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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. Click the link to find out more about Snow Sports travel insurance.

    $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.
    Click the link to find out more about travel insurance for cruising.

    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. Click the link to find out more about travel insurance for 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. Click the link to find out more about one way travel insurance.

    Off-piste and Back Country Skiing

    Travel insurance when Off-piste and Back Country Skiing

    If you are planning on travelling overseas and you need off-piste and back country skiing cover, the Snow Sports optional extra is available under the Comprehensive plan and Annual Multi-Trip plan, from Travel Insurance Saver, provide cover for off-piste and back country related snow sports events.

    As per the ‘definitions’ section of the Product Disclosure Statement available from Travel Insurance Saver, back country and off-piste skiing and snowboarding by definition are included under ‘snow sports’. See the Comprehensive plan and snow sports optional extra.

    Snow Travel Insurance

    The Comprehensive plan, available from Travel Insurance Saver, this provides cover for a range of events through a list of benefits.

    A number of benefits are ($) unlimited in their cover, such as the overseas medical expenses cost benefit (for up to 12 months after the illness first appears or injury first occurs), and the medical evacuation and repatriation benefit.

    The cancellation and holiday deferment cost benefit can be increased to an ($) unlimited amount, and there is also cover for rental vehicle insurance excess, personal liability, and more.

    The Comprehensive plan also allows for the cover of existing medical conditions as per a medical screening available from nib Travel. Once screened for, and if approved, an existing medical condition becomes a specified medical condition, and is covered for an increase in travel insurance premium.

    Some conditions may apply to travel insurance when off-piste skiing and snowboarding:

    Cover may be available for off-piste and back country snow sports related events depending on the event. Claims are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Off-piste and back country snow sports are not generally excluded under the Travel Insurance Saver PDS. However, other general exclusions, conditions and limitations may apply. To know what you are and are not covered for, make sure you have fully read and understood the Product Disclosure Statement.

    General exclusions to consider, but not limited to, a loss arising from:

    • A member of the travelling party intentionally and recklessly placing themselves in circumstances, or undertaking activities which pose a risk to their personal safety (except in an attempt to save a human life); or
    • Excluded Activities - hunting, playing polo, racing (except on foot), mountaineering using support ropes, paragliding, rock climbing, abseiling, participating in BASE jumping, running with the bulls, or pot holing; or
    • Professional Activities - participating in, or training for, a professional sporting activity.

    Travel insurance when off piste skiing and snowboarding

    Snow sports travel insurance and cancellation cover

    If you are heading away on a snow-trip, you may wish to consider a travel insurance plan with optimal cancellation and holiday deferment cost cover. The snow sports optional extra is only available under the Comprehensive plan and Annual Multi-Trip plan, the cancellation and holiday deferment cost limits of which can be increased up to an unlimited amount for an increase in travel insurance policy premium. 

    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.    


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