Threat of war in North Korea

Posted Date: 11 September 2017
Threat of war North Korea September 2017

Issued: 11/09/2017

Emergency Assistance

If you have an emergency, please contact our Worldwide Emergency Assistance Team as soon as possible on +61 2 9191 1180.

Please monitor Smart Traveller for any government travel advice.

Policy cover

There is no cover for any claims, costs or losses under any section of your policy directly or indirectly arising from, related to or associated with war involving North Korea (whether declared or not) or acts of foreseeable violence or involving military operations.

Please refer to ‘General Exclusions of this Policy Applying to All Sections’ (31 & 32) on page 10 of the policy wording for more information.

Alternative cover

If you need to alter your travel plans, please contact your service provider. Airlines, accommodation providers and tour companies may be able to offer refunds, credit notes or alter your bookings without charging additional fees.

Further questions

Please contact us at This advice should be read in conjunction with your PDS, including Policy Wording.


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