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Whether you’re travelling domestically within Australia, or taking a trip overseas, Eastern Equity Insurance Brokers provides travel insurance with a difference through TravelCard.

TravelCard offers all types of travellers real time travel insurance that is easy to set up, makes it easy to claim, and reduces the need to incur out-of-pocket expenses.

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Use TravelCard for both International and domestic travel insurance

REAL TIME ASSESSMENT

No lengthy delays while waiting for claims to be assessed

24/7 CUSTOMER SUPPORT

Australian customer service centre available 24/7 to assess and process claims

FUNDS IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE

Expenses reimbursed to TravelCard as soon as approval granted*
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What is real time travel insurance?

When you use TravelCard for your international or domestic travel insurance, you have peace of mind knowing that you can obtain claim approval and reimbursement for expenses while you are still travelling, so that your trip isn’t ruined by having to fork out out-of-pocket expenses to cover any losses or services required.*

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Australian Customer Services

With an Australian customer service centre available 24/7 if you need to make a claim, TravelCard insurance offers high levels of support, and representatives are always on hand to answer your questions about your policy, and the steps you need to take when you’re away from home and need to make a claim.

Real Time Assessment

When you’re insured with TravelCard, your claim is assessed and your expenses reimbursed in real time, so there are no lengthy delays while you wait for approval, and no waiting until you get home for reimbursement.*

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As soon as approval has been granted, any expenses arising from claim are reimbursed to your TravelCard and are available for you to use straight away.*

Your TravelCard can be used all around the world, wherever MasterCard is accepted.

Buying a TravelCard Insurance Policy

It couldn’t be simpler to buy a TravelCard travel insurance policy online. Follow this link, enter a few basic details about yourself and your journey, and you can buy your travel insurance on the spot. A TravelCard card will then be sent to you in the post.

It’s that simple.

1. Enter the age of the traveller

2. Enter the destination
You can choose cover for international travel and travel within Australia

3. Enter the duration of the trip

You will then be given a quote instantly, which includes the cost of your premium, taxes, government charges and fees.

You also have the opportunity to add additional cover to your policy. 

What is covered with a TravelCard travel insurance policy?

When you buy a travel insurance policy from TravelCard, a standard policy includes the following:

Medical Cover

A standard TravelCard travel insurance policy gives you medical, dental and ancillary expenses cover if you suffer an injury or fall sick when you are travelling. This can include medical treatment, admission to hospital, travel by ambulance, and repatriation to Australia from overseas if required.

Luggage Cover

Your luggage and personal effects are covered when you take out a TravelCard travel insurance policy. This will cover you if you luggage and personal effects are delayed, stolen, permanently lost or accidentally damaged while you are travelling (sub-limits apply).

Trip Cancellation Cover

This part of the policy covers you if you have to cancel your trip due to unforeseeable events outside of your control, such as sudden illness (sub-limits apply).

Optional travel insurance cover

Business equipment cover

Business travellers will benefit from this optional insurance cover, which protects you against business equipment being accidentally damaged, lost or stolen, as well as cover for the cost of replacing business documents, samples, demonstration goods, tools of trade, or storage media for electronic data (including legal and labour expenses incurred in replacing business documents). 

Winter sports cover

If you take part in winter sports, this optional cover can be added to your TravelCard travel insurance policy. It includes cover for medical evacuation, lost, stolen or damaged equipment, and avalanche closure. It covers you for a range of winter sports, including skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, cat skiing and off-piste skiing (with a professional guide).

Search and rescue cover

This optional cover is designed to protect you against costs incurred if a rescue provider or police force is required to search for you and/or to bring you to a place of safety in the following circumstances: it is known or believed that you have sustained an injury or suffered a sickness; the weather or safety conditions are such that it becomes necessary to do so in order to prevent you from sustaining an injury or suffering a sickness.

Adventure activities cover

A variety of activities are provided for in this optional cover, including: paragliding, mountain biking, downhill racing, rock climbing outdoors (not mountaineering), sky diving, parascending over land or snow, deep sea fishing, animal conservation and handling, cascading, and segway tours.

Golf cover

For golfers, this optional insurance covers your for lost, stolen or damage to your equipment, including the unused percentage of green fees and/or tuition fees due to an injury or sickness during your trip.

Cruise cover

This is optional cover designed to protect you when undertaking an international or domestic ocean cruise. Elements covered include medical treatment and evacuation, cabin confinement, pre-paid shore excursion cancellation, lost, damaged or delayed arrival of formal attire, marine rescue diversion, and missed port.

The Benefits of TravelCard Travel Insurance

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No delays in making a claim*

24/7 global assistance

No out of pocket expenses*

AU customer service

Journey cancellation cover

Lost luggage cover

Medical assistance and repatriation

* NOTE: Funds are reimbursed directly to your TravelCard only in the case of a successful claim pertaining to Medical Cover, Loss of Luggage, or Theft of Cash.

While other claims can be submitted while still travelling, a claim lodgement needs to be made, and when processed reimbursed funds will be transferred to your bank account. Once documentation has been received, claims are processed within 24 hours.