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I have a Pacemaker. Can I still get Travel Insurance?

May 2020

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At Able2Travel we are often asked: ‘can I get travel insurance with a pacemaker?’

If you have a pacemaker fitted then there is a good chance that Able2Travel Travel Insurance will be able to provide you with cover for your holidays and trips.

On average, 39,000 people in the UK have a Pacemaker fitted each year. That’s almost 760 per week, so obtaining travel insurance when you have a Pacemaker fitted shouldn’t be difficult and shouldn’t be a reason to stop enjoying your love of travel.

A vital factor when obtaining Travel Insurance is the need to be completely honest with all and any pre-existing medical conditions you have, including having a Pacemaker fitted and answer any questions you are asked to the best of your knowledge. Otherwise, you may later discover that your Travel Insurance policy is invalid and you may personally be liable for your medical expenses should the unforeseen happen on your trip, which could cost tens of thousands of pounds. That’s where Able2Travel Pacemaker Travel Insurance steps in to help

As a specialist provider of travel insurance for those with pre-existing medical conditions, Able2Travel Travel Insurance proudly offers travel insurance for people with a Pacemaker and other medical conditions, ensuring that you are in-fact able to travel with a pacemaker.

Able2Travel Travel Insurance has over 15 years of experience in finding travel insurance cover for senior travellers or those with pre-existing medical conditions including travel insurance for people fitted with Pacemakers. So, whatever your reason for a holiday, whether it’s for a city break, a family holiday, or a once in a lifetime romantic trip with your loved one, you can be assured of receiving a fast, sensitive and competitively priced solution.

Able2Travel Travel Insurance offers 3 levels of travel insurance cover for both Single Trip and Annual Multi-Trip policies, enabling you to pick a policy that is suited for your individual needs.

Providing a wide range of benefits for people fitted with Pacemakers, Able2Travel Travel Insurance offers policy benefits such as:

  • Cancellation up to - £7,500.
  • Emergency Medical Expenses - Up to £10,000,000.
  • Missed Departure – up to £1,500.
  • Additional cover for your Medical Items.

And much, much more.

Don’t forget your Travel Insurance

Don’t forget or overlook your travel insurance needs. Many travel insurers may not be able to offer extensive travel protection if you have a pre-existing medical condition, such as having a Pacemaker, which could end up costing you should the unforeseen happen. But that’s where Able2Travel Travel Insurance can step in to help.

Keep an eye the UK FCO Travel Advice due to the recent Coronavirus outbreak and keep an eye on any post-Brexit travel updates. At the time of writing, the EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) is unlikely to be valid for use at the end of the transition period and will no longer offer protection and added peace of mind while you’re on holiday in an EU Country.

Able2Travel Travel Insurance can cover almost any medical condition and we understand that no matter what your age or medical condition, your passion for travel is still just as present today as it has ever been. You can get a pre-existing medical condition travel insurance quote by visiting https://www.able2travel.com or by calling our helpful team on 01483 806 826.

This article is for information and entertainment purposes only. It does not constitute advice in any way. The information provided here is correct at the time of writing however please check the latest policy wording here for the latest policy terms, conditions and exclusions.


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  • Specialists in travel insurance for people with existing medical conditions
  • Full Cover available for 1,000s of conditions
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