Travel Insurance Saver
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    Medical Condition

    An existing medical condition is any medical condition which:

    At the time you buy your policy is:
    • chronic; or, 
    • displaying symptoms; or, 
    • under investigation; or, 
    • pending follow-up, consultation, treatment or surgery; or where these are recommended or planned; 
    • or metastatic; 
    • or terminal; or
    in the six months prior to the time you buy your policy there has been:
    • treatment by a medical practitioner; or 
    • medication prescribed; or 
    • surgery.

    Please refer to existing medical conditions that meet the criteria for automatic cover. 


    Do you want to complete a medical screening? 

    After entering your trip details (Age, Destination, Dates) to get a quote first. Please click on the "Continue" button to be redirected to nib to complete a medical screening. You will need to enter in details such as name & email, the medical screening will be on the following page. 

    Snow Sports

    If you are participating in Snow sports on your trip you need to add this option to be provided cover for snow sports related events. Snow Sports cover is only available on the International Comprehensive, Annual Multi trip and Australian Travel plans.

    By selecting this option, you’ll be charged an additional premium. You can uncheck this box if you do not wish to purchase this additional cover.

    Snow sports are defined as Snow skiing and snowboarding on and off piste, back country skiing and snowboarding, snowmobiling, tobogganing, cross-country skiing, telemark skiing.

    $0 Excess

    By selecting this option, you’ll be charged an additional premium. You can uncheck this box if you don't want to reduce your excess. Different excess options are available when you "Get a Quote".

    Variable excess option. An excess is the amount that is deducted from your claim payout. A standard excess of $250 applies to most claims. By selecting this option, you can reduce your policy excess amount to $0 on some plans. An additional excess may apply to specific medical conditions. This excess cannot be removed.

    Cruise

    Cruising is covered as standard. If the cruise only stops in one country, just select that country. If the cruise stops at multiple destinations, add each destination. 

    • If you are travelling to 'New Caledonia', please also add in 'South Pacific Cruise' so cruise is displayed on your Certificate of Insurance. 
    • If the cruise only visits stops within Australia, make sure you select ‘Australian Waters’ option and NOT just Australia.

    If you get sick aboard a cruise while traveling under one of our international policies, we can offer overseas medical cover on board, including if you contract Coronavirus during the trip. Make sure you’re following all relevant government and official advice. All policy terms, conditions, limits and exclusions apply, and you should be aware there are things we don’t cover, such as your cruise being cancelled by the provider due to an epidemic or pandemic.

    Already Overseas

    If you are already overseas and need travel insurance due to your previous policy expiring, or need to be covered while overseas and for your return trip back to Australia you can purchase while overseas. The trip must end at your home in Australia. A 72 hour waiting period may apply for policies purchased when you are already travelling. See waiting periods in the PDS for more information. 

    Annual Multi Trip

    Annual Multi Trip Plan, trip(s) means any travel up to 45 days in duration between the departure date and return date shown on your Certificate of Insurance. Each trip must:
    • Start and end at your home in Australia, and 
    • Be to a destination of at least 200km from your home in Australia, and 
    • Include travel by either pre-paid scheduled public transport or hire car, or include at least one night of pre-booked publicly available accommodation
    Designed for people who are travelling internationally and may also be travelling domestically.

    Child/Children

    Your children, stepchildren, grandchildren, foster children, and children for whom you are the legal guardian, who are travelling with you on the same itinerary for the entire duration of your trip and at the time the Certificate of Insurance is issued are:
    • under 25 years of age, and
    • working less than 30 hours per week.

    Coronavirus Travel Costs

    This benefit covers you for specific events related to coronavirus, such as contracting the virus causing you to cancel the trip or causing your quarantine; a healthcare worker's leave being cancelled; or you being denied boarding due to your suspected infection with coronavirus

    COVID-19 Medical

    Overseas Medical limit - $Unlimited^ (including COVID-19. Subject to policy terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions).
    ^Expenses for up to 12 months from the date an illness first appears or injury first occurs. Includes reasonable and necessary overseas medical expenses arising from sudden illness or serious injury (including COVID-19).

    One Way

    Policies are available for one-way travel overseas or to return back to Australia! Enter your departure and return dates which would be your active dates of insurance. Trip must start or end at your home in Australia.

    Existing Medical Conditions

    Travel Insurance with benefits for overseas medical expenses 


    Looking online for a travel insurance policy which provides coverage for overseas medical expenses in case of a claimable event? There are a multitude of travel insurance providers online, so looking for suitable coverage depending on your trip details can sometimes become a task.

    You should always ensure you are familiar with the benefits of your chosen travel insurance provider, as well as any limitations, policy guidelines and exclusions, which are set out in the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS). You should always make sure you’ve read and understood the PDS of your chosen travel insurance provider prior to taking out a travel insurance policy online. 
    Medical travel insurance

    Extras

    Travel Insurance for overseas medical expenses 

    We offer a range of plans which may be suitable depending on your trip details, and all of the international plans displayed through the Travel Insurance Saver website provide benefits for overseas medical expenses in case of a claimable event. 

    Medical travel insurance

    The Bare Essentials, Essentials, Comprehensive, and Annual Multi Trip plan outline coverage for overseas medical expenses while travelling abroad, depending on your trip details, but only the Comprehensive and Annual Multi Trip plan allow for an existing medical condition to become a specified medical condition after medical screening and approval by nib^. 

    ^ Cover is subject to the policy terms, conditions and limitations set out in the current Combined Financial Services Guide and Product Disclosure Statement (PDS).
     
    After entering your trip details in the ‘get a quote’ panel, the available plans will display along with the premiums, schedule of benefits and available current Product Disclosure Statement (PDS). 
     
    Depending on your trip details, travellers who are heading away on an overseas trip may want to consider the available overseas medical expenses benefits of their chosen travel insurance policy. A travel insurance policy which provides some level of cover for overseas medical expenses should be considered by any traveller heading overseas. 
      

    Existing medical condition – Not automatically covered under the travel insurance policy

    Getting cover for existing medical conditions (the “Specified medical conditions option”)
    Please refer to the existing medical conditions page for further information.  
      
    Medical travel insurance   
     
    We automatically cover for over 40 existing medical conditions which may exist at the time you buy your policy. Your medical condition is classified by nib as an automatically covered condition if it’s listed in the table, provided that you satisfy all criteria listed for that condition. You must read this section together with the General exclusions, as these may affect your cover. 
     
    Cover is subject to the policy terms, conditions, limitations, and exclusions set out in the current Combined Financial Services Guide and Product Disclosure Statement (PDS). Make sure you’ve read and understood the (PDS) prior to choosing a travel insurance policy.