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Debbie - Macmillan

Travel insurance

A blog about getting travel insurance when you're affected by cancer. Mainly written and updated by Debbie and Graham from Macmillan's information team – but anyone can contribute.

Latest Entries
  • Travel insurance recommendations for people affected by cancer

    Hello and welcome to the travel insurance blog - a place to read and share travel insurance company recommendations. When you are living with cancer, getting travel insurance can be difficult - even if your cancer treatment was years ago. We want to hear positive stories about travel insurance companies from the people who know best – you. ...
  • New booklet and media coverage about travel insurance and cancer

    The winter 2013-2014 edition of our Getting travel insurance booklet is now available to order . You can also read the information on our updated web pages . If you've read previous editions, you’ll know that the booklet features a list of insurance companies that may be able to insure people affected by cancer. We print a new version every...
  • Winter sports and travel insurance

    A white Christmas may not be on the cards; not for most of us in the UK at least. But I imagine some of you are planning to head overseas to find a winter wonderland? Perhaps not for Christmas, which is now just around the corner, but shortly afterwards in January, February or March? These months are the peak of the ski season in Europe, when many thousands...
  • Travel insurance round-up, September 2013

    Affected by cancer and looking for travel insurance cover? You might find it helpful to search for the most recent discussions on the Online Community. Below is a round-up of recent comments and experiences. It came up in a discussion that the Facebook page Melanomamates UK has lots of conversations about getting travel insurance (including to...
  • Travel insurance - your views count

    As I write this blog, an electronic version of our new Getting travel insurance booklet is currently whizzing through cyberspace to print. Once we’ve printed copies, our Getting Travel Insurance booklet will be available through the usual channels: be.Macmillan Macmillan information centres online through the Macmillan website ...