Welcome to the September 2018 travel insurance update. Last month, I’m pleased to say that many of you were able to experience some September sunshine away from home. We hope the discussions over on the travel insurance group gave you some valuable recommendations.
Thank you to those of you who contributed to the group in September. Here are some of the highlights:
‘I`ve found an insurance company that covers worldwide travel for WI members.’
‘They are very thorough when it comes to questioning you about your illness(s) but I was very happy with the outcome in terms of both cost and cover. Would recommend.’
‘I filled in the all the questions and immediately received a quote giving various levels of cover from which to select. Well, of course, I accepted and made the purchase.’
Travel and cancer information
If you are thinking of going on holiday, remember to take a look at Macmillan's information on travel and cancer before you go, to help you get the most out of your trip. Our information includes:
Visit the travel insurance group.
Please keep sharing your experiences (good and bad) with us. Head over to the travel insurance group and start a new discussion.
Many thanks to xhead, jinic10 and Southdown for contributing to this blog.
I had a partial nephrectomy last year for renal cell cancer, unfortunately then followed by a collapsed lung, infected haematoma and 3 DVT's! My only son lives in the US and getting travel insurance has been a nightmare! I was quoted anything between £1000 and £3500 for a 20 day trip. Eventually I managed to get it down to £900 with Staysure, but if anyone has had a better 'offer' for travelling to the US, I should be more than grateful. It's too late for this trip but I'm hoping to go again next year. - if I can afford the insurance!
Hi All, I have found some travel insurance detail from the "WHICH" web site which includes insurance company names and prices. Hope this will be helpful to the group.
I have advanced prostate cancer and have just accepted a quote from Boots for £484 annual multi-trip worldwide (incl US, Canada and Mexico). The declaration concerning the cancer was quite detailed so be ready for the questions.
Whatever cancer throws your way, we’re right there with you.
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