Cerebral Palsy Travel Insurance

Finding travel insurance can be difficult if you have a neurological condition that falls under the diagnostic umbrella of cerebral. At Fish, we have over 40 years’ experience helping people find a policy that meets their individual needs. We can take care of everything for you, too.

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Cerebral Palsy Travel Insurance

Remember

  • Tell your insurer about any pre-existing medical conditions to make sure you’re fully covered
  • Consider covering everyone travelling in your party in case you have to cancel
  • Take a copy of your travel insurance documents with you

If you have a neurological condition that falls under the diagnostic umbrella of cerebral, then you might find getting a cheap travel insurance hard work. This is because many policies on the market may cost you significantly more if you have a pre-existing medical condition, or they may place exclusions on your cover. As one of the UK’s leading and longest established disability insurance specialist Fish can source effective cover at highly competitive price for people with cerebral palsy. Our insurance offers:

  • Single and annual multi-trip cover
  • 24/7 emergency assistance
  • Covers emergency replacement of prescription medicines

What is cerebral palsy?

Cerebral palsy embraces a number of neurological conditions which affect muscle control. This can hamper co-ordination, balance and movement. The comedian Francesca Martinez, who has cerebral palsy describes its affect on her by describing herself as being “wobbly”. There are several forms of CP of which spastic cerebral palsy, which causes tightening of the muscles and spasms, is by far the most common. Some treatments such as physio and occupational therapy can easy symptoms but CP It is a lifelong condition for which there is no cure

Do I need to declare cerebral palsy as a pre-existing medical condition when buying travel insurance?

Yes. You must always be honest and declare any pre exiting health conditions for which you have been diagnosed, and cerebral palsy is no exception. Do not be tempted to hide your condition from your insurer as doing so can invalidate your travel insurance. This could then leave you liable for the cost of any emergency medical treatment whilst abroad and, should you need to, expenses associated with getting you back to the UK.

Will having cerebral palsy prevent me from getting travel insurance?

You are protected under anti-discrimination law which prevents insurers from refusing you cover. However that legislation does allow them to charge you more for your insurance and/or place specific exclusions on your cover. However, because Fish is a specialist broker we are able to source effective and highly competitive travel insurance for people with neurological conditions, including those classed under cerebral palsy.

Information and support for people with cerebral palsy

Disability charity Scope publishes extensive information and practical advice on the condition whilst the NHS offers a thorough overview of the prevalence, symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and complications caused by cerebral palsy.

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We take care of everything

For over 40 years, we’ve been helping people travel around the world without worry. Our team of experts will help find the cover you need at a price you’re comfy with.
So if you have a disability or pre-existing condition and are planning your next break, all you have to do is decide where to visit first.

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For a care-free travel insurance quote

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Key benefits at a glance

  • No age limit*
  • Single and annual multi-trip cover
  • Alternative accommodation cover
  • Cruise cover
  • Friendly UK-based claims service and specialist medical assistance
  • Covers emergency replacement of prescription medicines
  • Provides cover for a replacement carer
  • Covers a wide range of pre-existing medical conditions
  • 24/7 emergency assistance
  • Protects mobility and disability equipment, providing replacement equipment in the event of a loss

And we don’t stop there…

We’ve answered some of the questions you may have about our Travel Insurance.

  • QCan cerebral palsy prevent me from getting travel insurance? AHaving cerebral palsy shouldn't stop you from getting travel insurance. The quote you will receive depends on the severity of your cerebral palsy, any medication you're taking, and other conditions you may have.
  • QCan I get travel insurance with cerebral palsy? AYes, cerebral palsy should not stop you being able to get travel insurance. The quote you will receive depends on any medication you're taking or other conditions you may have.
  • QWill travel insurance cover medication for cerebral palsy? AYes, travel insurance from Fish covers the emergency replacement of prescription medications, including those prescribed for cerebral palsy.
  • QIs there a maximum cost on travel insurance for cerebral palsy? AThere's no maximum cost as such, as every travel insurance quote is unique. The price you'll pay depends on your individual circumstances including your age, the severity of your cerebral palsy, any medication you're taking and any other conditions you may have.
  • QCan I travel abroad with cerebral palsy? AYes, many people with cerebral palsy are perfectly okay to travel abroad. If you're travelling by air and need to bring extra luggage or mobility equipment, most airports have services that will help you to transport your luggage around the airport, but make sure to let them know you're coming in advance. It's important if you have particular accessibility needs that you let the airline know in advance so they can be prepared for your arrival and help to make your journey as smooth as possible.
  • QWill I have 24 hour emergency treatment when I travel abroad with cerebral palsy? AYes, if you've declared your cerebral palsy when purchasing travel insurance this will ensure any medication you may be taking will be covered, as well as any treatment for cerebral palsy you need to seek while you're away.
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Travel Policy Documents

See all of our Disability and Pre-Existing Medical Conditions Travel Insurance policy documents here.

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