Travel insurance for bucket list event

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Travel insurance for bucket list event

Given our "pre-existing condition", can anyone recommend a travel insurance provider that gives you a fair go when it comes to the medical side of the policy? I am planning to travel to Thailand in February and am having a hard time finding decent coverage? Any suggestions will be gratefully welcomed.
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We used AAMI for our post-chemo holiday, with no problems. Mind you, we didn't have to claim, so I can't really say how it would have been if anything went wrong. However, I can tell you that you will love Thailand! We've been 3 times, and adored it. The food is fantastic, the people are lovely and the scenery is beautiful (and it's mega cheap, too!) Have a brilliant time.
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Thank you for the tips. This is the holiday I promised myself whilst in hospital, post surgery. I've already started planning things..... I'm not travelling until February. I'm a little bit too organised for my own good.
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Sorry, can't help you with travel insurance but being a Thai, I can recommend Thailand. Thumbs up! Good food, warm weather, nice thai massage 🙂
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I've used QBE and AAMI. They are generally OK with giving you insurance but it will not cover anything to do with a pre=existing condition, i.e. cancer. So if you walk under a bus you will be covered. Cheers Sailor
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Thanks for the advice everyone. Insurance has been sorted. I have gone with Bupa (my health cover people). Cancer & AIHA not covered due to per existing condition clauses, but has good cover for everything else....only 11 weeks to go now!
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Unfortunately Jerome, the drug and alcohol test will prove nothing. Once the 'C' word is mentioned, all bets are off if anything happens on your trip that can be linked back to cancer.
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Re: Travel insurance for bucket list event

The Rowan That last post from jerome is just spam ... dont click the link 🙂
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Re: Travel insurance for bucket list event

Thanks Jules! Cheers, Kate (admin team)
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I am travelling at the moment and was able to get cover including my pre existing through CoverMore. Costs a bit but I thought it was worth it. Cheers Rikki
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