Search Results for: EHIC

EHIC – European Health Insurance Card

…ntry visited. This scheme will not cover those living permanently outside of the UK. It will cover the card holder in the EEA and Switzerland. The EHIC is valid for 5 years and only available to United Kingdom residents. The EHIC card does not replace the need for travel insurance. One EHIC Card for each Family Member includes non-emergency care for existing/chronic conditions Each member of a family will need a separate, individual insurance…

Insurance Cover

If you are a resident of the UK, UK national, part of an EEA state or a refugee resident in any of the above collect an EHIC form from your post office before you travel abroad. This will allow you reduced or free cover in any of the EEA states as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. If you have an EHIC form you will still need insurance to cover repatriation in the event of illness or death in some cases. Shop around…and always read the…

Travel Diseases

Understanding Different Travel Diseases and The Risks There are many diseases which can pose a risk to the uninformed traveller. Ever wanted to know what Dengue Fever is? Or what about Cholera or Polio? We often hear reports about the dreaded Ebola Virus or the Zika Virus Disease . But then maybe you just want to find out what vaccinations you need for travelling to your chosen destination. Stop here for all the disease advice you can handle….

Travel Health Advice

In this section you will find advice about TravelHealth topics such as malaria and how to stop getting bitten. Or what about DVT and what precautions you can take when you fly. Maybe you are afraid to fly and need some advice. Travelling with children can be a nightmare or a wonderful experience depending on how well prepared you are. Other topics include advice for the GAP year student, the diabetic traveller as well as the issue of insurance…

Senior Travel

…out additional insurance if the cover is not sufficient. Be thorough when completing the forms, as failure to declare a health problem may invalidate your insurance. If you are travelling in Europe, be sure to complete form EHIC, available from your post office. This will need to be validated by your post office before you leave. Arriving at your Destination Make yourself familiar with the medical facilities of your chosen destination. Make…

Medical Tourism

…cost of treatment. Reimbursement is however not automatic and requires approval from a patients own healthcare trust prior to treatment. Under these circumstances a patient is not covered on a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) E112 Form This route allows you to have treatment in another state funded sector hospital within Europe (EEA) and Switzerland. You will need to make payments in the same way that a local person seeking treatment would…

Travel with Diabetes

…ion. Ask at Diabetes UK if you need help in finding a good policy. Excellent guides can also be purchased at Diabetes UK, giving you specific country prescription regulations. As well as good insurance, you will also need an EHIC if you are travelling within Europe. Travelling with Insulin When you travel by air it is not always necessary to order “diabetic meals”. Check your carbohydrate intake regularly and, if required, top-up…