Irish Independent: Your Questions: I need travel insurance but I am worried about a pre-existing condition?


Yes, you will be able to get cover, according to Jonathan Hehir of But you might have to jump through a few hoops first.

A pre-existing medical condition is any medical or psychological illness, disease or condition for which you or your travelling companion has received medical advice, treatment or medication within the last two to three years, depending on your insurer.