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Any policy sold by Outbacker includes cover for any medical claim due to Coronavirus* while travelling so long as you are travelling to an area where no FCDO or other regulatory authority advice against travel exists. We include cover for cancellation due to you falling ill with Coronavirus* and being unable to travel or being required to self isolate, subject to medical certification or an official test result. We additionally include cover for curtailment due to the death of a close relative due to Coronavirus*
Any new** policy will not cover any cancellation due to government or other regulatory authority restriction on travel due to Coronavirus* or any future pandemic (for example the FCDO or other regulatory authority advising against all travel or all but essential travel to your destination or your flights being cancelled).
Any policy sold by Outbacker will (where normally included in your chosen cover level) continue to benefit from all other cover including but not limited to Emergency Medical Costs, Scheduled Airline and End Supplier Failure, Baggage including Gadget and Passports, Personal Accident and Liability.
For the full limits of cover for your chosen policy please refer to your schedule of cover. Terms and Conditions apply.
* Coronavirus (COVID-19), severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-COV-2) or other Pandemic Illness.
** If your policy was purchased and trip booked prior to the 13th March 2020 this restriction does not apply.
Australia is perhaps the most popular world destination for backpackers. The warm summers, beautiful beaches and friendly natives attract travellers from across the world to it's shores. Outbacker Insurance are able to offer you travel insurance to Australia that will safeguard your adventure, whether you are visiting the country to visit its natural wonders, looking to take a working gap year or just are looking to enjoy the world-renowned Australian culture. We cover key essentials including (but certainly not limited to) medical emergencies & repatriation, holiday abandonment and protection for your personal belongings - including your passport and cash. Many travellers visit Australia to enjoy the vast array of adventure sports and activities that are available across the country - from surfing to paragliding. We cover as standard a number of sports and activities as well as various types of manual and non-manual work. You can easily add additional cover to your policy if you are looking to take part in more extreme sports & activities.