Travel insurance for Epilepsy
Travel insurance for Epilepsy
We at Insure for Travel Ltd are pleased to offer a simple and user friendly online application process for online travel insurance quote requests and purchases. Our system is designed specifically for travelers requiring insurance cover for pre-existing medical conditions, in particular for our customers with epilepsy. Our medical screening service will allow you to enter the necessary medical information in the comfort of your home and at your own pace. However, should you have any queries or would prefer for one of our consultants to go through the process or any part thereof over the telephone, we will of course be happy to assist you at no extra cost. With over 30 years of travel insurance experience and expertise, we use this vast knowledge to source the most competitive rates possible for our travel Insurance for epilepsy customers, as well as for a wide range of additional pre-existing travel insurance options. Should you be travelling for a city break in Europe, long haul to Asia or the USA, or perhaps on that long awaited Worldwide cruise of a lifetime, we are here to help.
Please remember when you are walking through our online medical screening process for travel insurance for epilepsy you will be required to answer a number of questions to include this medical condition to your travel insurance policy.
The following questions below are included:
• If awake, do you normally lose consciousness during a fit/seizure?
• How many fits/seizures causing loss of consciousness have you had in the last four weeks?
• How many fits/seizures causing loss of consciousness have you had in the last six months?
• How many unplanned hospital admissions have you had for epilepsy/seizures in the last year?
• How many different medicines do you take for your epilepsy/seizures?
• How long ago was your first fit/seizure?
• If not already declared to us, is your epilepsy/seizures caused by:
Epilepsy affects approximately 600,000 people in the UK. Many of us can have a seizure once in a life time but if you have more than one epileptic seizure then you may have epilepsy. Today there are over 40 different types of epilepsy. Epilepsy can be caused by a number of reasons many are unfound and the underlying reasons are not known. Having an MRI scan may show the reason for the seizures.
If Epilepsy has a known cause it is called Symptomatic- this known cause may include-
• Receiving a head injury
• A tumour
• Contacting Meningitis
• The brain has not developed properly
Another cause could be genetic this is called Idiopathic epilepsy also Cryptogenic epilepsy where no known cause has been found.
If you have the above medical condition and wish for the condition to be covered by your travel insurance policy for peace of mind . Please do not hesitate to contact us on the following number 01903 209903 and we will do our utmost to help you in any way we can.