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Travel insurance for asthma.

Cancellation cover

Up to £7,500 per person with our Deluxe policy.

24/7 medical support

Practical help when you need it.

No age limit

Enjoy travelling whatever your age.

Unlimited medical expenses

Generous emergency medical cover with our Deluxe policy.

Feel confident in your travel insurance when you have asthma

When you’re living with asthma, it’s important that you tell us about it and any other pre-existing health conditions you have on your travel insurance. That way, you’ll be protected if the unexpected happens.

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It's not just travel insurance, it's travel reassurance!

Ever get the feeling that some insurers are just waiting to catch you out? With Avanti Travel Insurance, when we say your health conditions are covered - they’re covered.

That’s Travel Reassurance!

Why keeping your travel insurance up-to-date is important

When Richard 1 had to cancel a special celebration cruise, being insured with us meant he was covered for the cost of his holiday with our cancellation cover. Not surprisingly, he didn’t think he’d need our help again any time soon.

But a few months later he got in touch again to tell us about a new medical condition, just as he was about to book his rescheduled cruise.

He feared it might be too late to be covered.

Once again, Richard was in safe hands. We helped him update his policy at very short notice to include his new medical condition, and he was able to rebook his cruise just as he’d hoped.

Making sure your travel insurance matches your medical history is vital. Like Richard, it can give you confidence that when we say your health conditions are covered – they’re covered.

EssentialsClassicDeluxe
Cancellation and cutting your holiday short£1,000£5,000£7,500
Medical emergency and repatriation£5 million£10 millionUnlimited
Personal baggage£1,000£2,000£3,000
Missed departure-£1,000£1,500
Money and passport cover£300£500£600
Personal liability£2 million£2 million£2 million
Excess£150£75nil

Is my asthma covered by my European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)?

While the UK is a member of the European Union, if you are planning a trip to Europe, you will need to take an EHIC with you.

The EHIC is free and entitles you to free healthcare in most European countries when you use their state healthcare. Before you travel, you should check that your destination is covered by EHIC, so you can be prepared if you need emergency medical treatment for your asthma, during your trip.

But remember, your EHIC is not the same as having good travel insurance for your health conditions and it won’t cover you for the cost of things such as emergency transportation home.

Your EHIC is useful as it can help to reduce your health costs where subsidised healthcare is available.

If you can use your EHIC to get treatment for your condition but you are asked to pay a subsidised fee for your healthcare, we will remove the excess fee from your medical emergency claim.

What types of questions will I be asked about my asthma?

To give you an accurate quote, we will need to ask you some questions about your asthma:

  • How many medicines are prescribed for your breathing condition? (Count each inhaler as one medicine.)
  • Have you ever had a diagnosis of COPD (chronic bronchitis or emphysema)?
  • Have you had any unplanned hospital admissions due to this condition?
  • How short of breath do you get when walking on the flat?
  • Have you ever been prescribed oxygen other than when you were in hospital?
  • Have you ever been a smoker?
  • In the last year have you had a chest infection or an episode of pneumonia?

I’ve already purchased cover for my asthma, do I need to keep you updated if my medical conditions change?

Yes, it’s essential that you let us know if your health conditions change so we can add any new conditions to your policy.

If you forget to let us know about any changes to your health, this may affect the validity of your policy, meaning your claim may not be accepted if you needed our help further down the line.

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