Hong Kong Protests: How Does It Affect You?

Hong Kong is experiencing travel disruptions as the ongoing protests continue. This situation constitutes a threat to tourists and travellers that may be visiting the area. 

Clashes between protesters and police have continue across the country, and this situation could escalate at any time, further disrupting travel activities.

Please keep yourself informed with the latest developments and updates from DFAT on the smartraveller.gov.au website. 

Ensure you consider your safety first and foremost, and follow the advice of local authorities.

In addition, please use your Product Disclosure Statement to make yourself aware of the terms, conditions, exclusions and limits that apply.

The protests affecting travel in to, and out of Hong Kong is considered a known event as of 12th August, 2019.


Will I be covered for claims relating to the Hong Kong protests?

  • If your policy was purchased after 12.00am (AEST) on 12th of August 2019, you will not be covered for any claim relating to the protests.
  • If your policy was purchased before 12.00am (AEST) on 12th of August 2019, you will be covered for any claim relating to the protests.


Important note about medical coverage

Medical expenses that are incurred in relation to this event are automatically covered on all of our international policies.