Woolworths Travel Insurance

Woolworths insurance provides travel insurance as well as home, car, pet, life and landlord insurance.

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The table below displays a snapshot of Woolworths travel insurance 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.

What types of travel insurance does Woolworths offer? 

Woolworths offers both domestic and international travel insurance with four different policy levels: 

  • Multi-trip policy  
  • Saver policy  
  • Basic policy  
  • Comprehensive policy  

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 Woolworths travel insurance cover? 

Woolworths’ basic travel insurance policy covers you for unlimited overseas medical assistance, $1 million worth of personal liability and $2,000 worth of personal affects.  

The basic policy provides extra cover for each of the above plus $5,000 of cover for cancellation fees.  

Meanwhile, the comprehensive policy provides more advanced cover for things like additional expenses ($12,000), hospital cash ($5,000), permanent disability ($25,000), a loss of income and more.  

Please note that exclusions may apply. For more details about what is and isn’t covered, check out the Product Disclosure Statement on Woolworths’s website. 

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Woolworths FAQs

Yes, all of Woolworth’s travel insurance policies offer varying levels of overseas emergency medical assistance if required.

As always, various conditions and exclusions will apply. Woolworths may refuse your claim if your treatment is required as a result of a pre-existing condition or if you decline professional medical advice.

For more information, read Woolworths’ Product Disclosure Statement.

Yes, Woolworths 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 Woolworths’ saver policy, you are covered for $2,000 worth of luggage and personal effects. Under Woolworths’ basic policy you are covered for $5,000 and with the comprehensive policy you’re covered for $10,000.

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, Woolworths 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 the basic and comprehensive policy.

However, the saver policy does not provide cover. Read the Product Disclosure Statement for more information.

You can purchase a Woolworths travel insurance policy by first comparing your options with Canstar and then generating a quote online. To get a quote online with Woolworths, simply enter your destination, date of travel and the number of adult and child travellers.

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You can lodge a claim with Woolworths by visiting the travel insurance claims page and downloading a claims form (for non-emergency claims). Mail your form to Woolworths Travel Insurance Claims, PO Box 4860 Sydney, NSW, 2001.

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

Woolworths is best known for ites supermarkets, but it is also now the trusted insurer for many Australians. Woolworths Insurance was founded in 2011, after the successful launch of Woolworths Money credit cards in 2008.

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Written by: William Jolly | Last updated: