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Travel Insurance for the USA

Before you go on your trip, get travel insurance cover here.

Why do I need travel insurance in the USA?

From Los Angeles to New York (and millions of places in between), the United States is a vast country that demands exploration. However, with astronomical medical expenses, delayed flights and NYC Subway-related mishaps, there’s a lot that can go wrong on a holiday to the States. You can choose the cover that suits your trip to the USA here.

What does travel insurance cover me for in the USA?

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

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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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Don't like medical bills?

Compensation for unforeseen medical expenses incurred whilst on an overseas holiday

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Going on a cruise?

Hit the open waters with confidence. Our international policies automatically include cover for cruises so you can focus on the fun.

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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

USA travel insurance FAQs

What will travel insurance for the United States protect me from?

Medical expenses in the USA are amongst the highest in the world. The average daily cost of a hospital bed is an eye watering $751.06 – and that’s just for basic treatment. Cases of Aussies incurring medical bills in the tens of thousands of dollars is quite common.

Can I drive a car over there during my trip?

Yes, you can - as long as you have a valid Australian state based drivers license, of course. Driving is one of the best ways to get around the States, especially on the West coast. If you’re hiring a rental car you're automatically covered for the car rental excess for $4,000 (this can be upped to $6,000 for an additional premium). This means you can save money on your rental car hire. Details on car rental excess can be found here.

What if my stuff gets lost or stolen during my trip?

A TID policy covers you for lost, stolen or even damaged luggage and personal effects. Details on cover can be found here.

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

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