Australia travel insurance

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Australia travel insurance

Australia is often the ultimate bucket list destination for brits of all ages, and it’s really no surprise given its history, attractions and beautiful beaches. whether you plan on visiting metropolitan Melbourne, tropical Cairns or the beautiful Great Barrier Reef, Australia has something for everyone.

let’s be honest. no two trips to Australia are ever the same. so, it’s really important to find a travel insurance policy that suits your holiday needs. and that’s where albert & eddie steps in.


what travel insurance cover to Australia is available through albert & eddie?

cancellation, baggage and medical expenses are typically covered as standard under most travel insurance policies available through albert & eddie

however, the brands available through albert & eddie also come with the option to enhance your protection with additional cover for things like Covid-19, cruises and extreme sports protection too.

all Australia travel insurance policies at albert & eddie include:

  • up to £10 million in case of a medical emergency, depending on the policy selected
  • cancellation cover which starts as soon as you purchase on all single trip policies, and from the start date you choose on all annual multi trip policies (giving you extra peace of mind)§
  • 24/7 access to an assistance team in the case of a medical emergency
  • over 100 sports and activities covered as standard
  • cover for UK, European and worldwide trips, as long as you are not travelling against the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office’s travel advice
  • plus, a wide range of extra add-ons that let you personalise your policy even further
  • frequently asked questions

    what’s covered under travel insurance policies on albert & eddie for Australia?

    it’s never fun to think that sometimes things can take an unexpected turn when abroad, but making sure you have a good policy that suits your needs in place before you go, can ease some of the stress should disaster strike. so, when choosing the travel insurance policy most suitable for your trip, you should make sure the policy offers enough cancellation cover, has enough cover for lost or stolen possessions (this is especially important considering you’ll be on the other side of the world), includes emergency medical expenses and offers cover for any sports and activities that you may get up to during your trip, this might mean buying a specialised sports policy. it’s really easy to find a policy that matches your needs on albert & eddie. just let us know a few details about you and your trip, and we’ll match you with on of our brands that can meet your travel needs.

    are activities covered under policies available through albert & eddie?

    Australia is home to so many sports and activities. you can scuba-dive and snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, off-road on Fraser Island, surf at the famous Bondi Beach and even sky dive or bungee jump in most cities across the country. some sports and activities are covered as standard under a selection of our brands on albert & eddie. however, it’s always important to check that you have suitable cover in place for your planned activity.

    what you may find is that for more adventurous activities, such as sky diving or bungee jumping, you’ll need an extreme sports policy or even policy add-on. that’s ok – we have specialist extreme sports policies on our panel too – so if you are up for taking part in more daring activities, just let us know and we’ll point you in the direction of one of our brands who can cover these needs.

    it’s really easy to do, just let us know during the quote process the different sports and adventures that you plan on getting involve in and we’ll match you with our brand that will cover your needs. plus, you can always upgrade your cover later on, if you feel a little more adventurous later on in your trip.

    does travel insurance cover emergency medical assistance in Australia?

    yes. all of the brands available on albert & eddie offer cover for emergency medical expenses as standard. you’ll also be covered for repatriation costs (bringing you home) if you become so unwell during your travels that it is deemed medically necessary. however, it is essential you let us know about any existing medical conditions when you buy your policy. the reason being, that if you do not let us know about a current or existing medical condition, and need to cancel your trip or fall ill abroad as a result of the condition, then you may not covered and have to foot the bill yourself (and medical bills are not cheap!).

    do albert & eddie policies include COVID-19 protection?

    yes – in most cases! most polices available through the albert & eddie provide a basic level of protection against Covid-19. this includes cover for being hospitalised due to a positive Covid-19 test, as well as cancellation cover as a result of testing positive in the 14-days before your departure date. plus, for those who want extra protection, all brands found on albert & eddie offer a Covid-19 policy extension, offering you a little extra peace of mind during your travels.

    §cancellation cover limits may vary between our brands. please check your policy wording for more information.