Osaka's Kansai Airport is closed until further notice following the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years. The typhoon, which killed at least 10 people in Japan, caused extensive flooding and damage to Kansai International Airport (KIX). Following the storm, 3,000 passengers and airport staff were stranded inside the airport terminal after a tanker hit the main bridge … [Read more...]
Travel Insurance is a popular topic of discussion on the Australian Frequent Flyer website. We really believe that proper insurance cover is vital! We provide tips to help you decide which travel insurance policy is best for you.
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Travel vaccinations are important to prevent you from getting sick overseas. But they're also necessary for another reason that many travellers overlook. Not getting the right vaccinations could void your travel insurance. All insurance policies contain various clauses that exclude cover if the traveller fails to take sensible precautions to prevent their loss or injury. … [Read more...]
Flight delays and cancellations can happen on all airlines for many different reasons. But the way airlines handle lengthy delays can vary drastically. Some airlines will provide meal vouchers and compensation for delays. Accommodation may also be offered in the event of an overnight flight delay. But in Australia, there are no minimum standards or requirements. The only … [Read more...]
Travel insurance is a must-have for anyone that travels overseas. But finding travel insurance for seniors over the age of 70 can be easier said than done. Many travel insurance policies have age limits, while other providers impose a higher excess, higher premiums or restrict the cover available to senior travellers. Travel insurance for seniors becomes even more … [Read more...]
Bali's international airport has re-opened but many flights are still disrupted due to volcanic ash. Since last Thursday, many flights between Australia and Denpasar have been delayed, diverted or cancelled. And most passengers won't be covered by travel insurance. Bali's Mt Agung, which first erupted in November last year, is once again the culprit. The volcanic ash being … [Read more...]