Asthma

For information relating to policies purchased before 7 December 2017, including the definition of 'pre-existing medical conditions' please check the PDS provided with your purchase. You can contact us if you need this sent to you again.

For policies purchased from 7 December 2017, please continue reading.

Asthma is automatically covered provided, at the date you buy your policy, you:

  • are under the age of 60
  • have no other known or underlying respiratory conditions (including Sleep Apnoea);
  • haven't required cortisone medication, except taken by inhaler or puffer; and
  • haven't required hospitalisation for Asthma in the last two years, including as an outpatient.

If you don't meet the above conditions, you are welcome to contact nib Travel Insurance who offer a screening for existing medical conditions on travel insurance policies. They may be able to assist you with a quote for cover. Assessment of your existing medical condition is available online during the quote process or over the phone. You may ring 1300 410 272 to be assessed; just have details of your medical history ready when you call.

The full terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions are available in the PDS.

Last updated: 7 December 2017

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