Travelling and Neuroendocrine Cancer
Whether you need to take a trip for work, a mini-break or just want to get away from it all, you can reduce the stress of travelling and look after yourself by getting prepared in advance.
If you love to travel, there’s no reason why trips in the UK or overseas should be any less enjoyable if you have a NCUK. They can be the perfect way to relax and reflect – you just might need to spend a little more time planning your trip than usual.
It can be difficult or expensive to get travel insurance after you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, and searching for comprehensive cover can be frustrating. However, there are reputable companies that will provide cover for both NCUK patients at a reasonable cost.
Once you’ve found companies that could help, we’d recommend you phone to discuss your situation rather than using an online application form. Ask to speak to a senior insurance consultant, and have information from your care team with you so you can explain exactly what your situation is.
Many insurers do struggle to understand what a NCUK is, and how it behaves and may affect those living with it, but with persistence, you can find companies do get it, and will give you the cover you need at a reasonable cost. Make sure you allow plenty of time to search for the best deal and when you find it, spread the word!
List of Insures
We cannot guarantee or recommend the companies below, however these have been identified by fellow patients as being helpful and reasonably priced.
We would recommend calling and speaking to a senior advisor. It may also help to get two quotes; one that includes covering your Neuroendocrine Cancer and one that covers everything but yourNeuroendocrine Cancer.
NB. If you work or have worked for civil or public service – the organisation or union may offer preferential deals e.g. police force, armed forces, etc. Please mention this to the advisor.
Neuroendocrine Cancer UK is a UK wide charity solely dedicated to providing support and information to those affected by Neuroendocrine Cancer.
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