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Finder Travel Insurance Awards 2023

Our experts compared 50+ policies, 900+ features and got over 300 quotes to help you find the best travel insurance products of 2023.

Best Travel Insurance - Comprehensive Best Travel Insurance - Comprehensive

Southern cross

Southern Cross Travel Insurance

Southern Cross Travel Insurance won the 2023 comprehensive award because it goes further than the majority of insurers. It scored highly for COVID benefits, cancellation fees, luggage damage cover and more. It's also competitive on price compared to the other 28 international policies we analysed.

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Finalist Travel Insurance - Comprehensive Highly commended

NRMA

NRMA Travel Insurance

NRMA Travel Insurance ranked in second-place for comprehensiveness out of the 28 international policies we analysed. It scored highly for features including hospital cash allowance, COVID cover and rental car excess insurance.

insureandgo

InsureandGo Travel Insurance

InsureandGo Travel Insurance ranked in third-place for comprehensiveness out of the 28 international policies we analysed. You get features including COVID cover, cancellation and more.

Best Travel Insurance - Value Best Travel Insurance - Value

Fastcover

Fast Cover Travel Insurance

Fast Cover Travel Insurance won the 2023 value award because it's cheaper on average than the other 27 international policies we analysed. It covers you for the essentials including COVID, travel delay and luggage delay.

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Finalist Travel Insurance - Value Highly commended

Southern cross

Southern Cross Travel Insurance

In addition to being the comprehensive winner, SCTI is also our value runner-up. That's because it's one of the most competitively priced policies on the market. Only 2 policies (Fast Cover and Medibank) came out as cheaper when we gathered quotes for dozens of destinations.

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Medibank Travel Insurance

Medibank Travel Insurance ranked in third-place for value out of the 28 international policies we analysed. It scored highly because it was the second cheapest policy on average and covers most of the benefits people look for in a policy, such as COVID cover and luggage delay.

Best Travel Insurance - Seniors Best Travel Insurance - Seniors

Finalist Travel Insurance - Seniors Highly commended

Worldcare

Worldcare Comprehensive Travel Insurance

WorldCare Travel Insurance came in second-place out of the 28 policies we analysed. It scored highly for its COVID cover, age limits and travel documents cover.

hif travel insurance

HIF International Comprehensive Travel Insurance

HIF Travel Insurance came in third-place largely because it's competitive on price and its age limits. It can also cover pre-existing medical conditions. You just need to fill out its online medical assessment, which provides an instant outcome.

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Finalist Travel Insurance - Domestic Highly commended

Australia Post

Australia Post Travel Insurance

Australia Post Travel Insurance came second-place in the domestic category. Out of the 23 domestic policies we analysed, it was the cheapest overall and covers rearrangement costs related to COVID, rental car excess insurance and more.

Cover-More

Cover-More Travel Insurance

Cover-More's domestic policy came third-place in the domestic category. Out of the 23 domestic policies we analysed, it offers competitively priced policies and covers rearrangement costs related to COVID, rental car excess insurance and more.

Why you can trust our awards

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Expert analysis
Our travel insurance award winners are based on 100+ hours of research by our expert authors and insights team.
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They're comprehensive
We researched 51 of Australia's most popular travel insurance policies including Cover-More, SCTI and Flight Centre.
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They're independent
Some winners may be partners but this never influences our decisions. All policies are based on a clear methodology and must meet editorial standards.
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Time spent, money saved
We got 312 travel quotes and found a difference of $906 between the cheapest and most expensive international policies.

Meet our experts

Gary Ross Hunter insurance expert

Gary Ross Hunter


Senior Writer, Insurance


Gary is Finder's insurance expert. He's responsible for scoring all of the features we analyse that determine the award winners.
Saranga Sudarshan awards analyst

Saranga Sudarshan


Insights Analyst, Finder Awards


Saranga is responsible for gathering the data that fuels the Finder Awards. He ensures our winners are based on facts, not biases.
Jessica Prasida insurance publisher

Jessica Prasida


Publisher, Travel Insurance


Jess is Finder's home and travel insurance publisher. She works closely with the editorial team and makes sure you get to hear about all of the winners.

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