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Travel Insurance for Asia

Heading off to Asia? Get cover with travel insurance

While we wait for restrictions to ease around the world, we have temporarily given our international travel insurance plans a break. These include The Works, The Basics and Annual Multi Trip plans.

Keep an eye on the website for when our international plans are up and running and we’ll do our best to alert all of our keen travellers.

Why do I need travel insurance for Asia?

A vast continent that is home to over half the world's population. From Japan in the east to Kazakhstan in the West, there is a lot to explore and do in Asia. However, with natural disasters, severe weather and food borne illnesses aplenty there’s a lot that can go wrong on your Asian adventure. Luckily travel insurance is available for Asia!

What can travel insurance cover me for in Asia?

Here are some of the cover benefits available with your policy.

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Don't like medical bills?

Compensation for unforeseen medical expenses incurred whilst on an overseas holiday

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Unexpected cancellation?

Insurance if you have to cancel your trip due to unforeseeable events outside of your control (e.g. sudden illness).

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Airline cancelled flight?

If your flight is cancelled by the Airline for operational reasons we cover the reasonable cost of meals and accommodation.

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Taking luggage with you?

Cover if your luggage is stolen, permanently lost or accidentally damaged due to circumstances outside of your control.

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This is a brief summary only for full terms, conditions, limitations, and exclusions read our policy wording

Choose a plan that suits your holiday.

Choosing travel insurance can be confusing, so we've made it easy. We have four plans to choose from, each offering a different level of cover. You'll find loads of information about each one, but the plans on offer range from comprehensive to basic, domestic or international as well as single or multiple trips.

The Works

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Our most popular and comprehensive plan, the Works offers broad cover for international trips including unlimited cover for costs such as medical expenses and cancellation as well as added benefits.

The Basics

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Sticking to a shoestring budget? Our budget plan is designed for travellers who want coverage for all the important things, like hospital bills and stolen luggage, without breaking the bank.


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Are you a frequent flyer? If you travel often for business, or have a few holidays coming up, our annual multi-trip plan could be for you. Made for globetrotters, this plan includes comprehensive cover for unlimited trips taken over 12 months.

Asia travel insurance FAQs.

Am I covered for Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

All international plans include cover for overseas medical expenses. Depending on the plan you choose, there may also be cover available for some other Coronavirus related events. Cover is explained in detail here

What if natural disaster such as a cyclone or volcano forces me to cancel my trip?

Your TID policy offers cover for cancellation of your trip due to unforeseen circumstance outside of your control such as natural disasters. You need to ensure you purchased your policy before the natural disaster became a known event. 

Am I covered if I get sick from eating street food?

Street food is one of the best parts of visiting Asia. If you become unwell after eating from a street vendor you should contact out 24/7 Emergency Assistance team who can arrange for the necessary medical treatment on the ground. Your TID policy does offer cover for emergency medical expenses overseas.

Does TID cover me for terrorism?

If you are caught up and injured in a terror attack overseas, TID offers cover for emergency medical expenses. However, trip cancellation and rearrangement as a result of a terror attack is not covered by the policy. 

Read the policy wording for full terms, conditions and exclusions and to ensure the product suits your needs.

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