AF Information & Advice For Patients
When you have been diagnosed with a heart condition it can be very difficult and expensive to find travel insurance. Below is a list of insurers whom AF Association has found to be sympathetic to travellers who have a heart condition, alternatively download our travel insurance providers sheet. Inclusion on this list does not constitute approval from AF Association and any insurance provided is the responsibility of the individual concerned.
Free Spirit Travel Insurance can provide specialist peace of mind insurance to cover your atrial fibrillation (AF) and any other pre-existing medical condition(s) you may have. Travelling should be for everyone and that’s why there's no age limits on the policies. Better still, you will get 24/7 access to the emergency medical assistance helpline, just in case! If you can’t get the cover you need elsewhere due to your age or health, Free Spirit should be able to help so why not try them today.
*Special Offer - 10% OFF* for AF Association supporters with Free Spirit Travel Insurance. PLUS for any Free Spirit policies purchased using this link
AF Association will receive 10% of the Gross Premium (exc. Insurance Premium Tax). Alternatively call 0800 170 7704 and quote AF Association and ‘AFA10’ for 10% off.
Read more from Free Spirit about AF and travel insurance.
Goodtogoinsurance.com provides travel insurance cover to travellers of any age, with or without pre existing medical conditions. They can also cover your travelling companions on the same policy. Goodtogo are proud to offer travel insurance cover for pre existing medical conditions of all types and have no upper age limit on our travel insurance policies.
AFA will also receive up to 25% donation on any insurance purchased using this link or by calling 0844 334 0165 and quoting 'Atrial Fibrillation Association'.
Medicaltravelcompared.com is a travel insurance price comparison site with a difference. It is specifically designed to help travellers who are over 65 or who need travel insurance cover for pre-existing medical conditions, and what’s more they will give 10% to AFA if you purchase a policy through them.. For a quote or further details click here.
Able2Travel is a caring and sensitive travel insurance solution for travellers with medical conditions. Visit them online or call for a quote Mon - Fri, 9:00 - 5:00. Telephone: 01892 839 501 - Mention ‘Atrial’ and Able2Travel will donate 10% for any policy purchased to AF Association.
Insurance Choice covers pre-existing medical conditions so you can still have the holiday you want. Many pre-existing medical conditions can be covered with normal terms otherwise Insurance Choice can arrange bespoke travel/medical insurance policies to cover your requirements. Insurance Choice also donate 20% of the net premium of every policy purchased to AF Association if you call 08432278264 to purchase your insurance.
Inclusion on this list does not constitute approval from AF Association and any insurance provided is the responsibility of the individual concerned.
Top tip: Don’t forget to take your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) when travelling in Europe.
An EHIC will enable you to access state-provided healthcare in European Economic Area (EEA) countries, at a reduced cost, or sometimes for free. It will cover your treatment until you return to the UK. It also covers treatment of pre-existing medical conditions however the card is not an alternative to travel insurance.
For more information on the EHIC click here.
For more information on a patients' rights to treatment in the EU, see this guide.