Australia Travel Insurance for UK Residents

Downunder has been working for over twenty years to provide excellent travel insurance cover at great prices for anybody leaving the UK & Eire, heading down to Australia on a trip. Whether a Brit on holiday or an Australian returning Home, so long as you have a temporary residence in the UK or Eire at the time of purchase, we are the option for you.

Australia is a superb part of the world to visit because there are so many interesting things to see and do. This is the perfect part of the world to choose for a gap year, and it is possible to find work that can help finance the stay. It is important to keep in mind that Australia is a huge country so in order to get the most out of a stay here you will need plenty of time. It would not be possible to see much of this country in a stay of less than a few months. As well as giving yourself plenty of time to see the sights, it is also strongly recommended that you purchase adequate travel insurance.

Australia Safety

Australia is considered a relatively safe place to visit, but this does not mean that it is a risk free environment. Some of the dangers that people could face during their trip include:

  • As mentioned, Australia is vast so in order to see the main cities you will need to do a great deal of travelling. The roads are relatively good, but there are dangers associated with travelling in the outback.
  • There are many poisonous animals and plants in this part of the world.
  • The big cities in Australia have problems with crime – just like other western countries.
  • Accidents can happen to us at any time, and the fact that you are on holiday does not mean that you are exempt from things going wrong.
  • The fact that you will be staying in places like hostels and hotels means that our belongings may be more at risk of being stolen.
  • Australia will be an unfamiliar place to tourists, meaning they will be more at risk of walking into trouble.
  • Cover for medical emergencies if the worst does happen.
  • Cover for your personal belongings including passport & money.
  • Protection for trip cancellation, curtailment and interruption.

DUInsure covers for a wide range of potential issues and incidents you may fall foul of abroad.

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Travel Insurance to Australia

We provide travel insurance that ensures all the potential incidents that you need to be covered for are covered by the policy. DUInsure has plenty of experience with putting together the perfect backpacker insurance policies, and we understand the needs of our customers very well – our team is made up of people who all love to travel to places like Australia. The type of coverage that is offered by our policies includes:

  • Hospital and medical expenses
  • Repatriation back to the UK, if required. You can also choose an option with our one way travel insurance that means you will be repatriated to your final destination country (this may be important if you are emigrating).
  • Personal liability insurance
  • Coverage for cancellation, curtailment & trip interruption
  • Loss of money or passport
  • Luggage delay
  • Expenses related to additional accommodation costs
  • Hijack coverage

For Australians or émigrés, by choosing our One Way endorsement, you are automatically entitled to be repatriated to Australia in the event of a valid medical claim whilst on your trip to Australia, unlike many other travel insurance policies which would only offer the option of repatriation to the UK. In the event of a claim, you can claim from wherever you are, with no need to wait until return to the UK.

The above are just some of the things covered by the policies we offer here at DUInsure. You will be able to find more exact information by contacting us directly or looking at the details of the policy you are interested in purchasing.

Why Choose DUInsure for Trips to Australia?

DUInsure Travel Insurance specialises in providing coverage for trips to Australia, so this means that we tailor or polices to suit the needs of people travelling to this part of the world. There are plenty of other insurers offering travel insurance, but by choosing a company that understands exactly what is involved in this type of trip, you will be better able to get something appropriate. All of the members of our team love to travel, and this means that we create the type of policy that we would want to buy for ourselves.

Buying travel insurance is something that we urge you to take seriously. Hopefully your trip will be hassle free, but it will give you peace of mind knowing that you are covered should things go wrong. Do not be fooled into thinking that you do not need coverage because you have never needed to make a claim on your previous trips. It only takes things to go wrong on one holiday for this type of insurance to be more than worth it. If something goes wrong and you do not have appropriate insurance, you could find yourself in a great deal of trouble – it could potentially ruin your trip completely. We have policies that will suit people taking short trips to Australia or for people who intend to be staying there long term – our policies are also flexible enough so that they can change to meet your needs.

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The Travel Insurance available herein is arranged by Downunder Insurance Services Limited with URV, Branch Office of Union Reiseversicherung AG for the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland Registered in England & Wales, Company No: FC024381, Branch Number BR006943, a public body corporate with limited liability. Registered Office: Maximilian Strasse 53, D-805330 Munich, Germany. Registered Number: HRB 137918

Union Reiseversicherung AG are authorised in Germany by BaFin and subject to limited regulation in the United Kingdom by the Financial Conduct Authority and in the Republic of Ireland by the Insurance Regulator. Administered in the United Kingdom and Ireland by Travel Insurance Facilities plc. Registered Office: 1 Tower View, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME19 4UY. Registered in England, Registered Number: 3220410. Travel Insurance Facilities plc are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Travel Administration Facilities, Travel Claims Facilities and Emergency Assistance Facilities are trading names of Travel Insurance Facilities plc.

Downunder Insurance Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Our FCA Register number is 306618.