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Australia is now one of the most iconic tourist destinations in the world, attracting travellers to marvel at the metropolitan cities, harsh outback and the glorious Great Barrier Reef. Whether you plan to take on a exciting backpacking adventure with our Backpacker Travel Insurance or make new memories as a family with our Family Travel Insurance, we have a wide variety of policies to suit just about any type of trip.
All our policies include Covid-19 cover with the option to purchase our Covid-19 extension for extra protection. If you choose to add on our optional extension you will receive cover for self-isolation, localised quarantine, delayed tests, changes to re-entry requirements and cover for medical expenses.
If you need travel insurance for Australia, Holidaysafe offers an award-winning range of worldwide travel insurance policies to protect you against unexpected disasters. When you buy a travel insurance policy from Holidaysafe, you will enjoy the following benefits:
Remember to select ‘Australia & New Zealand’ to be covered for your trip.
Holidaysafe offers a range of cover from basic but essential levels of cover, to a more enhanced level of insurance, and all with the competitive prices to match. Find out what’s covered below:
|Cover||Standard||Premier||Premier Plus||Premier Platinum|
|COVID Cover||Included - please click here for more information||Included - please click here for more information||Included - please click here for more information||Included - please click here for more information|
|If you are unable to go on your trip||£1,500||£3,000||£5,000||£7,500|
|If you need emergency medical treatment abroad||£5,000,000||£10,000,000||£10,000,000||£10,000,000|
|If you have to cut your trip short||£1,500||£3,000||£5,000||£7,500|
|If your checked-in baggage is delayed||£100||£150||£150||£350|
|If your valuables are lost, stolen or accidentally damaged||£1,000||£1,000||£1,000||£1,000|
|If your gadgets are lost, stolen or accidentally damaged||£1,000||£2,000||£2,000||£2,000|
|If your other possessions are lost, stolen or accidentally damaged||£1,000||£1,500||£2,000||£2,000|
|If your cash or event tickets are lost or stolen||£250||£500||£500||£500|
|If you need emergency travel documents||£100||£200||£200||£200|
|Excess Waiver||Optional||Optional||No Cover||No Cover|
We also provide policies for seniors, families, students, pregnant people and those with medical conditions. Holidaysafe allows you to choose from a wide variety of policies and cover levels. In addition to this you have complete flexibility to change your details online using our customer Area.
Don’t forget to register with Medicare as soon as you can once you arrive in Oz, the process is free and you can register up to 10 days after you arrive. There are hundreds of Medicare Offices all over Australia, and registering will ensure you receive discounted or free public health care and medications. You just have to produce your Medicare Card when seeking treatment.
Australia’s seasons are reversed to ours, so their summer falls between December and March, making it the perfect winter sun destination. During the summer months Australia really comes alive, with events and festivals taking place around the country, however, the year-round mild weather means that there is no ‘bad’ time to visit Oz.
With so much to see and do in Australia, it will be difficult to fit everything into one trip, however, there are four things every traveller should see and do:
Local beers are a must try, and the brave will also try some vegemite on toast.
Click here to view all countries Holidaysafe can provide cover for. Please note, Holidaysafe does not provide cover for any trip which goes against the advice of the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO). Please check the FCDO advice on your chosen destination before booking your trip or purchasing our insurance.
☆The Which? Best Rate feature applies to Holidaysafe’s Premier cover, based on a 24-day Single Trip policy with Worldwide excluding Mexico cover. The table was last updated on Which?’s website on 30/06/2023.
*Please note, Holidaysafe’s online prices automatically include a 15% discount against our Customer Service Centre prices
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