International travel insurance

International travel insurance




Whether you’re holidaying in Holland or backpacking in Brazil, quality international travel insurance can help you to travel with confidence. A great policy can protect you, your family and your valuables with comprehensive cover at an affordable price.

Learn why our award-winning TravelCare policy could be the perfect option for your next overseas adventure.

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What we cover

Our international TravelCare policy covers you for:

Terms and conditions, sub-limits and exclusions apply. Please read the Policy Wording.

When you protect yourself with a TravelCare policy, you also gain access to our worldwide emergency assistance team who are just a phone call away, and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Do I need travel insurance?

We encourage all those travelling overseas to get travel insurance. Without it, you’re leaving yourself and your family vulnerable. But don’t just take our word for it. state on their website that all departing travellers should protect themselves with travel insurance.

Some of our highest medical claims have topped $500,000, and even minor accidents can cost a small fortune in countries like the USA.

Unfortunately, medical emergencies aren’t the only thing that can spoil your trip. Pickpockets, scammers, cancelled bookings and delayed flights can all wreak havoc on your travel plans, potentially leaving you with a hefty bill to pay. That’s why smart travellers know that quality travel insurance is an important item on every overseas trip.

Geisha in Kyoto, Japan

Visiting more than one country?

If you’re visiting multiple destinations, you can travel with confidence knowing that our TravelCare Single Journey policy covers you for trips of up to 365 days, across multiple destinations.

The destinations you visit can affect the price of your policy, depending on their risk rating, the cost of medical care in the country and their distance from Australia.

Family travel insurance

Travelling with the family can be an unforgettable experience. But whether it’s making sure everyone boards the right train safely, or keeping an eye on four bags instead of one, overseas family holidays can also be challenging. With our family travel insurance, you can travel with confidence knowing that your family is insured for the unexpected.

We understand that with extra flights, accommodation, transport and tours, family holidays can also be expensive. That’s why we offer free travel insurance for your dependent children aged 17 and under at no extra cost.

Family on holiday together

Annual policy

For the frequent flyers among us, our Annual Frequent Traveller policy may be the best value choice for you. Our annual travel insurance policy covers you for 12 months, no matter how many trips you take during that time (for journeys of up to 90 days).

Southern Cross Travel Insurance awards

We’re proud to have been providing quality comprehensive cover for over 30 years. We’re also proud to have received several travel insurance awards, including:

  • ProductReview Travel Insurance Award 2017
  • Canstar Outstanding Value International Travel Insurance 2017
  • Best Travel Insurance (Comprehensive) finalist 2017

Our ProductReview page has an award-winning rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from over 2,000 reviews.

To see why Southern Cross Travel Insurance could be the best value policy for your next adventure, get an instant quote today

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TravelCare is issued by Southern Cross Benefits Limited ABN 99 133 401 939, AFS License 331058 trading as Southern Cross Travel Insurance ®. We are a signatory to the General Insurance Code of Practice and the Financial Ombudsmen Service (FOS) Australia.

**Terms and conditions apply to the promotion and to the purchase of a TravelCare policy.

As an Australian financial services licensee (AFSL), SCTI is authorised to deal in, and provide, general advice on travel insurance products. As we are unaware of your specific needs, financial objectives, and circumstances, we highly recommend you take time to read the Combined Financial Services Guide (FSG), Product Disclosure Statement (PDS), including Policy Wording before buying this product, to ensure that our travel insurance product is right for you.

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