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NZ’s Largest Travel Insurer Announces Restructure Plan

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 4:54 pm | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

Southern Cross Travel Insurance has announced a proposed restructure as a result of the shut-down of international travel due to COVID-19. The reshaping of New Zealand’s largest travel insurer will potentially impact all areas of the business and see ... More >>

The 10 most expensive countries to get sick in

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 11:02 am | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

Southern Cross Travel Insurance has revealed the 10 most expensive countries to which New Zealand travellers go, measured by the cost of medical-related insurance claims. More >>

Top family-friendly holiday destinations for Kiwis revealed

Monday, 7 October 2019, 2:03 pm | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

Australia, Fiji, the United States, Cook Islands, and the United Kingdom are the top five overseas holiday destinations for Kiwi families, according to data collected by New Zealand’s largest travel insurer. Southern Cross Travel Insurance revealed ... More >>

Top tips: What to do when your flight gets cancelled

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 2:05 pm | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

There is often a lot of stress associated with travelling abroad. Waking up early, beating peak hour traffic to the airport, shuffling through security and passport control with tired and excited children before you finally reach the boarding gate. More >>

Crowdfunding not a substitute for travel insurance

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 11:55 am | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

Uninsured Kiwi travellers shouldn’t expect crowdfunding campaigns, and the generosity of hardworking New Zealanders, to help foot the bill if they get into trouble while overseas, urges Southern Cross Travel Insurance ( SCTI ). More >>

Kiwis urged not to rely on fundraising in lieu of insurance

Monday, 19 June 2017, 9:26 am | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

One in six New Zealanders is putting themselves at risk by travelling overseas without insurance, instead relying on public appeals for money to pay medical bills should something go wrong. More >>

Southern Cross Travel Insurance launches new website

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 11:22 am | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new website with an ergonomic interface and easy navigation, to ensure a quick and efficient purchase process for new and existing customers. More >>

One in five Kiwis risk it all to head overseas

Monday, 19 September 2016, 10:19 am | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

New research conducted by Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) has revealed that one in five Kiwis travel without insurance. More >>

SCTI release the highest claims for 2015

Wednesday, 23 December 2015, 10:08 am | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) paid out over half a million dollars for one claim in 2015, the second highest in the company’s history. More >>

Medical Woes No Longer A Pain In The Wallet For Travellers

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 1:23 pm | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

Southern Cross Travel Insurance is removing its $100 excess on TravelCare medical claims, the only insurer in New Zealand to offer no medical excess as part of their standard policies. More >>

Holiday flings not just for younger travellers

Monday, 9 February 2015, 1:28 pm | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

We may not like to think of our parents, or grandparents for that matter, having a fling, but the statistics are in and they show that approximately one in ten Kiwi travellers aged 50 or over are finding romance while on holiday. The research, carried ... More >>

Pack Your First Aid Kit

Monday, 22 December 2014, 12:08 pm | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

New research shows that over half of all Kiwi travellers have suffered from some sort of minor illness while abroad - a timely reminder of the importance of packing a first aid kit says Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI). According to the survey ... More >>

What gets your goat

Monday, 24 November 2014, 11:42 am | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

What gets your goat Dirty accommodation, loud, arrogant tourists and smelly airline passengers are among the biggest irritations when travelling, according to the annual survey of New Zealand travellers carried out by Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI). ... More >>

Southern Cross Insurance sees increase in sexual assaults

Monday, 20 October 2014, 12:32 pm | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

With a spike in claims for sexual assaults, Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) is advising tourists to be extra cautious when travelling. In the last four months SCTI has assisted on five sexual assault claims. This is an unprecedented number ... More >>

Child proofing your holiday

Monday, 22 September 2014, 1:23 pm | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

With the school holidays approaching and many families planning an overseas trip, Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) is advising parents to pack an extra ration of caution in their luggage. More >>

Belt up – no matter where

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 10:54 am | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

New Zealanders travelling overseas are being reminded to keep their wits about them when it comes to the basics of road safety after a slew of accidents. Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) has noted more claims this year from motor vehicle incidents, ... More >>

Medical emergencies top highest travel claims

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 11:57 am | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

Travel insurer Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) has released its 10 highest-value claims for 2013 - all for medical costs as a result of accidental injuries and medical emergencies. More >>

Kiwi travel insurer takes top spot in Australian survey

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 11:17 am | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

Streuth: Kiwi travel insurer takes top spot in Australian survey, again For the fifth consecutive year New Zealand company, Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) has topped a survey of Australia’s best value international travel insurance products. ... More >>

Think Twice About Insurance Fraud

Wednesday, 30 October 2013, 10:48 am | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

Every week, New Zealanders are being caught out adding extra electronics, jewellery, cash and suitcase items onto their travel insurance claims. Craig Morrison, SCTI CEO, says many otherwise honest people think nothing of exaggerating the extent of ... More >>

Monkey Business

Tuesday, 24 September 2013, 9:46 am | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

Cute they might be, but animals can cause some serious nuisance when you’re travelling according to New Zealand’s largest online travel insurer, Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI). More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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