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How far in advance can you buy a 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 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 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: The maximum period for any one journey under the Multi-Trip Plan is shown on your Certificate of Insurance. You are not covered for any incident or event that arises outside of the maximum journey period you nominated.

 * This is a summary only of the cover provided under the policy. Terms, conditions, limits and exclusions apply. Sub-limits apply to particular types of losses or claims.  ~ Where used, the term `Unlimited' only means there is no capped dollar sum insured. Terms, conditions, limits and exclusions apply as set out in the PDS. All costs and expenses claimed must be reasonable. We will only pay for treatment received and/or hospital accommodation during the 12 month period after the sickness first showed itself or the injury happened. You do not have cover under certain sections while travelling in Australia. Please refer to the Product Disclosure Statement for full details. In particular, please read the Pre-existing Medical Conditions section.