Westpac Travel Insurance

Westpac has partnered with Vero to bring you Westpac Travel Insurance.

Westpac offers a variety of different policies, tailored either to holiday coverage, or to frequent travel coverage. Both types of policies promise the following:

      • 24 hour travel and medical assistance
      • Unlimited cover for medical expenses while overseas
      • Cover for lost or damaged baggage, credit cards and travel documents
      • Cancelled travel accommodation and expenses

There are two types of travel insurance policies offered. The first one is holiday travel insurance which provides coverage within a selected region for a single trip. Their second policy terms ‘frequent traveler insurance’ provides worldwide coverage for a designated travel period. 457 Visa holders planning to travel to multiple countries and regions should choose the frequent traveller option.

Westpac 457 Visa Travel Insurance

A key feature of both the holiday & traveller policies is they cover an unlimited amount of reasonable expenses when it comes to cancelled travel accommodation. The same is true for overseas medical expenses and additional transport and accommodation expenses. The policy provides up to $2,000 hire car insurance excess and between up to $6,000 to $15,000 for personal baggage and travel documents recovery.

Claiming is simple with a Vero 24/7 number at +61 28987 1625 or you can e-mail them. Its critical to note that if you have had an item stolen you must report it within 24 hours to the local policy or government and have a copy of the report. Also, if you have lost or damaged property when in transit you need to report it to the transport provider within three days and once again, ensure you have a report.

More Information On Vero

As discussed earlier, Westpac has partnered with Vero for their travel insurance which is one of the oldest insurance companies at 180 years of age. Vero is backed by Suncorp Group which is one of Australia’s large general insurers. 35% of Australia top 500 companies use Vero and they have an award winning claims service. Standards and Poor’s gave Vero a rating of A+.

Vero Travel Insurance

Vero offer many other personal insurance products including home insurance, landlord insurance and recreational vehicle insurance. They also offer business insurance from commercial motor, marine to surely bonds.