Comprehensive Travel Insurance for Underactive Thyroid
Having a pre-existing medical condition such as an underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism shouldn’t stop you from travelling where you want to, when you want. According to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, around 2% of the UK population has an underactive thyroid/ hypothyroidism and women are 5 to 10 times more likely to be diagnosed with the condition than men are.
Affecting mainly the over 60s, having an underactive thyroid/ hypothyroidism doesn’t mean you can’t travel. At AllClear we provide 5-star tailored medical insurance to cover your hypothyroidism as well as any other pre-existing medical conditions you may have.
We cover for repatriation back to the UK and also cover you for any costs lost due to cancelling your holiday because of a medical condition or an unforeseen circumstance. When travelling with an AllClear policy you will be traveling with an insurance provider that specialises in covering pre-existing medical conditions, leaving you the peace-of-mind to sit back, relax and enjoy your holidays.
Do you need Travel Insurance for Hypothyroidism?
It’s easy to forget why we need travel insurance when booking a holiday. Even holidays in the UK might require some level of medical travel insurance to protect you from cancellation costs that might occur. You may even require medical transport repatriation back to your local medical vicinity which might not be covered by the NHS.
When travelling abroad it’s vital to have medical travel insurance. If you have any pre-existing medical condition such as an underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism then it is essential that you don’t leave yourself paying any large medical bills that can easily accumulate from any medical treatment you might need while abroad.
Travel soundly in the knowledge that your AllClear insurance policy will cover the costs of any treatment you may need up to £15million. We can cover the costs of someone to stay with you while you’re being treated away, if required. According to the Independent a claim is made every minute by UK residents abroad.
With a simple, comprehensive AllClear insurance policy, you can travel knowing that you’re covered by the experts.
One policy for the Whole Family?
At AllClear we can cover you and your whole travelling party, regardless of whether they have medical conditions too. If you have an underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism and you are travelling with someone who has no medical conditions, then you don’t have to have separate insurance providers or policies. At AllClear we can have policies covering singles, couples, families or even whole large groups. Get everyone covered in one place with a comprehensive policy from AllClear.
How much will your Travel Insurance for Underactive Thyroid cost?
Your travel insurance policy premium will be based on your pre-existing medical conditions to start with. The cost of medical treatment in the country you are visiting as well as the duration of your holiday will also be contributing factors. Any optional extras that you might add to enhance your policy also affect the final premium. Call us today for a quote and let our friendly staff take you through the easy process.
All Clear Enhanced Cover and Optional Extras
At AllClear, we can provide our customers with a policy that is tailored to suit their specific needs, so other than covering your hypothyroidism, an AllClear policy can cover many specifics as well. Our AllClear policies have a fully removable cancellation and flexible and removable excesses and our policies can also be enhanced with a number of our optional extras such as golf cover, cruise cover, winter sports cover and gadget cover. Speak to us today about what optional extras might be right for you!
Covid-19 and Underactive Thyroid/ Hypothyroidism
The impact of the Coronavirus COVID-19 has been felt worldwide and is still very much an ongoing situation.
When asked whether or not the Coronavirus COVID-19 is more harmful to people with an underactive thyroid/ hypothyroidism, or if they are at any greater risk of infection, the British Thyroid Foundation has confirmed that people with an underactive thyroid/ hypothyroidism are not at any greater risk due to their autoimmune condition. The immune system responsible for fighting off viral infections such as Coronavirus COVID-19 is separate from the autoimmune system that is affected by an underactive thyroid/ hypothyroidism. So the good news is that you may not be at a greater risk because of your pre-existing condition.
However it is always best to keep up to date with the latest advice and information from the government and the NHS when possible. Check regularly with the British Thyroid Foundation or Thyroid UK for the latest information regarding Coronavirus and underactive thyroid.
All Clear Enhanced Coronavirus COVID-19 Cover
We at AllClear can offer enhanced Coronavirus travel insurance for medical emergency expenses and for cancellation with a COVID-19 positive test result. Our COVID-19 cover scenarios can give you up to the minute information regarding our current Coronavirus cover, vaccinations and other useful things to know before you travel.
Does having Hypothyroidism Limit your Travel Ability?
Our AllClear policies can cover single trips or can cover multiple trips over a 12 month period with no limits on your travelling. Having an underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism will not affect what duration of cover we can offer you. Our single trip policies have a maximum trip length of 365 days and our annual multi trip policies have no limits on the amounts of times you can travel over the year. Each holiday will have a maximum duration limit of 45 days within an annual multi trip policy, however with the option to increase this to a maximum of 55 days per trip.
What Should a Travel Insurance Policy for an Underactive Thyroid/Hypothyroidism Cover?
Firstly you will need an insurance policy that has your underactive thyroid/ hypothyroidism covered. You will have to declare all of your pre-existing medical conditions to ensure you are fully covered. A policy can also cover you for the cancellation and curtailment of your holiday, should you have to come home early due to a medical situation or other unforeseen circumstance. Any personal property that you have with you, including cash and your passport, can also be fully covered by your travel insurance provider. Get all of your travel insurance needs taken care of in one place with a policy that includes:
- Emergency medical expenses – cover for underactive thyroid/ hypothyroidism and any unforeseen medical emergency expenses
- Cancellation and curtailment – cover for the cancelation or curtailment of your holiday should you have to cut your holiday short
- Baggage and Personal Property – Your passport, bags, possessions and cash can also be covered.
- Gadget Cover – your medical insurance policy can also cover your gadgets and smart devices
Benefits of AllClear Cover
|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|
|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 abroadThings 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
Simple 3 step quote process
1. Call us or click a quote button on our siteOnce 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 processYou then declare the medical conditions for you (and any other travellers) and answer the specifically designed medical questions.
3. Get your quotesYou will then get your quotes and can either proceed to buy, or save your quote, at this stage.
Why Choose All Clear for Hypothyroidism Travel Insurance?
At AllClear, we pride ourselves on customer loyalty and satisfaction. With over 20 years experience helping our ever-growing base of customers with medical costs, we rank among the UKs most popular medical travel insurance providers.
We’re proud to have been awarded numerous awards and accolades for commitment to service, product and customer and staff satisfaction.
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When you travel with AllClear you are travelling with an insurance provider that specialises in medical conditions and has a steadfast commitment to providing the best cover and the friendliest service the market has to offer.
Call us today and join our loyal, satisfied customers.
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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.