Asthma travel insurance

Asthma? No Problem

Travel insurance with cover for pre-existing medical conditions, including all types of asthma.

  • 24-hour emergency medical support
  • No upper age limits
  • Covid-19 cover included

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Total Travel Protection is brought to you by Ancile Insurance Group Limited who have been specialising in travel insurance cover for medical conditions and older travellers since 2010.

Travel insurance to cover asthma

Managing asthma in day-to-day life is something that many people cope with, so it shouldn’t stop you enjoying a holiday abroad.

That’s why at Total Travel Protection our travel insurance policies can cover all types of asthma from mild to severe.

You simply need to tell us about your condition and then answer a short set of multiple-choice questions to help us assess the severity of your asthma.

To find out how much it will cost to get travel insurance cover for your asthma, get a quote now, it will only take a few minutes.

Travel insurance cover and benefits

  • Emergency medical & repatriation up to £10 million (Platinum Cover)
  • 24 hour emergency medical assistance
  • Cancellation cover up to £6,000 (Platinum Cover)
  • Cover for mobility aids and prescription medication
  • Personal property up to £3,000 (Platinum Cover)
  • Personal liability up to £2 million (Platinum Cover)
  • Legal expenses up to £25,000

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Travel insurance protection for asthma

Travel insurance from Total Travel Protection provides travel insurance protection for you and your holiday. Pre-existing medical conditions, including asthma can be fully covered once you have declared them to us.

Our policies include cover for emergency medical expenses and repatriation (getting you home) up to £10 million per person whilst you are abroad, as well as access to our 24-hour emergency medical assistance team by phone, from wherever you are in the world.

Cover is also available for mobility aids, prescription medication, cancellation, personal possessions, legal expenses, personal liability and much more.

Cover for prescription inhalers and asthma medication

Having asthma may mean you need to carry prescription medication, such as inhalers or asthma pumps, with you on holiday, which could be expensive to replace if they are lost or stolen. Not a problem, our travel insurance policies cover loss of medication up to £300 per person.

Asthma travel insurance - Buy online

You can buy our travel insurance cover for asthma online, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on our website. Our full range of travel insurance products and medical screening are available online, so you declare your asthma and get a quote at a time that works for you.

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Asthma travel cover by phone

Our team of travel insurance experts are available by phone if you would like to talk to someone about your requirements for asthma cover.

You can call us on 0330 053 3747

We are open during the following times: 
Sales: Monday to Friday 9am - 7pm. Saturday and Sunday 9am - 5.30pm.Customer service: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm.

Our asthma travel insurance prices are the same whether you buy online or by phone, so you can choose whichever suits you best.

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Single trip insurance

We cover single trips up to 94 days in duration to any destination in the world (providing the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office is not advising against non-essential travel).

For cover to be valid your trip must start and finish in the UK and cover must be in place before you leave home.

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Medical travel insurance for cruise holidays

Cruise insurance

Ocean and river cruises are covered as standard on all travel insurance policies from Total Travel Protection, and you don’t need to tell us that you are going on a cruise.

Make sure you declare your asthma and any other medical conditions when you buy your policy, as emergency medical treatment onboard ship, or airlifting to hospital, would work out very expensive if you are not fully covered.

We can cover individual cruise holidays up to 94 days in duration; remember to list all the countries you will be visiting when you buy a policy.

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Additional cover options

Additional cover including gadget, natural catastrophe and waiting list cover can be selected during the quote process.

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Natural catastrophe provides extra travel insurance cover for cancellation and unexpected additional expenses caused by catastrophic natural events such as hurricanes, fire, flood and volcanic eruptons. Read More

This optional cover extends your travel insurance to include cover for loss, theft and damage to your gadgets, such as phones, tablets and smartwatches whilst you are away on your holiday. Read More.

Our travel insurance policies provide cover for a number of sports and activities as standard, including trekking up to 2000 metres, sailing within 12 nautical miles of shore and glass bottomed boat trips. Additional cover for more adventurous activities can be added. Read More

Ideal for cruise, coach or rail holidays that start from an overseas location, our Missed Connection option extends your travel insurance to include cover for additional expenses if you miss a connecting flight, ferry, cruise ship, train, or motor vehicle as a result of a delay to your initial international outbound transport.

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Our terrorism cover extension provides additional travel insurance cover to enable you to cancel or cut short your trip if a terrorist act occurs within a 40-mile radius of your pre-booked accommodation.

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This option extends the cancellation and curtailment section of your travel insurance to include unrecoverable holiday costs, such as transport, accommodation, and foreign car hire, if your pet dog or cat needs emergency life-saving treatment. Read More

Additional cancellation and curtailment cover if you are on a waiting list for treatment or investigation for a diagnosed condition.

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Asthma Travel Insurance FAQ

What types of asthma can you cover?

We can cover all types of asthma up to a high level of severity, including allergic asthma, seasonal asthma, occupational asthma, non-allergic asthma and exercise induced asthma.

Why do I need to declare my asthma when I buy travel insurance?

It is important to declare asthma and any other medical conditions you may have when you buy travel insurance so that you will have appropriate cover for emergency medical treatment abroad if you need it, as well as cancellation if you become unwell before your holiday.

If you become ill due to a pre-existing medical condition, such as asthma, that you had not declared on your policy, you would not be covered by your travel insurance and your claim could be declined or only partially paid.

How do I declare my asthma when I get a quotation?

When you get a travel insurance quotation, whether online or by phone, you will be given the opportunity to declare all your pre-existing medical conditions, including asthma.

Once you tell us that you have asthma you will be asked a short series of multiple-choice questions, such as how many medicines you have prescribed by your doctor and if you have had any unplanned hospital admissions for your asthma in the last year.

This will give us an idea of how stable and well managed your asthma is and therefore the risk of you needing emergency treatment whilst you are away.

Our medical screening only takes a few minutes and can be done online or by phone.