Top NZ travel insurance companies compared (comprehensive)
Jun14

Top NZ travel insurance companies compared (comprehensive)

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We know that trying to compare travel insurance can be challenging. That’s why we’ve put together a more deatiled travel insurance comparison table that lets you quickly see each plan side-by-side to help make your choice easier. With our comprison table you can see exactly what you are getting so you can easily choose the cover which suits your travel needs and lets you compare what type of cover is included in each type of plan. You...

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Everything about travel insurance, and do we really need it
Oct10

Everything about travel insurance, and do we really need it

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I get this asked a lot, ‘do we really need travel insurance?’, this is one of the question that you cant answer with a yes or no as it depends on you and few other factors. I have tried to explain what travel insurance covers and what it doesnt; and few tips and suggestions that you should consider when you are shopping around for a travel insurance cover. Here’s a comparison of the top travel insurance companies in...

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Comparing 6 Top NZ Travel Insurance Companies
Feb20

Comparing 6 Top NZ Travel Insurance Companies

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We have contacted six of the top Travel Insurance companies to know their norms and terms regarding their area of coverage. We have requested for an online travel insurance quote and a comparison of all collected information can be viewed in the table below to help find the best travel insurance rates. 1Cover Tower AA Southern Cross State World Nomads Individual person 32 days, worldwide 175.5 219 247.00 285.00(20% off online) 214.2...

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World Nomads Travel Insurance Review

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We conducted reviews of six travel insurance companies and our findings revealed that World Nomads was the cheapest. If you purchase travel insurance for a single person travelling for 32 days, worldwide it will cost you $169. An excess of $100 is applicable for each claim event which means you must pay the first NZ $100 of every claim or loss. I have read a number of reviews posted by people who have actually had to make a claim and...

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State Travel Insurance Review

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Individual person 32 days, worldwide will cost $214.20 The policies provided by State Travel Insurance are available to New Zealand residents only. Policies are only valid upon acceptance of payment by the Insurer and the policy must be purchased while the insured person is in New Zealand, prior to the commencement of the journey. For all claims the standard excess is $100. The excess is the amount you have to pay and the rest if paid...

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Southern Cross Travel Insurance Review

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Southern Cross Travel Insurance is well known in New Zealand. It has also recently won an award for the workplace for being the overall top employer winner and small workplace category winner in the annual Unlimited/JRA Best Places to Work in New Zealand survey. To apply for Southern Cross Travel Insurance you must be aged 80 or under and have a valid New Zealand Work Permit or travelling to New Zealand as a visitor. Good Points Buy...

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Tower Travel Insurance Review

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As of 2008, TOWER Insurance now provide travel insurance. There new website allows you to get an online quote, purchase online insurance and receive the policy number to your mobile phone and your detailed policy document and insurance certificate policy via e-mail.  TOWER is the only New Zealand owned insurance company to offer this text message and email service. If you purchase travel insurance for a single person travelling for 32...

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1Cover Travel Insurance Review

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1Cover Travel Insurance is an Australian based company that offers fully comprehensive policies for all age groups, the options are Single, Multi-trip, Backpacker, Medical Only and Ski/Snowboard. Research shows that out of six of the top New Zealand Travel Insurance companies, 1Cover is one of the cheapest at $175.5 for a single person travelling for 32 days, worldwide. On the downside however, it has an excess of $100 compared to AA...

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AA Travel Insurance Review

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Research shows that out of six of the top New Zealand Travel Insurance companies, AA was one of two companies that have the lowest Excess. On the downside however, it was the most expensive at $247.00 for a single person travelling for 32 days, worldwide. AA state that emergency assistance is available 24 hours a day so it would appear that filing a claim would be practically easy. You can make a claim by requesting a claim form or...

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