As we are sure you are aware travelling long distances, particularly by air can cause Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). We have compiled some important Information via web links, which provides advice and measures that can be taken to avoid a DVT ( Deep Vein Thrombosis).
The unique device (CoaguChek systems ) as shown below will enable you to monitor your own warfarin levels whether at home or away travelling
The table below contains a list of recommended travel / holiday Insurance companies who will provide insurance cover with past, present DVT conditions.
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|Insurer or Broker||Phone Number||WebSite / Email||Medical Conditions Covered|
|Staysure Travel Insurance||08442770844||
Staysure Travel Insurance - Will cover pre-existing Medical
Over 250 minor conditions are covered free of charge, with screening options available for more serious conditions.
|Travel Insurance Medical||0844 277 9787||
Pre Existing Medical Condition Insurance
Travel Insurance Medical is underwritten by Mapfre
Assistance and specialises in providing great value, quality travel cover for
those of all ages who may be travelling with a pre-existing medical condition.
Prices are exceptionally low and cover can be offered at either basic or
Travel Insurance Medical can cover 220 pre-existing conditions free of charge and more serious medical conditions including cancer, circulation problems and heart conditions can be covered with ease via online medical screening.
|J.D. Travel Insurance Consultants||01689 859102||Entirely a UK based company.
|Covers DVT - No specific exclusion of any medical condition - each case is assessed on its own merits. Generally age 85 plus would be difficult to cover outside of Europe although on occasions it is possible. There is no upper age limit for Europe. Suggest that individuals contact JD for assessment.|
|Freedom Insurance||01223 454290||
||Covers DVT - Upper age limit on a single trip policy is 85.
You will need to do a medical screening so please contact Freedom Insurance on
|Insure For All||0870 890 3648||Web:
||Potentially they can cover this, but you would need to speak
to you by telephone first to assess.
Call 0870 890 3648 and press option 1 for sales.
|All Clear||01708 339295||Web:
||Covers DVT - They specialize in covering pre-existing medical conditions. Please contact them for a quotation on 0845 250 5350|
|World First Travel Insurance||0345 90 80 161||
World First Travel Insurance specialise cover for people with
all types of pre-existing health problems. Over 1,000 different conditions can
be covered on a worldwide basis and every quote is tailored to your individual
World First are a family firm based in the UK with over 30 years travel insurance experience and offer a wide range of policies including single and annual multi-trip, backpacker and cruise cover. Screening is undertaken entirely in-house and you will not be asked to call anyone else to discuss your medical problems.