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Australia Post Travel Insurance can help protect you from the unexpected, whether you're travelling the world or closer to home. They have four different levels of cover to choose from. Policies are available to those under 85. Dependants travel for free with parent or grandparent. Underwritten by Great Lakes Australia.

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Worth it for peace of mind

Review by Stuart79 | 28 October 2014, 21:48 PM | 0 comment

Having recently forked out a fortune to renew mine and my girlfriend’s passports, last thing I wanted... Read more

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I was robbed...buyer beware of exclusions

Review by JKeen | 01 November 2013, 18:15 PM | 0 comment

Anyone considering Australia Post for their travel insurance should be aware that any valuable items ... Read more

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Australia Post FAQ's

How many people can I include in my policy?

You can buy a policy to include up to 10 traveller online.

Am I covered if I go on a cruise?

Yes, you don’t even need to pick a cruise specific policy. Here’s a top tip: Even if you’re travelling in Aussie water you still need to pick pacific.

Are kids covered for free?

Yes, that’s right, kids will be covered at no added cost! Dependent children and grandchildren are included for free as long as they are under 21 years of age and not in full time employment .

Can I pay to reduce or cancel my excess?

Yes you can choose between the excess of $0 or $100 depending on what you choose to pay.

What additional extras are there?

You can increase your single item limit for personal effects, your rental car excess cover, Add cover for winter sports and add cover for existing medical conditions.

Am I covered if my tour company collapses?

No, they don't provide protection from insolvency.

I’m not an Australian resident- can I buy cover?

No you have to be an Australian resident.

What size moped or motorbike am I covered to ride overseas?

If you wish to be covered for riding a motorcycle as the driver or pillion passenger, you must pay an extra premium. Even if you pay the extra premium you will only be covered if the engine is less than 200cc. You also must wear a helmet, ride safely and have a valid license in Australia and the country you are riding in.

How long is their single trip cover for?

12 months.

Can I extend my policy from overseas?

Having too much fun? No problem. You can buy a new policy from overseas, as long as your old policy has not yet expired.

Do they cover for my rental vehicle excess?

If you’re hiring a car whilst you’re away and you don’t wanting to pay a large excess should you have an accident, Australia Post will cover you up to $3,000. You can pay more to increase this if you wish.

What is their cooling off period?

15 days.

Who underwrites them?

Great Lakes Australia.
 

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30,45 or 60 days
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