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If you have Crohn's Disease, then you will need a Travel Insurance policy in place before you travel. To get a quote by telephone, contact us on 0800 043 0020 / 01273 092 757 Summary of Cover Medical… Read more... GET A QUOTE FOR TRAVEL INSURANCE WITH COVER FOR CROHNS DISEASE

Crohn's Disease Travel Insurance

If you have Crohn's Disease, then you will need a Travel Insurance policy in place before you travel.

To get a quote by telephone, contact us on 0800 043 0020 / 01273 092 757

Summary of Cover

Section & Cover Silver Gold Platinum  
Cancellation or Curtailment - £2,000 £5,000  
Medical Expenses and Repatriation £10,000,000 £10,000,000 £10,000,000  
Personal Liability - £2,000,000 £2,000,000  
Personal Possessions - £2,000 £3,000  
Personal Money - £400 £400  
Delayed Departure - £100 £100  
Missed Departure - £500 £500  
Legal Expenses - £25,000 £25,000  
Scheduled Airline Failure £1,500 £1,500 £1,500  
Overseas Return Quarantine Included Included Included  
Medical Excess* £500 £150 Nil
Standard Excess* £100 £75 Nil

*The excess payable does vary depending on the claim benefit.

Please read the full Policy Wording of this policy provided by JS Travel Insurance.

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.

Medical Questions

When getting a quote for Travel Insurance with Crohn's Disease, you will be asked a number of questions to ensure you get the right quote for you. These will be:

  • Have you ever had any Abdominal Surgery for this condition?
  • Have you ever had any episodes of Bowel Obstruction?
  • How many hospital admissions have you had for Crohns in the last 2 years?

Travel Advice

  • Be sure to take plenty of medication with you plus some extra in case of delays.
  • Keep your medication in its original packaging and make a note of its generic name in case you need to find replacements whilst away.
  • Keep your medication in your hand luggage to reduce the chance of it being lost.
  • It is important to take all necessary precautions against picking up traveller's diarrhoea as this can be particularly dangerous to people with Crohn's Disease.
  • Eating undercooked meat is particularly hazardous. Consuming unpasteurised dairy products should also be avoided.
  • Do not drink the tap water if it is unsafe and be wary of ice in drinks and salads washed in tap water.
  • Make enquiries as to where you can receive Medical Assistance at your destination in case of emergency.
  • Symptoms such as high fever and chills, rectal bleeding, abdominal pain, dizziness and dehydration should be taken extremely seriously and Medical Assistance should be sought at once.
  • Check any timezone changes to ensure you take your medication and correct times.
  • When sightseeing and travelling carry a bag of essential items with you including, medication, a change of clothes, toilet paper and hand sanitiser, and meal replacement bars.

Global Health Insurance Card

The GHIC (Global Health Insurance Card) replaced the EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) on the 1st January 2021.

You can use this card to access medical healthcare abroad. This includes state healthcare including emergency treatment, treatment for existing medical conditions, routine maternaty care, oxygen therapy, kidney treatment and many more healthcare requirements.

Please Note: This is not a substitute for Travel Insurance, as there are restrictions on cover and you might have to pay some costs. It is important to note that this card will not cover Repatriation.

Apply for a GHIC Card

Covid-19 / Coronavirus Cover

Our Travel Insurance can cover you to travel with Crohn's Disease provided the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) is not advising against all, or all but essential travel to your destination and it is not on the red list.

All customers must follow the advice of the FCDO at the time of travel and for the duration of their trip. This includes returning to the UK if the FCDO changes their travel advice based on the risks presented at the time. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

  • Medical Expenses and Repatriation, when medically necessary, if you contract COVID-19 whilst abroad.
  • Covid+ policy covers Cancellation if you are unable to travel because you contracted COVID-19 within 14 days of your departure date. This includes a positive pre-travel test.
  • Platinum Covid+ policy has cover including cancellation if you have been told to isolate due to COVID-19.
  • Overseas Return Quarantine: Cover for additional accommodation & transport costs (limits apply) if you are unable to return home due to contracting Covid-19 and being told to self-isolate abroad.

Useful Websites

Crohn's Disease Charity

Crohn's Disease Forum

Travel Insurance Toolkit

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