Newsroom Special - Third of Brits with medical conditions refused travel cover
Thursday, June 6th, 2019 - 5 minutes
New research has revealed the struggle that people with pre-existing medical conditions go through when trying to holiday overseas.
According to the report by Medical Travel Compared, almost a third (32%) of Brits have found it difficult to obtain travel insurance due to a pre-existing medical condition, significantly impacting their holiday habits.
A third (34%) found the price of insurance after declaring medical conditions far too expensive with a similar number (33%) discovering their condition could not be covered.
To discuss the research further and how those with pre-existing medical conditions can make sure they are covered when traveling abroad we were joined by travel insurance expert Tommy Lloyd from Medical Travel Compared.