Bipolar Disorder Travel Insurance
Travel Insurance is important if you suffer from Bipolar Disorder, including Anxiety and Depression. It is a good idea to declare this so that you are fully covered whilst on your trip.
To get a quote by telephone, contact us on 0800 047 5065 (FREEPHONE) or + 44 (0) 1273 773 017.
- Summary of Cover
- Medical Questions
- Travel Advice
- Travelling with Bipolar Disorder
- Important Information
Summary of Cover
|Section & Cover||Silver||Gold||Platinum|
|Cancellation or Curtailment||-||£2,000||£5,000|
|Medical and Repatriation||£10,000,000||£10,000,000||£10,000,000|
|Failure of Carrier||£1,500||£1,500||£1,500|
*The excess payable does vary depending on the claim benefit.
When obtaining a quote for Travel Insurance to cover Bipolar Disorder, you will be asked a number of questions.
- Have you had a compulsory hospital admission for treatment of Bipolar Disorder in the last 10 years ?
- How many hospital admissions have you had for this condition in the last 2 years ?
- Are you currently being treated for Depression ?
- Have you been taking medication for this condition throughout the last two years ?
- Has this condition ever caused you to cancel a planned trip ?
If you suffer from Bipolar Disorder and want to travel, it is important that you first purchase a travel insurance policy before you leave the country.
Depending on the answer to the medical questions, in most cases a single trip policy is usually the best option to cover Bipolar Disorder.
There are many aspects of travelling that can act as triggers for a depressive episode, including increased stress and disrupted sleep patterns.
When Travelling with Bipolar Disorder
- Make sure that you are on medication that you know works for you.
- It is not a good idea to travel soon after you have changed your medication, as any adverse affects can ruin the holiday.
- Do not travel when you are suffering from erratic moods.
- Carry enough medication with you to last the trips, plus extras in case of emergency / delays.
- Travel with someone that is able to identify any warning signs of an onset of mood change and is able to cope with the situation.
- Keep your medication in your hand luggage.
- Split it between your luggage and that of the person or people you are travelling with in case one bag gets lost.
- Carry a recent prescription and a letter from your doctor detailing your condition.
- Try to cut down on as much stress as possible; plan a relaxing holiday.
- Get as much sleep as possible and try to maintain your regular sleep patterns to a great extent as is possible.
Before you leave the country, it is important to purchase a Travel Insurance policy that will cover Bipolar Disorder or any other pre existing medical condition you may have.
This Travel Insurance is provided by goodtogoinsurance.com. Goodtogoinsurance.com is a trading name of Ancile Insurance Group Limited, Registered Address: Kao Hockham Building, Edinburgh Way, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2NQ. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority - No. 471641.