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Travelling when 25wks...inform insurance co?

(8 Posts)
fassbendersmistress Wed 01-Feb-17 16:19:23

Hi, I can't remember what I did when I travelled during first pg (5yrs ago). If you're travelling (it's a beach holiday overseas) do you need to inform your travel insurance co so that you're covered if anything happens? I checked the policy in particular the bit about informing of 'pre-existing conditions' but I can't find anything clear on this....

Reality16 Wed 01-Feb-17 16:20:41

Phone them and ask? Not all companies have the same criteria.

wickerlampshade Wed 01-Feb-17 16:22:07

Of course. And make sure the baby is covered if it comes early.

PowerofThree Wed 01-Feb-17 16:23:17

Travelling at 15 weeks, we phoned the people at our insurance company who deal with pre-existing conditions and they said it didn't need to be declared. They did say they only covered emergencies ie: early labour not normal term care. Probably worth double checking with your provider though.

fassbendersmistress Wed 01-Feb-17 16:32:15

Ah great thanks, I'll give them a call to be on the safe side.

Good point on the baby cover. It's a family policy but I'll give that a mention too.

SuperUnicorn Wed 01-Feb-17 19:03:30

I've just been to France for two weeks (24-26) and I emailed and asked our insurance company as I could find nothing in their terms. They said as long as my GP/midwife said fine I was covered. I emailed rather than called so I had it in writing from them.

Fluffywallow Thu 02-Feb-17 07:13:24

If it's a EU country check if your E111 card covers you ( I'm travelling to Croatia at 31 weeks and it covers me for anything birth or pregnancy related. It varies from country to country so worth checking.

Fluffywallow Thu 02-Feb-17 07:16:35

Here's the details for each specific country.

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