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Breast Cancer Travel Insurance

Breast cancer is one of the most common type of cancer in the UK, and amazingly, around 95% of people that get the disease now go on to survive.

At Get Going we think that travel insurance for breast cancer patients needs to be affordable and provide good quality cover, with an experienced emergency medical team on hand, even if just to provide silent reassurance. Every year we provide travel insurance for breast cancer patients, over and over again.

Can I get travel insurance after breast cancer?

Many people can get travel insurance after breast cancer, and we work very hard to make sure this is the case.

We use our quick and easy medical screening process to provide fast answers to this exact question. All you need to do is declare your medical history when quoting for your policy. You’ll then be asked a number of questions that will be used to determine whether or not we can provide you with travel insurance after breast cancer and on some occasions, during treatment. If you have other medical conditions you should also declare these at this point.

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Why do I need specific travel insurance for breast cancer?

If you have a medical condition, for example breast cancer, you will need travel insurance for breast cancer. If you have heart disease, you will need travel insurance for heart disease, and so on. You can get a travel insurance policy that covers your medical condition by declaring your medical history at the point of purchase, this tailors your policy to suit you.

You must make sure that you accurately declare your condition to your insurer in order to travel with valid travel insurance. If you do not declare your condition, and a problem arises, related to your current or previous condition, you run the risk of having your claimed denied.

There is another reason you should get breast cancer specific travel insurance if you are currently battling or recovering from breast cancer; In the event that you need to contact the emergency assistance team, they will have your medical history to hand and be able to assist you faster.

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What cover is available on travel insurance for breast cancer patients?

Travel insurance for breast cancer patients is available on all cover levels: Basic, Standard and Premier, and all policy types: Single Trip, Multi trip, long stay. The cover levels that you have access too will depend on the policy type that you opt for however, you will have the option of:

  • Up to £5,000 cancellation and curtailment
  • Up to £10,000,000 emergency medical cover
  • Up to £1,000 for outbound departure and connection
  • Up to £2,000 for lost, stolen or damaged personal possessions
  • Up to £250 for lost or stolen passport
  • Up to £250 for lost or stolen cash
  • Up to £15,000 personal accident cover
  • Up to £50,000 for legal advice
  • Up to £300 pet care

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Can I take part in sports or activities with breast cancer travel insurance?

All of our policy types: Single trip, multi trip, and long stay are available to anyone looking for travel insurance after breast cancer treatment or for current breast cancer patients.

All Get Going travel insurance policies cover 80+ activities as standard! If you are planning on taking part in any activities while you are away, first consult your GP before you book and travel, they will be able to advise on whether you are safe to do so.

Secondly, check your policy, if you the activity is not covered as standard you might need to opt for one of our additional 7 activity packs. If you are planning a winter sport holiday, simply opt for the winter sport extension when you purchase.
Other extensions available include:

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