travel insurance

relax while you travel

SBS Bank has a range of travel insurance options for all ages, budgets and destinations. Emergency assistance is just a phone call away. Remember even with the best planning the unexpected can happen on holiday.

comprehensive leisure cover

» Emergency Medical Assistance 24/7

» Cover for lost personal effects and baggage

» Replacement travel documents cover

» Higher limits and extended benefits

» Medical and repatriation expenses

» Free cover for dependent children under 21 years

» Recreational sports covered including bungee jumping, hot air ballooning, leisure skiing and snowboarding, parasailing and paragliding, scuba diving (with PADI or NAUI qualification), or white water rafting on grade 4 rivers or less

» Rental vehicle excess cover

» Replacement cover for baggage items less than two years old 

» Optional covers to tailor your travel insurance, including: cover for pre-existing medical conditions; Excess Buyout; increased cover for Specified High Value items

pre-existing medical conditions

» To see if you can get cover for a pre-existing medical condition not covered automatically by the Comprehensive Travel Cover policy option, call the Medical Hotline on 0800 100 124

over 70 years of age

» Acceptance is subject to a review, and will include your medical condition, age, intended destination, travel start date and the duration of your trip

additional cover options

frequent flyer

» Unlimited trips during a 12 month period (maximum of 60 days per trip)

loss of deposits only

» Up to $10,000 to cover the cost of cancellation. Cover expires when you pay for the journey in full. If you then take out a Comprehensive Travel Cover policy for the same trip your Loss of Deposit premium will be deducted

essentials leisure cover

» Lower limits and benefits for travellers up to 70 years of age with no pre-existing medical conditions

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business travel 

» Specific cover for business travellers up to 70 years of age that includes cover for trade samples and business tools of trade. Can cover either a single trip, unlimited trips during 12 months (maximum 90 days per trip), or a multi-user cover with pre-paid number of travel days in a 12 month period


important information 

The information on this page does not take into account your individual circumstances and is not personalized financial advice. You should seek financial advice before you make any financial decision. All insurance cover is subject to underwriting criteria and the individual policy terms and conditions set out in the policy document. SBS Bank insurance products are arranged by SouthSure Assurance Limited (SouthSure), a subsidiary company of Southland Building Society (SBS Bank). SouthSure is licensed under the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010 and supervised by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. SouthSure is a member of the Banking Ombudsman scheme. SBS Bank may receive a commission for any successful insurance referral. SBS Bank Leisure Travel Insurance is issued and managed by Allianz Global Assistance New Zealand Limited and underwritten by Allianz Australia Insurance Limited ABN 15 000 122 850 (Incorporated in Australia) trading as Allianz New Zealand (Allianz). You should consider the policy wording before making any decisions about travel insurance policies. Terms, conditions, limits and exclusions apply. Any excess that may apply to your policy will be listed on your policy schedule. Neither SBS Bank nor any other entity within the SBS Bank Group guarantees the obligations of, or any products issued or underwritten by Allianz or Allianz Global Assistance New Zealand.

Travel insurance
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