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Mental Health: Let’s Talk About It

In the past, there has been stigma surrounding mental health, but this is changing with more and more focus being placed on it in recent years. With events such as Mental Health Day and anti-discrimination reforms being passed, there is more awareness about what a mental health disorder may be and how it can manifest […]

Festivals Around The World

We all have the classic festivals such as Glastonbury, Tomorrowland and Carnival on our bucket list. But, there are so many more festivals to explore all around the world.  Whether you are interested in the arts, becoming immersed in a new culture or dancing along to your favourite tune, we have you covered! Here are […]

Policy Excess – what is it and how does it work?

Policy excess – what is it and how does it work? Most insurance policies carry an excess.  But do you know what it is and how it is applied? The excess is the amount you pay if you make a claim that is accepted by the insurance company.  It is your financial contribution towards the loss.  […]

Bali – Mt Agung – 31 December 2018

Bali Ash Cloud Claim Advice Flights between Australia and Bali are currently operating as normal but ash cloud may affect flights over the next few days. Mount Agung is a volcano located approximately 72 km from Kuta.  Although the Indonesian authorities have not raised the alert level, the volcano began erupting smoke and ash on […]

Anak Krakatoa

Issued: 23 December 2018 The powerful tsunami that hit the coast around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait between Jakarta and Sumatra was likely caused by the eruption and land-slip from Anak Krakatoa. At present, all scheduled flights are operating as normal but we recommend all travellers planning to travel to the area in the immediate term monitor media […]

Photography Tips for Travellers

Everyone wants to go home with some beautiful shots from overseas. With so many people sharing their holiday snaps on social media sites, there is a lot of pressure to deliver breathtaking images in new locations around the world. Well, whether you are using your phone, a kodak or HD camera, here are some handy […]

What is Subrogation and How Does It Affect You?

If you’ve ever read a Product Disclosure Statement, you might have seen a clause relating to Subrogation. It’s a little understood insurance concept and you’d be forgiven for glossing over when reading it. So, what is it exactly? The dictionary definition of subrogation is: “the substitution of one person or group by another in respect […]

Rabies – Should you pat that monkey?

Most people wouldn’t approach a wild animal in their local park but it’s often another story when overseas. Whether it’s cocktail courage or those relaxing holiday vibes, people love petting wild animals abroad. However, there is a downside to this activity and it can be more dangerous than you realise. So, what is rabies and how does […]

Are Your Medical Costs Covered At Home?

No one wants to be injured overseas.  It’s not exactly what you were hoping for when making holiday plans. Unfortunately, it does happen and many travellers find themselves banged up in an overseas hospital for emergency medical treatment. Fortunately, many travellers have the foresight to arrange travel insurance.  Most policies include cover for accidental injury […]

Bungy Jumping – Tips & Tricks For a Safe Jump

For some, bungy jumping is an extreme sport that’s not worth the risk. What if you break your back? Does bungy jumping cause brain damage? What if the cord snaps? However, for others, bungy jumping is the thrill of a lifetime and opens up a whole new way of seeing the world! There are many […]

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