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15/11/2016

Travel insurance information for Earthquake in the South Island coastal town of Kaikoura

The following information is for those concerned or affected by the earthquake on 13th November 2016. If you have been affected by this event we urge you to follow the advice of local authorities.
28/09/2016

Travel insurance information for Indonesia’s Mt Rinjani volcanic ash cloud

The following information concerns those affected by the Mt Rinjani volcanic ash cloud. We will assess all claims in accordance with your Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and your Certificate of Insurance. Your cover will depend on the type of plan you purchased and your particular circumstances.
24/08/2016

The 6 quirkiest events from around the world

Been to one too many food and wine festivals? Are music events ho-hum? Are folk fairs becoming too … well, folksy? If you’re seeking to incorporate something a little different in your next travel adventure, why not consider some of these quirky events?
02/08/2016

Travel insurance information for Indonesia’s Mt Rinjani volcanic ash cloud

The following information concerns those affected by the Mt Rinjani volcanic ash cloud. We will assess all claims in accordance with your Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and your Certificate of Insurance. Your cover will depend on the type of plan you purchased and your particular circumstances.
18/07/2016

Travel insurance information regarding the military action in Turkey

The following information concerns those affected by the military action in Turkey on 15 July 2016. If you are currently travelling, we urge you to contact the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). We will assess all claims in accordance with your Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and your Certificate of Insurance.
18/07/2016

Information relating to claims arising from the attack in Nice, France

We are aware that an unfortunate event has occurred during Bastille Day celebrations in Nice, France with a large motor vehicle colliding with a crowd of people. We would first like to extend our deepest sympathy to all those affected by this tragic event.
29/06/2016

Information relating to claims arising from the Istanbul attacks

We are aware that an explosion occurred at the airport in Turkey. We would first like to extend our deepest sympathy to all those affected by this tragic event.
03/06/2016

Travel insurance information for the French strike action

We are aware that transport services in France are currently disrupted due to industrial strike action. The following information concerns those affected by these strikes.
26/05/2016

Wedding destination spotlight: New York

Who hasn’t dreamed of getting married in the Big Apple? 
19/05/2016

Summer in Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe in Summer - Music festivals, rich history and traditions, mountain scenery and riverscapes, lakeside camping and exotic food!
19/04/2016

Travel Survey Competition Winner Revealed!

15/04/2016

Travel insurance information for the earthquake in Vanuatu

We are aware that a magnitude 6.5 earthquake has struck Vanuatu today. The following information concerns those affected by this earthquake.
15/04/2016

Travel insurance information for the earthquake in Japan

We are aware that a magnitude 6.5 earthquake has struck Japan today, followed by several aftershocks. The following information concerns those affected by this earthquake
07/04/2016

Updated information: Travel insurance information for Cyclone Zena in Fiji

Following on from the advice we issued on Tuesday 5 April 2016, we are aware that the tropical depression causing heavy rainfall and flooding in Fiji has escalated to a tropical cyclone. Cyclone Zena is expected to bring gale force winds and even more rain to many parts of Fiji. The following information concerns those affected by Cyclone Zena.
05/04/2016

Travel insurance information for the flooding in Fiji

We are aware that heavy rain has caused widespread flooding in many parts of Fiji. The following information concerns those affected by this flooding.