20 Apr 2022

Venturing overseas? Check your Covid insurance cover

From Nine To Noon, 9:05 am on 20 April 2022

As borders reopen and quarantine restrictions ease many people are looking to rebook their abandoned holidays or venture back into the world.

But things may not be as straightforward as they once were - particularly when it comes to travel insurance.

While most insurers are offering cover for Covid-19 medical expenses that might be incurred on a trip, not all policies will come to the party if you need to change flights or stay longer because you catch Covid.

And there's a warning to those with asthma or other respiratory diseases - it might not be treated as leniently by insurers as it was prior to the pandemic.

Lynn talks to Mark Gustafson, General Manager of Certus Insurance Brokers.