Travelling with a disability? Latitude has you covered
You dont need to pay over the odds for disabled travel insurance. Our new Latitude travel insurance cover for people with pre-existing medical conditions will give you the disability travel insurance you need at the right price. Weve provided more than 60,000 Latitude policies in the past year, making travel easier and cheaper for people who have been turned down for standard holiday insurance. Find out below how our travel insurance for disabled people can help you get your holiday off to a great start.
Why choose Latitude holiday insurance for disabled people?
Theres no reason why organising travel insurance for the disabled has to be stressful or expensive. At Holiday Extras, when you book a Latitude policy youll get up to £15m in medical cover, cancellation cover up to £5,000 per person per trip and up to £2,000 baggage cover, at a very competitive price. Annual and single-trip policies are available, with options including cruise cover too. Latitude is ideal for family travel, and provides travel insurance for disabled children.
How Latitude can help you book disabled travel insurance
It usually takes less than 10 minutes over the phone for our specialist team to set up your Latitude travel insurance disability cover. If you prefer to do things yourself online, well have you covered in just 7 clicks. Well tell you the final cost once youve completed the fast, simple and discreet screening process.
No worries if youre delayed
Youll have complete peace of mind when travelling with Latitude holiday insurance for disabled people. You can reach us on our 24-hour emergency helpline; and if your flight is delayed, well cover you for £10 expenses per 12 hours up to £100, or £20 per eight hours up to £300 if you take out Premium insurance. You can read full details here of our Latitude policy and the travel insurance disabled cover available.
Top tips for travelling with a disability
- Before you book anything, make a list of your individual needsthen research your possible destinations and accommodation fully to make sure they are suitable.
- See your doctor four to six weeks before you travel to discuss your condition and whether or not you need to complete a Medical Information Form or a Frequent Travellers' Medical Card (FREMEC).
- Organise car hire before you go if you want to hire a car, the Blue Badge Scheme now operates throughout the European Union. You can rent an adapted car in many countries - make sure you discuss your needs and the insurance offered by the car hire company well in advance. And familiarise yourself with the laws of the road and licence requirements in your destination.
- Carry medication in your hand luggage bring enough for your trip, allowing for delays, and keep medicines in the original packaging. Carry a list of your prescribed medicines or ask for a letter from your doctor and check out the latest security and baggage restrictions. It's also worth finding out the names of your medication in the country you're visiting and how you can get medical help while you're away.