About this group
Having a heart condition, or having recently had a heart attack or an operation on your heart, doesn’t mean not going on holiday. In fact, the rest and relaxation that holidays offer could be beneficial.
Frustratingly, many travel insurance companies are unwilling to offer policies which cover people with pre-existing heart conditions, or those recovering from a heart attack or operation on their heart (such as angioplasty to put in a heart stent). Other companies do offer these policies, but charge an unfairly high premium to do so.
By joining our group, you will be using the collective buying power you share with other people who have heart conditions, to demand a better, fairer deal on your travel insurance.
Many people are often unsure about what is and isn’t “possible” with certain heart conditions. A good source of information is the British Heart Foundation website, which provides a useful FAQ section with information on a range of topics – including travel with conditions such as angina. Of course, you should always check with your doctor or heart specialist if you have any concerns regarding your fitness to travel.
Community questions and answers
Can anyone please recommend a reputable company who can provide a annual multi trip travel insurance for a family, I have had recently had a heart attack with 2 stents in place however Iam getting big differences in premiums... can anyone help?
Hi there Andy, thanks for getting in touch. Have you tried getting a quote through this group? Alternatively, our article on the top 10 providers for travel insurance with medical conditions may prove useful. https://boughtbymany.com/news/article/getting-medical-conditions-travel-insurance/ I hope that helps! Kind regards Heidi
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between myself and my wife we have several conditions to declare what group do I join
it says there is 1answer how do I access the answer
Good evening Ian, Thank you for the message and sorry for the delay in coming back to you. The best group is probably the link attached to this comment. The insurer that provides the cover only asks 3 questions before providing you with cover, so this may be the easiest one for you, and will save you having to declare each condition individually. If you answer yes to any of the questions, the insurer will ask to see a letter from a GP confirming you are fit to travel, then they will be able to cover you. https://boughtbymany.com/offers/cover-for-people-who-have-been-refused-insurance/ Hope that helps. Best wishes Heidi