Travel Insurance for Thailand

Thailand is a fantastic travel experience - with tropical white sand beaches, delicious food, bustling markets, gleaming temples, and a diverse history and culture.

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TID cover - at a glance

  • Unlimited medical cover overseas* & 24/7 emergency assistance
  • Rental car insurance excess up to $4,000*, saving you money when you rent a car
  • Unlimited cancellation for your trip*
  • Cruises already included, so no need to purchase special cover
  • Cover for your camera, phone, laptop & luggage up to $12,000*
  • Automatic cover for over 40 pre-existing conditions

*On The Works and Annual Multi Trip plans
Full terms, conditions and exclusions are available in the PDS.

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Your children go free
This means your dependent children or grandchildren under the age of 21 at the date of policy issue who are travelling with you.

Quick guide


Australian tourists can stay for up to 30 days without getting a visa if they travel via one of Thailand's international airports or for up to 15 days if coming through a border crossing. If you're intending to stay longer or for purposes other than a holiday then you'll need to apply for a visa. Learn More

When to go

November to February is cooler and normally the best time to visit but also the busiest season. March to May is much warmer and July to October is the rainy season and should be avoided if possible. The seasons are consistent throughout the country except the southern part which does not have a winter.


Dengue Fever can occur in Thailand and is more prominent from May to September during the rainy season. There is no cure so take precautions such as carrying insect repellent (with 30% DEET) and wear long-sleeved and legged clothing.
Malaria is prevalent in rural areas, especially on the borders of Cambodia, Laos, and Burma. Learn More

Packing List

Pack a rain jacket for the occasional shower and a pair of sandals that can be easily slipped on and off especially useful when visiting temples. To prevent mosquito bites don't forget your insect repellent! Learn More

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TID's Travel Money Card

With no upfront card costs or hidden fees, TID's Travel Money Card makes your money go further. It locks in exchange rates when you load and allows you to spend in local currency so you don't get hit with transaction or currency conversion fees when you make purchases or withdraw cash at ATMs.