Travel Insurance for Diabetics

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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 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.

We offer Travel Insurance to cover both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. At Just Travel Cover We aim to provide a quick and easy online quotation process that gives us a more detailed description of your diagnosis, so we can tailor a Travel Insurance policy to your health requirements.

To ensure you are fully protected against unexpected medical bills, you are asked to answer these questions; what type of diabetes you have, the details of any prescribed medication, do you smoke, how many hospital admissions have you had in the last year, do you have any other related conditions such as angina/heart attack, kidney impairment, liver damage, nerve damage, retinal damage, or peripheral vascular disease and if you have been advised to take medication for high blood pressure or high cholesterol.

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 but 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 policies cover diabetes, providing up to £15m medical cover for costs that may arise while you’re on 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 you’re covered for emergency medical treatment you may need when on holiday, in relation to your diabetes, as well as any other emergency care you may need. Having Travel Insurance in place in advance of going on holiday will also mean you are covered if you need to cancel your holiday for medical reasons relating to your diabetes, for example.

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

Similar to all our policies, we do not expect you to limit your choices 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 unexpected 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 your 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 the price is not just based on medical history, but your age, destination and trip length too. 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, never been a smoker and no unplanned hospital visits, no medication for High Blood Pressure or Cholesterol) 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 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 cover for pre-existing medical conditions including diabetes. There is also usually a bronze, silver and gold option with varying limits for cancellation, medical and baggage, 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:

  • What type of diabetes you have
  • Details of any prescribed medication
  • If you’ve ever been a smoker
  • How many hospital admissions you’ve had in the last year
  • 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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