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20 July 2020
With Covid-19 restricting international travel, Kiwis are inevitably looking to travel more within New Zealand.
Most New Zealanders are unaware that many of the risks we consider when travelling internationally also apply when travelling domestically. This advisory is to outline some of those risks and explain why domestic travel insurance should be considered when planning your next trip.
Kiwis have a love of travel, whether it be for a holiday or to attend important events - such as birthdays, weddings and honeymoons.
Even when travelling within New Zealand, costs for flights, accommodation and pre-booked tourist attractions can add up to amounts comparable to international travel. The risk of cancellations, delays, vehicle accidents, sickness or injury still apply and it’s important to have sufficient travel insurance protection in place.
Some scenarios you may need cover for are:
These scenarios are for illustrative purposes only. For full cover and insurer details always refer to the policy wording.
One of our core responsibilities as a broker is to ensure you have all the information you need to make informed decisions about the risks you face.
If you have any questions or if you would like to speak to us regarding your personal insurance please contact a broker.