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Australian travel insurance question

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Australian travel insurance question

I hope this is the correct forum for my query.

Has any Aussie out there been happy with any particular travel insurance company or not? It is so confusing and all the reviews I read seem to be negative. We don't know who to insure with, even after hours of internet research. Help, anyone? Thanks.

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1. Re: Australian travel insurance question

G'day Kiwi,

It can be an overwhelming excercise looking for travel insurance. A good starting point for travel insurance are the annual Canstar awards, the industry standard rating agency for all financial products in Australia.

canstar.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/tr…

I personally have always used Allianz for travel insurance, who in Australia is underwritten by American Express. Whilst its not the cheapest, it's certainly not the most expensive, and it is comprehensive in both package and selected options. They are extremely helpful and easy to communicate with. I've only claimed a cancelled trip once, and they were very supportive of the claim.

Edited: 15 October 2013, 10:07
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3. Re: Australian travel insurance question

Thank you. Canstar seems to have Southern Cross at the top of its list. Might give them a try. You never really know, though, until you make a claim.

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