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Winter Sports Cover Option, Golf Travel Insurance, Gadget Cover Option...see all

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Why Choose Able2Travel?

  • Specialists in travel insurance for people with existing medical conditions
  • Full Cover available for 1,000s of conditions
  • Instant cover by telephone or quick and easy online screening in a few minutes
  • Great value cover also available for you and everyone travelling with you

Able2Travel Single Trip Travel Insurance

Able2Travel Single Trip Travel Insurance

If you’re planning just a single trip abroad this year and have a pre-existing medical condition, then Able2Travel Single Trip Travel Insurance may be suitable for you.

Many people go on holiday at least once a year and it can be hard to find Single Trip travel insurance if you have a pre-existing medical condition. With cover for over 1000 medical conditions, Able2Travel Travel Insurance for Single Trips, provides a range of excellent benefits to give you the peace of mind you need to enjoy your trip, knowing that you are protected, should the unexpected happen.

Able2Travel Travel Insurance includes cover for cancellation, baggage, emergency medical expenses as well as a range of optional covers for your trip such as carer cover, winter sports cover, golf cover and much much more. What's more, our Single Trip travel insurance policies have no age limit meaning that they are available for purchase for people of all ages! There is however a limit on trip duration depending on age which you can find in the table below or in the policy wording.

If you have several trips in mind for the year ahead then an Able2Travel Annual Multi-trip Travel Insurance policy might be more suitable for you.

Purchasing specific travel insurance for Single Trips from Able2Travel will give you peace of mind that should the unforeseen happen, you have the correct cover in place. So, relax and enjoy your holiday.

What is Covered on our Single Trip Travel Insurance for People with pre-existing medical conditions?

Our Single Trip Travel Insurance policies offer competitive protection for your trip including a wide range of policy benefits such as:

  • Cancellation - up to £5,000
  • Emergency Medical Expenses – up to £10 million
  • Personal Baggage - up to £3,000
  • Missed Departure & Connections - up to £1,000
  • Personal Accident - up to £20,000

Additional Cover for your Medical Items

  • Loss or Damage to Medical Aids – up to £1,000
  • Loss or Damage to Prescribed Medications – up to £300
  • Emergency Replacement of Prescribed Medications – up to £450
  • Delayed Mobility Equipment & Medical Aids (per day) – up to £1,000 (£200)

Catastrophe & Travel Disruption Cover

  • Extended Cancellation or Curtailment/Loss of Holiday – up to £3,000
  • Extended Travel Delay and Abandonment – up to £3,000
  • Catastrophe & Travel Disruption Cover related to pre-booked accommodation – up to £3,000
  • Extended Missed Departure –  up to £1,000

Additional Cover on your return Home following Hospitalisation Abroad

  • Aftercare – Home Help or Nanny – up to £400
  • Aftercare – UK Physiotherapy – up to £500
  • Including – UK Medical Exam – up to £400
  • Convalescence/Recuperation Holiday – up to £750
  • Modification to your home – up to £750

Other Cover

  • Kennel & Cattery Fees - Up to £250
  • Hijack, Kidnap & Mugging Benefit (amount per 24 hours) - up to £1,500 (£75)
  • End Supplier Failure - Up to £1,500

...And much more!

Click here to see the full Able2Travel Travel Insurance Table of Benefits.

Able2Travel Travel Insurance has over 15 years of experience in finding cover for senior travellers or travellers with medical conditions, so whether you are looking for single trip holiday insurance for cancer, a heart condition or for another medical problem, you can be assured of receiving a fast, sensitive and competitively-priced travel insurance solution for your travel plans.

Single Trip Travel Insurance - Policy Features

Able2Travel Travel Insurance offers 3 levels of travel insurance cover for both Single Trip and Annual Multi-trip travel insurance policies, enabling you to pick a travel policy that is suited for your individual needs.

The policy features table below will help you understand the different features on Single and Annual Multi-Trip travel insurance policies depending on the level of travel cover that you choose.

Policy Features

Single Trip Policy Features





Maximum age at date of departure No Limit No Limit No Limit
Maximum period per Trip if aged 65 years or under 365 days 365 days 365 days
Maximum period per Trip if aged 66 to 79 years 45 days 45 days 45 days
Maximum period per Trip if aged 80 to 85 years 31 days 31 days 31 days
Maximum period per Trip if aged 86 years and over 23 days 23 days 23 days

Annual Multi-Trip Policy Features

Maximum age at start date of the period of cover shown on Your certificate 79 79 79
Maximum period per Trip if aged 65 years or under 31 days 31 days* 31 days*
Maximum period per Trip if aged 66 to 75 years 31 days 31 days** 31 days**
Maximum period per Trip if aged 76 to 79 years 31 days 31 days 31 days
Business travel included Yes Yes Yes
Home Country Trips (minimum 2 nights in pre-booked and pre-paid accommodation) Included Included Included
Family members can travel separately if named on Your certificate No No Yes
Wintersports upon payment of an additional premium and shown on Your Policy Certificate - up to total maximum of 21 Days 21 Days 21 Days

*Available to extend to 45 days or 60 days for an additional premium.

**Available to extend to 45 days for an additional premium.

How do I get a Single Trip Travel Insurance Quote?

It’s quick and easy to get an Able2Travel Single Trip Travel Insurance quote: just click the ‘Get a Quote’ button to get a quote online, or if you prefer to speak with someone then you can call our travel insurance team direct on 01483 806 826.

All Single Trip travel insurance enquiries are dealt with on a case-by-case basis. In addition to the Able2Travel Single Trip Travel Insurance policy, our travel insurance specialists have access to a wide range of travel insurance options and will assist you in finding you travel insurance cover for all medical conditions including high cholesterol. The Able2Travel Travel Insurance policy is used whenever possible and a suitable alternative travel insurance policy may be offered for more serious health problems, so you can find the travel cover you need with one call to Able2Travel Travel Insurance.

