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Schoolies warned of no DFAT bailouts

Schoolies warned of no DFAT bailouts

For the thousands of Australian school leavers who plan to celebrate the end of their school years at overseas hot spots like Bali, Fiji and Thailand, DFAT has warned that if they get into trouble while overseas there are legal and practical limits to what consular officers can do. 

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Back to nature, dream holiday or disaster?

Back to nature, dream holiday or disaster?

Research into Australian holiday preferences has revealed that 73% of Australians aged 14+ would prioritise getting back to nature on their next vacation. Australians love the great outdoors, but holiday preferences can land some in deep trouble when travel insurance fine print leaves Australians favourite activities uncovered.

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US health system no bargain for Aussie travellers.

US health system no bargain for Aussie travellers.

With so many Australians now flocking to the U.S. thanks to a favourable dollar and low cost flights, the number of Aussies requiring medical assistance once there is also on the rise and many are getting caught out by a complicated and expensive health care system, reports the News Limited Network on the findings of Cover-More travel insurance.

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'Travel Hacker' reveals how to travel the world for free.

'Travel Hacker' reveals how to travel the world for free.

Almost every single traveller has dreamt of finding a way to dramatically cut the costs of getting overseas or even fly for free. And one traveller is claiming to have found a way to help those who are serious about living their dream, reports the News Limited Network.

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The growing invisible threat to airline passengers.

The growing invisible threat to airline passengers.

It seems the inflight seatbelt sign will be left on a lot more while in the air, with new research showing that clear-air turbulence is set to double by 2050, giving travellers another good reason to have a comprehensive travel insurance cover.

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Uninsured travellers causing headache for DFAT

Uninsured travellers causing headache for DFAT

A new report by the Lowy Institute has found that there is a growing problem for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trading (DFAT) and the cause lies squarely on the shoulders of travellers heading overseas without travel insurance.

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