Worldcare Travel Insurance Reviews

Worldcare has provided travel insurance to Australians travelling domestically and overseas for more than 20 years. Worldcare strives to provide quality cover at affordable prices. Policies are available to those under 86 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 Allianz Australia Insurance Limited.

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neutral about worldcare

Review by Jared | 22 February 2013, 01:53 AM | 0 comment Reviewed by Jared on 22 February 2013, 01:53 AM

After recommendation from friends and family, I decided to go with Worldcare travel insurance. I must... Read more

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Pet cover is a must for pet owners

Review by Nelson | 22 February 2013, 01:29 AM | 0 comment Reviewed by Nelson on 22 February 2013, 01:29 AM

My trip to New Zealand was extended due to bad weather. My terrier, whom I had left at a local kennel... Read more

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automatic extension for unforseen events!

Review by Wayne | 22 February 2013, 01:25 AM | 0 comment Reviewed by Wayne on 22 February 2013, 01:25 AM

For our last family holiday, we visited Greece. On our way back, our flights were delayed due to bad ... Read more

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straightforward claims process. Recommended

Review by ThomThom | 22 February 2013, 00:57 AM | 0 comment Reviewed by ThomThom on 22 February 2013, 00:57 AM

Dealing with insurance companies has always been a pain. But I was forced to change my opinion after ... Read more

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Not flexible. Glad I didn't have to claim

Review by G.Joshua | 22 February 2013, 00:55 AM | 0 comment Reviewed by G.Joshua on 22 February 2013, 00:55 AM

I was told by Worldcare that I would have a cooling period of 14 days after my insurance is approved.... Read more

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Covered rental vehicle no problem

Review by MargaretP | 22 February 2013, 00:34 AM | 0 comment Reviewed by MargaretP on 22 February 2013, 00:34 AM

For me, having a travel insurance plan means a worry free trip. Worldcare fulfilled all my needs with... Read more

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Very happy chappy

Review by Harrison | 22 February 2013, 00:32 AM | 0 comment Reviewed by Harrison on 22 February 2013, 00:32 AM

I am frequent flier due to my business commitments, so insuring myself with a good travel insurance c... Read more

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Read the fine print

Review by Dixon | 22 February 2013, 00:25 AM | 0 comment Reviewed by Dixon on 22 February 2013, 00:25 AM

Due to some internal problems, my airline cancelled my flight from Denmark at the last minute. I had ... Read more

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Great job Worldcare.

Review by Parker65 | 21 February 2013, 23:12 PM | 0 comment Reviewed by Parker65 on 21 February 2013, 23:12 PM

During our skiing trip, our ski resort the had electrical problems and as a result all skiing activit... Read more

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Calls not answered and emails ignored

Review by PeterLinderg | 21 February 2013, 01:10 AM | 0 comment Reviewed by PeterLinderg on 21 February 2013, 01:10 AM

Being a frequent traveller and an old client of Worldcare, I expected better services. However, my cl... Read more

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Bad experience, no cover for loss of income

Review by Emma_85 | 20 February 2013, 11:06 AM | 0 comment Reviewed by Emma_85 on 20 February 2013, 11:06 AM

I wanted to get myself insured with a good travel insurance company, and that is when someone told me... Read more

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Satisified

Review by Nathan | 19 February 2013, 12:21 PM | 0 comment Reviewed by Nathan on 19 February 2013, 12:21 PM

I have been with Worldcare for 3 years now and I am more or less satisfied with their service. The cl... Read more

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Worldcare FAQ's

How many people can I include in my policy?

The more the merrier right? Worldcare allow you to purchase a policy for up to 2 adults and 10 kids 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.

Am I covered for skiing and my equipment?

Yesp, you are covered for the cost of transport to get you to the nearest resort; or the cost of additional ski passes if, there is insufficient snow, bad weather or power failure in your pre-booked holiday resort. Or if all lift systems are closed for more than 24 hours. However they will not pay for any claims relating to ski resorts that do not have skiing facilities greater than 1,000 metres above sea level.

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 if you pay an additional premium when you purchase your policy.

What additional extras are there?

Along with comprehensive cover for your electronics and personal belongings, additional cover can be purchased for specified items up to a total amount of $5,000.

Am I covered if my tour company collapses?

Nope, Worldcare doesn’t provide protection from insolvency.

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

Sure! Visitors can buy as long as they purchase before arrival in Australia. Journeys must commence and end in Australia too. 

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

Worldcare will cover you for any engine size you ride as long as you’re insured to do so in Australia. Just make sure you get your International Drivers Permit (IDP) before you leave!

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 extend your policy with Worldcare for up to a year, as long as your current policy is not about to expire is less than 7 days time.

Do they cover for my rental vehicle excess?

Yes, for up to $6,000. Cover excludes sedans, hatchbacks, station-wagon, four wheel drives, mini bus or any vehicle over 4.5 tonnes

What is their cooling off period?

14 days.

Who underwrites them?

Worldcare and Allianz Global Assistance are trading names of AGA Assistance Australia Pty Ltd ABN 52 097 227 177.

Where are they based?

Sydney!

FOUR FAST FACTS

age limit
Under 86
age limit
Under 71
multi trip duration
37 days leisure, 90 days business
luggage cover
$750 per item limit
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