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In case you didn't notice, we know a few things about travel insurance. So, if you're looking to find cover for your trip, you've come to the right place. Comparetravelinsurance.com.au compares travel insurance from a vast range of brands... but don't be fooled, things may not be as they seem. Although there are many brands, there are only a handful of insurers in Australia that actually issue and underwrite the policies that you purchase.

You could end up in a world of pain

When you take out a policy, you're paying the insurance company and the underwriters a fee to cover your risk. If something goes wrong, you could end up in a world of pain if your policy isn't backed by a reputable underwriter with an experienced claims team. The whole point of travel insurance is to help you, not just in the event of a medical emergency, but also when you have to make a claim. Fortunately for you, all brands listed on our site are underwritten by reputable insurers. All brands listed offer 24/7 emergency assistance to help you in your time of need. All brands listed are supported by a strong claims team that make it their priority to have legitimate claims paid fast. We do our best not to list riff raff!!

Top Tip

If you're struggling to find cover for a particular scenario, you may have success looking at policies from different underwriters rather than comparing several standard policies from the same underwriter. There is likely to be more variance between what's covered and what's not covered between different underwriters or niche brands. Some of Australia's major travel insurance underwriters to look out for include: ACE Insurance Limited, Allianz Australia Insurance Limited, Certain underwriters at LLoyd's and QBE Insurance Limited.

We've put together an impressive list!

But it's important to note that it is not exhaustive. There are plenty of other brands in the market. We don't want to trick you about our service either, so we've marked which travel insurance brands we provide quotes for, and those that we don't. Check out which insurer is behind each policy to help you in your hunt for the best cover for your holiday.

Brand

Underwriter

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1Cover Certain underwriters at Lloyd's
1300 Allianz Australia Insurance Limited 
1st for Women Auto & General Insurance Company Limited 
AAMI AAI Limited
CHUBB Chubb Insurance Australia Limited
AIG AIG Australia Limited   
Allianz Allianz Australia Insurance Limited 
American Express Chubb Insurance Australia Limited
Australia Post Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) PLC, trading as Great Lakes Australia 
Australia Seniors Chubb Insurance Australia Limited
Boomers Allianz Australia Insurance Limited 
Budget Direct Auto & General Insurance Company Limited 
BUPA CGU Insurance Ltd
Citibank Chubb Insurance Australia Limited
Columbus Direct Lloyd’s of London 
Comminsure Allianz Australia Insurance Limited 
Cover-more Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) PLC, trading as Great Lakes Australia 
Downunder Allianz Australia Insurance Limited 
Easy Travel Insurance QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited
Fast Cover Allianz Australia Insurance Limited 
Go Insurance Certain underwriters at Lloyd's 
Insure 4 Less Lloyd’s of London
Insure and Go Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company Limited 
itrek Certain underwriters at Lloyd's 
JetStar AIG Australia Limited 
Kango Cover Certain underwriters at Lloyd's
Medibank Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) PLC, trading as Great Lakes Australia
Multi-Trip Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company Limited 
NIB Certain underwriters at Lloyd's 
No Worries Lloyd’s of London
NRMA Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) PLC, trading as Great Lakes Australia
On Tour AIG Australia Limited 
Online Travel Insurance Allianz Australia Insurance Limited 
Priceline Protects Chubb Insurance Australia Limited
Qantas QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited
QBE QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited
Real Insurance The Hollard Insurance Company Pty Ltd
Simply Travel Insurance Certain underwriters at Lloyd's
Ski Insurance Certain underwriters at Lloyd's
Southern Cross Southern Cross Travel Insurance 
STA Allianz Australia Insurance Limited 
SureSave  Lloyd’s of London
TID Lloyd’s of London 
Tick Travel Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company Limited 
Traveller Chubb Insurance Australia Limited
Travel Insurance Saver QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited
Travel Insuranz Lloyd’s of London
Under 30 Certain underwriters at Lloyd's
Virgin Australia Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) PLC, trading as Great Lakes Australia
Virgin Money Allianz Australia Insurance Limited 
Webjet Allianz Australia Insurance Limited
Westpac Allianz Australia Insurance Limited
Woolworths The Hollard Insurance Company Pty Ltd
Worldcare Allianz Australia Insurance Limited 
World Nomads Certain underwriters at Lloyd's
Zuji Allianz Australia Insurance Limited

 

You could be in for a lot of pain if your policy isn't backed by a reputable underwriter.

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