Vertigo isn't actually a condition in itself and normally has an underlying cause such as Vestibulitis (viral infection of inner ear), Benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo (BPPV), Meniere's disease, Multiple sclerosis, Malignant or Benign brain tumours, Migraines, Strokes or Auto-immune inner ear diseases. However as it can affect your ability to travel no matter which condition is the cause it can be declared and covered on your travel insurance policy. Add medical cover by declaring any and all pre-existing medical conditions on our system, including your vertigo and its cause. It's easy to do, all you need to do is search for vertigo, then answer the related questions including what the underlying condition then add any other conditions and we will then be able to provide a selection of travel insurance quotes specific to your requirements. Remember also that when travelling in Europe, it is important to make sure that you also have a valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
Travel insurance policies that cover vertigo will cover you if there are any complications relating to your vertigo or its underlying condition while you are on holiday. You will have access to a 24 hour emergency medical assistance or help line, with operators fluent in many languages who can speak to medical staff for you. The medical expenses section of a policy also commonly covers additional expenses such as ambulance and hospital admission costs, and repatriation to the UK. An important aspect for those with vertigo is that you will also get cover for cancellation meaning that if you were deemed unable to travel before your holiday, for reasons relating to your vertigo and its underlying condition or any other declared pre-existing condition, you would be entitled to make a claim.
We have a simple screening process makes it easy to compare travel insurance policies that can cover vertigo along with the underlying condition as well as any other medical conditions you might have. When applying for a quote we ask some questions about your trip that will include questions about your medical health. Afterwards you will be able to add conditions, each condition has some of it's own questions to answer such as any related conditions you may have, whether it has interfered with your activities or daily living, and about any treatments or surgeries you have had or are currently undertaking. With these answers we will be able to assess your current health situation, and should be able to provide you with travel insurance quotes that have the cover that you want and need.
For further information and advice on travelling with vertigo, you may find the links at the below helpful.
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