Volcanic eruption of Mount Agung, Bali - update 13 May, 2019
Please note this advice is an update, following the previous update made by QBE travel on 06 February 2019.
Important information about cover on your QBE travel insurance policy
An embargo for policies issued by QBE was put in place in September 2017 when the eruption was first anticipated and remains in place. This means there is no cover for claims arising from any volcanic activity of Mount Agung for QBE policies purchased after 14:00 AEST on Thursday 21 September 2017. Click here for more information on this embargo.
Following the purchase of the QBE travel business by nib holdings limited in August 2018, all travel insurance policies insured by QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited will be serviced by nib Travel Services (Australia) Pty Limited from 13 May 2019. For any queries about your policy, contact nib on +61 3 8523 2777 or email email@example.com
Important information about cover on travel policies issued by nib Travel Services (Australia) Pty
Limited from 13 May 2019
Likewise, an embargo is also in place for travel insurance policies issued by nib Travel Services (Australia) Pty Limited; this means that there is no cover for claims arising from any volcanic activity of Mount Agung.
Key points about Mount Agung
- Volcanic activity at Mount Agung is continuing – this is an ongoing eruption
- People near Mount Agung should be ‘on alert’ despite the activity reducing
- People are advised not to climb or conduct any activity in the Hazard Zone
- It is considered safe to travel in Bali outside of the Hazard Zone