Why do I need diabetic travel insurance?
Whether you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, you know that living with diabetes takes careful planning. Travelling as a diabetic needs an extra level of preparation.
Luckily, your diabetic travel insurance cover will ensure that should anything happen to your medication while you’re away, you’ll be able get the help you need quickly.
It’s not compulsory to buy diabetic travel insurance, but it’s a great option for peace of mind. Especially when you take into consideration that the cancellation and emergency medical assistance section of the policy will extend to cover any unplanned complications of your diabetes.
This means you’ll be safely covered in case of an emergency, such as having to stay in hospital while abroad or if you're forced to miss your flight home.
However it’s essential to check the small print of the diabetic travel insurance policy before purchase, as cover can vary between providers.