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Is coronavirus cover available on all plans and what are the benefits?

Cover for some coronavirus related events is available on all our plans, but the types of benefits and benefit limits vary between international and domestic plans.

 As much as we’d love to cover every coronavirus-related scenario that a traveller can think of, that’s not what travel insurance is designed to do, so carefully read the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS), to know what is, and isn’t, covered.

  • Overseas Medical Benefit: If you get sick with coronavirus while on your trip, our International Comprehensive travel insurance plans include cover for overseas medical expenses.
  • Medical evacuation and repatriation: Both our International and Australian Comprehensive travel insurance plans include cover for medical evacuation and repatriation if we agree it’s medically necessary, based on the reasonable recommendation of a medical practitioner appointed by us.
  • Coronavirus Travel Costs: Our ‘Coronavirus Travel Costs’ benefit is available on our International and Australian Comprehensive plans, and can provide cover for several coronavirus related events, including quarantine expenses and trip cancellation if you are diagnosed with coronavirus.

Qantas Travel Insurance cover for some coronavirus-related events:

Australian Comprehensive Policies

Limits per primary traveller#

Medical Expenses Overseas^ (includes coronavirus)

Not applicable

Medical Evacuation and repatriation (includes coronavirus)

$10,000

Coronavirus Travel Costs

$2,500

^For up to one year after the illness or injury first occurs. # Sub-limits apply. This is a brief summary of cover and does not include the full terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions. Please read our PDS for full details.

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Qantas Travel Insurance policies are managed by nib Travel Services (Australia) Pty Limited ABN 81 115 932 173 AFSL 308461 (nib Travel Services) and underwritten by XL Insurance Company SE, Australia branch (ABN 36 083 570 441). Qantas (AR 261363) is an authorised representative of nib Travel Services. This is general advice only. You should consider the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and your personal circumstances before making any decision about whether to acquire a travel insurance product. Insurance cannot be purchased more than 12 months before travel.

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