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mount agung blows cover
22 November 2017

Bad News for Kiwis heading to Bali who haven't yet taken out travel Insurance. After months of activity and monitoring, Mount Agung, Bali, Indonesia has erupted (albeit a small one).

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bali volcano cover: we clear the cloud of confusion
1 August 2015

Whether you’re a vacation veteran or a first time flyer, a natural disaster can cause a flurry of frustration. Whilst you can’t always plan for the unexpected, a good understanding of your travel insurance policy can help to smooth over any holiday hurdles.

What better time to combine travel and wine
What better time to combine travel and wine!
1 December 2014

Kiwis needing travel insurance can now receive $20 off any case of wine at when comparing their travel insurance.

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Worldcare joins travel insurance comparison
1 January 2015

We give a warm welcome to Worldcare, the latest insurer to be added to our panel!

xmas travel insurance savings
Save on travel insurance this silly season
1 November 2014

For the thousands of Kiwi's who will be travelling overseas and domestically to visit friends and family this holiday season - the good news according to travel insurance experts is that there is still plenty of time to get a good deal on your travel insurance.

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Rise of online aggregators in New Zealand
1 October 2014

New Zealand provides huge growth opportunities for online aggregators.

webjet joins comparison
Webjet joins travel insurance comparison
1 October 2014

Travel insurance quotes from Webjet are now available online to Australian and New Zealand travellers through Compare Travel Insurance.

Columbus Direct joins comparison
Columbus Direct joins comparison
1 September 2014

New Zealand travel insurance comparison website, is pleased to announce Columbus Direct as the latest insurer to be added to its panel. 

STA joins Compare travel insurance
STA Travel joins Compare Travel Insurance
1 July 2014

We are pleased to announce STA Travel have been added to our panel, with more insurers joining in the coming weeks.

The truth about travel insurance comparison
The truth about travel insurance comparisons
1 June 2014

If you’re turning to price-comparison sites to find insurance, trying to decide on which policy to buy can be baffling. We help to explain the ins and outs of travel insurance comparisons and what to look for in a policy.

Travel insurance and cancellation cove
Travel insurance and cancellation cover
1 March 2014

When does travel insurance actually cover for delays and cancellation? Many travellers misunderstand that their travel insurance covers them for all cancelled or missed travel arrangements, which is not the case.

new zealanders don't compare
New Zealander’s don’t compare
1 November 2012

A recent study by leading global research agency, Millward Brown, found that 42 per cent of New Zealand travellers do not compare providers and go with the first travel insurer they find.

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