Webjet and Cover-More form new travel insurance partnership
In other news, Travel Weekly’s editor and deputy editor are currently forming a formidable partnership at the crease in the office cricket tournament.
OPINION: 9 travel insurance trends to spot in 2020
by Ben Webster
As promised, here’s yet another 2020 predictions story. However, unlike most of the other submissions we’ve received, this one’s actually quite good.
Aussie company launches inclusive travel insurance brand
We’re all about inclusivity here at Travel Weekly, so much so that we even let the office dog write some of our stories.
Thailand eyes compulsory travel insurance for tourists
The insurance costs around $1 and covers you for almost $50,000 in case of accidental death, which seems like a bargain if you ask us.
Insurance Council responds to damning report of mental health discrimination against travellers
by Christian Fleetwood
The insurance industry has issued its response to an investigation that revealed widespread mental health discrimination against Aussie travellers.
“This doesn’t just happen overseas”: Local agency boss speaks out on Wow Air collapse
Missed the recent news about the collapse of Icelandic budget airline Wow Air? You might wanna take note of what this agency big wig has to say.
ASIC to place travel insurers under the microscope
by Christian Fleetwood
Travel insurance is said to come under scrutiny later this year, just like Travel Weekly’s editor and his unhealthy habit of wearing sandals in public.
Travel insurance company issues warning after series of animal-related claims
Apparently, there’s been a ton of travel insurance claims over incidents with animals overseas, so think twice before you feed that cheeky monkey. Send the snacks our way instead.
The one mistake you don’t want to make on schoolies
New research from Smartraveller has shown that thousands of schoolies will head overseas without travel insurance this year. We just wish we were heading overseas in general, tbh.
THANK GOD: More Aussies opting for travel insurance
Personally, we think the real crime here isn’t that the pictured traveller doesn’t have travel insurance but that they chose to wear those sandals out in public.
This travel insurance company misled clients for 6 years
The financial services royal commission revealed the company had been displaying misleading and incorrect information on their website from as early as 2012.
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