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Exotic wildlife is still getting the best of adventurous Aussies in 2019’s strangest travel insurance claims

January 15, 2020 Insurance No Comments

Data released by Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) has confirmed that animals are still getting the one-up on Australian travellers when it comes to some of 2019’s strangest travel insurance claims. … Continue Reading

Chubb and Grab collaborate to launch in app-purchasing of Travel Insurance

January 14, 2020 Insurance No Comments

Chubb, the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company, and Grab, the leading super app in Southeast Asia, announced today the launch of Travel Cover. … Continue Reading

Insurance Geeks Enhances Zoom Travel Insurance with Integration of Verisk Travel Black Box Version 3.0

December 20, 2019 Insurance No Comments

 Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, announced today that Insurance Geeks has licensed Verisk’s Travel Black Box Version 3.0 (BB3) to support the expansion of its Australian-based travel insurance brand Zoom and help enhance cover for travelers with pre-existing medical conditions. … Continue Reading

9 Travel insurance industry trends to spot in 2020

December 18, 2019 Insurance No Comments

Increased regulation on embedded cover

During the recent royal commission into the financial service industry, add-on and embedded insurance was (rightly) targeted and large institutions are already starting to make reparations. Travel insurers are waiting for the regulatory changes that are bound to follow. … Continue Reading

The 10 most expensive countries for medical-related claims

December 17, 2019 Insurance No Comments

Southern Cross Travel Insurance has revealed the 10 most expensive countries to travel to, according to medical-related claims made by Australian travellers. … Continue Reading

Travel expert analysis reveals we will have fewer and shorter holidays in 2020

November 15, 2019 Insurance No Comments

Enjoy the holidays you have left in 2019, because this was an unusual boon year for public holiday hackers. … Continue Reading

Travelcard Travel Insurance Number 1 Choice

November 6, 2019 Insurance No Comments

TravelCard Real-TimeTM Travel Insurance is delighted to have been named number 1 in the recent CHOICE Insurance Review[1], for domestic single-trip travel insurance policies within Australia. … Continue Reading

7 things you don’t think to do when claiming on common holiday mishaps

October 29, 2019 Insurance No Comments

Ever had an unfortunate incident during your travels, only to find later that your insurance claim was unsuccessful because you were not adequately prepared? … Continue Reading

MEDIA ALERT: 1 in 20 Australian Properties Uninsurable by end of century – Spokes available

October 24, 2019 Insurance No Comments

The number of uninsurable properties in Australia is projected to double to 720,000 or one in 20 by the end of the century if the escalating risk from extreme weather events and climate change are not addressed. That’s the conclusion of new analysis by Climate Risk. … Continue Reading

Cover-More recognised for app to keep employees safe during business travel

October 17, 2019 Insurance No Comments

Leading travel insurance, medical assistance and employee assistance provider, Cover-More, has been listed as a finalist in the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance’s (ANZIIF) annual Insurance Industry Awards in the ‘Innovation of the Year’ category. … Continue Reading

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