Please Note - If you are cruising around Australia you need to select Pacific.
With Regions, variances can apply for Bali, Indonesia, Japan and Middle East.
You are not required to enter stop-over countries if your stop-over is less than 48 hours.
Is London calling? If you’re pining for all things Pommy you’re not alone. Thousands of us Kiwis are drawn there each year!
Do you have a craving for Pimm’s and pies? Bet you can’t wait to explore cosmopolitan London, or take in the sights of Stonehenge. Perhaps you’ve got a touch of Welsh wanderlust or a hankering for bonnie Scotland? With more history than you can shake a stick at, the UK is perfect for those seeking a peek at times gone past. The UK keeps it in the family too, with four fascinating countries all within reach for the price of one. Plus, with Europe right on London’s doorstop, Paris is just a hop, skip and a jump away! C'est tres bon!
Now we don’t like to think of holidays as risk taking ventures, but the truth is, new (slightly chillier) environments and unfamiliar territory can throw any traveller for a loop.
But when you’re a whopping 15,000 kilometres away from home a lot can go wrong. Flight delays, missed connections and lost luggage can muck up your trip faster than a London taxi!
Don’t let bad luck sour your experience - make sure you pack travel insurance along for the ride.
Whether you're a budget conscious backpacker, a time poor parent booking a family getaway, or a senior seeking safe, reliable options, it pays to compare travel insurance policies to find the right cover for your UK trip.
A travel insurance policy will cover you for unexpected accident or illness, lost luggage or theft, unforseen trip cancellation and much more.
When comparing policies, it's important to consider benefits, as well as costs…
The cost of travel insurance can vary enormously no matter where you go! Say you’re 30 (ish) years old and you’re going to the UK for a two-week holiday. Depending on your preferred level of cover, you can expect to pay anything from $50 to $150 on our site. To give you an idea, we’ve outlined the costs of several policies below;
Basic policies approx. $50 – $60. If you’re looking for real low cost cover Webjet's Medical policy ($54) is the cheapest basic policy on our site. This policy includes unlimited medical and $1.5 million personal liability only. The excess you must pay towards a claim is $500!!!
Comprehensive policies approx. $80 – $150. TINZ's comprehensive policy at $81 offers generous cover with a low excess of $100. Their policy includes unlimited medical, unlimited cancellation, $5 million personal liability, $25,000 luggage, $15,000 accidental death, $5,000 hospital cash, $15,000 personal disability and more!
*All prices accurate at time of writing January 2017.
Lucky for us, the UK and New Zealand share reciprocal healthcare agreements. That means you have access to GP services and hospital treatment that are on the NHS - for free. The agreement does not however give you access to any private health care.
If your ultimate UK trip takes a downward turn for any of the following reasons, comprehensive travel insurance will keep you in ship shape.
Found yourself in a spot of bother? The following emergency contacts should come in handy.
|New Zealand High Commission London
New Zealand House
London SW1Y 4TQ
+44 20 7930 8422
|London Information Centre
+44 20 7292 2333
|Edinburgh and Scotland Information Centre
3 Princes Street
+44 845 22 55 121
+44 1539 822 222
Stuff going wrong on holiday shouldn’t be your foremost concern. After all you’ve got royals to see, and world famous landmarks to visit. But like it or lump it, without safeguarding your travels, your entire trip could go belly up!
Compare UK travel insurance policies to save time, worry and loads of money. You’ll be on your way to a fun, worry-free holiday quicker than you can say “Big Ben”!