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Air Vanuatu has entered liquidation, resulting in the immediate grounding of all flights. This follows financial difficulties faced by the airline, leaving many travellers stranded and seeking alternative arrangements. Are you currently affected by this event? If so, read the below to learn more about how this event can affect your travels and coverage.
New Caledonia has imposed a curfew and banned public gatherings in the capital, Noumea, after a day of protests around the French territory against planned changes to the constitution turned violent, with reports of widespread looting and businesses set on fire. Are you currently affected by this event? If so, read the below to learn more about how this event can affect your travels and coverage.
Thunderstorms hit the United Arab Emirates (UAE) earlier this week, bringing to Dubai rain worth more than a year within 24 hours and transforming a desert landscape into waterlogged chaos. The downpour, which began late Monday and intensified on Tuesday, left highways flooded and Dubai International Airport grappling with flight disruptions. Are you currently affected by this event? If so, read the below to learn more about how this event can affect your travels and coverage.
Taiwan has recently been struck by its most powerful earthquake in recent years, bringing about significant considerations for travellers. Are you currently affected by this event? If so, read the below to learn more about how this natural disaster can affect your travels and coverage.
Indonesia’s Mount Lewotobi Laki-Laki erupted anew, spewing ash clouds above its peak as authorities raised the volcano’s alert status to the highest level. If so, read the below to learn more about how this natural disaster can affect your travels and coverage.
The following information relates to recent widespread flooding, airport closed as Jasper hits Far North Queensland. Are you currently affected by this event? If so, read the below to learn more about how this natural disaster can affect your travels and coverage.
A volcano in western Indonesia erupted on Sunday. Ash from Mount Marapi, located on the island of Sumatra was observed 3,000 metres above its peak. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties after the eruption. Are you currently affected by this event? If so, read the below to learn more about how this natural disaster can affect your travels and coverage.
Tropical Cyclone Lola has become the earliest category 5 system on record for the Southern Hemisphere. it moves towards Vanuatu and other islands in the Pacific. Are you currently affected by this event? If so, read the below to learn more about how this natural disaster can affect your travels and coverage.
Tick is closely monitoring the escalating conflict in Israel and is aware of suspended routes to this region by a number of airlines. Are you currently affected by this event? If so, read the below to learn more about how this event can affect your travels and coverage.
More than 2,000 people have died after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck Morocco on the evening of Friday, 8th of September 2023. Are you currently affected by this event? If so, read the below to learn more about how this natural disaster can affect your travels and coverage.
After wildfires devastated one of the most popular tourist destinations in the US, officials warned visitors to stay away. Are you currently affected by this event? If so, read the below to learn more about how this natural disaster can affect your travels and coverage.
Category 4 Hurricane Dora has maintained its intensity as it passes well south of Hawaii, knocking down power lines and trees. That motion is expected to continue for the next several days. Are you currently affected by this event? If so, read the below to learn more about how this natural disaster can affect your travels and coverage.
Since last week Greece has been experiencing significant wildfires which have forced evacuations due to strong winds and successive heat waves. Find here more information about this recent travel alert and the coverage on your policy.
Mauna Loa Volcano in Hawaii, USA erupted on 29/11/2022 at 8:30am (AEDT) and it may affect your trip plans. Are you currently affected by this event? If so, read the below to learn more about how this natural disaster can affect your travels and coverage.
Hurricane Ian in USA – September 2022 Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida as a category 4 storm, forcing authorities to issue evacuation orders. Are you currently affected by this event? If so, read the below to learn more about how this natural disaster can affect your travels and coverage. If you purchased your policy.
Covid-19 Coverage Information Updated in August 2022
Indonesia, including Bali, currently has an outbreak of foot and mouth disease affecting animals. Increased biosecurity measures are in place in Australian airports to prevent the disease spreading across our borders.Follow Smartraveller’s advice to help minimise biosecurity risks to Australia when preparing to return.
On the 23rd July 2022 The World Health Organization declared the global monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC)On the 28th July 2022 Australia’s Chief Medical Officer declared the increasing presence of monkeypox in the country a “communicable disease incident of national significance”.
Europe has been hit by extreme temperatures over the past week forcing authorities to issue the country’s first-ever red extreme heat warning. Please read here more information about this event and coverage on our policies.
Find here more information about this recent travel alert and the coverage on your policy
Issued 9:00am (AEDT) 1st of March 2022
The following information concerns the recent floods in Queensland and NSW. Some roads and regions have been affected and you may find it difficult to access certain areas within impacted state.
Issued 9:00pm (AEDT) 15th of January 2022
Issued 9:00pm (AEST) 4th of December 2021
Issued 10:00pm (AEST) 1st of December 2021.
Issued 11:00AM AEST, 6th May 2020.Updated 5:30pm AEST, 28th June 2021.
Issued 12:00pm AEDT, 19th March 2021.
Issued 5:00pm AEDT, 4th February 2020If you would like to cancel or amend your trip, start by reaching out to your airline and accommodation providers. In this section, we list some of the key players who have communicated amendments to their routine policies following the coronavirus 2019-nCoV outbreak.
Issued 4:30pm AEDT, 2nd February 2020.Updated 5:00pm AEDT, 4th February 2020.If you’re currently affected by the Coronavirus Outbreak, then please read these FAQs – if after reading you’re still unsure about your situation, please get in touch. Please note there were previous posts related to this event.
Issued 4:07pm AEDT, 31st January 2020. Please be aware this post has 1 subsequent relevant update.If you’re currently affected by the Coronavirus Outbreak, then please read these FAQs – if after reading you’re still unsure about your situation, please get in touch.
Issued 1:45pm AEDT, 29th January 2020. Please be aware this post has 2 subsequent relevant updates.If you’re currently affected by the Coronavirus Outbreak in China, then please read these FAQs – if after reading you’re still unsure about your situation, please get in touch.