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Travel Insurance for Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer travel insurance covers you if you’re currently living with prostate cancer or are in remission, and wish to travel with confidence. Designed to provide you with peace of mind, this insurance covers you for any medical emergencies, preventing any unexpected medical bills and unnecessary complications from occurring whilst you’re on holiday.

Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men and over 47,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year – that’s 130 men every day. If you’re planning a trip and need prostate cancer travel insurance then, as the specialists in medical travel insurance since 2000, AllClear could help.

Benefits of AllClear Cover

Gold Gold Plus Platinum
Emergency medical expenses and Repatriation costs Up to £10m Up to £15m Up to £15m
Cancellation* and Curtailment Up to £2k Up to £15k Up to £25k
Extended cover 30 days FREE 30 days FREE 30 days FREE
Friend or relative to travel from your home area to stay with you if you fall ill with Covid-19 Up to £2k Up to £2k Up to £2k
Travel Delay Up to £100 Up to £350 Up to £500
Recuperation stay
Cost of return flight due to COVID-19
Personal Belongings Up to £2k Up to £2.5k Up to £3k
Personal liability Up to £2m Up to £2m Up to £2m
Legal protection cover Up to £50k Up to £50k Up to £100k
* If you buy a policy which includes cancellation cover
All these figures are per person and per trip

Planning and protecting your holiday abroad

Things to know before you go:
  • Remember to check the latest travel advice from the FCDO for your destination. You will have no cover if you choose to travel against FCDO advice, unless that advice relates specifically to Covid-19 (check our Covid FAQs  for more details)
  • Check any entry requirements and quarantine requirements for your chosen destination
  • Choose a Travel Insurance policy that includes Covid-19 Cover
  • For information on how Covid might affect your trip, visit our dedicated FAQs page

Frequently Asked Questions

You had brachytherapy for your prostate cancer, but can’t find this when trying to declare it?

If you had brachytherapy because of your prostate cancer, please declare ‘prostate cancer’ rather than the treatment.

You can’t find prostate cancer when you search for it, why is this?

If the condition you’re searching for is not coming up, try typing the first four letters of it and clicking ‘Search’, your condition should then appear in a list of other conditions and from there you’ll be able to select it. If you are still having difficulty, try this help article ‘How to find the medical condition you want to declare’.

Can You Get Travel Insurance If You Have Prostate Cancer?

AllClear is the specialist in medical travel insurance for pre-existing conditions. We are able to offer cover for a wide range of medical conditions including prostate cancer. When you go through our quote process you’ll be asked various questions about your prostate cancer to ensure your quote and cover are accurate.

If your prostate cancer is terminal, we may still be able to offer you cover. Terminal conditions are looked at on a case by case basis. If you would like a quote for terminal prostate cancer, please call 01708 339029.

Simple 3 step quote process

1. Call us or click a quote button on our site

Once you are ready to start the quote process, the first step is to provide your personal details and information about your holiday plans.

2. Complete our simple medical screening process

You then declare the medical conditions for you (and any other travellers) and answer the specifically designed medical questions.

3. Get your quotes

You will then get your quotes and can either proceed to buy, or save your quote, at this stage.

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Tips for Travelling with Prostate Cancer

We’ve put together some useful tips that could help if you’re travelling with prostate cancer.

Speak to your doctor before you travel

  • It’s a good idea to speak to your doctor or oncologist before you travel as they’ll be able to advise on treatment and taking care while you’re abroad. They can also provide a medical note if needed and advise against any destinations which may not be best for you to travel to.Radiotherapy, for example, can make the skin photosensitive so sunnier climates might be best avoided. Check necessary vaccines won’t affect your medication, and put a plan together to ensure you won’t be left feeling unwell with changes in time difference.

Arrange your medical travel insurance

  • Start looking for prostate cancer travel insurance as soon as your trip is booked. Always keep your travel insurance documents with you wherever you go. Take enough medication for your trip plus a few days extra. You may need a letter from your doctor stating you’re fit to travel, as well as a note authorising any prescription medication that would need to go through customs and security.

Air travel and prostate cancer

  • If you feel you might need special assistance let the airline know of your condition after you book. If you use a catheter take a spare and mention this to airline staff to avoid any delays. Ask if you are entitled to early check-in and see if you can get access to the airline’s lounge to relax before the flight.If you’ve had brachytherapy the implanted radioactive seeds may set off airport sensors, so ensure you have a medical advice card or a note from your doctor for this in your hand luggage.

Research your destination

  • Long-haul flights can be uncomfortable and tiring for anyone so if you feel you can’t manage a long journey, stick to shorter flights or try travelling by train as an alternative. If English isn’t widely spoken, you might want to ensure you have any important documents translated.

While you’re on holiday

  • Keep cool – avoid extreme temperatures where possible.
  • Ensure you use SPF30+ – if you’ve been treated with radiotherapy this is especially important.
  • Avoid strenuous activity – use your time abroad to relax and spend time doing the things you enjoy.
Read our useful guide on travel insurance for prostate cancer or if you are ready, get a quote.

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^Discount applies to the base price of AllClear branded travel insurance policies purchased through our Call Center only and does not apply to any premium generated to cover medical conditions or optional extras. This discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.