Ask Emma

Do I qualify for a discount on travel insurance?

26th June, 2016

Sorcha, Co Clare

Answer: Sorcha, you are correct in your assumption that having private health insurance can get you a discount on your travel insurance. But, you can typically only avail of the health insurance discount if your insurer provides adequate cover for hospital care abroad.

In a recent piece published in these pages, Patrick Brennan, director of Irish Health Insurance, addressed your concerns.

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