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Tips for travelling with Arthritis

man suffering from artritis pain Travelling with arthritis

An extremely common condition, arthritis affects a huge number of people. Arthritis Research UK estimates that 17.8 million people in the UK live with a form of musculoskeletal condition, including arthritis in all its forms. This equates to nearly 30 per cent of the population.  Arthritis is one of the most common conditions we provide … Read more

Travelling with high blood pressure

Blood pressure test being carried out so that customers understand the sorts of checks that are carried out for those that suffer with high blood pressure.

It’s not uncommon to hear people talk about the positive effects a holiday can have on blood pressure. There is truth to it too – a recent American study found that taking a break away lowers stress and blood pressure levels in the average person. But, if you are one of the approximately 16 million … Read more

Our top ten European destinations to visit this autumn

Bavaria top 10 european destinations europe

Autumn is the perfect time of year to explore some of Europe’s most beautiful places without the hustle, bustle and cost that summer brings. With golden colours and crisp blue skies, you are just a short flight away from some of the most stunning architecture, delicious cuisine and cultural delights that Europe has to offer. … Read more

Travelling with cystic fibrosis

Grand Central Station cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the UK’s most commonly inherited conditions. According to the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, approximately 10,400 people in the UK have cystic fibrosis, and one in every 2,500 babies are born with the condition. If you have CF, your condition may affect you in many different ways. Whilst an overseas trip … Read more

We’ve improved our medical travel insurance

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Over the last few months, we’ve been busy making some changes to improve your experience when getting a quote and purchasing a Free Spirit policy. If you’re about to book a trip,  you will find that the new online quote process has been improved to make it a better experience and easier to use, especially on … Read more

Taking medicine on holiday with you

Taking medicine abroad feature

If you have a pre-existing health condition or disability that requires you to take prescribed medication, this will be high on your list of priorities when packing to go on your next holiday abroad. However, have you considered the fact that your medications may be restricted in your destination of choice? Many countries have different … Read more

Medical travel insurance claim costs

It’s hard to overstate the value of having travel insurance in place every time you head abroad for your well-earned holiday. As well as ensuring you receive the overseas medical care you need in the event of an emergency and arranging any repatriation (if medically necessary), it also offers you other benefits to protect you … Read more

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