If you have made the decision to travel abroad to undergo an elective procedure, Medical Travel Shield is the specialist single trip travel insurance designed for you.
We can provide you with everything that you would expect from standard travel insurance including; lost or stolen items, accidental illness or injury and cancellations or curtailments outside of your control.
What makes Medical Travel Shield different?
As well as standard cover, we provide additional benefits tailored for you as a patient within the same policy.
Those tailored benefits being:
- Travel and accommodation expenses over and above the normal recovery period.
o Medical Travel Shield will cover for costs if you have to stay at your destination longer than the normal recovery period on medical grounds.
Medical and additional expenses.
o We will pay for any medical expenses incurred if you have a life threatening complication during surgery that occurs during the planned treatment and is secondary to the pre-agreed treatment plan prior to departure.
- Additional Return trip within 12 months of the original treatment
o We can cover economy return travel, accommodation and living expenses if your original treatment is medically assessed as unsuccessful and it is medically necessary to return to the same hospital/clinic within 12 months for corrective Treatment. We do not cover the cost of the corrective treatment.
Elective procedures can include:
- Bariatric/Gastric procedures
o Gastric band
o Gastric balloon
o Gastric bypass
- Orthopaedic procedures
o Total joint replacements
- Cataract procedures
Please call us if you are travelling for a Stem Cell treatment or procedure so that we may discuss this with you in more detail.
Elective procedures not covered include:
- Oncology/Cancer treatments
- Cardiac procedures
- Organ transplants/donations
If there is anything that you don’t understand or if you have any questions about our cover, please contact us:
0203 409 1236
For full terms, conditions and exclusions please see the policy wording