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Zurich Agrees To Buy Australia’s Largest Travel Insurer

Zurich has agreed to buy Australia’s largest travel insurer Covermore for an estimated $741 million. Who is Cover-More? Started in 1986 in Sydney Covermore has around 40% of the travel insurance market share. In Australia, New Zealand and the […]


Chubb and ACE are now Chubb

   The New Chubb On Monday, 15 January 2016, ACE Limited completed the acquisition of the Chubb Corporation, creating a global insurance leader operating in 54 countries under the renowned Chubb name. In Australia the […]

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Australians Urged To Get Travel Insurance Before Travelling To Indonesia

“If you can’t afford to travel to Bali with travel insurance, then perhaps you should rethink your travel.” Australians planning to travel to Indonesia have been advised to exercise a high degree of caution following intelligence about […]


AIG Travel Guard Travel Insurance App

AIG’s Corporate Passport Travel Insurance now has an added benefit, with the introduction of the Travel Guard Mobile App. In conjunction with Travel Guard, AIG has developed Australia’s newest and most exciting emergency travel App. […]


Travel Insurers Claims Ratings Mixed

A review of claim experience for clients by insurance claims comparison site has found not all travel insurers are are they same, they reviewed hours of contact availability to a claims representative, chance of a […]


Beware when buying travel insurance from an Airline

With the rise in budget airlines and do it yourself holiday planning there has been rise in consumer stuck with travel insurance they didn’t want, they book their cheap fare only to notice they paid extra for insurance. […]


Latest Travel Insurance Review

Consumer watchdog Choice has completed a Travel Insurance review, comparing 22 insurers covering 89 policies, the reviews found that older, pregnant and people with depression weren’t covered in some of the standard policies. CHOICE tips for buying […]


20,000 Australian travellers get into trouble overseas each year

Australian government figures show 20,000 Australian travellers get into trouble overseas each year (this includes over 1,400 hospitalisations, 1,000 deaths and 30 evacuations of Australians to another location for medical purposes), many are uninsured and unprepared for the cost. […]


Does Home and Content Insurance cover you away from home

  An ABC employee who had a holiday rental for his daughters wedding, for photographs before the wedding and for staying overnight after the ceremony and reception. While the ceremony was happening their unit was ransacked. Money was […]


Retirement from IAG Board

Phillip Colebatch has retired from the Insurance Australia Group (IAG) Board. Chairman, Mr Brian Schwartz said “Phillip has been an important part of the IAG Board since his appointment in 2007. His input into IAG’s strategic […]


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