Eruption Of Taal Volcano In The Philippines – Where To Now?

A volcanic eruption of Taal Volcano near Manila in The Philippines, has led to cancellation of flights, and the Philippine Institute of Volcanology has warned of other damaging events to follow, including the threat of a volcanic tsunami, volcanic matter hitting nearby areas, and rapid currents of hot gas. 

This is considered a known event as of 12:00am (AEST) on 13th January 2020. 

Am I Still Covered For Claims Related To This Event? 

Important note: all medical claims related to natural disasters are covered automatically on all of our international policies, regardless of whether you purchased the natural disaster cover add-on. 

  • If you bought your policy before 12:00am (AEST) on 13th January 2020, you will be covered for any claims that are related to this event, as long as you bought the natural disaster cover add-on. 
  • If you bought your policy after 12:00am (AEST) on 13th January 2020, you will not be covered for any claims that are related to this event, even if you bought the natural disaster cover add-on. 
  • With the exception of medical costs, you will not be covered for any claims related to this event if you did not buy the natural disaster cover add-on, regardless of when you bought your policy.