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I’m just wondering if it is better to get annual rather than trip by trip to save constantly trying to find some insurance???
i have brain mets. Inoperable and can’t get off steroids. Who would I be better to try?
Hi KLM000 and a very warm welcome to the travel insurance group
I don't know how easy it is to get annual travel insurance, as opposed to individual trip insurance, when you have a cancer diagnosis.
Have you had chance to look through the member's stories 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.
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 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 from your GP and it might save time if you get the letter before contacting insurance providers.
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