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Insurance and Travel

If you have completed a holistic needs assessment with your cancer nurse specialist you may be familiar with the concerns checklist. If you have any non urgent queries or concerns regarding insurance and travel, simply click on the link and you will be redirected to the relevant service or information source. If you have any urgent concerns please contact your cancer nurse specialist in the first instance.

This is a list of companies taken from suggestions made by members of the Macmillan online community (website forums) and by members of other charity online communities over recent months. We cannot endorse these companies or their products.

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Visit Website If you have cancer, or are helping to plan a trip for someone who has cancer, there are some things you should think about before you go.
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goodtogoinsurance  Telephone:
0330 024 9949

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Good to go insurance provides travel insurance cover to travellers of any age, with or without pre existing medical conditions. We can also cover your travelling companions on the same policy.

Eurotunnel Travel Insurance Telephone:
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
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Cover for travel within Europe. Includes cover for cancelling / cutting short your journey & Emergency medical expenses - hospital fees, repatriation, in-patient benefit, and funeral and dental costs incurred if taken ill or injured on your journey.

MIA Travel Insurance Telephone:
0800 999 3333
Visit Website •Cover up to age 100
•No specific terminal prognosis exclusion
•No specific psychiatric, anxiety, depression etc. exclusion
•No specific exclusions on secondary cancers etc.
•Affordable premiums with no catches. We either cover or we don't. The premium stays the same irrespective of the number of illnesses or medications.
World First Telephone:
0345 90 80 161
Visit Website Pre-existing medical conditions travel insurance enables us to cover 1000s of different health and medical problems for anyone aged up to 100. We can cover most conditions, including HIV, osteoporosis, Parkinson's, epilepsy, angina, high blood pressure and diabetes. We also offer cancer travel insurance.
Insure Pink Telephone:
0333 126 1000
Visit Website We have teamed up with Travel Insurance Facilities (TIF) who have created competitive travel insurance for those affected by breast cancer.
All Clear Travel Insurance Telephone:
0800 077 777
Visit Website Cancer travel insurance from AllClear will cover you:
• For cancer at any stage
• To use an English speaking  24 hour emergency medical assistance line from abroad
• To claim for any unplanned medical treatment and repatriation
It's So Easy Travel Insurance Telephone:
0330 606 1434
Visit Website Holiday travel insurance that can include cover for pre-existing medical conditions.
Boots Travel Insurance Telephone:
0333 999 2683
Visit Website Key benefits: Cover considered for all types of cancer.
Great travel cover for a competitive premium.
Recent treatment and surgery considered.
Active and secondary cancer can also be covered.
Insure Cancer Telephone:
01252 780190
Visit Website InsureCancer specialises in providing travel insurance to those with advanced cancer and  we routinely provide cover for those with active, metastatic, relapsed or terminal cancer. We are also able to provide travel insurance to patients participating in cancer drug trials. Our sole purpose is providing specialist cover to those affected by cancer.  Our policies  are therefore specially designed for those living with cancer and provide full cover for the cancer diagnosis. 
Freedom Insurance Services Telephone:
01223 446 914
Visit Website Freedom Insurance specialise in providing medical travel insurance to people with pre-existing conditions including cancer, We aim to provide cover to protect you should an emergency arise on holiday.
We base our quotes on your current medical status at the time of taking out your policy. If your medical circumstances change before you travel, provided you are still fit and well to travel there will be no additional price to pay. However, it’s a good idea to let us know.
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0333 999 2679

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Insurancewith is designed to give you a travel insurance policy that not only covers your cancer but also provides all the usual travel insurance benefits such as lost baggage, cancellation, travel delay etc., at a reasonable price.

Finding suitable travel insurance cover during treatment can be difficult, but at Insurancewith we will consider cover for those undergoing treatment as well as those with secondary cancers.

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