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Information about travelling and coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • You can only travel to your destination if there is no travel ban in place or if you have an exemption.
  • Government restrictions (such as border closures) may impact your ability to travel, and the cover provided under your policy.
  • This policy will not cover a loss that arises from government intervention including travel bans, border closures or broadly imposed quarantine requirements, or from your failure to follow advice from official bodies.
  • There is no cover for loss arising from failure to follow advice from official bodies, including vaccination advice where applicable.
  • It is important to understand that while a destination has a 'Do Not Travel' warning in place for an event (including COVID-19), our travel insurance won't cover a loss that arises from that event if you: travel to; plan to travel to; or remain in that country or region.
  • Please research the area(s) you are travelling to and read the latest government advice to see if your planned travel is affected. Australian travellers - see and
Learn more about TID Travel Insurance and coronavirus cover.
  • Hurricane Beryl – July 2024

     On Monday 1 July 2024,  countries in the Caribbean Sea area began issuing hurricane warnings as Hurricane Beryl moved through the region. After making landfall on Grenada’s Carriacou Island, … more

  • Dubai Floods – April 2024

    On Tuesday 16 April 2024, heavy rainfall fell over the United Arab Emirates and Dubai, causing major flooding and widespread damage. Dubai International Airport’s runways are submerged in water, and … more

  • Taiwan Earthquake and Tsunami warning – April 2024

    On Wednesday 3 April 2024, a 7.4 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Taiwan. There are reports of damage to buildings and infrastructure. Aftershocks may continue to be felt. Follow the … more

  • Japan Earthquake and Tsunami – January 2024

    Monday, January 1, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck the Noto Peninsula of Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan, causing widespread destruction.

     The earthquake also generated a tsunami measuring up to 1.2 m … more

  • North Queensland Floods - December 2023

    In the wake of Cyclone Jasper, record rainfall in North Queensland has caused severe flooding in the region. Emergency alerts were issued by the Queensland Government and Cairns Airport has been shut … more

  • Cyclone Mal – November 2023

    Various government agencies and news outlets have reported that Tropical Cyclone Mal has a high likelihood of making landfall in Fiji on or around Wednesday November 15 local time. Some parts of Fiji … more

  • Iceland Volcano Eruption – November 2023

    Many news outlets have reported that due to increased seismic activity in the Reykjanes Peninsula, a volcanic eruption is expected in Iceland imminently. On November 10, 2023, Iceland declared a … more

  • Israel & Palestinian Territories – October 2023

    On Saturday 7 October 2023, Israel declared a state of war in response to a reported attack by Hamas. At the date of publication of this alert, military conflict between the two is ongoing and many … more

  • Moroccan Earthquake – September 2023

    Friday, September 8, a 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck the High Atlas mountains, southwest of Marrakesh causing widespread destruction and the loss of many lives.  Emergency services are racing … more

  • Hawaii and Maui wildfires – 9 August 2023

    Government agencies and news outlets continue to report on the devastating wildfires affecting Hawaii and Maui islands, with evacuations taking place. A State of Emergency has been declared for Maui, … more

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