Please Note - If you are cruising around Australia you need to select Pacific.
With Regions, variances can apply for Bali, Indonesia, Japan and Middle East.
You are not required to enter stop-over countries if your stop-over is less than 48 hours.
If you don’t know where you’re traveling to within the next 12 months, choose Worldwide to ensure you’re covered no matter where you go.
If you’re travelling to multiple countries choose the region that you are visiting that is furthest away (excluding stopovers less than 48 hours).
In most cases you will be covered for the closer regions as well.
For example, if you choose Europe, you will also be covered in the Middle East, Asia and Pacific.
Worldwide means anywhere in the world
Americas means USA, Canada, South America, Latin America, Hawaii and the Caribbean
Europe means all European countries, including UK
Middle East refers to the area from Syria to Yemen; Egypt to Iran
Asia generally means Asia and the Indian subcontinent. For some insurers this excludes Japan*
Pacific means the South West Pacific, Australia and Indonesia/Bali*. Select Pacific for domestic cruises in New Zealand waters
New Zealand means domestic travel within New Zealand only
*Note: Variances apply for Bali, Indonesia, Japan and Middle East. Check that your destination is covered once directed to your chosen insurer’s site.
A thriller of a journey across Paris, London and Scotland of cracking the code, finding the Holy Grail, and exposing a massive religious conspiracy. This film will have you viewing the Louvre, Westminster Abbey and Temple Church in a completely new light.
The Lord of the Rings - New Zealand
A mystical journey through 'God's own' Aotearoa - land of the long white cloud. A film that has helped put NZ on the world map as a country of diverse and breathtakingly beautiful landscape.
Lost in Translation - Tokyo
If you're stopping over in Tokyo and unable to venture outside the international airport - then you're in luck. This film will give you a fantastic breakdown of its interior.
Motorcycle Diaries - South America
Stunning scenery with a storyline and soundtrack to match. Poignant, passionate and heartfelt, it'll have you planning your next adventure to South America - minus the rusty bike.
City of God - Brazil
Comprehensive cover required for this setting! City of God portrays the harsh realities off the beaten tracks of Rio de Janero. Acted out by the kids of the streets themselves and although numb to violence, this fast paced gritty film is a visual feast of golden toned saturated colour.
Brave heart - Scotland
Has at least twenty monuments commemorating the life and spirit of 13th Century freedom fighter William Wallace. It's been 700 years on from his death and his legacy continues to draw pilgrims to Scotland.
The Whale Rider - New Zealand
Rumour has it, this film has even caused your average alpha male to cry. Poetic and sensitively written by Witi Ihaemara, this film provides an insight into modern Maori culture in an eastern coastal village of New Zealand.
Crocodile Dundee - Australia
Like or loathe it, Paul Hogan presents the stereotypical Northern Territories Ozzie bloke. Featuring quintessential Australian humour, this film has had foreigners reeling 'one-liners' and booking tickets to the land 'down under.'
The Endless Summer - California, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Tahiti, Hawaii 1966
Based on the idea of circum-navigating the world in the search of an endless summer. This feel good documentary with its light hearted antics has inspired many to purchase a board, pack a rucksack and venture off on a surfing expedition around the world.
Books to inspire travel
1,000 Places to See Before You Die: A Traveller's Life List
A 2003 travel book by Patricia Schultz. If you're intending on travelling every corner of the globe, it could be worth investing in this book. A journey through every country in the world with snippets on the gems you'll find 'on and off the beaten tracks'.
Travel Detective Bible
From avoiding hidden fees to holidaying in a converted prison ... this book has it all. Written by seasoned traveller and travel editor of NBC's travel show, Peter Greenberg.
This little guy and his dog travelled to the moon 19 years before Armstrong! View the world in detail as Tin Tin did and book yourself a comprehensive round the globe trip.
The Smart travelers' passport
399 tips from seasoned travelers.
Round Ireland with a Fridge
About an Irish lad who wakes up with the sudden realisation he's lost a drunken bet to hitch-hike the circumference of Ireland with a fridge. Not one for looking back on a life of maybe's, he plucks up the courage and goes for it!
Book a trip to Italy and relive the journey of Asterix and friends of the Ancient Gaul and Roman Empire.
Neither here nor there: Travels in Europe, Made in America, Notes from a Small island, A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail, The lost continent, Bill Bryson's African Diary.... comic tales from a veteran traveller.
The Blue Book Lonely Planet
If vivid photos inspire you to travel, place this on your lounge room table and dream away. A visual encyclopedia of the latest trends, journeys and expeditions the world has to offer. Offers a simple block of information on each destination to keep you inspired and in the loop.
"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing."
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."
"Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey."
"Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by."
" If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home"
"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."
"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on those accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating on one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime."
"If you always do what you always did, you'll always get what you always got".
Travelling without cover? That's code red risky business!
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