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    Default Best travel insurance for Grandparents visiting Oz

    Hello,

    My Dad plans to visit here from the UK but at 76 he's concerned about his health.

    He has a preexisting heart issue that he takes medication for but otherwise healthy.

    Can someone please point me in the direction of a good UK based travel insurer for seniors that have decent medical cover?

    TIA

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    I can't advise on an insurer but he would be covered for any care in a public hospital under the reciprocal healthcare agreement. You should be able to find more information on this on the DHS website.

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    I was just about to say the same about reciprocal health cover, so your actually only needing to get cover for the journey.

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    Thanks guys but he's Hungarian and they aren't on the reciprocal list 😞

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    Bummer.

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    Bump anyone?

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    My mum and Dad usually organise theirs through the bank they are with in the UK and usually get a good deal as an existing customer. They have covered pre existing conditions for them too, the only thing they have had issues covering are past issues with cancer. I think they just had s few questions to answer about current medication s etc.

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    Interesting! Thank you. I'll check out his bank.

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    Yes I think my parents get cover from their bank too.

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    Turns out his bank doesn't do travel insurance.. Back to the drawing board!!


 

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