New to site Operation 12 months ago to remove lung cancer (all clear now) recent operation to remove kidney cancer - prostrate cancer controlled by injections looking for travel insurance companies to try any ideas please.

Help needed please

  • Hi and a very warm welcome to the online community

    As you're probably aware it can be more difficult to find reasonably priced travel insurance when you have had a cancer diagnosis.

    I don't know if you've had chance to look through the 'recommended travel insurance' thread yet, as it's where the majority of recommendations from other forum members are. If not, clicking on the link I've created will take you straight there.

    Most people have found that it is best to phone the insurance companies rather than try and do online quotes as often at the end of the online quote it will tell you to phone the company and you'll then have to go through all the information again. Also sometimes the broker can refer to the underwriters to see if they would provide cover when an online quote might just give you a straight refusal. 

    Make sure that you have all the information to hand about your diagnosis and treatment before contacting the insurers. This is a list of things an insurance provider might want to know when you're applying for insurance. Some providers might ask for a letter from your doctor saying that you are well enough to travel. This could come from your cancer team or GP.

    I do hope that you can get some reasonably priced insurance and that you all have a great time wherever you decide to go!

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