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Australia Travel Insurance

Australia is a country surrounded by two oceans and most of the cities are on the coast.

With its vast area it offers some amazing sites such as the Great Barrier Reef, and Deserts which are locally known as the Outback.

To get a quote by telephone or email, contact us on 0800 466 1174 (FREEPHONE) info@jsinsurance.co.uk

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Summary of Cover

Section & Cover Silver Gold Platinum
Cancellation or Curtailment £1,000 £3,000 £7,500
Medical and Repatriation £10,000,000 £10,000,000 £10,000,000
Personal Baggage £1,500 £1,500 £2,500
Laptop Cover £500 £500 £500
Gadget Cover* £1,000 £1,000 £1,000
Personal Money £150 £500 £750
Delayed Departure £100 £1,000 £1,000
Missed Departure £250 £500 £1,000
Legal Expenses £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Scheduled Airline Failure £1,500 £1,500 £1,500
Missed Connection Cover** £1,500 £1,500 £1,500
Terrorism Cover Extension** £2,000 £2,000 £2,000
Standard Excess*** £100 £50 £35

*The Gadget Cover can be added on the quote page at an additional premium.

**AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL PREMIUM: This extra cover is only available by contacting us and we can add this to your policy. 

***The excess payable does vary depending on the claim benefit.

Please read the full Terms and Conditions of this policy offered by JS Travel Insurance.

This Travel Insurance policy for Australia is underwritten by Travel Insurance Facilities and Insured by Union Reiseversicherung AG, UK. Travel Insurance Facilities are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Union Reiseversicherung AG are authorised by BaFin and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority.


UK citizens who are travelling on a British passport are entitled to subsidized Health services . This is a Reciprocal agreemnt between the UK and Australia . 

Make sure  when you go to a Medical facility like a hospital or climic you take your NHS Card and your Passport for free treatment . 

You should enrol in it here : Medicare   when you arrive . 

Especially if you are going there for a Gap Year or are Backpacking around the world

Travel Insurance Extras

Single Trip

Extension Benefit Europe (per person) Worldwide (per person)
Excess Waiver £5.00 £5.00
Missed Connection £5.00 £5.00
Terrorism Cover £7.00 £13.00

Popular Destinations in Australia


Capital of New South Wales, and one of Australia’s largest cities, Sydney is best known for its harbour front.

Hosting some of the best beaches in the country, Sydney is perfect for relaxing in the hot Australian sun with a picnic.

National Parks are also dotted about this city, with lush green foliage making the air you breathe that much clearer.

Flying Foxes crowd the sky at dusk, and opossum frequent the roofs of accommodation,


The coastal capital of the South Eastern Australian state of Victoria is filled with world class dining options and hundreds of sporting opportunities, you’ll always be busy here.

Locals here are passionate about Football and Cricket, and Melbourne is often dubbed the sporting capital of Australia.

A melting pot of cultures, you’ll be able to find a restaurant with every country’s cuisine here, including Middle Eastern, African, and Asian.


Located where the Swan River meets the southwest coast is the capital of Western Australia.  Perth is a refreshing mix of cosmopolitan energy and and relaxed surroundings.

Be sure to visit the Aquarium and the pristine parkland.


Situated on the Brisbane River, Brisbane is the capital of Queensland. Full of cultural monuments, this is the city to get your fill of history.

Climb Brisbane’s Story Bridge for panoramic views of the city, and then do some Abseiling back down it for an exhilarating adventure !

You could also visit one of Brisbane’s idyllic islands that are dotted around its coast, and travel there by boat.

Popular Sports and Activities


Water Skiing

Scuba Diving



Travel Risks in Australia

Australia’s biggest threat is Natural Disasters, such as riptides, UV Exposure, and dangerous animals / insects.

It is advised that you don’t go into the sea alone, and let someone know where you are if you’re heading to the coast.

It is a very safe country regarding crime, but be wary of your belongings and never leave them unattended.

Exercise normal caution when going out late at night, as you would in any other country.

Embassy | Consulates

British High Commission Canberra

Address: Commonwealth Avenue, Yarralumla, Canberra ACT 2600, Australia

Telephone: +61 (0)2 6270 6666

Email: australia.enquiries@fco.gov.uk

British Consulate-General Sydney

Address: Level 16, Gateway Building, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Telephone: +61 2 9247 7521

British Consulate-General Melbourne

Address: 17th Floor, 90 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Telephone: +61 (0)3 9652 1600

British Consulate Perth

Address: Level 12, 251 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA 6000, Australia

Telephone: +61 (0)8 9224 4700

British Consulate Brisbane

Address: Level 9, 100 Eagle Street, Brisbane QLD 4000, Australia

Telephone: +61 (0)7 3223 3200

Pre Existing Medical Conditions

If you have pre existing medical conditions and you plan to travel to Australia, we are able to provide you with a policy.


Please check the Terms and Conditions for any Restrictions or Exclusions.

Useful Websites

Holiday Weather

Daily worldwide forecasts and weather averages for your holiday.

Foreign Travel Advice

Information on safety, local laws, entry requirements, and more.

Freedom Australia

Create your own Australia holiday or ask their experts to design one for you.

JS Travel Insurance Blogs

Australian Bush Fires

Flying Direct from Australia

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