Don't leave home without travel insurance
Whether you’re travelling with family and friends or heading out on a self-adventure, Over Fifty Insurance offers a range of options to provide the right travel cover for your budget.
Below is a summary only. Please refer to the Travel Insurance Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) for more information.
Our Essentials Plan provides basic, cost-effective cover for your overseas trip.
Our Multi-Trip Plan covers you for multiple journeys within a 12 month period subject to each journey being within the maximum trip duration you select.
The Comprehensive Plan provides our highest level of cover, helping provide peace of mind on your overseas trip.
Our Domestic Plan is for trips only within Australia.
Select from a range of covers
Covers you and any dependant children or grandchildren under 25 (not in full time employment) travelling with you listed on your Certificate of Insurance.Choose plan
Covers you and your travelling companion listed as covered on your Certificate of Insurance. Duo Cover does not provide cover for dependant children or grandchildren, regardless of age.Choose plan
Covers you and eligible members of your family travelling with you who are listed on your Certificate of Insurance. The members of your family who can be included are your spouse or de facto partner, your children and your grandchildren. All children and grandchildren must be dependant and under 25 (and not in full time employment).Choose plan
Why choose Over Fifty Insurance?
Over 50 insurance specialists
As a specialist insurance provider for Australians over 50, we understand what it takes to deliver high quality service and insurance products.
Assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Overseas travel medical emergencies won't wait until the next business day. Our overseas emergency assistance helpline is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Just phone us as soon as you need help.
Global reach and expertise
We’re backed by Allianz Global Assistance. Supporting them is a global network of multilingual travel and medical assistance specialists, certified service providers and international correspondents.
We've got you covered
If you need emergency help, the last thing you want is to make phone call after phone call. With Over Fifty Insurance, it's a simple process - claiming, overseas emergency assistance, medical care and translators.
Overseas Travel Medical Assistance
Our travel cover is backed by one of the world’s leading medical assistance providers, Allianz Global Assistance because we understand that if you have a medical emergency when you're travelling, you want to be certain you receive the best care possible.
The emergency assistance helpline is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. All you need to do is call as soon as you need help.
Pre-existing medical conditions and purchasing a policy
How far in advance can I buy my travel insurance policy?
You may purchase a travel insurance policy up to 12 months prior to your departure date.
For single trip cover Cover for Section 2.1 Cancellation Fees & Lost Deposits begins from the issue date shown on your Certificate of Insurance and finishes at the end of your journey or on the end date shown on your Certificate of Insurance whichever occurs earlier. The cover for all other sections starts at the beginning of your journey or the start date shown on your Certificate of Insurance, whichever occurs later, and finishes at the end of your journey or on the end date shown on your Certificate of Insurance whichever occurs earlier.
For multi-trip cover Cover for Section 2.1 Cancellation Fees & Lost Deposits begins on the start date shown on your Certificate of Insurance or the date you booked your journey, whichever is the later and finishes at the end of your journey or on the end date shown on your Certificate of Insurance whichever occurs earlier. The cover for all other sections starts at the beginning of your journey or the start date shown on your Certificate of Insurance, whichever occurs later, and finishes at the end of your journey or on the end date shown on your Certificate of Insurance whichever occurs earlier.
Please note: There is a maximum period for any one journey under the Multi-Trip Plan. Please refer to the Travel Insurance Product Disclosure Statement for full details. You are not covered for any incident or event that arises outside of the maximum journey period you nominated.
I am currently overseas and have no insurance - can I still purchase a policy?
No. Our policies can only be purchased before you commence your journey, while you are still in Australia.
Am I covered if I work overseas?
Our travel insurance is designed for the leisure traveller and also business people travelling overseas for business purposes. It is not designed to cover events linked to employment overseas. Please refer to the GENERAL EXCLUSIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL SECTIONS contained in the PDS. In particular General Exclusions A.7 which excludes claims arising directly or indirectly from, or in any way connected with, you engaging in manual work in conjunction with any profession, business or trade during your journey.
If I return home early, do I get a refund?
If you return home early, you do not get a refund. If you do not know how long you will be travelling for, you can buy a policy for a specific period you know you will be definitely away. Before your policy expires, you will need to contact us so that your policy can be extended, if possible, for an additional premium. Please note that some policies do not allow extensions. For restrictions and limitations, please refer to the EXTENSION OF COVER section in your PDS.
What do I do if I think I have a pre-existing medical condition?
If you click 'Yes' to 'Pre-existing medical condition?', our online pre-existing medical assessment will take you through the process. You can also check the definition of pre-existing medical condition in the PDS to see if you have a pre-existing medical condition. If you are still unsure, please contact us on 1300 50 50 95.
How much does it cost to add cover for my pre-existing medical condition(s) to my travel insurance policy?
It depends on your condition(s), their severity and other related factors. The website will enable you to obtain a quote or alternatively you can contact us to find out the applicable premium.
What happens if I purchase my travel insurance policy and a new medical condition develops? Would I need to pay an additional premium?
If you have already purchased your travel insurance policy, then any new medical condition that arises after that date is not considered a pre-existing medical condition and you would not need to pay an additional premium, subject to the terms, conditions, exclusions and limitations listed in the PDS.