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Travel Insurance with Alzheimer's

If you’re among the estimated 500,000 or people with Alzheimer’s disease in the UK then you might have found it hard getting a travel insurance quote.

Travel Insurance with Alzheimer's

  • More about Alzheimer's
  • Who needs to know?
  • Can I get insurance?
  • What is Alzheimer’s disease?

    Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and is a condition which, through the death of brain cells (known as atrophy), can cause symptoms such as memory loss, lack of co-ordination, mood swings and mobility issues. It is a progressive disease which disproportionately affects older people.

  • Do I need to declare Alzheimer’s disease as a pre-existing medical condition when buying travel insurance?

    Yes. If you have had a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease then this must be declared as a pre existing health condition when seeking a travel insurance quotation. Failure to disclose a diagnosis could render your travel insurance invalid and leave you liable for medical bills and associated costs should you require treatment whilst abroad.

  • Will having Alzheimer’s disease prevent me from getting travel insurance?

    No. If you have Alzheimer’s disease or any other form of dementia then you can still purchase travel insurance. However you should be aware that many travel insurance policies targeted at the mass market will not cover this condition. You can secure effective and competitively priced cover from a broker such as Fish that provides specialist travel insurance for people with pre existing medical conditions and/or disabilities, such as Fish. We will help you source your choice of European or worldwide insurance whether for a single or multiple trips.

Key benefits at a glance

Covers a wide range of pre-existing medical conditions

No age limit*

Single and annual multi-trip cover

24/7 emergency assistance

Covers emergency replacement of prescription medicines

Provides cover for a replacement carer

Protects mobility and disability equipment, providing replacement equipment in the event of a loss

Alternative accommodation cover

Cruise cover

Friendly UK-based claims service and specialist medical assistance

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Information and support

 

The campaigning and research charity, the Alzheimer’s Society, offers information and support to people affected by Alzheimer’s disease through a personal diagnosis or as a carer, partner or family member of someone with the disease.

 

To learn more about Alzheimer symptoms, diagnosis, medical treatments, living with the disease and to read or contribute to a community forum, visit the NHS’s dedicated website page.

For a travel insurance quote call 0333 331 3770

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*Applies to Fish Plus One and Fish Plus Two policies only

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