For a Single Trip travel insurance quote, please call 01483 806 826 or click the button below!


What is Travel Insurance for Medical Conditions and What Does it Cover?

While going on holiday or travelling abroad should be a fun and enjoyable experience, sometimes the unexpected can unfortunately happen. For example, having to cancel your travel plans if you tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19), losing your personal baggage when overseas, or having to pay medical expenses for emergency medical treatment during your holiday.

If you have pre-existing medical conditions, it is sometimes difficult to find a travel insurance policy with an appropriate level of coverage for your medical conditions too. Able2Travel Travel Insurance is specialist medical travel insurance designed to give people with or without pre-existing medical conditions financial peace of mind, so that you are covered should something unexpected happen and not left out of pocket, in the event of a valid claim.

Benefits of Travel Insurance for Medical Conditions

The following summary of the benefits of Travel Insurance for Medical Conditions are just some of the areas of cover included as standard across all levels of cover on our Able2Travel Travel Insurance policy. Please read the policy wording here for the full cover available under the policy.

Cancellation or Curtailment

A Cancellation is where you are unable to start your trip, due to an insured reason specified in the policy wording. And a Curtailment is where you have to end your trip earlier than expected, due to an insured reason. Read More.

This section provides cover for any unused and non-refundable travel and accommodation costs (including unused pre-booked excursions) that have been paid, or where there is a contract to pay that cannot be recovered. If it is necessary to cancel or curtail the planned trip because of any of the events specified in the policy wording. This includes if you need to go into hospital due to one of your medical conditions, providing it is declared and accepted by insurers, and you have paid any additional premium if required.

Emergency Medical Expenses & Repatriation

Medical treatment outside of the UK can be very expensive. This section covers the cost of emergency medical treatment, outside your home country if you’re injured or suffer unexpected illness including with symptoms of or testing positive for COVID-19 during your trip, in line with the policy terms, conditions and exclusions. Cover also includes the cost of repatriation back to your home country if medically necessary.

Please Note: If you have pre-existing medical conditions and need cover in case you require emergency medical treatment related to them, you will need to complete a medical screening beforehand to see if cover is available and pay the appropriate additional premium.

Travel Delay & Abandonment

No one would want to experience the frustration of their outbound trip being delayed when they are going on holiday! So, with Able2Travel Travel Insurance cover is available if the public transport (meaning any aeroplane, ship, train or coach) that you are booked to travel on is delayed by at least 12 hours. Read More.

If the journey departing from your home country is delayed for more than 12 hours and you choose to abandon your trip, instead of a payment for delay, you are covered for the cost of the trip under the Cancellation or Curtailment section of cover (Section 1).

Please Note: If your travel plans include going on a cruise, and your journey to get to the cruise gets interrupted, you may need to also purchase the Cruise Plus Cover option to cover them.

Personal Accident

In the event of a serious accident from which you suffer life changing injuries during your trip the policy will provide cover in the event of your death or permanent disablement because of the accident. Please refer to the policy wording for full details on this area of cover.

Please Note: Any immediate injuries you suffer from such an incident would be dealt with under the Emergency Medical Expenses section (Section 2).

Missed Departure & Connections

Cover for additional travel and accommodation expenses (on a bed & breakfast basis) in the event you missed the departure of your public transport for your trip, due to

  1. failure of public transport
  2. a road traffic or vehicle breakdown, delaying the vehicle you are travelling
  3. a delay of your own vehicle because of unexpected and unforeseen heavy traffic or road closures that were sufficiently severe to warrant reporting on recognised motoring association
Personal Baggage

Covers the loss, theft or damage to your baggage, meaning: personal belongings, including clothing worn, and personal luggage owned or borrowed by you that you take with you on your trip, as well as your valuables as defined in the policy wording.

Please Note: The gadgets that you take on holiday may not fall under the Baggage definition in the policy wording or the valuables limit, and meaning your gadgets may not have cover when you are abroad. So, you may need to also purchase the gadget cover Option to cover them.

These are a few of the reasons why getting specialist travel insurance for medical conditions is a good idea before you travel so you have the appropriate cover should an unexpected incident happen during your holiday. Furthermore, Able2Travel Travel Insurance has a wide range of features and benefits that is also available for senior travellers too! Please see the policy wording for full details.

Able2Travel Travel Insurance Policy Options

We've got lots of options, so here they are....

Winter Sports Cover Option
Winter Sports Cover Option

Winter Sports Cover will provide protection for lost, damaged or stolen ski equipment, unused, lost or stolen ski packs and piste closure as well as physiotherapy if required upon return to the United Kingdom.

Gadget Cover Option
Gadget Cover Option

Add Gadget Cover to your Able2Travel Travel Insurance policy to cover up to 5 gadgets per policy including, mobile phones, smart phones, smart watches, tablets, laptops, games consoles, headphones and much more!

Golf Travel Insurance
Golf Travel Insurance

Add the Golf Cover Option to your Able2Travel Travel Insurance policy if you are taking your golf clubs on your trip to get cover for them and other golfing equipment. As well as cover for costs to hire replacements if your equipment is lost, stolen or damaged.

Important Information for Customers with Serious Medical Conditions

MoneyHelper has developed a directory of specialist travel insurance to ensure customers with pre-existing medical conditions are easily able to obtain access to affordable travel insurance. If we are unable to help you and you are struggling to find medical cover that suits your needs, due to a serious medical condition, you may find a company that can help you through the MoneyHelper travel insurance directory www.moneyhelper.org.uk/en/everyday-money/insurance/travel-insurance-directory or by calling 0800 138 7777 - Monday to Friday, 8am – 6pm.