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.

New Caledonia in State of Emergency

France has declared a State of Emergency on the Pacific Island of New Caledonia after a riot over the electoral reform broke out killing three indigenous Kanak and a Police … Read More

Air Vanuatu

On 10 May 2024 the Vanuatu’s government confirmed Air Vanuatu had been placed into voluntary liquidation. “In principle” advice regarding likely policy response to claims for Insolvency of Travel Service … Read More

Flooding in Dubai

Widespread flooding and heavy rain in the United Arab Emirates is causing major flight disruptions with flights being diverted from Dubai’s international airport. We suggest all travellers remain up to … Read More

Taiwan Earthquake

Stay informed about the 7.5 magnitude earthquake off Taiwan’s coast. Learn about infrastructure damage, tsunami warnings, and essential travel advice. Explore insurance coverage details for disruptions pre and post-departure.… Read More

Forecast tropical cyclone- Western Australia

A tropical low south of Christmas Island is expected to track close to WA later this week and has a high chance of developing into a cyclone, the Bureau of … 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