Travel Insurance Comparison

When you start shopping around for a travel insurance price comparison you'll find a world of difference between the major travel insurers, in not only the final premiums but also the amount of cover for important items, and often the amount of excess on a claim as well. A travel insurance comparison on price will reveal differences of 20% to 40% in many cases, and when comparing with travel agencies the difference can be as great as 60%.

It certainly does pay to shop around and to get as much travel insurance advice as possible to get the best deal at the most cost-effective price.

Using the Web to Keep Costs Down

By drawing on the cost reducing efficiency of the web to provide our policies online, we keep our costs down and jointly pass the savings on to you while also channelling additional funds into providing exceptional service and infrastructure vital for supporting you in case of accident, sickness, theft or loss.

Buying your travel insurance online couldn't be simpler. Just click through to review the policy options, select the one that suits your travel plans, answer a few easy questions and you'll have your quote instantly.

But it's not just about price. It is also the quality of our policies that make us one of the travel insurance market leaders in New Zealand, value such as up to $50,000 additional expenses in an emergency, up to $10,400 for loss of income, and up to $5,000 for lost or stolen traveller's cheques, credit cards and documents. We also have unlimited emergency medical and medical, hospital and dental expenses travel insurance. Compare this element with other companies as many insurers cap this component as well as cap their trip cancellation and lost deposits.

In addition, all 1Cover NZ policies come with the assurance of:

  • A 14-day cooling off period after purchase with a full refund if you change your mind, providing you have not commenced your journey or made a claim.
  • Underwritten by Allianz, one of the largest global insurance companies
  • Emergency medical evacuation and assistance provided 24/7 by Allianz Emergency Assistance Group, one of the world's leaders in emergency assistance
  • Reverse charge number if you need to contact us while overseas

Click through to make your travel insurance comparison and ensure you get the best support on your travels.

All travel has an element of risk. Thinking ahead and careful preparation will reduce the risk considerably in most areas. Precautions such as visiting your doctor and dentist and your local travel medical centre for all relevant treatment prior to departure, and checking with the NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade travel specific web site,, for the latest travel advice for your destination will go a long way to ensuring your trip is enjoyable and eventful for all the right reasons.

1 Cover NZ management and staff wish you a safe and happy journey.