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  1. 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.
  2. 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...
  3. V

    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...
  4. 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
  5. L

    Travel insurance USA War?

    Given the current situation,I am after a travel insurance for the USA that will cover cancellation etc. if there is war or acts of terrorism . What is the best option here..
  6. p--and--t

    Group Travel Insurance

    Just wondering if the brains trust can help with some suggestions. A relative is organising a trip to the US for 7 adults and 8 "children" aged 7-14. Expressed differently three families plus an adult. Trip length approx 40 days. Any suggestions on the best way to organise insurance? One...
  7. luxury-lizard

    Interesting experience with claim on travel insurance from CC's

    Way back in June while travelling in Europe our holiday unit in Split, Croatia was broken into (I posted the long sad story on another forum at the time). Well we have now finalised the insurance claim(s) as follows:- AmEx (underwritten by Chubb) - paid out for the following:- Emergency...
  8. WWTFC

    Travel Insurance query

    In 2020 we will be doing 2 trips o/seas. Jan/February - Adelaide - Auckland - B/Aires - Antarctica Cruise - Adelaide. 30 days June/ July Adelaide - Portugal - UK - Adelaide 45 days. Should Mrs D and I get a one year multi-trip travel insurance given likely to be a couple of domestic, or get 2...
  9. L

    Travel Insurance Recommendation - Scandinavian Winter Activities etc.

    Hi all, Just a quick question as I am seeking travel insurance provider recommendations for myself and the wife – travelling Scandinavia through Feb-March 2020 on the Qantas Oneworld Award flight (280k points for business class RTW). Just wondering what recommendations prior travellers using...
  10. C

    Free Credit Card Travel Insurance - coverage for missed connections due to late incoming?

    Hi Does your free credit card travel insurance (FCCTI) buy you an airfare when you miss a connection due to late arrival of the preceding flight, when traveling on separate itineraries? I was travelling on MH from KUL to BKK on Itinerary A, and connecting to EK418 (rest in peace...) from BKK...
  11. G

    Urgently need a new annual travel insurance policy

    My current annual business travel policy is about to expire 31st August and I'm about to retire. I can renew for 1 more year but at a cost of $1500, almost double what it was last year because we planned a couple of o/seas trips including a long one for next year. I'm having trouble finding a...
  12. Kolo

    Travel insurance medical - not excluding terrorism

    Any recommendations for a provider that does not exclude terrorism for medical claims?
  13. T

    Travel insurance - F/J flights

    In the next 12 months I've got a few F/J flights coming up and looking though the terms and conditions on a couple of policies it appeared that in the event of say a missed connection or illness all of them replaced the lost flights with economy. Does anyone here have a recommendation for a TI...
  14. wandering_fred

    USA travel insurance

    Well some of us have been fortunate (?) enough to have earned sufficient "quarters" of earnings to qualify for the hospitalization part of USA Medicare (for over 65s). And I believe there are some limitations on attempting to use other insurance to cover the hospital fees part of any patient...
  15. M

    Excess on some car types not covered by insurance

    hi Noticed an interesting non-inclusion in my travel insurance, which is through Insure And Go - they only cover the excess for bog standard cars. Their Section L excludes "expensive & exotic" cars. Which being a relative term, I asked them if a Ford Mustang in Hawaii is covered - they said no...
  16. W

    Anyone claimed anything on credit card travel insurance?

    Has your credit card insurance been just as good as any other travel insurance?
  17. C

    Amex free travel insurance

    Amex is offering free travel insurance for Gold Card holders -- it might be me --but I can only see under the Transport section covered "While riding as a passenger on, or transport to/from a Terminal on a Licensed Airplane, Ship or Bus • While in a departure or destination terminal " no...
  18. lakeman

    Qantas Premier Credit Card changes in complementary travel insurance

    Just skimmed the ? changed conditions and my reading is that you must pay for the full fare or package to the $500 trigger +/- points whereas previously you only had to pay to the $500 trigger. Anyone else have a view ?
  19. B

    Part-trip travel insurance?

    My 15 year old is on an overseas school trip later this year, and on the return leg, is leaving the tour to join us for a holiday. The travel insurance his school provides ends of course when he leaves their tour, and I'm struggling to find travel insurance that will just cover him from the...
  20. Happy Dude

    What does this clause mean? (ANZ premium card)

    I'm hiring a campervan in Australia and looking at insurance options. If I pay with my ANZ Rewards Travel Adventures visa card, I'll be covered for excess up to $5k, unless this: "We will not pay: 1. for the collision excess, where the full amount payable by you under the rental vehicle...