Diverticular disease is one of the most common digestive conditions it affects both sexes and is most likely to occur in People over 70. With medical travel insurance "Western disease" as its described as can be covered on your policy. Many policies can't cover over 70s however with us all you need to do is add your condition and age and we will show you policies relevant to you. Adding medical cover to your policy and declaring any pre-existing medical conditions is simple on our system, simply search for each condition and answer the questions and we can provide a list of policies specific to your needs. Please remember when travelling in Europe, it is also important to make sure that you have a valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
With a travel insurance policy that covers your diverticulitis, if there are any complications while you are on holiday you have access to a 24 hour emergency medical assistance line, with operators fluent in many languages who can speak to medical staff for you wherever you are. The medical expenses section of a policy often covers expenses such as ambulance and hospital admission costs, and repatriation to the UK. Cancellation cover would mean that if you were deemed unfit to travel before your holiday, for reasons relating to your diverticulitis, you would be entitled to make a claim.
Our online medical screening makes it easy to compare travel insurance that covers your diverticulitis as well as any other pre-existing medical conditions you might have. When entering your details you will be asked some questions relevant to your conditions, such as any related conditions they may have, whether it has interfered with your activities or daily living at all, and any treatments or surgeries you have undertaken. Your answers allow us to quickly assess your current health situation, so that we are able to provide you with travel insurance quotes that provide the correct cover for you.
For further information and advice on travelling with diverticulitis, you may find the links at the below helpful.
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