World Arthritis Day: Choosing the right Arthritis Travel Insurance

Added 09/10/2012

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As World Arthritis Day approaches we’re talking about how to get the right travel insurance if you suffer from arthritis and the importance of declaring your arthritis when your buy travel insurance policy.

World Arthritis Day was established in 1996 by Arthritis and Rheumatism International (ARI); it is celebrated on the
12 October every year. The aim of World Arthritis Day is to
raise awareness of the issues affecting people
with arthritis and other rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.

Living with arthritis and the effects that it has on your body can be difficult, but it shouldn’t stop you from being able to enjoy a relaxing holiday abroad with the peace of mind that you have appropriate arthritis travel insurance cover in place. are proud to be able to provide travel insurance cover for all types medical conditions including arthritis and we have no upper age limits on our single trip or annual travel insurance policies.

Make sure your arthritis is covered by your travel insurance

The most important thing to remember when you are buying travel insurance is to declare that you have arthritis so that you are properly covered.

If you don’t declare that you suffer from arthritis you could find that you are not covered for the cost of medical treatment or cancellation for anything that can be related back to your arthritis.

With declaring that you suffer from arthritis when you get a quote for travel insurance is easy. We will ask you a short series of multiple choice questions in order to assess the severity of your arthritis and ensure that you are properly covered. It only takes a few minutes and in most cases we can issue cover straight away, either online or by phone. There’s no need for a doctor’s certificate.

Travel insurance cover for mobility aids

When you are looking for arthritis travel insurance make sure that your policy includes cover for the loss, damage or theft of mobility aids, they are not cheap and may be something that you can’t easily manage without. includes cover for the loss, theft or damage to your mobility aids including wheelchairs, frames and walking sticks. Our travel insurance cover for arthritis includes cover for the reasonable cost or repair or replacement if your wheelchair or other mobility aid is lost, stolen or damaged during your trip. We will also pay for the cost of temporary hire during your trip.

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