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Make sure your medical conditions are fully covered when travelling abroad

I know from experience that finding good affordable travel insurance cover can be difficult and even stressful at times especially if you have a pre-existing medical condition or disability. My daughter & I have both have medical conditions and prior to me working for Free Spirit, I used to dread the thought of trying to … Read moreMake sure your medical conditions are fully covered when travelling abroad

Benefits of travel insurance for a summer holiday

Spring is finally here and people’s mood rising because the sun has finally emerged from its 6 months hibernation. I think we can now say the 2014 holiday planning season has officially begun. I like most people look forward to this time of year so we can start to plan our next adventure abroad and … Read moreBenefits of travel insurance for a summer holiday

Things to consider when getting specialist travel insurance for medical conditions

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

Balancing the cost of medical travel insurance with the cover provided

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

Travelling abroad with a male cancer

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

What happens if the EHIC won’t cover you while travelling in Europe

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

Why should I take out specialist travel insurance?

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?

Canadians Don’t Buy Medical Travel Insurance so Why Should You?

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?

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