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Diabetes Travel Insurance

Diabetes is a condition that can affect anyone at any age. Figures from The World Health Organisation (WHO) show that there are 346 million people worldwide have diabetes. In the UK, 2.8 million people live with the condition, and possibly a further one million people remain undiagnosed and are unaware they are living with the symptoms already.

Once diagnosed the condition can be managed, establishing a healthy diet regime and taking regular exercise allows diabetics to live a full and active life, and travelling abroad on holidays should not be an issue, although some do find buying travel insurance which fully covers their diabetes is expensive. Insurancewith understands the issues around finding affordable travel insurance for diabetics and has created a specific policy. The policy is designed to offer people with diabetes affordable holiday insurance even if the have other health problems or combination of health problems such as:

  • Heart condition
  • Stroke
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol

Insurancewith work in connection with diabetes charities, enabling us to fully understand the condition, which helps us to rate the risk properly thereby offering lower premiums. We have over 15 years of experience underwriting medical travel insurance, and over this time we have developed an advanced medical screening system. This enables our fully trained, professional and friendly staff to accurately assess your needs and cover, ensuring we offer you a quote at a competitive price. It does not matter if you have:

  • Diabetes Type I (1)
  • Diabetes Type II (2)
  • Been diagnosed recently
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease

Or associated complications such as:

  • Damage to your eye/s (Retinopathy)
  • Nerve damage
  • Heart disease
  • Gout
  • Kidney disease

Our diabetes cover offers all the standard cover you would expect in a travel insurance policy such as:

  • Cancellation cover
  • Personal possession cover
  • Delayed flight cover
  • Delayed baggage cover
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Peace of mind

Diabetic travel insurance gives you peace of mind so you can sit back relax and enjoy your trip. Insurancewith has a Doctor led 24 hour worldwide emergency assistance service, wherever you are in the world you will be able to speak to someone who has access to the medical screening records we have completed with you. They are able to understand your health requirements, recommend the best course of treatment and the best facilities to obtain treatment. Our policies also offer up to 5 million pounds of medical cover while you are abroad. We will also make alternative transport arrangements for you and your family to return home safely, should you be unable to use your original travel arrangements due to a medical emergency.

Call 02038 293 875 now for a quote. In order for us to assess your diabetes travel insurance requirements accurately you will need your medical information to hand including medication details e.g. Metformin, Insulin, Glipizide, specific Gliptin, etc. You can also obtain free travel insurance for diabetics quote online.

Available Policies

You can choose from one of the following travel insurance policies, to suit your travelling needs;

Optional Extras

Dependent on your chosen policy, you can select from several optional extras in the checkout including;

  • Golf Extension
  • Fishing Extension
  • Wedding Extension
  • Cruise Extension
  • Hundreds of Sports & Activities
  • And many more…

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Diabetes Information

Whether you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, there shouldn’t be any restrictions on your want to travel. With conditions like diabetes that affect millions of people around the country, it’s remarkable that some companies offer travel insurance cover for the condition at such expensive premiums..

Even if you have your diabetes managed and under control, it is essential that you invest in medical travel insurance to cover the condition. Should something happen on holiday to do with your diabetes and you didn’t inform the travel insurance company you had the condition when you bought your policy, then your cover could be void and you could be left to pay thousands of pounds worth of medical bills out of your own pocket. Travel insurance covers you for all the expected, and sometimes the unexpected, medical expenses you might incur should you fall ill whilst away, so paying a small premium compared to the huge prices you could potentially be paying is good value.

At Insurancewith, we give you the cover that’s adequate for your condition for a fair price, making travelling with diabetes easy and affordable to deal with.

As medical travel insurance providers, we understand the difficulties and complications which come with having a medical condition such as diabetes, so we can empathise with your travel situation. Our friendly customer service team are here to help, and are fully experienced in dealing with medical condition queries and quotes, and our emergency assistance helpline is open to worldwide calls 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and is managed by doctors, enabling you to reach someone who can help you at any given time.


If you have a question you need answering, why not take a look at our most frequently asked questions.

If you still cannot find what you are looking for please do not hesitate to contact us where a member of the team will be waiting to help.

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