Cancer Patients Travel Insurance – Flexible Cover to Suit You
Tailor-made Travel Insurance for Cancer Patients
The cost of Travel Insurance can be expensive if you have previously been diagnosed with cancer or have a cancer diagnosis. Some insurers may increase the premiums or may not even provide cover at all. With Just Travel Cover, this is never the case. We work with specialist medical Travel Insurance underwriters to provide high-quality, affordable cover for cancer, including those in remission, terminal or a specific type such as breast, lung or prostate cancer.
Should you need assistance, you will be looked after, no matter what your age, destination or prognosis.
Fast and Easy Medical Screening
Before taking out Travel Insurance for cancer, you must make sure your doctor has declared you fit to travel. Click on ‘Get a Quote’ and complete our fast and accurate medical screening. During this process, you will be asked to declare any pre-existing medical conditions, including cancer. Please have the following information available; the name of your cancer, important dates in your medical history and the number of hospital admissions you’ve had within the last year.
Once we have the following information, you will be provided with a range of quotes and the level of cover available to you – all with varying premiums, excesses and the option to compare. Always choose the policy that best suits your health and travel needs.
In the event of a cancellation, or the inability to travel due to an insured reason, your cancellation cover starts from the moment you complete your purchase. If your travel companions are under your policy, they will also be covered.
*Please note the insurers on our panel cannot provide cover if you have a terminal prognosis of less than 6 months.
Travel Insurance for Cancer FAQ’s
Frequently asked questions about Travel Insurance for Cancer Patients.
What is Travel Insurance for cancer?
If you have or have had cancer, we know it can be difficult to find a travel insurance policy that is right for your needs. Just Travel Cover works with specialist medical travel insurers to provide high quality and affordable cover for cancer, whether in remission or not. To assure you will be looked after should you need it, we also cover those with a terminal prognosis.
What does Travel Insurance for cancer cover?
Just Travel Cover offers Travel Insurance policies that cover all stages of cancer and when you complete our medical questionnaire we will offer you a tailored quote from the providers who can offer cover. We can cover all types of cancer including breast cancer, prostate cancer, lymphoma, lung cancer, bowel cancer and more. There’s 24/7 emergency medical assistance available and emergency repatriation and medical expenses for up to £15 million. As well as cover for emergency medical treatment abroad (including for any pre-existing conditions), your Travel Insurance will also protect you in the event of a cancellation, lost personal belongings, missed departure or personal liability.
Can I get Travel Insurance for anywhere in the world if I have / have had cancer?
We cover all destinations in the world, so as long as the FCDO is not advising against travel to your destination we will do our best to find a Travel Insurance policy to cover your needs, including if you have been diagnosed with cancer. Let us know where you’re going and answer a few questions about the type of cancer you have and we will show you a list of prices from insurers that can provide the cover you need.
How much does Travel Insurance for cancer cost?
You can’t put a price on peace of mind, which is what Travel Insurance provides. If you have had cancer then that peace of mind is even more precious. Insurers used to charge large amounts to cover cancer, or simply refuse cover altogether, but fortunately now there are specialist companies like just Travel Cover, with access to policies that can provide cover for you. It is however important to remember that the price of Travel Insurance is based on age, destination, trip length as well as your medical conditions and history. Please check the full benefits and choose the policy that is best suited for you and your needs.
Can I get Travel Insurance to cover cancer and heart conditions?
Yes, we understand that people living with cancer may also have heart conditions, have had a heart attack or be living with angina, so our policies cater for multiple medical conditions. When getting a quote we will ask a few questions around your medical history and circumstances, and you can then screen one or multiple conditions. Once we have those answers we will compare cover and prices from several insurers and show a list of policies that can provide all of the cover you need. Cover limits and excesses will vary, so please read over the benefits to choose a policy best suited to your needs. If you’d like some advice on this you can call us to discuss.
I have diabetes and cancer, can I get Travel Insurance?
Yes, we provide cover for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes and you can screen multiple medical conditions at once after you answer our medical questionnaire online. We will then compare from a range of insurers to find you the right Travel Insurance with cover for both cancer and diabetes. Just follow our online medical screening process, or call us for assistance.
Can I get Travel Insurance with cover for cancer at any age?
Yes, we believe that everyone should be able to travel, no matter what their age and there should be no barriers to finding the appropriate insurance – that’s why there is no limit on some of our travel policies. We aim to provide you with the peace of mind to travel in comfort and with confidence.
Is there an upper age limit for Cancer Travel Insurance?
We have Travel Insurance policies available with no upper age limit and cover for cancer patients. After entering your details online, we’ll show you a list of policies to choose from tailored to your own circumstances.
Will Just Travel Cover compare Travel Insurance with cover for cancer on my behalf?
Yes, at Just Travel Cover we work with a range of specialist providers that will provide the cover for your needs. Once you have entered your details online, we will show you the options available to you. Bronze, silver or gold policies are available for you to choose from, offering varying levels of cover, depending on your needs.
Travel Insurance for Cancer – What’s Included?
- Cancellation/ curtailment cover up to £12,500 (£30,000 on referral)
- Personal belongings and baggage cover up to £3,000 per person
- Missed departure cover up to £1,500 per person
- Personal liability cover up to £2 million per person
- Zero excess policies available
Medical Cover For Cancer
- Emergency repatriation and medical expenses £15 million
- 24/7 emergency medical assistance line
- All ages and stages of cancer considered, including a terminal prognosis
How to Get Your Travel Insurance for Cancer
First, please check with your doctor that you are fit to travel. Click on ‘Get a Quote’ and complete our fast and easy medical screening. This is where you declare your cancer by taking just a few minutes to answer a series of multiple-choice questions. Please have the following information to hand:
- Name of your cancer
- Important dates from your medical history
- How many hospital admissions you’ve had in the last year
You will get a range of quotes and levels of cover with varying premiums, excesses, and options to compare. Please check the full benefits and choose the policy best suited to your needs.
Your cancellation cover starts from the moment you complete your purchase (single trip insurance), 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.
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