Medical Travel Shield is travel insurance designed for patients travelling abroad for either Dental Treatment, Cosmetic surgery, Elective surgery or IVF treatment. Cover is also provided for the patient’s travelling companions.
The insurance includes excellent travel insurance benefits plus a number of tailored benefits for patients.
Please click on a specific benefit for more details:
Before travel – the policy covers non-refundable treatment deposits, if a patient has to cancel or delay their trip.
Up to £5,000 per insured person for irrecoverable payments for travel, accommodation and non-refundable deposits for cancellation of treatment for reasons specified in the Certificate of Insurance, including death, illness, jury service and major damage to the home. See Certificate of Insurance for full details, including exclusions.
During travel – if the patient’s recovery period is longer than expected, the policy covers contributions towards accommodation and flights, plus a daily allowance.
Up to £1,500 per insured person towards accommodation costs, daily allowance and return flight home, if a patient has to stay at their destination for a longer time than the normal recovery period. See Certificate of Insurance for full details, including exclusions.
During travel - if the patient needs treatment for post-operative complications between discharge and return home, the policy covers contributions towards the cost of consultation fees and medication. (Not applicable to IVF Treatment)
Up to £500 for additional medical expenses after discharge from hospital. See Certificate of Insurance for full details, including exclusions.
After travel – if the patient needs to return within 12 months to correct unsuccessful surgery, the policy covers contributions towards the return trip. (Not applicable to IVF Treatment)
Offers the benefit of cover up to £2,000 if within 12 months of the original treatment, it is medically necessary for the patient to have a corrective procedure. The insurance will cover for return flights for the patient and a companion and a daily allowance. See Certificate of Insurance for full details, including exclusions.