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World Events and Claims Advice

When events occur that affect new policies or affect our policyholders travelling in the area, we post relevant travel insurance advisory information here.

If you are planning to travel to a region mentioned in our claims advice section or you are already there, read through the relevant documentation to find out how this could influence your travel plans and your travel insurance policy.

Note: past advice may still be relevant, so please ensure you review all advisories before purchase.

Ongoing Worldwide Advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Zika Virus

See below for more alerts that may be relevant to you.

2020: Current Updates

2019

Jetstar Strikes
12 December 2019
 
New Zealand White Island Volcano
10 December 2019
 
New Zealand Severe Storms and Flooding
10 December 2019
 
Lebanon Protests
25 October 2019
 
Chile Riots
22 October 2019
 
Hong Kong Protests
7 August 2019
 
Update: Mt Agung volcano
27 May 2019
 
Boeing 737 Operations Temporarily Grounded
14 March 2019
 
Pakistan Airspace Closure
28 February 2019

2018

Super Typhoon Mangkhut
14 September 2018
 
Hurricane Florence
11 September 2018
 
Typhoon Jebi
7 September 2018
 
Hurricane Lane
23 August 2018
 
Underwriter update regarding outbreak of Zika Virus
14 August 2018
 
Lombok Earthquake
6 August 2018
 
Vanuatu Volcano 
27 July 2018
 
Greece Fires 
25 July 2018
 
Update: Mt Agung volcanic activity
29 June 2018
 
Kilauea volcanic and tectonic activity
8 May 2018
 
Tropical Cyclon Keni
9 April 2018
 
Philippines island of Boracay 
6 April 2018
 
Cyclone Gita 
20 February 2018
 
Severe Weather USA and Canada
5 January 2018

2017

Update: Mt Agung Indonesia
26 November 2017
 
Mexico Earthquake
20 September 2017
 
Mt Agung Indonesia
18 September 2017
 
Hurricane Irma USA
6 September 2017
 
Hurricane Harvey USA
28 August 2017
 
Spain Terror Attack
18 August 2017
 
Australia Cyclone Debbie
27 March 2017

2016

Japan Earthquake
22 November 2016
 
New Zealand Earthquake
14 November 2016
 
Severe Weather in United States
7 October 2016
 
Update: Mt Rinjani Volcanic Ash Cloud
6 October 2016
 
Update: Mt Rinjani Volcanic Ash Cloud
28 September 2016
 
Scam Email Alert
22 September 2016
 
Severe Weather in Hawaii
1 September 2016
 
Thailand Bombings
12 August 2016
 
Update: Mt Rinjani Volcanic Ash Cloud
11 August 2016
 
Update: Mt Rinjani Volcanic Ash Cloud
2 August 2016
 
Turkey Military Coup
16 July 2016
 
Nice, France Terror Attack
15 July 2016
 
Update: Global Spread of the Zika Virus
30 June 2016
 
Turkey Istanbul Airport Bombings
29 June 2016
 
European Floods
3 June 2016
 
Cyclone Winston
20 February 2016
 
Zika Virus
8 February 2016