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Travel Insurance for Vietnam

Get cover for your next trip to Vietnam

Why should I consider travel insurance in Vietnam?

Beautiful lush green countryside, historical colonial architecture and some of the world’s best street food. It’s little wonder why Vietnam has become a must-visit destination for travellers from around the globe. However, with pickpocketing, moped accidents and Pho-related mishaps, there are some cautionary ‘what ifs’ that could happen while on your trip. We've got travel insurance available for travelling to Vietnam.

What am I covered for in Vietnam?

Here are some of the benefits included in our travel insurance policies.

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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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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 of cover only and does not include the full terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions. Read the PDS before purchasing.

Choose a plan that suits your holiday.

Just like choosing the perfect destination for your next getaway, selecting a travel insurance plan to suit your needs may be just as important. We have four plans to choose from, each offering a different level of cover. Check out each of the plans below where you'll find loads of information about each one.

The Works

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

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.


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, your trips can be up to 35 days in duration and there is no limit to the number of trip you can take during a 12 month period.

This is a brief summary of cover only and does not include the full terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions. Read the PDS before purchasing.

Vietnam travel insurance FAQs

Am I covered for driving a Motorbike with an International Driver's license?

In Vietnam, you are only covered to drive a motorbike, moped, motorcycle or scooter when you hold the appropriate license to do so in Vietnam and in your home country of residence. International Driver’s Licenses aren’t recognised by Vietnamese authorities and won’t give you the right to use the roads there legally. If you can’t ride on the roads there legally, you won’t be covered. Despite this, cover is available if an event occurs and you’re riding a motorbike as a passenger, wearing a helmet and you’re not intoxicated.

I am worried about food poisoning, what do we do if this happens ?

We have a 24/7 emergency assistance team who can help you if this event does happen.

There are many scams in Vietnam such as rental equipment and fake tours, do these need to be reported to police?

If theft occurs on your trip, this should be reported to the police. You can also contact our emergency assistance team to advise of the situation.

Am I covered for water activities such as jet skiing or scuba diving? 

TID can cover you if you’re injured whilst participating in sports and activities. This includes water activities, such as jet skiing and scuba diving (as long as you obtain a water diving license or you’re diving under licensed instruction). For the full details including exclusions check out this page.

Am I covered for natural disasters?

As long as you purchase your policy prior to it being a known event, there is cover for out-of-pocket expenses, such as pre-paid airfares and accommodation, should you have no alternative but to cancel your trip. Alternatively if you’re prevented from travelling and choose to rearrange your holiday to travel at another time or to a different destination, there is cover available so long as the cost of rearranging is less than the cost of cancelling the trip entirely.

This is a brief summary of cover only and does not include the full terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions. Read the PDS before purchasing.

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