Travelling when you have cancer can help you relax and recharge. AllClear can offer Travel Insurance if you are living with cancer, ensuring that you get the cover you need to enjoy your travels. Travel with comprehensive cover, including medical emergency and cancellation cover. Get your quote today!
Written by Nick Heady – Travel Insurance Expert
Cancer Travel Insurance covers you if you’re currently living with cancer or are in remission and wish to travel with peace of mind. Travel Insurance for cancer covers you for medical emergencies, giving you the support you need abroad and preventing unexpected medical bills.
With all of our AllClear branded policies, Superior2 rated Covid cover is included for FREE so that you can travel with confidence.
Although there are around 375,000 new cancer cases in the UK every year, many providers do not offer Travel Insurance for cancer patients. Some mainstream insurers will insure you. However, their cover may include exclusions related to any claims connected to your cancer.
Specialist Travel Insurance with cancer cover will provide you with the level of cover you need. This type of insurance is vital in case your cancer prevents you from travelling or you have to receive emergency medical treatment while on holiday.
If you are living with cancer or in remission, it can be challenging to get Travel Insurance you can trust. As a specialist medical Travel Insurance provider, AllClear has offered Travel Insurance for cancer patients for over 20 years. We cover all types of cancer and all stages.
From prostate cancer to breast cancer – we want to ensure that, no matter your condition, everyone has the opportunity to have a holiday. Cancer Travel Insurance by AllClear will provide you with the cover and support you need to enjoy a well-deserved break.
When you begin a quote for Holiday Insurance for cancer patients, our medical screening questions will ask you to declare your conditions. We can offer Travel Insurance for all types of cancer, including:
We’re able to cover all stages of cancer. As you answer the questions throughout the screening process, we will gather all the information needed to offer a quote for your specific circumstances.
You can have peace of mind when travelling with AllClear. 99% of customers would recommend us to family and friends3
We understand that you may have a few more concerns when searching for Holiday insurance with cancer. Discover how our specialist cover keeps cancer patients cruising.
Hear more of our customer’s experience:
“Alex at AllClear Travel Insurance was extremely helpful in setting up the correct travel policy for my needs. I have cancer, and AllClear provided a good level of cover to ensure I feel comfortable should I become poorly whilst away.” – Rachel Watts
Travel insurance cost for people with cancer is based on personal medical history, age, and destination. Travel Insurance for cancer patients will cost more than for someone with no medical conditions.
Half (50%) of people diagnosed with cancer in England and Wales survive their disease for ten years. At AllClear, we believe that those in remission and those living with cancer deserve the opportunity to travel.
However, you must declare your cancer and that you are in remission. This ensures you’re fully covered should you fall ill or need to cancel.
We are still able to cover terminal conditions. This is looked at on a case by case basis. If your condition is terminal, please call 01708 339029.
If you’re in the middle of a diagnosis or your doctor is in the process of finding out whether your cancer has spread, we will not be able to offer cover during this period. This is because we cannot cover undiagnosed conditions.
Once you have been diagnosed, in most cases, we will then be able to offer a quote.
With an annual multi-trip policy you can travel multiple times within a year. The maximum duration of these trips varies between policies. However, it is usually between 31 to 45 days.
If you need a more extended trip duration or only plan to travel once in the year, then a single trip Travel Insurance policy may be better for you.
Whether you currently have cancer and are undergoing treatment or are in remission, a holiday can be a great way to relax and take your mind off of things during these times. Read more for our top tips on travelling with cancer.
Speaking to your doctor or specialist before planning your trip is a good idea. Especially if you are travelling with cancer, your doctor will tell you if it is safe for you to travel and how to prepare for your trip.
When choosing your destination, it’s a good idea to think about the length of your journey and how far you’re willing to travel and for what length of time. Travelling long haul can be exhausting for those without any medical conditions, so it’s important not to overexert yourself.
If you need some inspiration, check out 5 Top Recuperating Holidays for Travelling After Cancer.
Flying can increase your risk of developing a blood clot. Cancer and specific treatments can also increase your risk. Discover ways to prevent blood clots when you are travelling and speak to your GP before booking your trip or travelling.
Some vaccinations required for certain countries contain live vaccines. People who have had certain types of cancer and treatments may not have these. Before travelling, find out more about cancer and travel vaccinations and speak to your doctor or GP. They will advise you on what’s safe for you to have.
If you’re taking prescribed medication for your cancer and need to travel with it, you should plan how much you will need to take with you and always try to bring extra. If you misplace or damage your medication, then this will help. You may also want to keep your medicine in its original packaging; this helps if you need more supplies and avoids any confusion at the airport if your medication is in your own container. When packing your hand luggage, read our guide for more information on travelling with medications.
Written by Lydia Crispin, MA Content Creator at AllClear
Edited by Letitia Smith, M.Sc. Content Manager at AllClear
2 Covid cover rated Superior by a leading Independent UK Consumer Champion.
3 Based on 166 AllClear customers surveyed in April 2021.
* With a purchase of an AllClear branded policy, you’ll automatically enter the £500 prize draw. Plus, you’ll get 20% off the base price of your policy. Discount does not apply to any premium generated to cover medical conditions and optional extras. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offer ends at 23:59 on 4/12/23. T&Cs apply
Written by: AllClear TeamLast Updated: 19 September 2023
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