Diabetes Travel Insurance from Just Travel Cover

Travel Insurance for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.

With the right Travel Insurance in place, people with diabetes, whether type 1 or type 2, can enjoy travelling with peace of mind. It’s important to get the right Travel Insurance for diabetics, should there be an emergency while you’re abroad. We want you to relax and enjoy your holiday, knowing your medical expenses will be taken care of if needed.

Our diabetes Travel Insurance covers both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, offering peace of mind for your holidays. At Just Travel Cover we specialise in providing medical Travel Insurance for hundreds of pre-existing medical conditions, including for diabetics type 1 and type 2. Our quick and straightforward online quotation process ensures we have a detailed description of your diagnosis, so we can tailor a Travel Insurance policy to your health requirements.

Travel Insurance for Diabetes FAQs

Frequently asked questions about Travel Insurance for Diabetes.

What is Travel Insurance for Diabetes?

It is important to get the right Travel Insurance in any circumstance, especially if you are living with diabetes. This means you will be covered for any medical treatment you need on holiday relating to your diabetes. All of our diabetic Travel Insurance policies cover diabetes, offering up to £15m in medical coverage for any unexpected expenses that may arise during your holiday. At Just Travel Cover, we aim to help provide quick and easy diabetes Travel Insurance through our accurate and straightforward online quotation process.

What does Diabetic Travel Insurance cover?

Having the right Travel Insurance will mean, whether you have diabetes type 1 or type 2, you’re covered for emergency medical treatment you may need when on holiday, as well as any other emergency care you may need. Having diabetic Travel Insurance in place before going on holiday will also mean you are covered if you need to cancel your holiday for medical reasons relating to your diabetes.

Are my travel options limited if I have diabetes or does Travel Insurance cover me anywhere?

Like all our policies, we do not expect you to limit your choice of destination because of a medical condition. If you declare your diabetes, it is quick and easy to get a quote online; simply complete our medical screening and answer a few questions. To ensure you are fully protected against unexpectedly high medical bills while you are travelling, please answer all questions accurately.

Does having diabetes affect the cost of my Insurance?

The price you pay for Travel Insurance may be increased when you declare conditions such as type 1 or type 2 diabetes, as it means you are covered for any medical treatment you need relating to your condition when on holiday. The cost of treatment can vary from country to country, and it is important to remember that the price is not just based on medical history but your age, destination and trip length. For a 60-year-old travelling to Spain for one week with diabetes, prices start at £9.86 for a single trip and £37 for an annual policy. (Based on not taking insulin, having never been a smoker and, no unplanned hospital visits, no medication for High Blood Pressure or Cholesterol) as of December 2021.

Is there an upper age limit for Diabetes Travel Insurance?

No, we have policies available for travellers of all ages, covering hundreds of pre-existing medical conditions, including type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Enter your age and travel dates, then follow the medical screening questions, and we will compare prices from a range of insurers who can provide cover for you.

Will Just Travel Cover compare Diabetes Travel Insurance on my behalf?

Yes, we work with a panel of insurers specialising in covering pre-existing medical conditions, including diabetes. There is also usually a bronze, silver and gold option with varying limits for cancellation, medical and baggage, so you compare diabetics Travel Insurance policies, as well as the excess you will need to pay in the event of a claim.

Travel Insurance for Diabetes – Your Cover

  • Cancellation/ curtailment up to £12,500 (£30,000 on referral)
  • Missed departure up to £1,500 per person
  • Baggage up to £3,000 per person
  • Personal Liability up to £2 million per person
  • Zero excess policies available

Medical Cover for Diabetes

  • Emergency medical expenses and repatriation up to £15 million
  • 24/7 emergency medical assistance
  • Cover for all types of diabetes

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Diabetes Travel Insurance – Instant Quote Online or By Phone

It is quick and easy to get a quote online.

You will need to complete a straightforward medical screening and tell us:

  • Do you take insulin for diabetes?
  • Details of any unplanned hospital admissions
  • If you’ve ever been a smoker
  • If you have related conditions such as angina/heart attack, kidney impairment, liver damage, nerve damage, retinal damage, or peripheral vascular disease
  • If you’ve ever been advised to take medication for high blood pressure or high cholesterol

To ensure you are fully protected against unexpected high medical bills while you are travelling, it’s important you answer all questions completely and accurately, particularly because diabetes is a contributing factor in many other medical conditions.

Instant Cancellation Cover

Your cancellation cover starts from the moment you complete your purchase, so if you are unable to travel for an insured reason, you can recover the cost of your holiday. Insure your travel companions under your policy – and they will be covered too.

For guidance on travelling with diabetes, please visit www.diabetes.org.uk/travel.

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