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Hernias Travel Insurance

You can still enjoy your holiday with a hernia or if you have already had a hernia operation and you are recovering. A hernia can develop with very little or no symptoms, but you may notice a swelling or lump in your tummy (abdomen) or groin. Common types of hernia include Inguinal, Femoral, Umbilical and Hiatus. Along with contacting your Doctor and making sure you are fit to travel you will also need travel insurance to cover your hernia in case it reoccurs, or problems arise because of your hernia.

To purchase one of our policies, we will need to ask you some specific questions about your hernia, including treatment and medication so please have all this information to hand. Our easy to follow medical screening process will look at your information and put together various quotes which will cover your specific needs for you to choose from.

Our policies offer several benefits including cancellation cover, baggage cover, expenses such as ambulance and hospital admission costs and repatriation to the UK. We also provide a 24-hour medical helpline where they will be able to liaise with medical staff for you as they are fluent in many different languages.

Tips and advice for travelling with A Hernia

  • Before booking your holiday and purchasing your travel insurance, discuss your travel plans with your Doctor to ensure you are fit to travel
  • Where possible, do not fill your suitcase too full to try and avoid any strenuous activity
  • Research where all medical facilities are located to ensure they are close by
  • Check you have enough medication for your holiday and pack extra in case of travel delays and lost/stolen luggage
  • Keep a list of medications with you so you can make medical staff aware of your condition and treatment more easily
  • If you are travelling to Europe, then it is essential that you carry an EHIC – European Health Insurance Card. You can apply for a free card by following the link