Diveplanit Travel: Travel and Dive Insurance

COVID PCR Pre-flight Testing

Blue Powder Travel Pre-flight COVID-19 PCR Test Options

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Refer to the national map of walk-in Collection Centres and book a test at your nearest.
Use this promo code in the Order Review Screen to get $10 off the price of your test: HW10OFF

Please follow this link to explore the options and book your test.

Australian Clinical Labs (ACL) Pre-flight COVID-19 PCR Test Options

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These include drive-up/walk-in clinics in Sydney, Newcastle and Victoria, and At-home/hotel for Sydney and Melbourne metro areas.

Please follow this link to explore the options and book your test.

Insurance

Even if you think you’re covered by ordinary insurance – especially if it’s included with your credit card – here is a quick checklist of things to look out for.

  • Are there any age restrictions?
  • Does it need to be ‘activated’ prior to travel?
  • What is the scope of items covered?
  • Are there any exclusions for scuba diving eg, depth or type of diving?
  • Which components need to be paid for by credit card to gain coverage?
  • Are additional travellers covered by payments on your card?
  • Is there any excess and is it reasonable?
  • Do they provide emergency contacts numbers?
  • Do you need to carry a copy of the policy with you?
  • Who is going to assist you in the event of a claim?

As with any insurance, there is no point trying to cut corners. Either you are properly insured or you are not. The two products listed on this page are trusted by divers and offered by reputable travel insurance companies. However, everyone’s circumstances are different, and we request you to do your own research to check that any product you select meets your needs, as unfortunately we are, by law, expressly not permitted to offer advice on insurance products.

DiveAssure – Dive Insurance, Travel Insurance or Both

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DiveAssure’s annual and short-term DiveSafe plans offer coverage for medical expenses, emergency medical evacuations, hyperbaric treatments and more.

Medical coverage is unlimited and your policy will pay directly to hyperbaric chambers and other medical facilities around the world, saving you the need to pay a large amount out of pocket. The Duke Dive Medicine center – a leading team of dedicated hyperbaric medicine experts will monitor your evacuation and provide supervision and consultation services to assure that you receive the suitable and most professional treatment.

DiveAssure also offers a 10% discount to families.

DiveAssure’s Dive&Travel plans include travel insurance on top of diving insurance

If you need both Dive and Travel Insurance, DiveAssure offers 2 dive and travel plans that provide comprehensive general travel and diving accident insurance. In addition, both plans include many benefits specific to diving such as coverage for lost diving days and trip cancellation due to inclement weather. The Dive&Travel Plus also offers comprehensive coverage designed specifically for liveaboard trips. This plan, as opposed to a general travel insurance program, will cover your trip expenses if you missed the departure of your liveaboard because your flight was delayed, or if you have to cancel your trip as you are medically unable to dive, yet in good health otherwise.

DiveAssure has options which can cover you for COVID related trip cancellation, quarantine and medical expenses.

Explore the options with DiveAssure

Travel Insurance

Diveplanit travel: travel and dive insurance

For Australian residents only, Nib offer a Comprehensive Plan that can offer cover if you get sick or injured while overseas, or if you’re out of pocket because your plans get cancelled unexpectedly.

 

 

 

The nib Comprehensive Plan can offer cover^ for:

  • Overseas emergency medical expenses
  • Medical evacuation or repatriation
  • Trip cancellation or delay
  • Accidentally lost or stolen luggage
  • Rental vehicle insurance excess
  • Over 40 existing medical conditions*
  • And most importantly: Scuba diving when travellers hold an open water diving licence or are diving under licensed instruction.

^ Cover is subject to the policy terms, condition, limitations and exclusions set out in the Product Disclosure Statement.
*To have automatic cover for an existing medical condition, you must meet the criteria listed for that condition as outlined in the Product Disclosure Statement.

Ask your International Dive Travel Consultant when you book if you would like us to give you a quote from your trip.

Diversion Dive Travel, ABN 91 622 896 799 is a distributor of nib Travel Services (Australia) Pty Ltd (nib), ABN 81 115 932 173, AFSL 308461 and receives a commission for nib products purchased through Diversion Dive Travel. Diversion Dive Travel acts as an agent for nib and not as your agent. Diversion Dive Travel cannot give advice about nib products, and any factual information provided is not intended to imply a recommendation or opinion about nib products. Before you buy, please read the Product Disclosure Statement, Financial Services Guide and Target Market Determination (TMD) available from us. If you have a complaint about a nib product, see the Product Disclosure Statement for the complaints process. This insurance is underwritten by Pacific International Insurance Pty Ltd, ABN 83 169 311 193.

Dive Insurance

Diveplanit travel: travel and dive insurance

Membership of DAN WORLD (Divers Alert Network) is developed expressly for travelling divers. As well as providing on-the-scene advice and medical evacuation cover for overseas trips, they provide on-going medical assistance on returning home. Incidents which involve Decompression Illness can be very complicated and require on-going treatment for months after the incident. Expert diving doctors are just a phone call away and available 24×7. Sign up for Dive Insurance here: DAN WORLD

Revised: November 2021