Allianz Travel Insurance

Allianz is a provider of travel insurance, car insurance, home insurance, landlord insurance and life insurance.

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The table below displays a snapshot of Allianz’s travel Allianz Australia logoinsurance policies on Canstar’s database, sorted by Star Rating (highest to lowest). Please note the products and Star Ratings displayed are based on a couple travelling to the USA aged under 70.

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What types of travel insurance does Allianz offer?

Allianz offers domestic and international travel insurance. If you’re unsure as to which kind of travel insurance is most appropriate for you, or would like to better understand the differences between the different types of cover, check out our comprehensive guide on travel insurance.

What does Allianz domestic travel insurance cover?

Allianz’s domestic travel insurance policy will cover you for accidental death, travel delay expenses, luggage and personal effects, and rental vehicle insurance excesses, among other things.

Please note that exclusions may apply, including pre-existing conditions, reckless or lawless behaviour, and any losses sustained under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

For more details about what is and isn’t covered, check out the Product Disclosure Statement on Allianz’s website.

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What does Allianz international travel insurance cover?

Allianz’s Basic international travel insurance policy will cover you for unlimited medical assistance and expenses.

Allianz’s Comprehensive international travel insurance will add cover for accidental death, permanent disability, loss of income, cancellation fees and lost deposits, additional expenses, travel delay and alternative transport expenses, luggage and personal effects, travel documents, credit cards and travellers cheques, theft of cash and rental vehicle insurance excess.

Please note that exclusions may apply, including pre-existing conditions, reckless or lawless behaviour, and any losses sustained under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

For more details about what is and isn’t covered, check out the Product Disclosure Statement on Allianz’s website.

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Allianz FAQs

Yes, both of Allianz’s international travel insurance policies have unlimited cover for overseas medical and hospital expenses.

As always, various conditions and exclusions will apply, such as pre-existing conditions, reckless or lawless behaviour, and any injuries sustained under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

For more information, read Allianz’s Product Disclosure Statement.

Yes, Allianz will cover you up to a certain amount for replacing or reimbursing luggage and personal effects that are lost, stolen or damaged while travelling.

Under Allianz’s domestic travel insurance policy, you’ll be covered for up to $10,000 worth of luggage and personal effects.

Under Allianz’s Comprehensive international travel insurance policy, you’ll be covered for up to $10,000 worth of luggage and personal effects, as well as $5,000 for travel documents, credit cards and travellers cheques, and $250 for theft of cash.

If you’re not sure what to do when your luggage goes missing, check out our guide on travel mishaps and how to avoid them.

Yes, Allianz travel insurance will cover up to a certain amount for lost deposits and cancellation fees for pre-paid travel arrangements due to unforeseen circumstances outside the traveller’s control on a policy.

Under Allianz’s domestic travel insurance policy, depending on the level of cover you choose to take up, you’ll be covered for a maximum of $25,000 worth of cancellation fees and lost deposits for a single/duo, and up to $50,000 for a family.

Under Allianz’s Comprehensive international travel insurance policy, you’ll also be covered for a maximum of $25,000 worth of cancellation fees and lost deposits for a single/duo, and up to $50,000 for a family.

Read the Product Disclosure Statement for more information.

You can purchase an Allianz travel insurance policy by first comparing your options with Canstar and then generating a quote online. Allianz’s online travel insurance quote engine is relatively straightforward, and shouldn’t take more than a few minutes to fill out if you have all the details of your planned trip on hand:

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You can lodge a claim with Allianz online using its online travel insurance claim portal, which can be found here. More information on claiming with Allianz can be found here.

If you require help with your travel insurance claim, you can call 13 10 13 (7am-6pm on weekdays and 7am-3pm on Saturdays).

Check out our guide on how to make claiming for travel insurance easier.

Allianz was established in 1914 as the Manufacturers’ Mutual Accident Insurance Association (MMI). Allianz AG acquired the majority shareholding in MMI in 1998 and changed its name to Allianz Australia in 2000.

Allianz has several philanthropic initiatives, contributing to many local community activities and charities including the Cancer Council, RSPCA, Starlight Children’s Foundation, Australian Paralympic Committee and the Young Achievers Awards.

Allianz is also an environmentally-minded business, having been a carbon neutral business since 2012, and being a member of the Australian Government’s Greenhouse Challenge Plus program.

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Written by: James Hurwood | Last updated: