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Advice on holiday insurance cover Please xx

Hiya people hope everyone is feeling well. Just a quick question- I am due to go abroad next month and am in need of getting holiday health insurance. Does anyone know any companies that are reasonably priced. I have been on the comparison sites and have had a quote for £81.00 and others wouldn't insure me. I have M.E/Cfs, fibromyalgia and am going to be 20 weeks pregnant when I travel. If anyone could help with this I would really appreciate it.

Thanks Ali xx

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Hi, I've just arranged ours. I'm sorry to say that it's probably the pregnancy, rather than the ME and fibro that might be putting the price up. I've just paid £41 for 2 of us in our 40s and 50s, both with medical conditions and me having been in hospital 6 months ago with ME. (I used a company called Cover Cloud, found on a comparison site and it included pet, passport, hospital benefits etc).

One piece of advice I would give is DO NOT use a specialist medical company. It's like everything else, they think they can charge the earth because being a 'specialist' gives the illusion of providing superior cover, when it's just the same.

Good luck and have a lovely holiday.


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