Travel insurance news and advice

All the latest travel insurance news and top tips to help you manage your travel insurance.

Travellers share experiences of being a 'SmartTraveller.'

Travellers share experiences of being a 'SmartTraveller.'

The 'Travel Tale' winning stories have been announced. A competition which called on entrants to describe an overseas travel tale where they benefitted from registering with the SmartTraveller website and being covered by a comprehensive travel insurance 

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Australians still prefer travel agents.

Australians still prefer travel agents.

In an age where more Australians are choosing the internet to buy travel insurance, book hotels and buy flights, when it comes to choosing an actual holiday destination, traditional travel agents are still the preferred choice of advice.

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Snake on a Qantas plane.

Snake on a Qantas plane.

The real life drama of a snake on a plane recently unfolded on a Qantas flight from Cairns to Port Moresby, when a 10ft python was spotted clinging to the aircraft's wing, reminding travellers without travel insurance that absolutely anything can happen on their trip.

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Phuket travel warning for Aussies

Phuket travel warning for Aussies

Australians travelling to Phuket this summer are being urged to be wary of extortion gangs and are being advised  to protect themselves with comprehensive travel insurance for the duration of their trip.

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