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High blood pressure travel insurance.

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.

Protect yourself from the unexpected with travel insurance for high blood pressure

If you’re travelling with high blood pressure, it’s really important to tell us about this along with any other pre-existing health conditions when you buy your travel insurance.

That way, you can enjoy your holiday, knowing that if something goes wrong, we’ll always aim to put it right.

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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 including your high blood pressure on your travel insurance makes a difference

Liz (1) bought her travel insurance straight after she’d booked herself a cruise. Sadly, just before she went on her holiday, a newly diagnosed condition meant she had to be rushed to hospital.

Liz called us as soon as she could, and we helped to update her policy to include cover for her new medical condition.

Unfortunately, the day before she was due to go on her trip, her GP advised her not to travel.

A very disappointed Liz rang us to ask about claiming for the cancellation of her holiday.

Since her policy covered her health conditions, she was covered for the cancellation of her cruise. We accepted the claim and the money was in her bank account within three working days.

When you buy travel insurance it’s really important that it covers your medical history. As Liz can tell you, with personalised cover from Avanti, you can feel confident that you’re in the best hands.

You take care of your health condition, leave the insurance to us.

What will I be asked about my high blood pressure?

We’ll ask you a few simple questions about your high blood pressure and other medical conditions. We do this so we can make sure your policy accurately matches your personal needs.

You can expect the following types of questions:

  • Have you been advised to take medication for high blood pressure?
  • How many medicines does your doctor advise you to take for high blood pressure?
  • Has your dose been increased or have you been prescribed a new tablet in the last six months?
  • Have you been advised to take medication to lower your cholesterol?
  • Has a blood test EVER, at any time, shown your cholesterol level to be raised?
  • Have you ever been a smoker?

Should I take a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) to cover my high blood pressure?

If you are travelling in Europe, you should take your EHIC. In fact, it’s a condition of our travel insurance terms and conditions.

EHIC entitles you to free or subsidised healthcare in most countries in Europe if you use a state healthcare system.

If you end up needing medical treatment for your condition when you’re away, by using your EHIC we’ll remove the excess fee for your medical emergency claim.

But please be aware that your EHIC is not a substitute for travel insurance. Your EHIC won’t cover non-medical issues, it doesn’t cover you for emergencies such as having to cancel your holiday or travel home early because of a health problem.

To make sure you’re protected fully on holiday, you should buy travel insurance with pre-existing health condition cover.

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 update my policy if my health conditions change?

Yes, we need you to tell us as soon as you can. That way we can consider them in your policy. All you have to do is call our Customer Service Team, and they’ll be glad to update your policy so that it covers your needs. Forgetting to update us on your health may affect the validity of your policy and any future claims being declined if you need us further down the line.

When should I buy my travel insurance?

You can buy your policy at any time between booking your trip and starting it. We recommend taking a policy out as soon as your holiday is booked, so you can benefit from the added peace of mind of cancellation cover if you are unable to travel.

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