Getting travel insurance for the first time

If you're new to travel insurance, ASB can help you with comprehensive travel insurance to protect you while you are away.

Purchase travel insurance online and get a 10% discount.*

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Take a look at the latest ASB Travel Advisory to understand how you are covered when travelling within a travel bubble.

Great reasons to choose us

  • Protect your travel plans and get peace of mind when heading overseas
  • Comprehensive cover to suit your budget and itinerary, underwritten by Cigna Life Insurance NZ
  • Cover for an extensive range of pre-existing medical conditions
  • Financial protection for loss or theft of your possessions
  • 24 hour emergency assistance that you can call from anywhere in the world
  • Access travel insurance as a privilege of being an ASB Visa Platinum card holder

Consider ASB Travel Insurance

Organising travel insurance is almost as important as packing your passport. Unexpected illness, injury, cancellations and lost luggage can strike anytime you’re overseas. That’s why it pays to get insurance that covers:

  • Medical and related expenses
  • Personal baggage and items
  • Loss of deposit, cancellation and return travel
  • Money and travel documents
  • Travel delay and missed connections
  • Liability protection

We offer comprehensive travel cover, so if the unexpected were to happen, we can help get you back on track with cover you can rely on.

Purchase your travel insurance online and receive a 10% discount off your base premium. Terms and conditions apply.*

Get a quote and apply online

Your destination


Our comprehensive insurance for travel beyond Australia and the South Pacific. This option covers you if you are stopping over in USA, Canada, Singapore, Japan or Antarctica for more than 24 hours.

Worldwide except USA, Canada, Japan, Singapore, and Antarctica

This option covers you if you're travelling beyond Australia and the South Pacific, but not including USA, Canada, Japan, Singapore or Antarctica.

Australia and South Pacific Islands

This is a great option if you're looking for comprehensive cover when you're travelling to Australia and the South Pacific.

Travel insurance with your ASB Visa Platinum credit card

An ASB Visa Platinum Rewards credit card gives you access to overseas travel insurance per return trip for you, your spouse and your dependent children travelling with you.

If you don't have an ASB Visa Platinum Rewards credit card, simply apply by clicking the button below.

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Apply online

If you're already an ASB Visa Platinum Rewards credit card holder, you can check if you’ve activated your credit card travel insurance cover online.

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01. Choose

Check if you can access travel insurance through your ASB Platinum credit card or if you need to purchase an ASB travel insurance policy.

02. Understand

It’s important to read and understand the policy document. There may be things you are not covered for, such as a pre-existing medical condition or valuable items not specified on your policy.

03. Apply

Get a quote and apply online. If you are eligible for travel insurance with your ASB credit card, remember to make sure you've met the activation requirements.

Remember to check any travel advisories for where you are travelling to.

04. Relax

Enjoy your holiday, knowing you’ve got the travel insurance that's right for you.
Remember to keep the following claims numbers handy: 0800 660 141 for general enquiries, while overseas call +64 (4) 890 4954. For emergency assistance while overseas call First Assistance on +64 (4) 890 4974

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Guides to get you there

ASB's lending criteria and terms apply. The availability of travel insurance cover is subject to your application being approved. For full details, refer to the Policy Document which is available from ASB Bank Limited. For the Visa Platinum Travel Insurance Policy, if you are over 75 years of age you are not eligible for cover under the policy. Other exclusions and limitations apply. *The 10% online discount is applied to your base premium and cover for specified items, but does not apply to any additional premium for covered medical conditions. This insurance is underwritten by Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand Limited.

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