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Travel Insurance tips & resources

The world of travel insurance can certainly be a difficult one to navigate! From puzzling policies to complicated cover, our tips and resources are here to help.  Adventure awaits you… 

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Travel Insurance: the low down

Whether you're a seasoned Kiwi traveller, or about to embark on your first overseas trip, travel insurance is the one thing you shouldn't leave home without. You’ve invested time and money into making this holiday happen, and travel insurance is there to protect it. Essentially, for a small price, you are covering yourself against travel risks such as lost luggage, trip cancellation and most importantly, unexpected medical costs. Read our travel insurance guide for more!

Last boarding call

Missing a flight is a traveller's worst nightmare. No matter how organized you are, you could be landed with your plane in the sky.

Snow insurance

Planning a ski holiday? Lucky you. We help you find a ski insurance policy that isn't taking the piste!




Rather than buying a single travel insurance policy every time you travel, our frequent traveller policy can keep you covered all year round. If you’re planning several trips this year an annual multi-trip policy can save you time and money.

frequent traveller annual multi-trip annual cruise cover

You get the same level of cover as our comprehensive international plan and can tailor your policy to suit your holiday plans.  You have the choice of  maximum trip durations up to 15 days or 30 days.  TINZ's frequent traveller policy is only available for customers 64 years and under.


Further reading

Need some more getaway guidance? Keep reading for plenty of great travel tips 
and important info from TINZ.

Hurricane havoc

Without the right protection a natural disaster can truly blow your holiday to pieces.

Travel handbag helpers

Travel can pose a million questions; where to, what to pack and the big one; what’s the best travel handbag?.ski insurance

High value items

Planning on packing your Prada handbag or top of the line surfboard? Ensure you have enough cover for your luxury items. adventure activities

Travel vaccines

The risk of contracting a tropical disease overseas can quickly turn your dream holiday into a total disaster.

Insurance tricks

Because holidays don’t always go according to plan, it’s a good idea to understand your policy before you head off on holiday!high value items

Credit card travel insurance

I’ve got a credit card, so I’m automatically covered, right? Our guide details the pros and cons of credit card cover.


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destinationThe ultimate guide to couples holidays

Happy relationships are best with a mixture of fun, sun, sea and sand. Learn how to reinvigorate your relationship with our ultimate guide to couples holidays and discover some sure-fire ways to ignite the flame.

destinationCost of medical treatment around the world

From a bout of the bends to a ghastly spell of gastro, there’s no telling where or when you may require medical aid on your travels. Knowing that if you take a tumble or fall ill abroad, your medical costs will be covered. 

destinationHow to stay fit on your holidays

Staying in shape when travelling can be a challenge. You often spend a lot of time sitting, you get thrown off your regular exercise routine, and you aren’t always in control of your food. We show you how to take a break with no added bulges!


How to tackle the haggle on your holidays

How often have you gone abroad, confident that you'll pick up some brilliant bargains only to find yourself swindled or set upon by vigorous vendors? Our handy haggling infographic shows you how to shop on your holiday without breaking a sweat!  


destinationThe low down on cancellation cover

Cancellation cover can trip up many a conscientous traveller. If you're confused as to when you're eligible for trip cancellation you're not alone! Find out more about cancellation cover.

destinationAnnual travel insurance guide

Annual multi-trip policies offer non-stop nomads convenient cover – safeguarding you no matter where, or how often, you travel. Find out more frequent flyers.

destinationTravel insurance & Terrorism

Most travel insurers exclude terrorism. However, Travel Insurance New Zealand covers you for cancellation, medical expenses and more. Read on more for info on travel insurance and terrorism.

destinationPermanent Resident travel insurance

Not a Kiwi citizen, that’s ok. At TINZ, we don’t mind what country of residence you’re from, as long as you’re a permanent resident of New Zealand. Get in the know on permanent resident cover. 

destinationComplete guide to cycling holidays

Combining your holidays with some heart-thumping exercise can be the perfect remedy to cooped-up lifestyles. Our cycling guide gets you geared up and ready to go! 

destinationHow to ride a moped & not die infographic

Hiring a two-wheeler in a foreign land can seem fun and free, and for the valiant vacationer the thrill of riding a motorbike can be well worth the risk. However, don’t let reckless riding ruin your dream holiday! Our overseas motorbike infographic gets you geared up and ready to go!

destinationTINZ Covers pregnancies conceived through Ivf

Had help with your fertility? Good news for mums-to-be! Pregnant travellers who have conceived through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) can now get cover with 

destinationWhat is a known event?

Is a known natural disaster affecting your travel plans? Find out where you stand in terms of travel insurance cover for known events that are reported in the media. 


destinationTravel insurance & mental health?

While having a mental illness can be debilitating it shouldn't be a deterrent to fulfilling your holiday dreams. Find out more about when you can get cover for your mental health conditions. 

destinationTravel insurance & repatriation

At TINZ, we're passionate about providing Kiwi's with premium cover that you can rely on. That’s why we work with First Assistance; a network of trained medical professionals providing peace of mind around the globe 24/7. Find out more about our repatriation cover.

destinationCompare Southern Cross Travel Insurance

On the fence and not sure which provider to go with? If you’re toying between Southern Cross Travel Insurance and TINZ, our handy guide comparing SCTI with TINZ makes it easy to help you find the right cover for your trip.