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From October 28, The Federal Government has removed its “Do Not Travel” global advisory, opening up overseas travel for Australians. Check out the right Travel Insurance for you.
A statement from Minister of Foreign Affairs Marise Payne says Canberra is reinstating country-specific travel advice levels for 177 destinations.
Not all travel products will automatically cover COVID, the ICA says, cautioning some may provide it as an add-on for an extra cost and some will include it in the policy as part of the overall premium charged.
ICA CEO Andrew Hall said, “You can’t leave Australia without a passport, and you shouldn’t leave Australia without travel insurance.
“Travel insurance remains essential for all the reasons it was pre-pandemic: to provide protection when the unexpected occurs far from home.
ICA says the introduction of COVID cover has not significantly impacted premium costs, and travel insurance remains good value given the benefits it provides travellers if the unexpected happens.
The statement from Ms Payne says border settings and quarantine requirements in other countries continue to change.
“We strongly encourage Australians to closely monitor the Australian Government’s travel advice available on smartraveller.gov.au,” she said. Read the full story here
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