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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

    Snow Sports

    If you are participating in Snow sports on your trip you need to add this option to be covered.

    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 have changed this amount to $0.

    Cruise

    Cruising is covered as standard. If the cruise only stops in one country, just select that country.

    If the cruise only visits stops within Australia, make sure you select the ‘Cruising – 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, 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. Click here to find out more

    Altitude Limits

    There are no altitude limits associated to cover when hiking. Please refer to the Product Disclosure Statement for full terms, limitations, conditions, and exclusions. Click here to find out more

    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. 

    South Africa Travel Insurance

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    South Africa Travel InsuranceImportance Of Travel Insurance To South Africa

    Travelling over to South Africa and unsure of whether or not you should purchase travel insurance?

    Whether it’s for business or for pleasure, travel insurance is an essential part of any international trip, no matter how great or small in length. Even some domestic trips warrant a basic travel insurance policy nowadays, so if you’re heading to South Africa we recommend you secure yourself with a travel insurance policy that fits your travel needs. 

    Travel insurance is a good way to cover your health, your luggage and your pre-paid costs, are being financially looked after should you run into any difficulties on your trip. The cost of basic travel insurance is extremely cheap compared to the cost of hospital bills, replacement luggage and refunded pre-paid travel costs. 

    If you want a travel insurance quote for your trip to South Africa, just enter your travel dates and age in our quote panel at the top of this page. Click ‘Get a quote’, and a number of policies will be displayed with their prices. To process your policy, just click ‘Buy now’, you’ll be redirected to another page where you can type in your personal details. Your certificate of insurance will be emailed to you shortly after you purchase with all of the information you need. 

    Travel Insurance to South AfricaFrom the day you purchase your policy, your cancellation cover will become active, so if you get sick or injured before your trip and can’t travel you’ll be eligible for a claim. There are other scenarios that warrant cancellation cover which can be checked in our PDS. 

    Most travel insurance policies will grant you coverage for lost luggage, travel delays, cancellation and overseas and medical hospital expenses. If you’re travelling to South Africa you should also consider medical and non-medical evacuation. Make sure you have the appropriate level of cover on your policy. 

    When choosing your travel insurance, you should always make sure your insurance provider has 24/7 hotline accessibility which accepts reverse charges from a landline. If you’re travelling through South Africa and need to make a claim, you’ll want to be able to call someone immediately. Our 24/7 call centre is based in Melbourne is toll-free from anywhere around the world, provided you call from a landline. If you’re carrying on your person a camera, laptop or video camera, you should confirm your allotted item limit to ensure that you have the right level of insurance coverage if the items are lost are stolen and need replacing. Also, if you’re travelling to a country like South Africa where you’re likely to take part in ‘high-risk’ activities like bungee jumping or cage diving, you should check the exclusion list of our PDS. 

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    The following activities are general exclusions on our PDS. 

    Hunt, polo, races (except on foot), mountaineering using support ropes or ice picks, paragliding, rock climbing, abseiling, participating in base jumping, running with the bulls, or potholing (caving). 

    You should also check that the policy will reimburse you for pre-paid purchases such as flights, tours, accommodation, cruises and event tickets. 

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    South Africa demographics 

    Capital City: Cape Town 
    Land Area:    1,200,000 sq km
    Population: 56.720,000
    Time Zone GMT:  + 2 Hrs 
    Languages: Afrikaans, English, IsiNdebele, IsiXhosa, IsiZulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, SiSwati, Tshivenda, Xitsonga


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    Smart Traveller South Africa

    Exercise a high degree of caution in South Africa because of the high level of serious crime.

    Pay close attention to your personal security at all times and monitor the media for information about possible new safety or security risks.

    The rate of HIV/AIDS infection in South Africa is very high.

    Outbreaks of cholera can occur in South Africa. There is a currently a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe. Cholera cases have been reported in areas bordering Zimbabwe, such as Limpopo Province in South Africa.

    *Please use information as a guide and always check Smart Traveller for the most up to date information.

    Note: Remember to register with Smart Traveller before travelling overseas

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    Australian Consulate South Africa

    Address
    The Forum, 10th Floor
    Corner Maude and 5th Street (Sandton 2196)
    Johannesburg
    South Africa

    Telephone    +27 11 911 4500
    Fax               +27 11 784 0446

    South Africa Travel Insurance guide 

    The Australian government and Smart Traveller recommend appropriate insurance information if you are travelling overseas and to ensure that you are properly covered with comprehensive travel insurance.
    The cost of medical, dental and let alone the inconvenience of the lost luggage can ruin your holiday.

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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

      Snow Sports

      If you are participating in Snow sports on your trip you need to add this option to be covered.

      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 have changed this amount to $0.

      Cruise

      Cruising is covered as standard. If the cruise only stops in one country, just select that country.

      If the cruise only visits stops within Australia, make sure you select the ‘Cruising – 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, 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. Click here to find out more

      Altitude Limits

      There are no altitude limits associated to cover when hiking. Please refer to the Product Disclosure Statement for full terms, limitations, conditions, and exclusions. Click here to find out more

      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.