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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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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?

Is my high blood pressure 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 high blood pressure 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.

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.

Ready? Set? Let’s go get your travel insurance for high blood pressure...

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