If you are concerned about travelling with sarcoidosis, consult your GP or consultant before booking. You should also first check health insurance policies to ensure you can be covered.
European Health Insurance Card
Anyone travelling in countries of the European Economic Area or Switzerland should – in good time before travelling – obtain a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). This can give you access to the national health services of some other countries, often under particular conditions – so check first. Remember to order your card through the NHS website rather than unofficial websites who will unnecessarily take money.
Health Insurance for People with Pre-Existing Medical Conditions
The EHIC is no substitute for private health insurance. The following companies are reported to offer travel insurance to people with pre-existing medical conditions. SarcoidosisUK has not been in contact with any of these companies. The list is provided for information only and does not constitute a recommendation.
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- All Clear Travel
- Avanti Travel Insurance
- Columbus Direct
- Elect Travel Insurance
- Explorer Travel Insurance
- Fish Insurance
- Flexicover Direct Travel Insurance
- Free Spirit Travel Insurance
- Freedom Insure
- Good to Go Insurance
- Holiday Extras
- Insurance With
- Insure and Go
- OK to Travel Insurance
- Top Dog Insurance
- TowerGate Insurance
Further Travel Advice
You can find general information and advice about travelling abroad with a health condition here:
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