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Lymphoma travel insurance

Lymphoma travel insurance covers you if you’re living with lymphoma and wish to travel with peace of mind. This type of insurance covers you for medical emergencies, even those related to COVID-19, which is vital to prevent unexpected medical bills and give you the support you need if you have any medical problems while you are away.

AllClear is a specialist in providing travel insurance for people with pre-existing medical conditions, including travel insurance for lymphoma patients. We can also provide travel insurance after lymphoma, travel insurance for follicular lymphoma, and travel insurance for non-Hodgkin lymphoma too. Each person is unique, and each policy is tailored to your needs, your condition, and your destination.

Travel insurance for someone with lymphoma can give added peace of mind when abroad in case you get ill and need treatment. Our online medical screening process is simple to use, and once completed will show you a list of insurance providers who are able to offer you the cover for your trip.

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

Will you be covered if you’re travelling during the COVID-19 pandemic?

There are three things to check so that you can make sure you're covered:

  • You must be fit to travel
  • The FCDO must NOT have advised against travel to your destination - check the FCDO travel advice
  • You must follow the local government advice for your destination, checking and following their guidelines and entry requirements

You can then be covered for emergency medical expenses and cancellation for a positive diagnosis of COVID-19, with AllClear travel insurance with enhanced Coronavirus cover. Existing policyholders should read our Frequently Asked Questions if your trip is affected by Covid-19.

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 lymphoma

Travel precautions to bear in mind

  • People with active lymphoma may be more prone to certain infections because of the effect of the disease upon their immune system. This is particularly true if you are currently receiving chemotherapy, if you take steroids, or if you’ve had your spleen removed. Book an appointment with your GP or healthcare provider to discuss the best time to go on holiday to fit with any treatment you may be having, as well as any medical issues such as medication.

Be cautious with vaccinations

Your GP or travel clinic should be well aware of which vaccines are safe for people with lymphoma. Some vaccines are not recommended for patients with lymphoma because they contain live organisms (a small considerably weakened dose of the living organism against which immunisation is intended). Live vaccines include:

  • MMR
  • Live polio vaccine
  • Live (oral) typhoid
  • Yellow Fever and Japanese B encephalitis
  • BCG

Anti-malaria tablets

  • If you’re still receiving chemotherapy treatment or any other medications for lymphoma, you should check with your doctor to ensure anti-malaria tablets won’t interact with any of your current treatments.

Anti-malaria tablets

  • If you’re still receiving chemotherapy treatment or any other medications for your lymphoma or leukaemia, you should check with your doctor to ensure that that anti-malaria tablets would not result in bad interactions with any of your current treatments.

Medication tips

  • Bring enough medication for your entire trip, plus extra in case you are delayed. Some medications are not readily available in other countries, so it is worthwhile to check out beforehand what you should do if your supply gets low. Keep all medications in their original containers with labels. Prescription bottles should have your name and the name and dosage of the drug clearly indicated.
  • You may consider carrying a note from your doctor with a list of your required medications on it to prove that you need them. This is especially important for pain medications, anti-depressants, and stimulants that may be illegal in other countries. Put cotton balls in your pill bottles to prevent pill damage during transport.

Get plenty of rest

  • Make sure that you schedule in some rest time every couple of hours so that you don’t get run down. This regular “down time” will help to prevent you from missing out on activities later in the long run.

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