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Canstar News - February 4th
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Travel insurance covers emergencies or accidents you while you are on holiday. Depending on your destination and your choice of policy, it can include cover for the cost of medical emergencies, lost or stolen luggage, and even the excess charged in the event of a hire car accident.
Domestic covers you for trips taken within Australia, and will usually cover:
International will cover you for overseas trips, which covers slightly different things than domestic cover:
No travel policy will cover you for every single thing that might go wrong while you’re away. It’s important to read the policy terms and conditions in the product disclosure statement (PDS) carefully so you know what is and is not covered.
Be aware of the usual exclusions that apply to the policies:
Canstar compares travel insurance with a unique, sophisticated star ratings methodology that considers both pricing and features. The results are reflected in a consumer-friendly 5-star concept, with a 5-star rating signifying that a product offers outstanding value for travellers.
Some of the features Canstar compares for travel insurance policies are:
You can read the full star ratings report or compare travel insurance products yourself, based on your own requirements, using the comparison selector tool at the top of the page.
Written by: TJ Ryan and Tim Smith