Blog | here are some handy articles about travel insurance

Travelling with Parkinson’s

Suffering from Parkinson’s should not prevent somebody from travelling. If thinking about organising a break for yourself or someone else with Parkinson’s, you’ll need to do some extra planning to make sure the holiday meets their or your own personal needs.

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Travelling with Cancer

When travelling abroad with Cancer precautions you should take both before and during your travels are: 1) When preparing for your trip it is important to keep in mind that your physical needs may be different than they were before your diagnosis. You may be more sensitive to the sun for example or more likely to become ill. [...]

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Tips for staying healthy whilst travelling

1) Research – When travelling to a foreign country it is important to be aware of the risks, such as contagious diseases that can be transmitted through mosquitoes, water or unclean conditions. By carrying out this research prior to your travels, you provide yourself with a better chance of staying healthy during your travels. [...]

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Travelling with a Heart Condition

Travelling abroad with a heart condition should still be an enjoyable time to relax with family and friends. There are few things that should be considered to ensure individuals with a heart condition have a stress- free travelling experience

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Tips for managing medication across time zones

When travelling it can be difficult to remember to take your medication as travelling often disrupts usual routines. Below are some tips of how to continue to take medication safely whilst travelling across different time zones

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Travelling with Dementia

Travelling should be an enjoyable experience for everybody including the friends and family of a dementia patient and the patient themselves. By taking the following steps you will be able to plan stress free travels for dementia sufferers, their family and friends.

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Traveling with HIV

If you are an HIV sufferer before travelling it is important to confirm your plans with your doctor, as he/she will be able to give you advice on how to maintain and take your HIV medication whilst travelling. Doctors can also provide information to HIV suffers on the types of vaccinations they should either have or avoid during their travels and give valuable recommendations on the names of healthcare facilities that treat patients with HIV.

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Travel for over 60’s

Travel for over 60’s should be care free, relaxing and not pose any real problems. Travelling can often be extremely tiring, but with regular hydration and rests travel for over 60’s is guaranteed to run smoothly

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Signs you are suffering from food poisoning and actions to take

Travelling abroad can be relaxing and enjoyable, sometimes however there are less enjoyable aspects of travelling such as food hygiene. Depending on where you are travelling, particularly if outside of Europe, countries have varying levels of food hygiene than what we are usually used to

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Signs that you are suffering from heat stroke

Spending time by the beach in the sun is incredibly relaxing and enjoyable, however spending too much time in the sun without shade can be dangerous to both adults and children. The steps below highlight how to tell if you are suffering from heat exhaustion/heat stroke as well as how to prevent this in the future.

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