24 hr emergency assistance

Travelling can be an amazing experience and we hope you enjoy every minute of your trip. However, things may not always go according to plan. Imagine being overseas and not being able to receive treatment until your insurance provider can guarantee payment of your medical bills, or receiving inadequate treatment for your illness or injuries. These kinds of incidents happen all too often to travellers, which is why emergency assistance is an important feature of SGIC Travel Insurance. With emergency assistance, you are in safe hands with an experienced team of Australian based doctors, nurses, travel agents and case managers that are contactable 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Emergency Assistance Services

Assistance in accessing medical treatment and care whilst away

Our team of doctors, nurses and case managers will assist you or your accompanying travellers to find medical facilities and then monitor your medical care.

Falling ill overseas can be very expensive. We can arrange to pay larger bills directly to the hospital. If your claim is approved.

Our team can decide if and when it is medically appropriate to bring you home and will coordinate the entire exercise.

If you need assistance in contacting the issuer of the document, our emergency assistance team can help.

If your travel consultant is not available to assist with rescheduling in an emergency situation, our team can help.

All services are subject to a claim being accepted under our policy.

Emergency Assistance Contacts

When you call, please have the following information:

  • your policy number
  • a phone number we can call you back on

Contact emergency assistance

Please call Australia DIRECT and TOLL FREE from the following countries:

Please note: Charges may apply if calling from a pay phone or mobile phone.

From all other countries or if you are experiencing difficulties with one of the numbers above, call +61 (02) 8907 5584

Download the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and policy booklet

Limits, sub-limits, conditions and exclusions apply. SGIC Travel insurance is issued by Zurich Australian Insurance Limited (ABN 13 000 296 640, AFSL 232507) (“ZAIL”). Cover-More Insurance Services Pty. Ltd. (ABN 95 003 114 145, AFSL 241713) acts under a binder authority from ZAIL. Cover-More will administer the policies and arrange for the issue of insurance on behalf of ZAIL. Insurance Australia Limited (ABN 11 000 016 722, AFSL 227681) trading as SGIC Insurance will arrange for the issue of SGIC Travel Insurance. This is general advice only. To see if the product is right for you, always consider your own needs, financial situation and the Product Disclosure Statement

To see if the product is right for you, always consider your own needs, financial situation and the Product Disclosure Statement