Travel insurance

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Travel insurance for BMA members

The biggest costs for travel insurance claims relate to medical expenses and yet 1 in 5 people don’t arrange cover (ABI 2015). Using our online tool, you can choose to increase or decrease elements of the policy quickly and easily. The policy is provided by well-known and award winning insurer, AXA Insurance plc.

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Cover includes;

  • Choose between an Annual or Single trip policy
  • Emergency Medical expenses: choose from £5m up to £15m per person
  • Personal belongings: choose from £750 up to £3,000 per person
  • Cancellation or curtailment: choose from £1,500 up to £7,500 per person
  • Missed or delayed departure
  • Optional cover available for sports, activities and cruises

For significant benefits and exclusions, read the policy summary.

Pre-existing medical conditions

ABI (2013) figures show that medical expenses and cancellations constitute to almost 89% of travel insurance claims. If you have a medical condition, depending on the nature, you may still be able to get cover through this facility. However, if you have any issues, then please contact us on 01823 250580, as we do have alternative solutions.

Elective travel insurance

As the appointed insurance broker for BMA members, we’re able to arrange insurance to protect you during your medical elective. We will arrange cover to fit the location and activities throughout this element of your studies.

To find out more about our Elective Travel Insurance please contact our specialist team on 01823 250580.

Elective travel insurance is only available by speaking to a member of our team. It is not covered by and cannot be added on to any policy bought online.

Claim telephone numbers

If you need to make a claim on your travel insurance policy, please contact AXA Insurance plc on the following numbers;

  • +44 (0)2920 474145 Emergency Assistance Services
  • +44 (0)345 850 5193 Non-Emergency Assistance Service


Please note that we are not offering advice or making a recommendation in respect of the AXA Travel Insurance Policy. You will therefore need to ensure that the policy is right for you by reading the summary of cover and policy wording before you proceed.

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