Travel insurance through your ASB credit card

You might already have access to overseas travel insurance, if you've got an ASB Visa Platinum or Gold credit card. Find out how to activate it correctly.

How to activate Make a claim

Great reasons to choose us

  • Protect your travel plans and get peace of mind when heading overseas
  • Access cover for a range of situations – from lost luggage to cancelled flights and medical emergencies
  • Emergency assistance that you can call from anywhere in the world 24/7
  • Cover for you, your spouse and your dependent children when they’re travelling with you

Is it right for me?

If you’re going away and you need travel insurance, you could access cover as a privilege of being an ASB Visa Platinum or Gold card holder. Before you go, make sure you are eligible and that you activate your travel insurance correctly.

Read our policy document so you know what is, and isn't, covered and how to make a claim.

Get started today

01. Apply

If you haven't already got an ASB Visa Platinum card - apply for a card now.

02. Understand

It’s important to read and understand the relevant travel insurance policy document so you know what is and isn’t covered, and how to make a claim.

03. Activate

To make sure you are covered, you need to activate your ASB Visa Platinum or Gold card travel insurance and keep proof of activation in case you need to claim. You can check activation by calling 0800 660 141.


04. Relax

Enjoy your trip knowing your travel insurance is sorted.  If you need to make a claim or need emergency assistance while overseas, call First Assistance on +64 (4) 916 6312.

Find out how to activate your travel insurance

Ready to go?

It's important to activate your travel insurance correctly before leaving New Zealand. If you claim, we'll need to see receipts or other proof that you activated your cover.

ASB Gold card or Platinum Rewards

How to reach us when you're overseas

If you're overseas and need to contact us urgently please call us on the following number.

+64 4 916 6312

Make a claim from within New Zealand

Call us to make a claim or contact us from within New Zealand.

0800 660 141

Guides to get you there

ASB's lending criteria and Credit Card Conditions of Use apply. Please refer to the Gold Travel Policy wording or Platinum Travel Policy wording  for full details. Exclusions and limitations apply. This insurance is underwritten by Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand Limited.

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