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New Zealand Travel Insurance

New Zealand is located in the Pacific Ocean consisting of 2 main islands, both marked by volcanoes and glaciation.

It is known for its spectacular landscape and has been the location for some very famous films such as Lord of the Rings series

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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 Liability £2,000,000 £2,000,000 £2,000,000
Personal Baggage £1,000 £1,500 £2,500
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
Standard Excess* £100 £50 £35

*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 policy for a trip to New Zealand 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..

Popular Destinations


Rugby capital of New Zealand, Auckland is a bustling city with plenty to do.

Head out further afield and explore the waters of the Hauraki Gulf, as well as its many islands.

One of the closest to the mainland is Waiheke Island, home to azure, warm waters, and excellent wineries.

Be sure to visit the Goat Island Marine Reserve, a fantastic and beautiful aquatic ecosystem.

Snorkelling is popular in New Zealand, due to the amazing marine life.


Filled with creative energy, Wellington, is surrounded by breathtaking nature and culture. A compact city just teeming with things to do, friends to make, and new experiences to face head on, you’ll always be busy here !

Sample a strong coffee in one of Wellington’s many cafes, and eat fresh in their world class restaurants.

Wellington has exhilarating adventure activities like Mountain Biking and sea water kayaking, as well as beautiful hikes around the harbour and surrounding hills and valleys.


Situated on the shores of the South Island’s Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown has an impressive backdrop of the Southern Alps.

World renowned for its adventure sports, thrill seekers will enjoy bungee jumping off the Suspension Bridge and Jet Skiing around the coast. In winter, you are able to explore the snow capped alps, and Snowboard down the tracks.

Explore wineries and film locations, as New Zealand is a hotspot for movies that require gorgeous scenery.

It is home to filming locations from The Lord of the Rings, including Isengard, Amon Hen, Lothlorien Forest, The Misty Mountains and Ithilien.


Known for its thermal pools and glorious mud baths, Rotorua is a relaxing retreat like no other. Located on New Zealand’s North Island, it is a fantastic place to unwind, or participate in some adventure activities.

Be sure to take part in some Maori cultural workshops with the locals, and learn about this town’s history.

Sitting within the Pacific Rim of Fire, Rotorua is a geothermal wonderland, hosting gorgeous steaming springs and crystal clear streams. Plus, its distinctive landscape and volcanic skyline make for the perfect hike.

Popular Sports and Activities





Travel Risks in New Zealand

New Zealand is a very safe country, it has one of the lowest crime rates of any country in the world, especially violent crime.

Be vigilant of your surroundings, especially when hiking or doing activities, as New Zealand’s terrain can be unstable.

Keep your belongings with you at all times, in the event of pickpocketing.

Tourists should be aware of some of the poisonous snakes and spiders on the island, as well as the potential volcanic activity

Embassy | Consulates

British High Commission New Zealand

Address: 44 Hill Street, Thorndon, Wellington 601, New Zealand

Telephone: +64 (0) 4 924 2888

British Consulate-General Auckland

Address: Level 17, Auckland, 151 Queen Street 1142, New Zealand

Telephone: +64 (0) 9 303 2973

Visa Requirements for New Zealand

British Passport Holders can enter New Zealand as a visitor for up to 6 months on arrival without a Visa, provided you can satisfy an Immigration Officer that you meet the requirements of the immigration rules.

Pre Existing Medical Conditions

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


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

Living in New Zealand or Already Travelled

World Nomads offers Travel Insurance if you are living in New Zealand.

World Nomads also offers cover if you have already left your home country and you are in New Zealand. You can also add Sports and Activities to the policy, as well as High Value Items.


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

Useful Websites

Foreign Travel Advice

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


Offers New Zealand travel as well as excursions and travel guides.