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itrek is all about big adventures at competitive prices. Designed especially for the thrill seeking backpacker, itrek’s motto is, “travel insurance for travellers not tourists”. Policies are available to those under 65 years. Dependants travel for free with parent or grandparent. They offer 24/7 emergency assistance no matter where you are in the world. Underwritten by Certain Underwriters of LLoyds.

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great value

Review by rudigar | 29 January 2013, 14:37 PM | 0 comment

Went around the world with these guys twice. Price to features was great. Read more

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Glad I had insurance

Review by DaveNew | 16 February 2012, 18:16 PM | 0 comment

I took a gap year in my last year of uni (psychology, and it was doing my head in). Went all across ... Read more

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iTrek FAQ's

How many people can I include in my policy?

Itrek lets you add on as many as eight people onto your group travel policy.

Am I covered if I go on a cruise?

Aye aye, they sure do. Do remember that although you could be travelling in Australian waters, you must still check ‘pacific’ on your destination selection.

Am I covered for skiing and my equipment?

You'll be covered medically if you injure yourself whilst skiing. But itrek do not cover for additional skiing benefits that are sometimes offered like cover for lift passes, or piste closure.

Are kids covered for free?

Sure! You can take your kids along on your next adventure and insure them under you policy provided they are under 21 and not in full time employment.

Can I pay to reduce or cancel my excess?

itrek’s easy claims process makes claiming straightforward. Some small claims are often approved and paid out with one phone call.

What additional extras are there?

Unfortunately itrek does not offer additional cover for high value items.

Am I covered if my tour company collapses?

No, itrek doesn’t provide protection from insolvency.

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

No, unfortunately it is only available for Australian residents travelling overseas.

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

You can ride any type of moped or motorbike provided you are licensed to do in Australia and your license is valid overseas in the country you are travelling.

How long is their single trip cover for?

18 months. Itrek lets you travel for longer than most insurance providers.

Can I extend my policy from overseas?

Not ready to come home? You can easily extend your policy with itrek for up to 18 months. Simply give itrek a ring on 1300 884 430.

Do they cover for my rental vehicle excess?

No, itrek does not cover for rental vehicle excess

What is their cooling off period?

14 days.

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Who underwrites them?

certain underwriters at Lloyd's.



Under 65
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