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Australia travel insurance

More than 62,000 UK residents visit Australia annually for pleasure trips or to visit family and friends. With long days and hot summers it’s a popular location for people to visit.

Australia has over 11,000 beaches and vast coastline to explore, who wouldn’t visit Australia. Our Worldwide travel Insurance is a great choice for far-reaching cover, whether you choose our adventure travel insurance for the more ‘out there’ holiday or our single trip travel insurance for that trip of a lifetime.

Holiday cover when travelling to Australia

With our extensive Adventure travel Insurance covering many activities as standard and over 80 in total you can be assured that NOW Travel Insurance Services is the right choice for peace of mind when you’re ready to explore. Buy online today for instant cover.

Medicare is the equivalent to the UK’s NHS care scheme of national health in Australia, which is primarily funded for Australian citizens. If you find yourself having to go to hospital when in Australia, you must enroll for treatment under the National Medicare Scheme.

The Medicare system offers free healthcare for UK citizens excluding dental treatment, prescribed medication, doctor services at surgeries and ambulance travel. You will need to provide proof of address as residency along with your passport. To register with Medicare you will need to complete a Medicare enrolment application form 3101

With our medical travel insurance you can be assured that emergency medical treatment is covered for accident, illness and disease, including Ambulance travel and doctors’ fees. (Please refer to our policy wording for exclusions).

Before travelling to Australia it is recommended that you check with your GP regarding any vaccinations or inoculations required. Also check out the National Travel and Health Network Centre for current health information on a country by country basis. This also offers comprehensive information on specific vaccine preventable risks, General Health Risks and Recent Clinical Updates.

Could you save money by buying an annual policy?

If you are planning a number of trips over the next 12 months, an annual multi-trip policy could save you time and money, enabling unlimited travel during a 12 month period.

Having an annual policy will give you added peace of mind and flexibility knowing you are covered whenever you wish to travel. Annual travel insurance

Please note that a NOW Travel Insurance Services policy does not provide cover for any trips to or through Afghanistan, Iran, Liberia, North Korea, Sudan or Syria. Also, no cover is provided for claims arising as a direct result of the situation highlighted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office where You have travelled to a specific country or to an area where, prior to Your Trip commencing, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office have advised against all (but essential) travel.

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