Sometimes, unexpected events can affect your travel plans.

For up to date information on what's happening around the world and how your policy might be able to help if your trip is affected, please refer to the following Travel Alerts.  These Alerts will also help if you are looking to purchase a policy to cover travel to an affected region.

Forecast tropical cyclone- Queensland

A tropical low currently developing in the Coral Sea is anticipated to intensify into a cyclone by Monday, January 22, 2024. The Bureau of Meteorology warns of a “significant risk” … Read More

Earthquake – Japan

Significant earthquakes have occurred off the coast of Ishikawa Prefecture in Central Japan. There’s been damage to infrastructure and there may be disruptions to essential services, including transport. If you’re … Read More

Volcanic Activity in Iceland

Icelandic authorities have declared that the country is on a high threat alert for a volcano eruption in the Grindavik region where thousands of residents have been evacuated. We suggest … Read More

Israel declares War

Israel has formally declared war against Hamas. The Israel Defence Force has declared an area of 80km around Gaza as an operation zone. For those currently in the area be … Read More

Earthquake – Morocco

A powerful earthquake in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains has affected many people with tremors from the earthquake felt as far as Portugal and Spain. The rest of the country is … Read More

Wildfires – Canada

A State of Emergency has been imposed in Canada due to the continuing wildfires. Local authorities have recommended tourists consider changing their plans for non-essential travel to the affected areas. … Read More

Wildfires in Maui and Hawaii Islands

On 10 August 2023 a State of Emergency was imposed in Maui and Hawaii islands due to the catastrophic wildfires. Evacuations are underway and Local authorities have recommended tourists consider … Read More

Industrial Action by Airline and Airport Staff in Europe

As at 10:00am AEST on 18 July 2023, widespread industrial action by airport and airline staff has grounded flights in Italy, Belgium, Portugal, Spain, and Germany at the height of … Read More

France Protests

As at 3:00pm AEST on 21 March 2023 France’s national security threat alert is at the medium level and it continues to be advised Travellers should exercise a high degree … Read More

Political Unrest in Peru

On 14 December 2022 a nationwide State of Emergency was imposed in Peru due to the civil unrest and protests regarding the impeachment of former Peruvian president Pedro Castillo by … Read More

Coronavirus COVID-19 Important Information (CLOSED)

Subject to relevant terms and conditions, Go Insurance travel policies do provide cover for claims arising from medical epidemics. However, on 23 January 2020, Go Insurance raised a cover restriction … Read More

Novel Coronavirus Cover Advice (CLOSED)

Chinese authorities have identified an outbreak of a new type of Coronavirus, in Wuhan City in Hubei Province, China. We are aware of concerns regarding travel to China and destinations … Read More