How It Works

If you are travelling abroad for either Dental treatment, Cosmetic surgery, Elective surgery or IVF treatment and you have travel insurance, you should check the cover provided as you may not be covered. If not, you will need a specialist insurance product.

Medical Travel Shield introduces the particular insurance you may need.

Complete the online application to receive a quote and purchase cover. Apply here.

Cover for cancellation of your trip will start from the date of issue or the day you pay for your trip, whichever is the later.

A number of the benefits are outlined in more detail on the benefits page here. Full details of the policy are stated in the insurance documents.

The Keyfacts documents includes a summary of cover and all contact details for assistance abroad and making a claim.

Country information

There are different options of cover available:

The insurance does not cover any travel to any country which the Foreign and Commonwealth Office have advised against all but essential travel.

You should check this advice before departing.

The Product

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.


As with all insurance contracts, exclusions apply. Four important exclusions are listed below. Please see the full policy wording for all exclusions that apply.

  • Medically essential medical procedures
  • Any claim arising from a pre-existing condition, unless directly related to the treatment being sought on the trip.
  • Any trip contrary to medical advice.
  • Treatment that is not carried out in a properly regulated hospital/clinic or surgery.

About Us

Who we are

We are a London based insurance broker, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FRN 402061. We develop bespoke insurance products in partnership with our underwriters and brokers in order to deliver solutions to consumers where they need them the most.

What we do

We provide innovative insurance products to the private health and medical industries. Through our various partnerships we are able to offer bespoke insurance products with a personal and fresh approach. For insight into our products and services, please view the specific brand areas of the site.

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