Tropical Storm Pabuk, Thailand: How Does It Affect You?

If you're currently affected by the tropical storm Pabuk in Thailand, then please read these FAQs - if after reading you're still unsure about your situation, please get in touch. 

There has been a severe tropical storm in Thaliand, known as tropical storm Pabuk, which has caused blackouts, flooding, and flight delays. This is considered a known event from 5th of January 2019, at 12:00am (AEST) and therefore, any claims arising from these events are not covered. 

Am I covered for tropical storm Pabuk? 

  • If you purchased your policy after 12:00am (AEST) on 5th of January 2019 you are not covered for claims arising from tropical storm Pabuk in Thailand, even if you purchased natural disaster cover as an add on to your policy. 
  • If you purchased your policy before 12:00am (AEST) on 5th of January 2019 you are covered for claims arising from tropical storm Pabuk in Thailand, provided that you purchased natural disaster cover as an add on to your policy. 

Please note: medical expenses incurred due to natural disasters are automatically covered in all international policies, without having to purchase the natural disaster cover option.