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25 June 2024

New fit to travel insurance scheme

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We are excited to launch our new fit to travel insurance scheme, provided by CSIS exclusivly for CSPA members.

The scheme

This is an annual fit to travel scheme, with no medical screening requirement, but you must be medically fit to travel and able to comple to the eligibility statement (see below).

The scheme is available exclusivly to CSPA members, that are UK residents aged between 50-79 (no upper age limit once you have joined the scheme).

Annual rates

CSIS are offering competive rates with prices starting at £169.99 for European and £199.99 for worldwide cover for an individual in their 50s to £479.99 for worldwide cover for a couple in their 70s.

How to join the scheme

Members

Full information on how to join is available on the members’ area of the website.  Simply navigate to the benefits area for full information and quote your CSPA membership number when speaking to CSIS.

Non-members

Sign up and become a member of the CSPA from just £3 a month.  Once your membership has been confirmed you will be given access to the members’ area of our website where you can find information on the scheme.

Fit to travel statement

You must be medically fit to travel and there must be no known likelihood of any medical tests investigations, or major variation of treatment or medication for the condition(s) at the time of taking out this insurance, booking your trip, paying any further balance or instalments towards the final cost of the trip, up to the date of departure or whilst travelling.  

This means any, and all, existing medical conditions you have must be stable and controlled by any treatment you are receiving and/or medication you have been prescribed.  Cover is not suitable if you have been given a terminal prognosis, which is a life expectancy of below one year at the start date of the journey.   

You will not be eligible for this policy if any insured member suffers from a chronic breathing condition which is any of the following: 

·      – Severe Allergic Asthma, Asthma with fixed airflow obstruction, Night time (Nocturnal) Asthma

·      – Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

·      – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

·      – Chronic Bronchitis

·      – Cystic Fibrosis/Bronchiectasis

·      – Emphysema

·      – Lung Cancer

·      – Lung Hernia

·      – Pleural Effusion

·      – Pneumonia

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