Visiting New Zealand

Eligibility criteria

So, you’re looking to apply for our Visiting New Zealand travel insurance policy for yourself or for a family member coming to visit. It’s important to understand whether you qualify for the Visiting New Zealand travel insurance policy or not.

You can find the eligibility criteria for this policy below.

To be eligible for this policy, you must:

a. hold a current New Zealand work visa or visitor visa; 
b. be exempt from the requirements to hold a visa to New Zealand; or
c. be exempt from the requirements to hold a visa to visit New Zealand but must instead hold a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA).

You are not eligible for this policy if you:

d. are a citizen or permanent resident of New Zealand; or
e. are travelling to New Zealand with the intention of obtaining medical or dental treatment, cosmetic surgery, or related advice; or
f. have been advised by a registered medical practitioner that you are not fit to travel.

For full details, please refer to the Visiting New Zealand Policy document.

Issued and underwritten by Southern Cross Benefits Limited trading as Southern Cross Travel Insurance. 

We are a Registered Financial Service Provider and a member of the Insurance & Financial Services Ombudsman Scheme.  Southern Cross Benefits Limited has an A (Strong) financial strength rating given by Standard & Poor's (Australia) Pty Ltd. The rating scale is: AAA (Extremely Strong) AA (Very Strong) A (Strong) BBB (Good) BB (Marginal) B (Weak) CCC (Very Weak) CC (Extremely Weak) SD or D (Selective Default or Default) R (Regulatory Supervision) NR (Not Rated). Ratings from 'AA' to 'CCC' may be modified by the addition of a plus (+) or minus (-) sign to show relative standing within the major rating categories.  Full details of the rating scale are available at Standard & Poor's (Australia) Pty Ltd is an approved agency under the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010.

All our travel insurance policies (including but not limited to the benefits, terms, conditions and exclusions) and premiums quoted are subject to change.

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