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.
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.
The Keyfacts documents includes a summary of cover and all contact details for assistance abroad and making a claim.
There are different options of cover available:
- Europe means all European union countries other than the UK but including Iceland, countries west of the Ural mountains, Mediterranean islands, the Azores, the Canary Islands, Madeira.
- Worldwide excluding Canada, Caribbean Islands, Mexico and USA means Worldwide excluding Afghanistan, Bermuda, Canada, Caribbean Islands, Central African Republic, Chechnya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, Iraq, Israel (West Bank and Gaza Strip), Libya, Mali, Mexico, Nigeria, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, USA and Yemen.
- Worldwide means Worldwide excluding Afghanistan, Bermuda, Central African Republic, Chechnya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, Iraq, Israel (West Bank and Gaza Strip), Libya, Mali, Nigeria, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen. This option is only available for Trips to receive IVF treatment.
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.