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Depression travel insurance.

Cancellation cover

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

24/7 medical support

Practical help when you need it.

You’re in control

View and update your policy online in your own time.

Unlimited medical expenses

Generous emergency medical cover with our Deluxe policy.

Feel confident in your travel insurance when you have depression

When you’re living with depression or other mental health conditions, it’s important to travel knowing you’re protected by travel insurance that’s just right for you.

With Avanti, you can personalise your travel insurance so you feel safe from the word go.

Flexibility to change details online

When you buy a policy from us, you can manage it yourself by logging in to your My Avanti account. Here you can:

  • access policy documents
  • update traveller details
  • change your single trip dates (limits apply)
  • renew an annual policy if you have no changes to make
  • and more.

If you have questions about Covid-19 and how it affects your holiday plans, visit our Covid-19 help page.

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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 covering your health conditions with your travel insurance matters

After booking travel insurance for a cruise, Liz1 had to spend two days in the hospital. When she was diagnosed with a new condition, she immediately called us and was pleased to hear her health condition could be included in her cover.

The day before she was due to travel, Liz developed a further medical condition and to her disappointment, was advised by her doctor to cancel her trip.

Liz’s claim was accepted and she was heartened when the refunded money reached her account three days later.

Personalising your travel insurance and keeping it updated is really important. Take no risks and then, like Liz, you’re protected from the moment you take out your policy.

Table of benefits

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

Do I need to have had both my Covid jabs to be covered?

As long as you’ve had the vaccines you’ve been offered for Covid-19, you should be covered. If you haven’t been offered both doses yet or you’re medically exempt then you can also be covered.

If you’ve refused any doses of the vaccine or haven’t been able to have a dose you’ve been offered, you won’t be covered.

Do I need to tell you about my depression when getting travel insurance?

Yes, it’s essential to tell us about your depression along with any other pre-existing health conditions. If you don’t, we’d be unable to cover costs if you needed to make a claim that related to your health.

We understand that depression affects people in different ways and it can sometimes be difficult to talk about mental health. We can talk through everything at a pace that suits you, so you feel comfortable. We’ll never rush you.

My family don’t have depression, should they be on the same policy if we’re travelling together?

One of the biggest benefits of a group policy is that if you need to cancel your trip due to a medical emergency, each and every one of you would be covered, so each of you could claim back the cost of your holiday.

What kind of questions will I be asked about my depression?

To help us personalise your cover, we’ll ask questions such as:

  • Have you ever had a compulsory hospital admission as a result of this condition?
  • How many times have you been admitted to hospital in the past two years?
  • Have you been referred to or reviewed by a psychiatrist for this condition?
  • Has this condition ever meant you’ve had to cancel or cut short travel plans?

I’ve already bought travel insurance for my depression. Should I tell you if my medical condition changes?

Yes, it’s very important to update us if there’s a change to an existing health condition, or if you are diagnosed with something new.

This way, you’ll have the security of knowing you’re travelling with personalised protection, just in case you’re in medical need when you’re away. If you don’t update us, you won’t be covered and any future claims could be refused.

Is my depression covered by my Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC)

If you’re planning a holiday to Europe, you’ll need to take a free GHIC (or an EHIC) as a condition of our travel insurance.

When the United Kingdom left the European Union, the GHIC replaced the EHIC as the means for accessing free or subsidised healthcare in selected European countries. Before you travel, make sure you check that your destination is covered by GHIC, just so you’re ready if you do need any emergency or necessary treatment for your depression during your trip.

Remember, your GHIC is not the same as having good health conditions travel insurance. For example, it won’t cover you if you need to cancel your holiday.

Your GHIC helps reduce your medical costs where subsidised healthcare is available. If you can use your GHIC and have to pay a subsidised fee for your treatment, we’ll remove the excess fee on medical emergency claims for you.

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