ASB and Tower

ASB travel insurance is underwritten by Tower Insurance Limited. So whatever your travel plans, you can be confident in the insurance options we offer.

Benefits at a glance

  • Tower has an A- (Excellent) financial strength rating from A.M. Best Company
  • Tower is always looking for new and better ways to give you confidence that you're protected
  • Tower aims to make travel insurance claims as simple as possible
  • Tower’s history of looking out for New Zealanders spans more than 140 years

ASB and Tower – your trusted travelling companions

When you're travelling, it's good to know someone is looking out for you.

ASB Travel insurance is underwritten by Tower Insurance Limited, a member of the Insurance Council of New Zealand Inc. Tower manages your policy and their expert team will look after any claims you might have. If you think you may need additional help, ASB is just a phone call away.

Tower Insurance Limited is required to obtain a financial strength rating and received a rating of A- ("Excellent") from A.M. Best Company. Effective 15 July 2016. The rating scale is as follows:

From 1 April 2018, Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand Limited will become the underwriter of ASB Visa Gold and ASB Visa Platinum Rewards Credit Card Travel Insurance. For further information on the changes, please refer to the 'Important information you need to know' section here. For full details, refer to the relevant travel insurance policy document.

Rating scale

A++, A+ (Superior)

A, A- (Excellent)

B++, B+ (Good)


B, B- (Fair)

C++, C+ (Marginal)

C, C- (Weak)

D (Poor)

E (Under Regulatory Supervision)

F (In Liquidation)

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ASB Travel Insurance is underwritten by Tower Insurance Limited. For full details, refer to the relevant travel insurance policy document which is also available on request from any ASB branch or by calling 0800 200 252. The availability of insurance cover is subject to your application being approved. Exclusions apply.

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