NIB hits pause on travel insurance sales in Australia and NZ
It’s the second time in as many years that NIB has pulled the pin on travel insurance sales. However, it’s unclear whether said pin was of the safety or bobby variety.
Allianz Australia fined $1.5m over misleading travel insurance sales via Expedia-owned sites
by Huntley Mitchell
The insurance giant has paid a multimillion-dollar price for some dodgy sales through a trio of Expedia-owned websites.
Family of White Island volcano victim knocked back by travel insurer because he was “touring”
The mother of a man who was killed by the volcanic eruption said the loss of life claim her family made on her son’s insurance was knocked back on a technicality.
NIB chief reckons travel insurance business probably won’t bounce back until 2023
NIB’s head honcho has shared his forecast for when the company’s travel insurance arm will rebound, and it looks like he’ll be waiting a while.
NIB Travel introduces COVID-covered insurance product, as it prepares to scrap SureSave brand
The company’s product and brand offering is going to look a little different when it resumes selling travel insurance policies in Australia next month.
Cover-More introduces new COVID-19 insurance benefits for domestic and trans-Tasman travellers
The insurance company has wasted no time updating its trans-Tasman travel policies following Jacinda Ardern’s big ‘bubble’ announcement.
World Travel Protection’s local arm bolstered by Zurich integration
World Travel Protection is getting ready to flex, with a new integration by its parent to help strengthen the company’s Australian arm.
Expedia embroiled in Allianz Australia court case over alleged misleading travel insurance sales
The online travel giant has found itself in the middle of a Federal Court case between ASIC and Allianz over travel insurance.
Aussie travel insurance market forecast to shrink due to international restrictions
It appears Australia’s travel insurance providers are set to suffer from shrinkage in the coming months due to COVID-19.
NIB becomes latest travel insurer to bail on sales
by Huntley Mitchell
NIB has joined Allianz in temporarily ceasing the sale of new travel insurance policies, blaming the decision on the COVID-19 pandemic and government-enforced travel restrictions.
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