It’s important to have the right travel insurance in place when you have a medical condition, but what are the key things you should consider? Your medical history The number one rule is to make sure you declare all your medical conditions, whether you think they are relevant or not. Most travel insurance specialists have … Read moreThings to consider when getting specialist travel insurance for medical conditions
Before planning a trip you probably always have that thought in the back of your mind: “What kind of travel insurance do I need for this trip – and how much will it cost me?” If there were such a thing as a simple answer to this question, then we’d all have the same kinds … Read moreBalancing the cost of medical travel insurance with the cover provided
If you have recently been diagnosed with a male cancer or just finished a course of treatment a holiday may be just what you need. Here at Free Spirit we believe having a male cancer shouldn’t stop you from travelling abroad and experiencing new holiday destinations however, you may need to consider where you go, … Read moreTravelling abroad with a male cancer
Telegraph money reported in March that the European Commission was threatening legal action against Spain, after some hospitals refused to accept the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). Some Spanish hospitals are declining to accept the card and insisting holiday makers have to either claim back the cost of medical treatment from their travel insurance, if … Read moreWhat happens if the EHIC won’t cover you while travelling in Europe
So you have a medical condition; why should that stop you from travelling be it a holiday, a weekend break or visiting family and friends. However, you need to ensure that the travel insurance policy you buy covers yours medical condition. You will find a wide range of travel insurance policies online including on price … Read moreWhy should I take out specialist travel insurance?
OK first of all let me dodge the stereotype in my title before I go on. I’m sure many Canadians who travel abroad do see the benefits of getting travel insurance however; I was inspired by a recent online Google news story titled “Travel insurance is not a priority to most Canadians” hence my generalisation. … Read moreCanadians Don’t Buy Medical Travel Insurance so Why Should You?