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  1. VPS

    Question Domestic Travel insurance - is anyone offering it?

    I've just been onto a few websites looking to get annual domestic travel just to cover things like hire car excess and if I lose anything and can't seem to find anyone offering it. Does anyone have any experience of getting this and any suggestions on brokers or similar who might be able to...
  2. jbman

    Columbus Direct suspend sales of travel insurance products indefinitely.

    I got an email from Columbus direct today since I have a multi trip with them. “Given the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic and its unprecedented impact across the world, we have made the difficult decision to suspend sales of our travel insurance products indefinitely.” “We are writing as we note...
  3. Mattg

    Up to 150,000 points with Qantas Insurance (until 8 May 2020)

    Qantas is offering up to 150k QF points with new health insurance policies until 8 May. Earn up to 125,000 points in the first year, and 25,000 more points for renewing the policy for a second year. I think the full amount of points only comes with the top (i.e. most expensive) policies. Anyone...
  4. E

    Centurion travel insurance 2020

    Like many, my overseas trip won't be happening for the European summer. Unable to get an answer from my RM or insurance directly, i'm reaching out to other members. I have both flights and accomodation, which at this stage are not offering full refunds, and I don't see value in flight /...
  5. N

    Westpac Amex black - no Covid19 travel insurance cover on Allianz insurance? Anyone else in this boat that goes no where?

    I have read carefully the Westpac Trael insurance PDS that comes with the Amex Black card. I find no reference in it to pandemic exclusions. But there website and phone message declares they offer no cover for anything related to Covid 19 as it is a pandemic and pandemics are excluded. I note...
  6. J

    NIB Travel Insurance Cancellation

    Hi there, Just cancelled my travel in July with Qantas and they refunded my points back. However I used points for my travel insurance and I called up NIB and they are providing misleading information on their web site as well as with their call centre. So initially they offered a 12 month...
  7. Seat0B

    COVID-19 Travel Insurance Claims: Success or Not?

    I'm really interested to know the specific details of the travel insurance companies that are paying claims for cancellations and for health issues related to COVID-19. I have been a long standing user of Defence Health Travel Insurance, mainly because of their reasonable approach and minimal...
  8. G

    Amex Travel Insurance, is this allowed?

    I am looking to lodge a claim with the Amex Travel Insurance and I saw this line in the Q&A about the coronavirus: We will not settle costs where the airline, hotel or excursion provider have a policy in place to provide a refund or credit for future use. Obviously this makes sense for a...
  9. N

    Answered Amex travel credit & travel insurance

    Hi guys Hopefully this question has a quick answer. I couldn't find anything else about it. I booked a hotel using my $400 Amex travel credit for this weekend in Melbourne (I'm in Sydney). The event I was attending has been postponed to an unknown date over the weekend due to the ban on 500+...
  10. R

    Question Damaged Suitcase on Qantas Domestic leg - Worth the $200 Excess for claim?

    Hi All, I have read a few other older posts on this but no direct comparison. I was travelling SYD-MEL with Qantas exactly 1 week ago. This leg was the final one of my MEL-SYD-AKL-SYD-MEL trip (All with QF.) I have a Samsonite suitcase (have been to the website and can't seem to find exactly...
  11. H

    Travel Insurance in the UK Help

    Hi All, I can't seem to find the answer to this anywhere! I've moved to the UK (on a 3 year work visa) from Australia and will be going to the US in a couple of days (for 1 week). I have now been in the UK for 1 month, have registered with a GP and have a UK address. I can't find a single...
  12. T

    Question Travel Insurance with pre existing conditions -

    I have had Triple Bypass surgery 14 years with annual assessment by a cardiologist, and there no issues. Any hints as to Travel Insurance cover that will not break the bank - I only need Medical cover as I am covered for everything else by my Credit cards insurance. I am happy to provide full...
  13. B

    Question Travel insurance - for people coming TO Australia

    Hi AFF, I'm helping with an event that is happening in August - we have sent out invites to a few international guests. A few of them have asked for us to provide them with Travel Insurance while in Australia - I'm wondering if there are any good suggestions from you all. Note: We usually end...
  14. prozac

    Question What Travel Insurance discount offers are available 2020?

    I am looking for travel insurance company suggestions and any discount offers for daugther who will be traveling for 3 months soon.
  15. laudemhirjan

    Any Affordable Travel Insurance that Includes Missed Connection?

    Hi guys, I'm new here. I have an upcoming flight on 15 Feb with the following itinerary: MNL to SIN with SQ | 0735 to 1120 SIN to PER with QF | 1915 to 0030 +1 I have a self-transfer flight and I know that I have enough time to do it but for some reason I fear that my MNL to SIN might be...
  16. H

    Travel Insurance to cover motorbike

    On checking my CC insurance are aren't covered due to the bike size. Looking for recommendations for insurance that will cover rider and pillion in the USA on a large bike. (other countries on trip - Sinagpore, Japan, Hong Kong, Fiji we will not be riding in) Thanks
  17. whole-lotta-moxie

    Has anyone been impacted by the Coronavirus? Will travel insurance cover the costs if we wanted to cancel? Especially if the flights are with points.

    Has anyone been impacted by the Coronavirus? Will travel insurance cover the costs if we wanted to cancel? Especially if the flights are with points.
  18. A

    Would travel insurance generally cover cancelled OWA segments?

    Condition 14.3 .9 of the QFF Terms and Conditions states that: If a Member fails to board a Flight Segment of a Classic Award Itinerary, the remaining Segments will be cancelled. Does anyone know what the rationale behind this is? If I were to miss a flight (due to external issues) but manage...
  19. V

    Question QF Signature Visa - Travel Insurance when buying flights with points

    So I've recently bought a return flight using QF points (~125k QF points) and paid the tax with my CItibank QF Signature card. Citibank recently rewarded me with 100k QF points for their recent sign-up promotion. Does anyone know if I will still be eligible for travel insurance? Link to...
  20. Q

    AMEX Travel Insurance - Cancelled Card

    Interesting read: https://9now.nine.com.au/a-current-affair/medical-bill-credit-card-dispute-cruise-rescue-emergency/2a2d3218-cf48-4b15-88bc-f5bc3a8884fe
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