Rich history, beautiful countryside and world-famous pubs. It’s little wonder why Aussies love heading over to the UK for everything from a short holiday to extended working holidays. However, with flight cancellations to stolen luggage and even being made to drink warm ale, there’s a lot that wrong on a holiday to the UK. Luckily, we’ve got travel insurance cover available for your trip to the UK.
Here are some of the cover benefits available with a travel insurance policy for the UK.
If your flight is cancelled by the Airline for operational reasons we cover the reasonable cost of meals and accommodation.
Cover if your luggage is stolen, permanently lost or accidentally damaged due to circumstances outside of your control.
Compensation for unforeseen medical expenses incurred whilst on an overseas holiday
Insurance if you have to cancel your trip due to unforeseeable events outside of your control (e.g. sudden illness).
We have two International plans to select from with different levels of cover.
Our most popular & comprehensive travel insurance plan - think first class without the price tag.
Despite news reports of crime in the UK and a recent spate of terrorist attacks, the United Kingdom remains a safe destination to travel to. Smartraveller has informed for those traveling to the UK to ‘exercise normal safety precautions’ – the safest designation it can assign a country. This advice level is correct as of 14 Jan 2019 – check Smartraveller for latest updates.
If you’re travelling for less than six months as a tourist then no, you generally don't need a visa. Just keep in mind that UK authorities can refuse you visa-free entry if they suspect you are travelling for reasons other than tourism.
If you plan on travelling to the UK for longer than six months – to work, volunteer or get married – you will need to apply for a visa. Applications can be made here.
Read the policy wording for full terms, conditions and exclusions and to ensure the product suits your needs.
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