Travel alerts and updates

The travel alerts available below are intended for travellers who have purchased a QBE policy through Travel Insurance Cover, and provide information on events that may affect travel plans.

The alerts include information for travellers who are overseas travelling already, and for travellers who have purchased a policy but have not yet departed. Whether there is provision to claim for a specific event may depend on the date the policy was purchased.

If you are travelling and require immediate assistance, please contact QBE Assist who provide emergency assistance for QBE policyholders.

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November 22, 2016 Update on New Zealand earthquake Update on cover for claims arising from the New Zealand earthquake on November 14, 2016.
November 14, 2016 New Zealand earthquake Earthquake in Wellington measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale, and smaller earthquakes across New Zealand
October 4, 2016 Ash clouds caused by Mount Rinjani volcano Ash clouds caused by the eruption of the Mount Rinjani volcano
September 1, 2016 Hurricane Madeline and Hurricane Lester High winds, heavy rainfall and storm surges expected in Hawaii as a result of Hurricane Madeline and Hurricane Lester
August 5, 2016 Mount Rinjani volcano eruption Ash clouds caused by the eruption of the Mount Rinjani volcano
March 30, 2016 Australian Customs and Immigration strikes Potential strikes planned by Department of Immigration and Border Protection staff
March 23, 2016 Brussels terrorist attacks Terror attacks at Brussels International Airport and metro train station
February 3, 2016 Zika virus outbreak Outbreaks of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in Central America and South America