Cancer medical conditions block Brits securing travel insurance | Personal Finance | Finance

One in five has faced problems getting travel cover because of pre-existing medical conditions, but this rises to more than four out of five among the over-65s. Cancer, diabetes, high or low blood pressure, chronic pain, prescribed medication or a previous heart attack are the main obstacles to getting cover, according to research from Co-op. Arthritis, asthma, angina and even high cholesterol can also wreck holiday plans. ———————————————————————————– Anybody can be rejected, as former Grand National winner Bob Champion discovered when he tried to renew his travel insurance policy five…

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