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Stroke Travel Insurance

If you’ve suffered a stroke in the recent past, you may have encountered some difficulties obtaining travel insurance for that all important break from the norm. Or maybe the price of the cover was so high it made the cost of travelling prohibitively expensive.


Premier Cover specialise in providing travel insurance to those with pre-existing medical conditions and believe that everyone should have the right to travel and to obtain travel insurance at a fair price.


I’ve Had A Stroke. Can I Still Get Travel Insurance?

At Premier Cover we understand that questions about whether you can get covered and what the policy will cost can be a concern. Also maybe the thought of answering a long list of questions about your condition is off putting.


However, with Premier Cover there's no need to worry as we've made obtaining travel insurance for those who’ve had a stroke as straightforward as possible.


Our quick and easy medical screening process is available online or if you prefer you can speak to one of our highly-trained and friendly agents for free. Either way you’ll be asked some questions regarding your condition and we will then use your answers to make a quick decision, meaning you'll be covered within minutes!


What Is A Pre-Existing Medical Condition?

A pre-existing medical condition is any illness or underlying condition that you are aware of prior to taking out your travel insurance policy. Although emergency medical treatment is covered by our policies, we can’t cover conditions that you neglect to inform us about, and this could result in your claim being declined. As such it’s best to declare all conditions at the time of purchase and in many cases there may be no additional premium to pay. If you are unsure about anything, please give our friendly team a call on 0800 298 1112 and they will answer any questions you may have and guide you through the process too.


Key Benefits Of Our Stroke Travel Insurance

  • We consider ALL medical conditions
  • Cover for medical expenses up to £10 million
  • 24 hour emergency medical helpline
  • Personal accident cover
  • Single Trip cover with no upper age limit
  • For a full list of features please view our Policy Details

Do I Need An EHIC If I’ve Had A Stroke?

The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) entitles UK residents access to necessary, state provided medical treatment at a reduced cost or free of charge, during a temporary visit in the European Economic Area (EEA) countries and Switzerland. The EHIC is valid for five years and it’s free.


As a valued Premier Cover policyholder, you will have no excess to pay when the EHIC is used.


Please remember to take your EHIC with you when you travel and check that it is still valid, as you’ll be required to present it when seeking medical treatment. Each traveller will require a card. The EHIC will cover the costs of managing pre-existing medical conditions, maternity care or renal dialysis but it will not cover you if you are going abroad to receive medical treatment. And because it doesn’t cover aspects such as repatriation, it’s not a replacement for having a good travel insurance policy.


Travel Tips For Those Who've Had A Stroke

  • You generally shouldn’t travel for the first two to three weeks after your stroke. This is the period where you’re your symptoms will be at their worst, and other conditions relating to your stroke may arise. Make sure that you have consulted with your doctor before choosing to travel.

  • Make sure that you have taken enough medication for the duration of your trip, plus a little extra just in case you hit any unexpected delays along the way.

  • If you think that you may have problems getting around on your own, there are many travel companies that will be able to provide extra assistance. Make sure that you do your research so that you can make your travels as easy as possible.

We're Here To Help

You can obtain all of your travel insurance online, but if you prefer, you can give our friendly team a call on 0800 298 1112 and they’ll happily take you through the process and answer any questions you may have.

Why Choose Us?
    • Over 30 years’ experience in travel insurance
    • Specialist in covering pre existing medical conditions
    • All conditions considered
    • No upper age limit on Single Trip policies
    • Simple and quick medical screening process
    • Three levels of cover to choose from
    • Scheduled Airline Failure included
    • Cruise Cover available