Visiting New Zealand

Cover while visiting New Zealand

Travel insurance is one of the best ways to protect yourself overseas. Whether you're holidaying, catching up with family or travelling for work, our Visiting New Zealand travel insurance can give you the freedom to enjoy your stay in New Zealand with confidence.


Why choose us?

At Southern Cross Travel Insurance, we've been providing great quality cover for people visiting New Zealand since 2003. Who better to protect you during your stay in New Zealand than one of the country's leading and most trusted travel insurers? Here are more reasons to choose us for your next trip:


1. We offer 24/7 emergency assistance

If the unexpected happens, we're here to help. Our emergency assistance team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you can access help when you need it.


2. We go the extra mile

We’re committed to providing quality cover, which is why our Visiting New Zealand travel insurance policy includes emergency dental treatment and ancillary services like chiropractors and physiotherapy.


3. We provide optional cover for some pre-existing medical conditions

Instead of incorporating pre-existing medical conditions into your base premium, which can result in higher premiums, we offer cover for some pre-existing medical conditions that you can choose to add-on to your policy. If you choose to add this cover, you will be charged an additional premium. We do not cover all pre-existing medical conditions. You can find a list of those that are included here.


4. We cover your children at no additional cost

We know how important it is to protect your children with quality travel insurance on your journey, which is why we can add them to your policy at no additional cost to your base premium.


5. We cover you  from start to finish

Our Visiting New Zealand travel insurance policy can cover you while you’re travelling to and from New Zealand, including transit stops, for up to five days.


6. We're based in New Zealand

Not only are we based in New Zealand, we’re 100% New Zealand owned. We’ve worked hard to become one of the country’s most trusted and knowledgeable travel insurers, and we’re proud to offer great quality cover for your visit to our home.


7. We offer cover for medical repatriation

Worst case scenarios are never nice to think about, but you can travel knowing your Visiting New Zealand travel insurance offers cover for medical repatriation.


8. Making a claim is easy

We know that making a claim can be confusing and frustrating, which is why we're committed to making it as stress-free and efficient as possible. If you need to make a claim, the easiest way is to register with My SCTI, where you can make and track a claim and manage your policy, all in one secure location. Alternatively, you can complete a claim form online


Need some help?

If you would like to get in touch, we’re here to help. If you have any questions regarding our Visiting New Zealand travel insurance, you can:

Call us from New Zealand: 0800 784 691
Call us from overseas: +64 9 9796597
Email us:

Take the next step towards your journey in New Zealand and get an online travel insurance quote today.


What you need to know

This page provides a summary of the key terms only. As with all insurance policies, terms and conditions apply. For our terms and conditions (including information about exclusions, excesses and sub limits) we recommend you read the travel insurance Policy Document.