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Cruising & travel insurance

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Medibank Travel Insurance offers cruise travel insurance. Cruise cover is mandatory if any part of your trip includes travel on a multi-night cruise. You must take out an International Plan and add Cruise cover if you're travelling on a domestic or international multi-night cruise to have cover under the policy benefits.*

cruising and travel insurance

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$Unlimited onboard medical and dental cover

Cover for the costs of onboard medical and emergency dental treatment if you suffer disabling injury, sickness or disease while on a cruise ship outside of Australia.¹

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$Unlimited sea sickness cover

Cover for the cost of onboard medical treatment should you suffer from sea sickness while travelling outside of Australia.¹

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$Unlimited ship to shore medical cover

Cover for the costs of emergency transportation if onshore care is required where you suffer disabling injury, sickness or disease while traveling outside of Australia on a cruise.¹

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Missed port cover

Should you miss the scheduled departure of your pre-booked cruise or a pre-booked connection to your cruise, we cover you for reasonable costs to use alternative public transport services to catch up to your planned itinerary.²

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Cabin confinement

Cover for up to $100 per day should you be confined to your cabin for at least 24 hours due to sickness, disease or disabling injury.² Excludes COVID-19.

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Missed shore excursions

Should you miss a pre-booked shore excursion due to unforeseeable circumstances we could reimburse the non-refundable cost of the unused ticket.² Excludes COVID-19.

24/7 emergency assistance

Our team of experienced doctors, nurses, travel consultants and case managers are here for you, 24/7.                   

If you need help finding appropriate medical treatment or you need to be medically evacuated, replacing lost travel documents or credit cards, our emergency assist team will help you out.

If you need emergency assistance please call +61 2 8907 5672

Things you should know

* If your cruise is entirely within Australia (e.g. a multi-night cruise on the Murray River) a Comprehensive Domestic plan may be purchased and no cruise cover variation is required.

Available on the International and Medical Only Plans. Cover applies for a maximum of 12 months from the date of onset of injury or illness.

2 Limits and exclusions apply. Available on the International and Medical Only Plans.

Limits, sub-limits, exclusions and conditions apply. This is general advice only. Medibank Private Limited, ABN 47 080 890 259, an Authorised Representative, AR 286089, of Travel Insurance Partners Pty Limited, ABN 73 144 049 230 AFSL 360138 arranges the insurance on behalf of the insurer. The insurer is Zurich Australian Insurance Limited ABN 13 000 296 640, AFSL 232507. Please consider your own needs and the Combined FSG/PDS to decide if this product is right for you. For information on the Target Market and Target Market Determinations, visit

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