High Blood Pressure Travel Insurance

Finding travel insurance that suits you and your budget can be difficult if you have high blood pressure. 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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Travel Insurance with high blood pressure

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 high blood pressure, because you have a pre-existing medical condition, you may find it harder to get travel insurance. As a specialist insurer, Fish can work with you to provide the cover you need. Our insurance offers:

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

What are blood pressure complaints?

Basically blood pressure conditions fall into two camps: where your pressure is high (known as hypertension) and where it is low (hypotension). If your blood pressure reading is over 120 over 80 and less than 140 over 90 then that is within the normal range (to learn more about blood pressure readings click here). If you have high blood pressure you are at greater risk of suffering a cardiac condition such as a stroke or heart attack.

Do I need to declare high blood pressure as a pre-existing medical condition when buying travel insurance?

Yes, as with any pre existing health condition you should notify your insurer if you have hypertension. If you don’t then you could leave yourself liable to significant emergency medical and associated costs should you fall ill abroad as your insurer may decide that by not declaring open and honestly you invalidated your cover.

Will having high blood pressure prevent me from getting travel insurance?

Having high blood pressure won’t stop you from getting travel insurance. Whilst some insurance policies will exclude as standard hypertension (and hypotension) along with other pre-existing medical conditions, you will be able to secure travel insurance to cover your blood pressure complaint from a specialist like Fish – and offer you a very competitive premium for annual, single trip, Worldwide and European policies. As high blood pressure is more prevalent among older people you might also be pleased to hear we can offer travel insurance for over 65s.

Information and support for people with high blood pressure

As the charity’s name suggests, Blood Pressure UK is a font of knowledge and support for those living with high or low blood pressure conditions, offering clearly written information, lifestyle guides and signposts for support. The NHS also offers typically detailed information and advice for both hypertension and hypotension.

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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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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.

  • QDo I need to declare high blood pressure as a pre-existing medical condition? AYes. It's always best to declare any conditions you've been diagnosed with when applying for travel insurance, including high blood pressure. This ensures any medication you may be taking will be covered, as well as any treatment for your high blood pressure you need to seek while you're away.
  • QCan I get travel insurance with high blood pressure? AYes, high blood pressure (hypertension) 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 I be rejected for travel insurance if I have high blood pressure? AHaving high blood pressure shouldn't stop you from getting travel insurance. The quote you will receive depends on the severity of your high blood pressure, any medication you're taking, and other conditions you may have.
  • QCan I get covered for high blood pressure in travel insurance if I'm over 65? AYes, high blood pressure (hypertension) should not stop you being able to get travel insurance. Unlike many insurers, at Fish Insurance we offer travel insurance policies with no upper age limit, so you can continue to enjoy travelling for as long as you like. The quote you will receive depends on your age, any medication you're taking, and other conditions you may have.
  • QIs high blood pressure considered a pre-existing medical condition? AYes, you should always declare high blood pressure (hypertension) as a pre-existing medical condition if you have had a formal diagnosis. It's always best to declare any conditions when applying for travel insurance, including high blood pressure. This ensures any medication you may be taking will be covered, as well as any treatment for your high blood pressure 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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