Information and guides

How do I buy travel insurance online?

Researching travel insurance options online can be fast, efficient and less expensive than visiting a travel agent. However, you need to be well informed to ensure you get the right coverage. Read more

How comprehensive is comprehensive travel insurance?

A multitude of things can go wrong when you're travelling abroad including accidents, lost luggage, natural disasters, theft and travel delays. Will comprehensive travel insurance help manage these risks? Read more

How Australians travel

Australians are well known for their adventurous spirit and love of travelling. Ever wonder how much of Australia's population actually travels abroad? Here's some insights from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2012 International Movements Report. Read more

Single trip or multi-trip travel insurance?

Australia Post offers both single trip and multi-trip travel insurance policies. Find out which is right for you. Read more

10 tips for safe travel

Some incidents you encounter while traveling overseas are unexpected and unavoidable, but, in general, there are steps you can take to protect yourself and have a safe holiday. Read more

Do you really need travel insurance?

Coverage for lost luggage, flight delays and overbooked hotels is one thing, but it's medical cover that makes travel insurance worth the expense. Read more

Travel insurance glossary

Common phrases you may come across in travel insurance policies. Read more

Cruise travel insurance

Planning a cruise? Even if it's just in Australian waters, you should consider buying travel insurance. Read more

Travel insurance for Bali

With the right level of cover you can relax and enjoy your holiday in Bali. Read more

Travel insurance for New Zealand

Whether you're travelling to NZ for business or pleasure, travel insurance is essential. Read more

Travel insurance for the USA

Planning a trip to the United States? Find out why you should get travel insurance. Read more

Winter Sports Travel Insurance

Planning a trip to the snow? Find out why you should get travel insurance. Read more

5 myths about travel insurance

We debunk five myths about travel insurance so you'll be well prepared before setting off on your next holiday. Read more

5 travel hacks to save you money

Travelling on a budget? Here are five travel hacks that could help you save money. Read more

Travel insurance for travel to Europe

From Italy to France, we offer travel insurance to fit many different European holidays. Read more

Travel insurance for travel to India

If you're heading off on an Indian adventure, get a travel insurance policy that covers you for an unexpected event you could face while travelling. Read more

Travel insurance for seniors

We offer competitively-priced travel insurance for people aged 60 years or over*. Many seniors have questions relating to insurance and pre-existing medical conditions. Read more

Travel insurance for uni students

School's out! Uni holidays are here! Whether it's a gap year or a relaxing break, take a moment to think about your travel insurance options. Read more

UK travel insurance

To help you with your UK travel planning, we've outlined some of the top questions our customers ask when travelling to the UK. Read more

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    • Area of Travel

      Where you travel will influence your premium.

      Single Trip

      Select an area of travel based on where you will spend the most time on your journey.

      Note: If you plan to spend more than 20% of your time in the Americas or Africa, you must select the area that includes these countries.

      Annual Multi-Trip

      Select an area which will cover all the countries you plan on visiting over the year. Cover includes domestic journeys provided the destination is more than 250 km from your home in Australia.

      Note: If you plan to spend more than 20% of any single journey in the Americas or Africa, you must select the area that includes these countries.

    • Travel Start Date
      Single tripsAnnual multi-trips

      The date you depart Australia

      Cover under the Amendment or Cancellation Costs Benefit begins from the time you buy your policy.

      Cover under all other sections begins from the Travel Start Date you select.

      The date your policy will commence

      Cover under the Amendment or Cancellation Costs Benefit begins from the time you buy your policy.

      For further information, we recommend you read the definition of 'Relevant Time' in the Product Disclosure Statement.

      Travel End Date
      Single tripsAnnual multi-trips

      The day you arrive back at Australia

      Regardless of what you enter as the Travel End Date, you will be quoted for a 12 month Annual Multi-Trip.

      For further information we recommend that you read the definition of 'Relevant Time' in the Product Disclosure Statement.

    • Age of adult travellers

      Enter the current age of all travellers, except accompanied children.

      Accompanied children are your children or grandchildren who are travelling with you, provided they are not in full-time employment and they are under the age of 21 years.

      See the Product Disclosure Statement for more information.

    • Age of all accompanied children

      Accompanied Children are your children or grandchildren who are travelling with you, provided they are not in full-time employment and they are under the age of 21 years. See the Product Disclosure Statement for more information.

      Enter the number of accompanied children who are on the policy in the box below.

    • Do all travellers live in
      Australia? Help(?) - All live in Australia?

      Please note that policies can only be issued to Australia citizens and permanent residents who will be returning to Australia at the completion of the period of insurance and within 12 months of the journey commencing; and who have not yet commenced their journey.