In the UK, during the pollen period, 1 in 5 people will be affected by asthma experiencing symptoms including wheezing, shortness of breath and chest tightness.
What can you do?
Check the pollen count at www.metoffice.gov.uk/health/public/pollen-forecast.
Carry an inhaler with you at all times and follow the action plan that your asthma nurse has drawn up for you. If your symptoms worsen, your asthma plan will determine what actions you will need to take.
Freedom Travel Insurance policies will cover you for emergency medical treatment or curtailment if you have to cancel or cut your holiday short if it’s related to your declared pre-existing medical conditions, including asthma.
Applying for travel insurance with asthma:
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