy and from heart attack to aortic stenosis and many more kinds of heart conditions.

Don’t get stung with expensive cancellation & medical costs

Emergency medical care abroad can be hugely expensive and run into thousands of pounds. With our arrhythmia insurance policy, you’ll automatically be covered for up to £5 million of emergency medical expenses (£10 million with Super Duper). You’ll also have 24 hour access to an emergency medical assistance team, wherever you are in the world.

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Our specialist travel insurance also gives you cover for cancellation or curtailment/loss of holiday. Should you need to cancel your holiday due to your arrhythmia, Free Spirit provides a minimum level of cover on the Super policy or £2,500 in respect of your unused travel and accommodation costs which you have already paid for or are contracted to pay and where you are unable to recover from any other source.*

What else can we cover you for?

How about a minimum level of cover on our Super policy of £1,500 for your personal baggage and passports, or £3,000 with Super Duper. And on our Super Duper policy we offer £3,000 worth of cover for journey disruption and airspace closure.*

In the event of accidental loss of, theft or damage to your medical aids cover starts at £1,000 and £250 for your prescribed medication. We also cover flight delays, personal accident and personal liability to name but a few.*

*Terms & conditions will apply.

Remember all of our limits of cover are per person. This means Free Spirit can give you the peace of mind protection you need prior to departure and while you are travelling.

Get a travel insurance for arrhythmia quote now!

Our fully interactive website includes online medical screening. We will ask you some questions about your arrhythmia so that you get the travel insurance cover you need:

  • How has your condition been treated?
  • How many unplanned hospital visits for your irregular heartbeat have you had in the last 12 months?
  • Do you have any further investigation or treatment planned?
  • Are you on medication to thin the blood (not including aspirin) which requires regular blood tests?
  • Has your heart rhythm ever caused collapses, faints or blackouts?
  • Have you ever been told that the arteries in your heart are blocked or narrowed?
  • Have you ever had angina and/or a heart attack?
  • Do you have (or are you on medication for) heart-related breathlessness or ankle swelling?
  • Have you ever had a stroke or a mini-stroke (TIA)?

We’re here to help

Should you need any help whilst getting a quote or if you would prefer to purchase your policy over the phone, please call 0800 170 7704 to speak to our dedicated UK based customer services team. We are open Monday to Friday 8am-6pm, closed Bank Holidays.

For details of cover read our Insurance Policy or click here for details of the limits of cover. Alternatively, visit our heart conditions travel insurance page to see some of the other heart problems that we may cover.

Travelling abroad with a heart problem will always be a concern however, by ensuring you are properly prepared will allow you to relax and have an enjoyable break. Make sure you check with your doctor that you are fit to travel and more so, to your holiday destination. Remember not everywhere has such reliable hospital resources as the UK. Make sure you find out where the nearest medical centre is to your accommodation and the Insurers emergency telephone number, should the worst happen.

In the event your flight may be delayed on your return home, make sure you have enough medication to see you through until you get home and try not to pack it in your hold baggage, just in case it gets lost. Always keep well hydrated with water, not alcohol, as this will help to keep your high blood pressure down.




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Last updated: 15th June 2016.