Are you visiting New Zealand from overseas? Or do you live in NZ and need to arrange inbound travel insurance for friends or family visiting you?
If that's you, you might be finding it tricky to find cover. Most insurers in New Zealand require you to be a resident to qualify for cover, but there are options out there for you, keep reading for more details...
Visitors to New Zealand can either choose to buy a policy from within their own country, or opt for Overseas Visitors Cover which unfortunately only a handful of companies offer.
|Insurer||Do they cover visitors to New Zealand||Conditions|
Available to those 69 and under. Plan 'I' for travel only within NZ. Maximum 12 months cover.Valid for travel within NZ only.
|Cover for those on working holiday visa, work visas, visitors visas and guardian visas, No cover for pre-existing medical conditions. No age limit specified.|
|Available to those under 60 years of age for travel within NZ. No cover for pre-existing medical conditions. Cover must be purchase before arrival.|
Like any policy there are exclusions around pre-existing medical conditions and cancellation cover, so make sure you understand your cover by reading the Product Disclosure Statement before you buy.
If you're in New Zealand on a working holiday visa, a sponsorship visa, a defacto visa, or even a student visa you should look into non-permanent resident travel insurance rather than a visitors policy. Follow the link for more info.
Whether you're here for a quick visit, or an extended break, overseas visitors travel insurance cover is a vital part of every trip. Get cover today to ensure a smooth-sailing, stress free holiday!